Category: on “why?”

When the Shoe Drops

Are you elated to put 2016 behind you convinced 2017 has to be better simply because things can’t get much worse? That was 2011 for me, so when this post showed up as a memory in my Facebook feed this morning, I relived not just the disappointments of 2011, but the faithfulness of God. Seeing the reality of His word lived out in the pages of my testimony encouraged me today as He reminded me of the irrevokable truths He taught me that year. I felt as though the proverbial other shoe kept dropping and dropping when the Lord showed me it was His loving, sovereign hand. I am reposting this today with links to the other two blogs in this series in hopes that it is an encouragement to you this New Year. And my prayer for every one of this is this: “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope” (Romans 15:13).

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We’re on Earth Because God Needs Us Here

It’s the 13th anniversary of 9/11, and things are crazy in our world! Do you ever wonder why God created humans when He knew the evil we’d embrace and the tragedies sin would produce? The reason can be found in the story of creation, the building of a family, and the glory God wants to bring Himself as we manifest Jesus here on earth. And because of who’s watching it all.

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Get Thee Behind Me Satan!

Jesus spoke directly to Satan and told Him what for, and as His disciples, He’s given us the authority to do the same thing. It’s time to confront the devil OUT LOUD, tell him where to go, and then stick our fingers in our ears, because he’s not going to go quietly. The devil’s M.O. is to get us to go against God and therefore keep us separated from Him or cause us to be useless to His purposes, and when we resist, he throws an eternal tantrum, manipulating until he wears us down or we shut him up. Satan’s been trying to wear me down, and it’s time I shut him up.

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An inspirational writer, teacher, and speaker, Shauna Wallace burns with passion to see women experience the fullness of God's grace, faithfulness, peace, joy, protection, and provision by becoming wholly His. Continue reading…

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