When I think about the cross of Christ so many emotions come to mind. The foremost being gratefulness…
Jesus washed away my sins, gave me a fresh start, accepted me, and calls me beautiful and eternally loved! Nothing in this life can compare to these priceless gifts. And no heartache can rob me of the joy of having them. Meditating on all Christ has done for me calms my soul and reminds me of what is truly important in life–my relationship with God.
When we begin our day with a grateful heart we won’t find room to complain. Thankfulness and negativity cannot co-exist. Negativity drains our energy. Reject it in all its forms and renew your mind with the life giving words of Christ. Embrace all that is good, lovely, and pure, and all that Christ accomplished at the cross. Focus on these things and the peace of God will be with you.
Praying for a grateful heart 💜
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Enjoy the real story of St. Patrick . . .
A story of forgiveness, faith, and courage! It’s actually way more interesting and then the myths. Enjoy this article about St. Patrick by Philip Freeman, Ph.D. in Classic and Celtic Studies at Harvard University.
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“Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone but in every leaf of springtime.” —Martin Luther
Dear friend, when you’re weary from lingering pain, whether emotional or physical, recall to mind the promise of our Lord Jesus Christ: “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world” ( John 16:33). Jesus overcame evil through the resurrection from the dead. Through faith in Him we can find the power to overcome our trials. In Christ we have hope! When you think you can’t get through your day, just remember- Jesus is seated at the right hand of the Father interceding for you. Pour out your heart to Him. You can do all things through Christ!
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Sometimes we just need someone to look us in the face and tell us that everything will be okay . . .
“Peace is what I leave with you; it is my own peace that I give you. I do not give it as the world does. Do not be worried and upset; do not be afraid.” —John 14:27
It’s going to be okay, please don’t worry or be afraid. Talk to Jesus. He loves you. His peace is available to you ❤️
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Thanking God for Easter and for the joy of living with great expectation and hope in my heart . . .
Dear Heavenly Father,
Thank you for giving us NEW BIRTH into a LIVING HOPE, through the RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST, and for an INHERITANCE that can never spoil or fade, kept for us in heaven. Now we can live with GREAT EXPECTATION and HOPE in our hearts!
“All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised him from the dead. Now we live with great expectation, and we have a priceless inheritance — and inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyond the reach of change and decay.” 1 Peter 1:3-4
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God loves us to the moon and back!
If I ever doubt God’s love, just one gaze at the cross of Christ is enough to remind me how deeply I’m cherished. As Easter approaches, let’s not forget why Christ came, why He had to die, and why He rose again . . .
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16
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