DAY 40 – YOUR STORY

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all that do His commandments; His praise endures forever.  Psalm 110:10 Congratulations on making it to day 40!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Today, it is time to look back over the past 39 days (or however long it took to get through those dares) and […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 39 – God’s Perspective on Forgiveness

I vividly remember last December seeing the coverage on the news about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.  Our daughter was in kindergarten at the time, and over and over I could just so easily picture a young man walking into her school and shooting at the children and walking into her […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 39 – God's Perspective on Forgiveness

I vividly remember last December seeing the coverage on the news about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.  Our daughter was in kindergarten at the time, and over and over I could just so easily picture a young man walking into her school and shooting at the children and walking into her […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 38 – Taking Initiative Sexually in Marriage

You’ve had a taste of God. Now, like infants at the breast, drink deep of God’s pure kindness. Then you’ll grow up mature and whole in God. I Peter 2:2-3 MSG Today, Nina Roesner – author of The Respect Dare – talks about how God truly knows best for us and is kind to us. […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 37 – Living in His Spirit’s Power

You also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  I Peter 2:5 On this journey of faith in God, of being made more and more into the image of Christ – we have come a long way already. […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 37 – Living in His Spirit's Power

You also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  I Peter 2:5 On this journey of faith in God, of being made more and more into the image of Christ – we have come a long way already. […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 36 – Tears Are an Important Part of This Journey

Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy.  He who continually goes forth weeping, bearing seed for sowing, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.  Psalm 126:5-6 Suffering is part of God’s way of making us more and more like Christ.  God guarantees us that we as disciples of Christ […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 35 – Live with Him in an Understanding Way

A fool finds no pleasure in understanding, but delights in airing his own opinions.  Proverbs 18:2 OUCH! I remember when I was learning about respect and really began seeking with all my heart to honor God and become the godly woman He wanted me to be – and it hit me that I was often […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 34 – Can His Heart Safely Trust Me?

Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.  Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.  Ephesians 4:31-32 I love the Proverbs 31 passage about the virtuous wife.  One of the most stirring parts of this chapter, […]

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Forgiveness Stories

Hey, there! I am looking for forgiveness stories – experiences you have had in your life where God has empowered you to forgive something you never thought you could ever forgive.  And then describe how forgiveness affected you and your relationship with God – as well as maybe other outcomes because of your forgiveness that […]

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