Created to Believe
A book by Mikel French
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Getting Quiet in His Presence

We are all different ages, work unique jobs, are married or single, have children or have no children, and still despite all of our differences, we all have one necessity in common. We all need quiet time with God.  To sit in the presence of God to just be with...

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Gratitude for God’s Abundant Blessings

With Thanksgiving being only a few days away I began to think, how many days do we go throughout the year never taking a moment to recognize the blessings in our lives? How many days do we let pass without saying “thank you” to our heavenly Father? God has given us an...

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Working Together For His Purpose

Have you ever tried speaking to someone about Christ but the result was not what you were hoping for? When it comes to salvation, it oftentimes takes several different situations and several different people speaking into someone’s life for them to come to Christ. But...

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Reaching People for Christ – Influence Part 2

Last week I began a two-part series on influence because I believe who we allow to influence us and who we are influencing can greatly impact our lives, both positively and negatively. We discussed last week how what we see in someone else's life can affect our...

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Guarding Your Relationship with God – Influence Part 1

Influence plays a significant role in our lives when it comes to living out our God-given calling. If we allow family members, friends, or even people on social media to influence us to a greater degree than the Word of God then we will get off track. We may not...

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The Key to Receiving From God

As I was reading Matthew’s Gospel recently this verse stood out to me, “If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!” (Matthew 7:11 NKJV). As the Christmas...

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Are you Independent or Dependent?

Naturally our minds first go to our income, living status, and if we have to answer to anyone at our jobs. But spiritually speaking, are you independent or dependent?  It is great to be proactive and work to get things done on your own but for the sake of...

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What You Water Will Grow

Personally, I am not a gardener but I do know the basic principles of successful gardening so that what you plant will grow. You plant the seed in good soil, water it, keep weeds away from it, and in a few weeks or months you have the flowers, fruit, or vegetables you...

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Does God Use Imperfect People?

Today I saw an old beat up mallet and weirdly enough, it reminded me of us as believers. The stained wooden handle was dented and covered in scratches, while the rubber head had knicks from every angle. As I looked at this used tool, I realized it was still just that...

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