Praying When Under Spiritual Attack
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Praying When Under Spiritual Attack

Are you looking for tips on praying under spiritual attack? You may have heard it said that if you are walking the Christian walk, you should expect to be under spiritual attack. Jesus told us we would be persecuted for his namesake. We are fighting the “powers of darkness”. This is spiritual warfare we are…

God Prunes Us With Love
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God Prunes Us With Love

God Prunes Us With Love. My in-laws live among fertile farmland in Northern California. Miles of thriving nut orchards surround a small vineyard that my Father-in-law planted so he could produce and bottle wine. It’s been a passion of his for years and he’s enjoyed learning how to carefully care for the vines. As he…

Prayer for Despair
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Prayer for Despair

A Prayer For Despair When You Are Hanging on The Cliffs Are you hurting today because of loss you have suffered in your life? 2020 has been a painful year for many of us. We saw the end of many of our loved one’s lives cut short. And though the pandemic has swept through our…

Do Miracles Still Happen
The Tough Questions

Do Miracles Still Happen

Do miracles still happen? Yes, they do. Before you read further, here’s a quick disclaimer: The miracles described in this article are evidence of our good God, His power, and His love, not my proficiency in prayer. They happened because He is all He says He is. The same God who parted the Red Sea,…

Does God Hate Divorce? [Why “God Hates Divorce” May Not Be What You Think]
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Does God Hate Divorce? [Why “God Hates Divorce” May Not Be What You Think]

Does the Bible Really Say God Hates Divorce? I never allowed my children to use the word “hate.” They could “dislike” something/someone “very much”, but not hate. To me, the word hate had a sinful aspect of intense anger, disgust, and hostility associated with it. I wanted them to think twice before they threw this word around. So when I heard the…