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Girrrl Get Yo' Faith Up!

There’s always more than meets the eye especially in the life of a believer. God has made promises to us through His Word and as my Pastor preached and reiterated “The Lord is not slack concerning His promise…. but is long-suffering toward us…” (2 Peter 3:9). So as women of God, you can’t live your life based on what you see. The Bible says that “For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us.” (2 Corinthians 1:20), this just simply means that God’s promises are guaranteed!! This is why God instructs us to ‘walk by faith and not by sight’ (2 Corinthians 5:7) because we can’t go by what we see but rather we have to operate on faith in our God who can do exceedingly above all we can ask or think (Ephesians 3:20-21)! The reality is that at this moment in time, it may not look like things are lining up with what God has told you but you have to trust and believe that what God said is true. 
So are you steering your life by what you see or by w…

Do You Agree?

It’s been said that opposites attract but attract what?
I’m currently teaching a dating class to teens and young adults and one of the concepts that keeps coming up is agreement. What do I mean? Two people must be in agreement spiritually in order for the relationship to be successful. The Bible states in Amos 3:3, “Can two walk together, unless they are agreed?”, certainly not. 2 Corinthians 6:14 states, “Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness?”
It is important to be on the same page with people as it relates to relationships because it makes the journey smoother. When you link up with an unbeliever you bring necessary stress into your life. Yes, they may be a nice person, even a good person but they are not coming from the same premise that you are - living according to God’s Word. This is particularly important for women because as we look at this from a marriage standpo…