Posts with the category “lent”

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Courage To Remember
April 16th, 2022
And this is the beauty of the cross. Jesus could have said all types of things in response to this scene but instead, he CHOSE to ignore the insults, he CHOSE to focus on the thief, he CHOSE to bless ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Courage To Stand
April 15th, 2022
Courage To StandLuke 23:1-5Rev. Deborah Rozier Then the whole assembly rose and led him off to Pilate. And they began to accuse him, saying, “We have found this man subverting our nation. He opposes p...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Betrayal
April 14th, 2022
Jesus gave Judas a last opportunity to repent. As they were eating, He said, "Assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray Me." And they were exceedingly sorrowful, and each of them began to say to...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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But If Not
April 13th, 2022
Faith = Reliance, loyalty, or complete trust in God or someone else. (v.17) If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us from it and he will rescue us from your hand,...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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No Fear
April 12th, 2022
The first step in dealing with such fears is to understand that they are not from God. It is a significant step to say, “This isn’t God making me feel like this; God hasn’t given me this.” Perhaps it ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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God Is With You
April 11th, 2022
How do this relate to Me? Great Question! Are you drained, discouraged, and want to quit? Do you feel like you just can’t make it all the way? Try Meditating on Joshua 1:9. How has God given you coura...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Triumphal Entry
April 10th, 2022
If Jesus has made a triumphal entry into your heart, He reigns there in peace, courage, and love. As His follower, you exhibit those same qualities, and the world sees the true King living and reignin...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Love Defined
April 9th, 2022
Love is patient and kind. It actively waits and actively moves for the good of others. On the other hand, love doesn't envy or boast, not even regarding the spiritual gifts of oneself or others. Love ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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God Is Love
April 8th, 2022
So, while I’m going through my trials and tribulations, I know trouble don’t last always. I am God’s creation. I have no worries and no fear for I am a believer. God’s love cast out fear because I hav...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Loving Like God
April 7th, 2022
Jesus’ love was entirely unconditional. He did not die for those who loved Him. He died for everyone, whether they would accept Him as Savior or not. In other words, we must be LOVING LIKE GOD in the ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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A Godly Kind of Love
April 6th, 2022
Godly love is a divine characteristic that is outside the nature and understanding of unregenerate man. Loving our enemies and doing good to those that are unkind to us and spitefully use us can never...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Even Though
April 5th, 2022
I would love for this to be a story about how I was able to accept Ronnie's "I love you" EVEN THOUGH it was not packaged the way I preferred. However, I think this story is really about Ronnie's abili...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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A Love So Great
April 4th, 2022
A Love So Great is about more than a feeling, this love is meant to be an action. As Christians, we should BE love. To love as God loves, to love as a reflection of God's love, means to forgive oursel...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Clean Me
April 2nd, 2022
t is important for you and me to remember that praying Psalm 51—and thereby asking God for cleansing and restoration—is not just a one-time prayer. It’s something we should revisit whenever we need to...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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God Will Restore
April 1st, 2022
For example, in verses 8-11, Hezekiah speaks to the prophet Isaiah about the type of sign God would send concerning Hezekiah's healing. The prophet replied with an explanation that caused Hezekiah to ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Who
March 31st, 2022
Only God can forgive the many iniquities that we commit. Iniquities are not only produced by the physical body but within the mind also. We have to ask God to forgive us for the things that we think i...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Get On Up
March 30th, 2022
Get On UpJohn 5: 2-9Rev. Dawn LoveAt points during the course of our lives we are faced with situations that are overwhelming. We find ourselves in a place where it seems we are stagnated; we are not ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Because of Him
March 29th, 2022
We want to be healed from the pain and relieved from our burdens. In this verse Isaiah 53:5 Because of Him, we are healed. The healing here refers to spiritual healing or healing from sin....  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Help! I Need Healing.
March 28th, 2022
The same reason a person may respond to altar call may be the same reason they come to you. It’s the light they see in you, they possibly feel you have a more direct line to God than they do, the pers...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Seek First
March 26th, 2022
That is, provision flows out of His Kingdom because you are His child and He loves you, not because of how you perform, sweat, work, or strive on your own....  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Transformed
March 25th, 2022
Here is what I often think about and invite you to do the same: (1) If I had not been transformed, where would I be? (2) If it had not been for his “Grace and Mercy that brought me through”, where wou...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Purpose Rules
March 24th, 2022
In this simple short wisdom verse the author is reminding us that we make many plans, but it is God’s purpose for our lives that will ultimately rule our lives. This text highlights God’s divine will...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Made For
March 22nd, 2022
Works play a large part in living as a Christian should. Although works play no part in getting us to heaven, works play a large part about what kind of reception we will get in heaven. Because we are...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Good Plans
March 21st, 2022
God is about that action! God is not simply making a list of ideas. God’s plans for us include verbs! Have you ever wondered why an idea you had never moved beyond being “just” an idea?...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Remember!
March 19th, 2022
Know that God is in control and God desires for you to move into your promise and your purpose. Just remember if God was with you then, surely God is with you now and will be with you whenever. Reme...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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God Remember Me In Spite of Me
March 18th, 2022
If you don’t believe God can love someone like you; let me encourage you today, by telling you that God has already chosen you. YOU MATTER TO GOD. And He wants you to ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Remember When
March 17th, 2022
We are what we are, and we have what we have not because we are clever but because God is so wise; not because we are mighty but because God is powerful; and not because we are consistent but because ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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God Used That
March 16th, 2022
This was the immediate good in the situation with Joseph and his brothers. If this large family did not come to Egypt and live it would have perished in the famine. Only by coming to Egypt could they ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Look At God
March 15th, 2022
Maybe you’ve been praying about a circumstance or situation for a long time, and it just doesn’t seem like things are going to change. The resulting disgrace has become unbearable, and you feel powerl...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Come See
March 14th, 2022
Now, what if God received that same passion? Psalm 66 starts with the word "Shout," which encourages us to be passionate about God. However, another important takeaway is to tell others to "Come See.'...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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In God's Presence
March 12th, 2022
The 23rd Psalm says his goodness and mercy shall follow us all the days of our lives and we should dwell in the house of the Lord always. ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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A Love To Be Thankful For
March 11th, 2022
God’s love requires only that we show up - just as we are, flaws and all. God’s love shows itself to each of us differently, each of us experiences it in the ways we need it to look/feel at different ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Thank You
March 10th, 2022
When we are thankful, it changes our outlook and our openness. Thankfulness is an act of humility and appreciation. When we realize a need for assistance, and we are open to receive it we are humbled...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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But Thanks Be To God
March 9th, 2022
Thanks be to God, who giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. We should be thankful to God for He is good because His mercy endures forever. Whatever we do in word or deed we should alway...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Thankful Anyhow
March 8th, 2022
Verse 16: = Rejoice Always (Be joyful always). - God never promised us things would be easy or that we would never have disappointments in life. - No matter the circumstance. Rejoice. Philippians 4:4...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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Don't Worry, Be Thankful
March 7th, 2022
That means there is nothing too small to bring to God. Someone asked, is it alright to bring small things before the Lord? Is he concerned about the small things in our lives? The answer is: is there ...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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How Many Times
March 5th, 2022
We forgive because we have been forgiven much. God has forgiven us and demands we forgive one another. By forgiving we understand more fully the cost of our forgiveness and the need to stop erecting b...  Read More
by Tamika Brown
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LENTEN DEVOTIONAL: Just Confess
March 2nd, 2022
Just Confess, wait for God to light your path, and lead your way with the light of the world. As we begin this Lenten journey, let us confess our sins, release our guilt, and grab our salvation by fo...  Read More
by Tamika Brown