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Christ-like Consistency

In thinking of the weather the last few days, I've been reminded that it's truly symbolic of how we can be in our walk with the Lord.  If we're not careful, we can be hot cold hot cold hot cold hot cold.  Not at all how we're supposed to be.  When we are saved, we take on the identity of Christ.  One thing Christ definitely is not is inconsistent.  So why are we?  Food for thought.

Face Forward... with Confidence

Have you ever found yourself about to come face to face with something (or let’s be honest… someone) you’ve been dreading? Is there a scripture that races through your mind in the moments immediately beforehand?
I’ve been there. I know what it’s like to be frozen with uncertainty and frankly, fear. I also know it can be extremely difficult to let that special, reassuring scripture apply to me…to the moment. In these moments, I have found it helps to personalize the scripture to the circumstance. In other words, when He says, “Fear not, for I am with thee”, I, in faith and by sheer determination, pray it as, “Fear not, Ann, for I am with you as you make plans for speaking with that pastor about something that could be controversial”. Maybe being specific isn’t all that important to you, but I have found this helps me go forward with confidence to handle whatever the not so enjoyable task may be.
Today, I felt you might be struggling with this…a way to face those giants of the day holding…