Reflections of Grace 47: Living From the Heart – When Feelings Lose Their Power

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[display_podcast] How can I describe the feelings?Grief Despair Fear Anxiety Sorrow Emptiness AngerYears ago I was alone with myself and thought I would never recover from the empty shell that was me.My feelings became my faithful companions until I finally started talking to God.  Boy did I have the questions.The most fascinating thing to me was that He never left.  He stepped back, though,  to give me time to come to the place of realizing all my answers we … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 82: A Heartwarming Introduction to a Very Gentle Jesus

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[display_podcast] As you will hear in this PODCAST, my faith was in a freefall. Jesus knew exactly what to say, how to say it, and when to say it to bring me back. What did He say? And what does it mean to you? You are in for a treat. And so is anyone with whom you share this podcast. A totally biblical view, a - may I say - thoroughly refreshing view of exactly who Jesus REALLY is. From His own lips to your own heart. But, before we get started, we need to set a foundation based on one … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 45: Living From the Heart, part 8 – Empty Places

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[display_podcast] The continued search to find something on this earth to fill our empty places is costly.Life with Jesus is much more than an entrance into Heaven.  It is an abundant, satisfying life.  But how does this work to satisfy my existence now? How does He become the depth of my desire, and get me off this merry go round? I think some clues lie in the life of a woman whom we don’t even know her name.  The Samaritan woman.Jesus was tired and thirsty and walked over to sit … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz 6: Eternal Assurance

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Last time, I shared what the Bible says about how to become a Christian. But, how can we be assured that if we put our faith in Jesus Christ to be the Savior of the world, that He personally came and died for you to pay your penalty of death for your sin, so that you could have His righteousness – the Bible clearly says that you could be assured that if you were to die today, you would have eternal life and be with God forever. And that’s an assurance that’s worth more than all the money in … [Read more...]

Confessions Of A Closet Christian: Why Do We Worry?

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[display_podcast] I think I follow a bit of a God pattern.  Here’s what it looks like: I work myself up into a tizzy.  This is usually very melodramatic as no one has died, but rather plans – my plans – have changed. I freak out in my tizzy.  This usually happens at a speed of 0-60 and sends me into stern-worded rants, ugly crying, and the mass consumption of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream along with a dozen cookies. I realize God is supposed to be some sort of Mastermind, so I decide to put my wh … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 44: Living From the Heart, part 7 – Boundaries

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[display_podcast] Have you ever made a choice and when the outcome wasn’t so good, blamed the results of your poor choice on someone else?    Boundary violations are about not taking responsibility for our own choices and trying to lay the responsibility of those choices on someone else.How often do we use the phrase, “I HAD to”, or “HE made me do it.”   Whom are we blaming for the circumstances of our lives? Many of us are afraid to set boundaries in our lives for fear of making the wr … [Read more...]


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