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Encounter Friday: Others

“You are who your friends are.” This phrase is a fundamental teaching in life; your friends shape you—they change you. Whether you like it or not, the people you value determine your character—the way you think, speak, and act. In fact, we have heard this advice from adults so constantly …

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Inner Beauty

The past two months I have been praying to God every night. “God please give me your love so that I may love everyone the way you love them and help me be more like you so I won’t reject anyone.” I felt like God has been working in me …

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By Our Love

Lately I’ve been listening to this song by For King and Country. You’ve probably heard the song before. It’s called By Our Love. One of the verses was “They will know we are Christians by our love by our love.” This got me thinking. I lots of times think about …

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Assurance

Assurance is taking a deep breath. Opening your ears and hearing the quiet babble of a brook. Opening your eyes and letting them follow the trees all the way up to the stars. You can always count on the stars. Even when the moonlight fades, the stars stay behind and …

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Constant Wonder.

A couple days ago I went to the mountains to ski. As we were driving there, I looked out the window at the mountains – which leave me in awe every time. The way God shapes them each differently. The way that the snow stays in the valleys – the …

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His True, Endless, Unconditional Love

Love- An intense feeling of deep affection Think of when you were little, when your R’s were pronounced more like W’s, and you were extremely clumsy, with very little coordination. When you were that little, did you ever have something that you loved deeply? Something that you took everywhere with …

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Progress, Community, & The Struggle

No one understands, no one cares, I am alone. Lies. All of those words are lies. You are a magnificent human being. You are loved, you may not see it or feel it, but you are loved. Your creator loves you so much that words cannot describe. There is never a time in your life …

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A Gentle Relentless Love

Our God is the God who grasps brokenness and isn’t afraid to use messy people. Our God is the God who takes our hearts, pulls them and chips away at them to shape them into something that resembles His. Our God is the God who is near. He isn’t afraid …

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Making a Difference

This subject has been on my heart quite a lot lately and I thought I would challenge you. How are you making a difference in your own life and others’ lives? What honestly breaks my heart is seeing my peers around me every day and knowing that some are struggling. Maybe …

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What Is Love?

Love. It’s such a powerful thing. We say it a lot. We act on it a lot. We love people a lot. We have relationships with people, and those relationships contain love. Our world was made out of love. Humanity was made out of love. God made us out of …

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