Month: February 2018

How to Make a Good Confession

The Short Key to Making a Good Confession is to start by making a good Examination of Conscious. An examination of conscience is the act of looking prayerfully into our hearts to ask how we have hurt our relationships with God and other people through our thoughts, words, and actions. We reflect on the The

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Why Fast? (Guest Blog by Ivonne Sherman)

Did you know that fasting is connected to answered prayer? Have you wondered why some people’s prayers get answered and others don’t. There is a scripture in James 4:3 that says,  “When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.” (New Living Translation)

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WHAT’S WITH THE FLIPPIN’ PANCAKES?

It’s SHROVE TUESDAY! This day gets its name from the word “shrive” meaning “to absolve” and marks the last day before the liturgical season of Lent, which is observed by an overwhelming majority of Christians during the 40 days preceding Easter. Like the Feasts of the Old Testament, it too is a prefigure of the

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How Beautiful Are Your Ways, Oh God!

How great are your works, O LORD! Your thoughts are very deep!  – Psalm 92:5 How many are your works, LORD! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.  – Psalm 104:24 How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them!  – Psalm

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