Accepted In The Beloved

Without exception, everyone desires to be loved and accepted just the very way we are.  We all want to be embraced not by what we can do and contribute, but by simply being ourselves.  But this fallen and cruel world has so programmed our minds to define success to be recognized as merely great accomplishments, high positions and having surmountable amount of possessions apart from being who we really are.  As a result, many experience identity crisis.

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Dare To Dream

 

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God did not create a planet of robots.  He created the earth filled with His beloveds where relationship is the ultimate key to living a victorious life.  He desires not just mere relationship but He refuses to have a relationship with us without an ever-binding covenant.  The term “covenant” is of Latin origin (con venire), meaning a coming together.  It presupposes two or more parties who come together to make a contract, agreeing on promises, stipulations, privileges, and responsibilities.  It refers to two or more parties bound together.  It means a lifelong friendship agreement; or it can refer to a marriage.

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The Shepherd Who Leads

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“I Am the good Shepherd; and I know My sheep, and am known by My own.”  (John 10:14 NKJV)

The battle always lies behind the debates in our minds on how the Lord leads us and how we can recognize His voice as the One leading us most especially when we find ourselves at a crossroad.

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Dreams & Visions

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There will always be opinions and oppositions to what we believe.  Our God encounters sometimes posture us to be in a hot seat, taking responsibility for something that He has invited us to powerfully experience, including facing criticism or being answerable for what they mean and find explanations to convince others.  It takes courage and boldness to be vocal about them in fear of exposure to this opinionated world but when situations like these are perceived rightly, words will just flow gracefully.

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