Tag Archives: self help

Affirmation of God: I rejoice with inexpressible joy.

I can not explain it; can’t express it but the joy God puts in my heart replaces the dread and anguish that once resided there. I was reminded this morning of the damaging self talk that once consumed me and … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I believe that He is.

Where do your hopes lie? Is hope the target? Sometimes I have wondered if I have witnessed in myself and others in the positive thinking community if hope itself is the goal. Feel good quotations, dreaming of goals, and hoping … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: God is with me.

When you say “God is with me” what do you think, feel or experience? Does your spirit spring forth with actual physical feelings? Are confidence, assurance, peace and encouragement with you when you know your God is with you?  Today’s … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: The grace of our Lord is more than abundant.

Is it enough for you? Exceeding abundant, overflowing, poured out abundantly, very great and abounded exceedingly are all ways various translations of the bible describe this grace of our Lord.  MORE than abundant. Today’s affirmation can be found in 1 … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I tell what great things God has done for me.

Ok God I get it. Sitting in the woods over the weekend I opened my bible to Mark 5. There Mark tells the story of Legion. The demon possessed man who lived among the tombs with his unclean spirit. We … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I can provide comfort to others because of the comfort I have received from God.

Don’t you love it when you find a scripture that says something you just can not verbalize? This weekend as I sat around a campfire I responded to a sincere question about my addictions. “Is it a daily struggle for … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I fear the LORD my God, walk in His ways, love Him and serve Him with all of my heart and soul.

And what does the LORD your God require of you?  Does that question make you pause? Yes Lord please tell me what I need to do to have all  you have promised me.  Tell me Lord what it is, I … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: My faith will be shown to be genuine by what I do.

Want to feel alive?  What makes our faith alive and complete? How do we go from an abundant heart to an abundant world? Can we just give IT away?  What is IT? O brother, James chapter two kind of hits … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I give thanks to the LORD and praise His name.

What do we have to be thankful for? Let us count the ways. In the Celebrate Recovery Lesson 22 on Gratitude John Baker recommends we create a Gratitude List.  First of all, what are we thankful to God for? Can … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I will run the race God has set before me with perseverance.

The course has been laid out and marked. It’s race day are we ready? Of course we are as we just face it with an expectation of endurance and perseverance. I find some peace in the fact that the Holy … Continue reading

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