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Everything She Had


Tue Apr 25, 17 6:07 pm

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Have you ever gone to church and brought your entire savings account with you?

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The Attorney & The Clerk


Wed Apr 19, 17 8:10 am

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Meet two people.

An attorney at law.
And a clerk whose job it was to hand-copy the Law.

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The Only Explanation I Have


Fri Apr 14, 17 7:57 am

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Sometimes I wonder whose life I’m living. The events of the past few years just don’t make sense.

I have seen crazy, incomprehensible, obvious things.

I have made outlandish alterations to my plans...

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But I Don't Believe in Angels


Sun Apr 09, 17 2:14 pm

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When Jesus doesn’t make sense, some get annoyed. Me? I jump up and down with excitement.

Because, folks. Jesus always makes sense.

Sometimes his approach or choice of words doesn’t make sense to me. But no biggie, because puzzles like that are way fun.

So . . . I need your help with this one.

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Yes, I'm a Woman, and Yes, I Love the Bible


Tue Apr 04, 17 8:44 am

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I enter my thirties as a single woman, and a strange phenomenon occurs.

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I Hate the Consequences


Tue Apr 04, 17 8:43 am

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Oh how I hate the consequences of sin.

The pain and grief that result.
The realization that life will never be the same and that this sin really messes things up.

It messes up my plans. My dreams. My life. My happiness.

It takes away my comfort, and puts sorrow in its place.
Because sin has consequences.

And I hate the consequences.

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Application by Osmosis


Fri Mar 24, 17 12:14 pm

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Ever wish your life could change without you knowing it? Like application by osmosis. Put your Bible under your pillow, and it automatically transforms your life.

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Please Read Isaiah's Boring Blog


Sun Mar 19, 17 12:12 pm

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If Isaiah were a blogger, would you subscribe?

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Who Are We?


Tue Mar 14, 17 11:44 pm

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How well do you know us? Read the 16 clues below to answer the question: WHO ARE WE?

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Not a Fan of Homeschooling {But a Fan of the Bible}


Thu Mar 09, 17 10:17 am

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This is not what you think it is. It’s just not.

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Q & A Session with Jesus


Sat Mar 04, 17 8:54 am

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If I walked this earth when Jesus did, I would ask him lots of questions.

Then again . . .

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My Son, Be A Fool


Mon Feb 27, 17 12:21 pm

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My son,

Forget my teaching and let not your heart keep my commandments, and your short life will be wasted and fruitless.

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When You Forget to Forget


Wed Feb 22, 17 10:59 am

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Oops. Forgot to forget to have my “quiet time” today. I was supposed to be so busy at life and so bored with the Bible that I wouldn’t actually find a way to soak in the Word for a solid hour or so. Epic fail.

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My Soul Finds Rest


Fri Feb 17, 17 9:11 am

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This is the story of how I used to play the piano, but now I don’t.

Of how I used to like the Bible, but now I love it.

Of how God changed my plans and passions.

And of how I came to write here at journeyoftheword.com.

It’s a story of pain.

And a story of redemption.

Because God’s power is best seen in those who are weak.

This is my story.

[Watch a short video of my story here.]

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5 Thoughts for The Overloaded Mind


Mon Feb 13, 17 12:02 am

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I took one of those “personality” quizzes, and scored almost 100% on “intellect.” No, I’m not incredibly smart. I just think too much.

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My Chapter 3 Experiment


Fri Feb 10, 17 11:55 pm

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It started as a normal, everyday, random, obscure conversation with my housemate.

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2017 Memory Challenge Finale


Thu Feb 02, 17 8:12 am

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46 participants. 8 finishers. This Challenge is no joke!

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Hence This Blog


Sat Jan 28, 17 11:01 am

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Two types of people exist in the world: those who use the Oxford comma and those who don’t.

I cringe when text messages are not proofed and formatted Turabian-style, and if possessives are still incorrect on a billboard or branding, I deeply question the sustainability of society.

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Oh, How He Protects Us


Mon Jan 23, 17 8:47 am

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“He is jealous for me.” Protects like a lion. I am a carcass.

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Sell All That You Have and Build Bigger Church Buildings


Wed Jan 18, 17 3:38 pm

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Church buildings can be a good thing. Most would argue in favor of their effectiveness and necessity. I’m not opposed to church buildings.

But Jesus never said, “Sell all that you have and build bigger church buildings.”

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If the Bible Were True


Fri Jan 13, 17 9:02 am

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Is the Bible really true? And is it the first truth we know to be true? Because if it’s true, and if we decide whether or not something else is true based on it, I’m pretty sure we would live differently.

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How Wisdom Builds Wealth and Dissolves It


Sun Jan 08, 17 2:20 pm

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The more I give away, the more I have, and that which I have is worthless.

Weird, but true.

Well, sort of. It works like this.

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Your Tablet & Your Heart


Tue Jan 03, 17 2:07 pm

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You know that wireless, portable, touchscreen device that’s smaller than a laptop and larger than a cellphone?

Here’s a question for you: Is there a “tablet” in the Bible?

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2017 Memory Challenge


Thu Dec 29, 16 8:33 am

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Welcome to our 3rd Annual Memory Challenge!

The Challenge is to memorize a chapter of God’s Word in the month of January – approximately 31 verses in 31 days.

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Why the Scrooge in Me is Leaving


Sat Dec 24, 16 8:03 am

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If you know me very well, you know Christmas music is not my thing. Certainly not before Thanksgiving. Most definitely not after Christmas.

Same with Christmas decorations.

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