Archive | Dealing with Your Past

Do You Want to Get Well?

Today’s Truth “Do you want to get well? Get up! Pick up your mat and walk” (John 5:6,8, NIV). Friend to Friend Do you want to get well?  That seems like a strange question, doesn’t it.  But sometimes we can get so used to being soul sick, we don’t even realize that we are not […]

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Emotionally Crippled

Today’s Truth “Woman, you are released (set free) from your infirmity! (Luke 13:12 Amplified, note added).  Friend to Friend I was riding down the crowded streets of Mexico City in a cab when I saw her.  She measured about four feet high, backed curved, bent at the waist at a ninety-degree angle, and fingers gnarled […]

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The Hidden Treasure

The Hidden Treasure   Today’s Truth “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28 NIV).  Friend to Friend Romans 8:28 is a verse in the Bible that has been loved and despised by many who struggle with […]

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Freed to Start Anew

Freed to Start Anew  Today’s Truth “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation: the old has gone, the new has come!” (2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV)   Friend To Friend Laura lived in a small town with parents who were morally sound and family oriented.  She went to church from her earliest […]

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When the Soul Bleeds

Today’s Truth “Do you want to get well?” (John 5:6b NIV). Friend to Friend When we read the story of Jesus healing the woman who had been bleeding for twelve years, it is hard for us twenty-first century women to imagine such a condition lasting for so long.  Medical science has progressed far beyond the […]

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Battered and Bruised

Today’s Truth 2 Corinthians 4:7 (NIV) “But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.”  Friend To Friend The speaker came out onto the stage. He pulled out a one-hundred dollar bill. “Who would like this one-hundred dollar bill?” he asked. Hands […]

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