Are you looking for JOY?
Does FREEDOM in your Christian walk seem to evade you?
Got your heart set on OPTIMAL PHYSICAL & EMOTIONAL HEALTH?
Psalm 42 offers us a refreshing wave of HOPE especially when we find ourselves DEPRESSED or out of sorts in our lives.
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I had so much fun attempting to apply Psalm 90 in practical ways in my life as a 21st century Christian. I created a plan of how to utilize the roughly 16 hours we have to spend each day while we are awake. I call it 10-50-40.
This plan can really help you
I remember from psychology class in college that most folks go through at least two depressions in their life times.
We naturally face hard times when we lose someone we love, experience a divorce or job loss, become seriously ill, or in general feel lifeless and without purpose. Processing grief and sorrow is unique to each one of us.
But how do we muster the courage to take heart and look for that ray of hope?
As I studied Psalm 2, I thought about what a privilege we have in our relationship with our own personal King Jesus.
Royalty can be a bit of a strange concept to us in the US. I remember, however, that awe-inspiring sensation I felt standing in the throne room of the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain. It felt spectacular, sacred, and exceptionally special.
As Christians, when we seek our King, we don't have to wait in line or pay in order to visit Him. We don't have to stand back from afar or be watched via security cameras. We don't have to wait for Him to give us permission to speak.
We simply need to approach His throne boldly.
The Powerful Impact of Forgiveness: Take these 2 Steps Today to Walk in Goodness, Gladness & Joy (Psalm 32)
Psalm 32 is one that calls a man BLESSED to be forgiven.
Sin has always been a stumbling block between God and man. It has deprived us of all the goodness and divine inheritance we have through Jesus's great sacrifice, death, and resurrection.
Sin separates us from God--making us feel unqualified to enter into His presence.
Yet the "remedy" is clear.
You can take these 2 immediate steps as your heart longs to draw near to God seeking His forgiveness:
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