Christian Living

Christian living related blog posts, including blog posts on prayer, Bible study, living a set-apart life, spiritual disciplines, and Biblical terms and concepts.

How to Prepare Your Heart for Easter

Advent, the 40 days leading up to Christmas, has been a favorite of mine since childhood. I love the wreath with the candles, the special devotional books, and most of all, the reminder to focus on Jesus. But it wasn’t until my late twenties, sitting in chapel at a Christian University on Ash Wednesday, that […]

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4 More Bible Verses to Tame Your Tongue

When I hit publish on 3 Verses to Tame Your Tongue almost four years ago, I never imagined how many people would relate to my struggle to keep biting words from escaping my mouth. As of today, that post has been shared over 81,500 times! Countless readers have reached out to me, thanking me for […]

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How Praying Scripture Transformed my Life

Reading through my blog or scrolling through my Instagram feed, it might look like I have this Christian living thing pretty figured out. And while I won’t ever claim to have it “figured out,” I am living more in line with Jesus than I ever have before. But, I want you to know, it’s been […]

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5 Transforming Benefits of Praying Scripture

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“You need to watch War Room! It’s so good!” The text message popped up on my phone in response to one I sent a friend about a difficult situation. “Watch a movie” wasn’t the advice I expected, but I trusted my friend’s recommendation and rented it from the Redbox down the street. Turns out, my […]

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3 Tips When You’re Struggling to Find the Words to Pray

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  “God, reveal to me an area I need to grow in.” I pray these words every year, seeking guidance for my personal and spiritual growth. So far, God has prompted me to be present, love better, and pray more. Usually, I’m like Gideon with the fleece (Judges 6:36-40), asking God to confirm what He […]

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5 Powerful Prayers of Paul for Your War Room

Today I’m excited to have Danielle from Free Indeed here to share about praying like Paul. The focus of Paul’s prayers might surprise you! “Pray without ceasing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17 is a short verse many of us have put to memory and yearn to practice. What makes it even more incredible is that the person […]

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