Author Archives: Jackie S

About Jackie S

I have been through a lot in life, but through Christ I am more than an overcomer. I am not perfect, I will never claim to be. Praise God I am forgiven though. I am rather opinionated. I see most things in black and white and believe honesty is always the best policy. This combination sometimes comes off harsh. The truth is I love people. I truly love helping others and try the believe the best about others. It is easy to find faults, but focusing on strengths is more my style, but I also shoot it straight. If it sounds harsh, know my heart is for something better for you

Guard your heart

Proverbs 4:23 Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. Why did this scripture jumped off the pages at me, now, after I have read it and quoted it so many times?  I really could … Continue reading

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Safety in His Will

There is a controversial statement that has carried me many years as a believer.  “The safest place to be is in the will of God.” I stand on that statement. Some question the trials of Paul, Peter, John, Joseph, Daniel, … Continue reading

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Growing Community {#Write31Days)

It’s not important who does the planting, or who does the watering. What’s important is that God makes the seed grow.  1 Corinthians 3:7 NLT I love people.  I love hearing personal stories, helping others, and being with others.  However, … Continue reading

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Growing Strong {#Write31Days}

The righteous keep moving forward, and those with clean hands become stronger and stronger.  Job 17:9 NLT In the natural, I am not very strong.  I have never been able to lift my body weight, even as a kid to … Continue reading

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Growing Godliness {#Write31Days}

“Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8 NLT I haven ever given much thought to the word “Godliness” before.  I assumed it … Continue reading

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Grow Where You’re Planted {#Write31Days}

Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord , meditating on it day and night. … Continue reading

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Supernatural Growth {#Write31Days}

Peter was one of the first disciples to be called by Jesus. Little is known about his early life, or his personal life – other than he was married and a fisherman by trade.  Peter, much like myself was all … Continue reading

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Growth through Rejection {#Write31Days}

The story of Joseph is told throughout Genesis 37 through Genesis 50.  He is one of my favorite people in the Bible.  Joseph is one of the few people that we see most of his life lived out in scriptures, … Continue reading

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Growing Confidence in Prayer {#Write31Days}

Elijah teeters on bold prayers and insecurity with cowardice behaviors. He called down fire from heaven to show God’s power to the servants of Baal and another two times to destroy 100 soldiers sent to him by the king.  He … Continue reading

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Growing service {#Write31Days}

David is one of the few people in the Bible that we get to see most of his life, and most of it up close and personal.  David came on the scene in I Samuel 16 as the prophet is … Continue reading

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