Three Strategies to Simplify Your Quiet Time

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  The often-used term Quiet Time has long been used by Christians to describe a specific time set aside to read the Bible and commune with God. For most of us, the literal term Quiet Time is a misnomer because these precious moments of silence are scarce. When I mention what I do, which is to create Bible studies for …

Organizing Your Calendar Fearlessly

5 Step Method to Organizing Your Calendar Fearlessly

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  “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” — John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan     Am I the only one, or do you feel a thrill of excitement when you get your brand-new calendar?  Now I know why…a crisp new planner offers a vast openness where the sacred space of …

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Harvest Insurance: Pruning & Spiritual Health

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  We reap what we sow. Choose what you nourish carefully.      Anonymous     Agriculture is a business. And with any business, there are a variety of insurance policies to choose from to ensure the farmer gets some return from his crop in case of a catastrophic event. I wish we would have applied some sort of “insurance” to an …

Psalm 119 | Scripture Study Tips

Praying the Scriptures with Selah Adoration

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“I believe the greatest form of prayer is praise.” Billy Graham Do you struggle with prayer? ACTS is the format I use to pray the portion of Scripture after I have been marinating in all week using the Selah Bible study.  The acronym ACTS stands for A=Adoration, C=Confession, T=Thanksgiving, and S=Supplication. Let’s start with the definition of A=Adoration. [ad-uh-rey-shuh n] …

14 Benefits of God’s Word Found in Psalm 119 | Psalm 119:25

14 Benefits of God’s Word Found in Psalm 119

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Awhile back, I decided to travel, with a group of friends, through the well-charted verses of Psalm 119 using the Selah Bible Study method. While I had journeyed through Psalm 119 and portions of this passage numerous times, I had a desire to not just read it, but take some time to stop and truly experience it. As I slowed …