Flowing Faith

February 29, 2012
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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A (Wo)Man After God’s Own Heart

What’s your goal in life? Mine is to become a woman after God’s own heart. I can’t do it. But God can. In order to become a woman after God’s own heart I need to seek God’s heart. I need … Continue reading

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February 28, 2012
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Being Good Does Not Save You

I have always wondered why people insist that Christianity is about being good. That all decent, good people are going heaven. Hence our salvation would be based on works or our behavior. But the Bible is telling us the polar … Continue reading

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February 27, 2012
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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A Spiritual Check-Up

Lent is a perfect time to get an annual spiritual check-up. How is your hearing? How is your vision? How is your spiritual heart-beat? Are you doing OK? “Look! I’m standing at the door and knocking. If any hear my … Continue reading

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February 24, 2012
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Why Do You Serve?

Are you serving out of love? Or are you helping people because you expect a praise or a reward? Do you ask -like Jesus- “What do you want me to do?” Or is your motivation based on what you can … Continue reading

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February 23, 2012
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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You Are Dust

Even though the world around us is full of marks of death and dying we try to deny our own mortality. We like to live in La-La Land and pretend we are not aging and our life will go on … Continue reading

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February 22, 2012
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Lent – A Time to Reflect & Repent

“The New Testament word for repentance means changing one’s mind so that one’s views, values, goals, and ways are changed and one’s whole life is lived differently”, J.I. Packer states. “The change is radical, both inwardly and outwardly; mind and … Continue reading

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February 21, 2012
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Seek God – You Will Not Be Disappointed!

Happy Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday! Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday that marks the beginning of Lent. The season of Lent is a special time when we are called to prepare our hearts and minds to Easter. Some people give up something (meat, … Continue reading

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February 20, 2012
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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No Need to Fake It!

Somehow we humans want to be better than we are. We’d like to be perfect. But we are not. There’s no one without fault. “There’s not one totally good person on earth, Not one who is truly pure and sinless.” … Continue reading

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February 18, 2012
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Weekend Prayer Wall {Feb. 18-19}

“Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart”~Martin Luther “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal … Continue reading

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