Created to Believe
A book by Mikel French
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Self-conscious, People-conscious, or God Conscious?

In our society we have been raised to be completely self aware, self-conscious and people conscious.  “How do I look today? Did I say the right thing? I hope that those people don’t thing less of me. Am I doing things right? What if no one likes me? What if I fail at...

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Talk Yourself Up!

“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.” ~ Ephesians 4:29 Living in such a critical society, it can be very easy to be quick to judge one another, and...

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Winter Blues

“My flesh and my heart may fail,  but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”  ~ Psalm 73: 26 Here in Oklahoma it seems like winter will never end. We finally made it to March, with promises of a warm spring and hot summer to come, and the first...

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A New Season Is Coming!

A new season is coming! And I’m not just talking about spring.  People all over the world are experiencing change. Change in their work lives. Change in their personal lives. Change in their churches. Change in their desires.  New seasons in life are coming,...

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The Countdown

Have you ever heard the term, “The precious present?” This term isn’t referring to a gift that can necessarily be wrapped with boxes and packaging, or really anything that one person can give to another. This term is referring to a gift that we can only give to...

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Are You Ready?

“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” ~ 2 Timothy 2:15 I always consider myself to be a preparer. I love to be organized, on time, and ready for whatever is coming at me...

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Take It Easy

I was talking with a friend of mine who desires to have a deeper relationship with God, but has been struggling to find the time to spend in prayer or in the Word of God. They felt so weighed down by guilt and shame that it seemed so hard for them to grow spiritually...

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Pursue Peace, Do Good

“Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue It.” ~ Psalm 34:14 In today’s world it is so easy to fall out of peace. Peace is considered the exception, rather than the rule in our society. People spend millions of dollars in pursuit of peace, and yet never find...

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Reach

“We love because He first loved us.” ~ 1 John 4:19 People were created for connection: Connection with God, and connection with other people. We connect with others by reaching. Making the effort to reach out is a sure way to connect with one another. The Bible is...

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