The Art Of Christian Living

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Get Back at it

A thousand times life may bring you to your knees But as long as you have breath, get back at it Fight to finish your race though your body and mind seize True happiness and victory are embedded in endurance.  Commit. You may stop to let the hurt and heartbreak fly with the breeze Don’t …

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Distractions, Trials, Purpose, Hard Times,

I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. Psalm 119:15 It is almost impossible to avoid some form of distraction from your dreams or normal life, and to wish for a life without any distractions is like a caterpillar wishing to fly without going through the whole transformation progress. Some …

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Rejection, Fear, God, Accepted

For the Lord will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance. Psalms 94:14 Abby’s cheerleading team just won a national high school competition. Everyone was celebrating and hugging each other; “We did it, we won! How cool is that?” Abby went straight to the locker room to change and do math homework …

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Press on, God, Beginning, Ending

Hold fast, keep on pressing in spite of low tide Each storm eventually must bend  But the storm breaker shall turn the river aside Every beginning has an ending already penned Therefore, press on and let time stand by your side You shall arrive, even when things seem at an end  I will press on—moving …

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Joy, Peace,

She chose joy as her armor, todayAnd wears her smiles in the tempest Her mind agrees to become her comradeBecause she takes charge like an empress Pain, fear, anxiety coalesced against herBut she silenced them like an enchantress For her soul finds its safety on the joy of the LordAnd her courage is absolutely relentless …

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Simple, Easy, God, Solutions, Answers

Naaman’s servants went to him and said, “My father, if the prophet had told you to do some great thing, would you not have done it? How much more, then, when he tells you, ‘Wash and be cleansed’!”  2 Kings 5:13 When Maria mentioned feeling stressed and weak, her friend Eva advised her to go to …

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Praise God, Praise Him, Worship

I’ll pour out my heartPraise you like never beforeThough I’m in the midst of the stormWhere my past looked betterAnd my future boasts of greener grassYet, my heart shall praise youRight in the middle, where I am “Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in …

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Faith, God, Hope

Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Ephesians 6:13 It’s easy to say that our faith won’t falter when life is going smoothly, but it’s harder to say so when you’re …

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Diligence, Hard Work,

Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in forced labor. Proverbs 12:24Dave grew up in a hardworking, honest, God-fearing home. He was studious and had big dreams for his future. He wanted to make his parents proud and studied hard hoping to improve their life and perhaps buy them a home in a more stable …

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Hope, Determination, Defense

Hope is a driving forceA man of hope is unstoppableThe world cannot stop him Hope is a great reinforcerA man of hope can do the impossibleHe never runs out of courage Hope is a mighty sourceA man of hope never lacksThe world is his oasisFor he is a son of the king of glory I …

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