The Journey Ink — Nouveau Exposure
Wow, was I wrong!
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I’m going to say three words that are not always easy to say. At least, they aren’t easy for me to say because I’d much rather choose to move pass the acknowledgement of this at all. Really just ignoring it all together. Maybe it’s pride. Maybe it’s shame. But here they are, those three words. I was wrong. Dear God, was I wrong! I was wrong about God. Not in the sense that He has not proven to be the true, almighty, living God. I was wrong about what He wanted from me. My relationship with God was based on...
6 Signs That You Need to Check Your Motives for Going to Church
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#6. You intentionally come to church late and leave early, avoiding all person-to-person interaction. You just want to know that you ATTENDED church. #5. You picked the church you attend based on community prestige instead of being led by God to a ministry that will help you/your family grow spiritually. You reference the church by the pastor or praise team leader’s name, you barely even remember the name of the church, let alone the physical address. #4. You keep a tight circle among the “church elite” that everyone else sees as a clique. You may be cordial to others but...
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Not Perfect, But Purposed
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If you have grown up in church, like me, you have surely heard the term testimony before. I think of a testimony as sharing with others about something that God has done in your life. A testimony can be shared among a group, a congregation or one on one. The testimony should allow others to see that God was able to help you in your situation and encourage the listener to believe God to help them in their similar situation. Unfortunately, in some churches, testimony sharing turns into story time and people end up bragging on themselves more than they...
Prayer Changes Me
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I seriously just told someone that I wasn’t God’s friend the other day because He was ALLLLL the way in my business and I was frustrated that He was answering my prayer so quickly. Have you ever prayed for God to help you become a better person in a particular area of your life and then He presents you with the opportunity to make a choice that would either show growth or keep you stagnant? That’s pretty much what I have recently experienced. God has been dealing with me and my issues with the “F” word. Hold on...