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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.

5 Simple Steps to Care for Others

Use these 5 simple steps to care for others and find your own needs met in a way you could never have imagined. Start today by clicking through to read.

“You’re blessed when you care. At the moment of being “care-full,” you find yourselves cared for.” Matthew 5:7 MSG Care for others. Such a simple command feels so complicated. As I sit here, trying to think of a story to tell about how I cared greatly for someone else, or how someone cared greatly for […]

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3 Ways to Cultivate Compassion

Discover 3 ways to cultivate compassion in your daily life so you can honor God even when you don't feel like being compassionate. Click to read.

We are working our way through the Beatitudes here at Joy Pursued, and today I am excited to have Amber from With His Unfailing Love here to talk about the fifth Beatitude. If you new around here, you can find the introduction to the series here, and see all the posts from the Beatitude series here. […]

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The Danger of Seeking Happiness

Are you seeking happiness but finding it elusive? Learn the four dangers to seeking happiness above all else, and what you should be pursuing instead.

The room burst into laughter as my youth pastor, doing his best Sheryl Crow impersonation, sang, “If it makes you haa-pyyy, it can’t be that baa-aad.” While intentionally making us laugh, he also sought to open our eyes to an important lesson. Society proclaims happiness is the ultimate goal in life, but that is a […]

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10 Traits of A Meek Mother

Learn 10 traits of a meek mother in order to overcome and control your mommy anger through the power and grace of God. Click through to read.

We officially entered “the terrible twos” at my house recently. My daughter now screams “NO!” in response to 70% of what I say to her, she throws a fit when she doesn’t get what she wants, and she looks right at me while misbehaving, just to see if I will say no for the hundredth […]

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When You Are Struggling To Trust God

Sometimes knowing we should trust God is not enough. When you are struggling to trust God, follow these four steps to find peace and hope during hard times.

“We received many qualified applicants and have chosen someone else for the position.” This message landed in mine and my husband’s inbox over and over again during the past month. We’ve also experienced the more common “silent treatment”, where we hear nothing and are eventually forced to assume the position was filled. Each “no” we […]

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The Rest Found in Being Meek

Are you tired, worn out, or completely exhausted? Discover what being meek has to do with finding true rest for your soul.

“I’m exhausted,” I complain to my husband day after day. Despite getting the recommended 8 hours of sleep each night, I drag myself out of bed each morning feeling like a zombie. My low energy level doesn’t hold up long against an energetic toddler, making me long for a nap every afternoon. “What is wrong […]

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