Category: Bible Studies

where is your heart?

Are You Facing These Times In Faith Or Fear? In this time of a worldwide pestilence, the stress, anxiety and even panic of some is quite obvious. Unfortunately, even many Christians are falling into the trap of fear and worry. What our hearts are filled with is being revealed. Some are staying in peace and…

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life IN Christ

Can Paul’s second letter to Timothy help ME become a true servant of our Lord Jesus? For a true servant of our Lord Jesus will not be argumentative but gentle toward all and skilled in helping others see the truth, having great patience toward the immature. Then with meekness you’ll be able to carefully enlighten…

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what you think you are

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius 36 CHRISTIAN WAYS TO REDUCE STRESS Pray Go to bed on time. Get up on time so you can start the day unrushed. Say No to projects that won’t fit into your time schedule, or…

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Practice His Presence

Good Afternoon Dear Hearts  An opportunity I want to share with you — just in case you want to participate in something our Prayer Team will be doing from now until Pentecost. Acts 1:3 tells us “To them He presented himself alive after His passion by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and…

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take some notes

“Bring the winter coat I left in Troas with Carpus; also the books and parchment note books.” _2 Timothy 4:13 These words, penned nearly two-thousand years ago, tell us that the Apostle Paul, whose written words make up two-thirds of our New Testament, was a note-taker; a journal keeper, a man of letters. Think of…

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set some goals

“Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.” _Philippians 3:12 Goals are a big part of success orientated living in the twenty-first century. Goal setting is encouraged in business, in physical…

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Bibliography

All scriptures quoted in “Contentment Cottage Blot” posts are from the Revised Standard Version (RSV), unless otherwise noted: Good News Bible Published by The American Bible Society 1865 Broadway, New York, NY 10023 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number ISBN 1-56516-155-1otherwise noted. Revised Standard Version of the Bible (RSV) Published by Zondervan Corp. Grand Rapids, MI…

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a permanent sermon

Today I was blessed with this.  By the end, with tear streaming, I thought it was wonderful and wanted to share it with you. The best sermons are lived… Today, I interviewed my grandmother for part of a research paper I’m working on for my Psychology class. When I asked her to define success in…

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1 Kings 10-11 & Romans 9-10

Today’s reading— from the Old Testament– 1 Kings 10 – 11: Chapter 10: Today we’re reading about the visit the queen of Sheba made to Jerusalem. Sheba, that is the land of the Sabeans in southwestern Arabia. This reagion, the eastern part of modern Yamen, controlled the caravan routes of the spice trade between southern…

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