Category Archives: God’s Grace

A Heart Like Mary’s–Joy

“My soul exalts the Lord, And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed. For the … Continue reading

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A Heart Like Mary’s–Courage

Mary must have been a very courageous young woman. She had to know that embracing God’s plan for her life would involve terrible risks. She risked the loss of her reputation, the rejection of her friends and family. She very … Continue reading

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The Slaughter of the Innocents

Matthew 2:16-18 “Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the magi, he became very enraged, and sent and slew all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all its environs, from two years old and … Continue reading

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A Heart Like Mary’s–Faith

After the angel tells Mary that her relative Elizabeth is pregnant with John the Baptist, she goes immediately to the hill country of Judah to visit her. As soon as Mary’s greeting reaches her ears, Elizabeth’s baby leaps in her … Continue reading

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A Heart Like Mary’s–Humble Obedience

 I recently attended a restoration prayer  workshop where a team of people asked the Lord to reveal my original design. Because we are all God’s unique creations, each one of us reflects particular facets of His glory. One thing that … Continue reading

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Not Amanda, but Grace

Like many women, I struggle with my body image. When I don’t like what I see in the mirror, and I blame myself for it because of the things I’ve put in my mouth, I feel discouraged and unlovable. In my head, I … Continue reading

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