Flowing Faith

May 5, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Letting Go of Shoulds

Do you have a lot of “shoulds” in your life? You should this and that and every other thing. The first step of letting go of shoulds is to change your vocabulary. Replace all the “shoulds” with “it’d be great … Continue reading

April 26, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Two Blessings for Every Believer (from just one Bible verse)

I openly admit that I love reading the Bible, I believe it’s the living Word of God. People often tell me that they don’t have time to read the Bible. But I think anyone can commit to reading a verse (or two) … Continue reading

April 24, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Strong in Christ

It is quite a faith journey to learn to celebrate your weaknesses. Celebrating is not our first response to our weaknesses. But that’s what the saints who have gone before us have taught us. First, the apostle Paul and then … Continue reading

April 19, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Rolled Away for You

The resurrection story never gets old: it holds the miracle of salvation. I love hearing it again and again, according to Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and all them in different translations. Because there is always something to catch my attention anew, … Continue reading

April 17, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Resurrection Makes All the Difference

Resurrection makes all the difference, folks. Without the resurrection, we’d be without hope. Life would be just life, no hope for broken hearted. No hope for sick and unhappy. And, certainly, no hope for sinners. Blessedly, God knew better. He … Continue reading

April 14, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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What Wondrous Love Is This

What a holy day Good Friday really is. Still it’s hard to understand what Jesus really did for us. The amount of suffering is beyond our imagination. Yet, he did it. Jesus died the most brutal death so we could … Continue reading

April 12, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Do You Wash Your Hands like Pilate?

Today, I was contemplating on the text on Pilate washing his hands for responsibility of Jesus’ death. I understand his dilemma: the crowd wanting Jesus dead and Pilate wanting to keep his job while (he and) his wife not finding Jesus … Continue reading

April 7, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Jesus Is More than Enough

Some encounters have left me a bit dumbfounded lately. I’ve met some friends and acquaintances who are Christians and they told me they’ve been looking for answers for their problems from New Age or mindfulness or something else but not … Continue reading

April 5, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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What Does It Mean to Live for Christ?

Have you ever wondered what it means to live for Christ? It is very contradictory to what we hear otherwise. The world wants us to find ourselves and live for ourselves and go after what we want. Yet, the Bible … Continue reading

March 20, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Draw Near to God

Because of Jesus we can walk right up to God. Without Jesus we do not have an access to God. But because Jesus died on the cross and was raised on the third day, we can approach God without hesitation. … Continue reading

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