A BOLD BLESSING FOR THE OVERWHELMING SEASONS OF LIFE

A BOLD BLESSING FOR THE OVERWHELMING SEASONS OF LIFE

Today, God’s word for you is rest. Rest in the faith He gives you. Rest in the faith Jesus provides. So often the busyness and stresses of life squeeze out our ability to simply be with God and trust Him to work things out for our good. His heart is for us to rest, and not only rest, but rest in Him. 

Hebrews Chapter 4 is God’s gift to us in the faith-wearied moments. I often read the words and promises in that chapter over myself, family, or friends as a blessing and prayer. I’m sharing the prayer with you, so you too can partner with the truth heaven already is proclaiming over us all.

Take the following blessing inspired by the the scriptures in Hebrews Chapter 4 and speak the life-giving truth out loud. Speak it out loud so your heart can hear and agree. Speak it out loud so God can put His amen to His own words and ideas. Speak it out loud so the atmosphere around you changes from hopeless to hope and from overwhelmed to calmed assurance.

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MY HOPE FOR YOU IN ALL THE MADNESS

MY HOPE FOR YOU IN ALL THE MADNESS

If you’re like me you’ve probably grown tired of the swirl of activity overwhelming social media today. At Waking To Glory I will not tell you what protests to march in, who to vote for, place value on which lives matter, or make judgement calls on how you’re parenting, handling your finances, the food you choose to eat, or the way you dress. In fact, I am not here to make any judgment calls at all.

I have two goals with wakingtoglory.com. Number one, I aim to encourage you to remember and know more fully who God is; His character and His works. Number two, I purpose to help you see and understand more deeply who God has made you to be because of His son, Jesus. And by encourage, I do not mean I will beat you down with guilt in order to build you back up again.

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IF GOD IS FAITHFUL, WHAT THEN ARE WE?

IF GOD IS FAITHFUL, WHAT THEN ARE WE?

If God is faithful, what are we then? Every attribute of God is transposed on us through Jesus. Psalm 145:13 tells us that God is faithful in all He does. If we believe God’s word, then how does God’s faithfulness translate into who we are? What does God’s faithfulness say about us?

The answer is beautiful.

We are a living, breathing, promise fulfilled.

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FOR WHEN YOU FEEL A BIT UNLOVABLE

FOR WHEN YOU FEEL A BIT UNLOVABLE

Most of us have heard at one time or another that God loves us. If we’ve given God our heart and are walking in relationship with Him, at some level we’ve come to accept His unconditional love as truth. However, sometimes it’s actually easier for us to accept that God loves us than it is to accept that He also likes us.

Part of us welcomes God’s unconditional love, but another part wrestles with the validity that He would choose to like us. We might argue that of course He loves us, He has to, He is love. But God liking who I am, the choices I make, and the the things I do?…that might feel far fetched.

In this video:

  • Hear biblical and foundational truth for why God likes you
  • Be encouraged in your relationship with God
  • Learn more about how God sees you
  • Get access to the free resource guide

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ONE GUARANTEE OF GOD’S GOODNESS TO COUNT ON

ONE GUARANTEE OF GOD’S GOODNESS TO COUNT ON

God’s word is full of His promises. He filled the pages of the bible from start to finish with assurance after assurance of His love and commitment to us.

Every story and letter reveal His heart and character. Every documented encounter unveils His great and glorious ways.  

The trouble is, it’s difficult for us to experience first hand what we don’t know. What a loving and thoughtful Father God is to take time to show us Himself through His word.

He desires for each of us to know Him fully and experience all that He claims. Anything He says of His character and ways has a direct blessing connected and attached for us to embrace.  

I truly believe…

  • The more we know about God and His attributes, the more we will open our hearts to His Spirit.
  • The more open our hearts are, the more intimacy and depth of relationship we will walk in with God.
  • The more intimacy we envelope ourselves in with God, the more easily we will extend our trust to God.
  • The more we trust God, the more we can believe what He says about Himself.

It’s a beautiful cycle of growth in relationship with God.

I want to invite you to jump into the cycle with me. Whether you’ve been in ankle deep or fully immersed, we all can benefit from thinking meaningfully on God’s character. I want to share some tips I use to help me on the journey of growth.

Today I am meditating on this truth of God’s character…God is never-failing. What might life look like if we lived like we believed this with our whole heart? What pit falls might we avoid?

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FOR WHEN YOU FEEL LOST AND LACKING PURPOSE

FOR WHEN YOU FEEL LOST AND LACKING PURPOSE

Our calling is a well covered sermon topic among preachers and teachers in the faith. As God’s kids we want to know our purpose and why we are here. Most, if not all of us have wondered who we are and what the point of life really is. We hear people talking about and searching for their purpose all the time.

As Christians we find the answer in Jesus, but we still may find ourselves perplexed about what God is inviting us into. We may understand that God called our name, but not know what He calls us to.

In this video:

  • Receive encouragement and instruction from Isaiah 43:1 
  • Learn what God calls us into as His followers
  • Find out why God calls us
  • Gain comfort and direction regarding who you are in Christ

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