Flowing Faith

January 9, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Drink from the River of Pure Joy

I love Psalms. My whole life fits in the book of Psalms. It confronts, consoles, and counsels me. And, yes, it lifts my spirit and encourages me to go on with God. It reminds me what is important, who is … Continue reading

December 15, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Christian Hope

  Christian hope is a different kind of hope. It’s not based on wishful thinking or false hope. Christian hope does not depend on our own positivity and we are not hope-makers either. Instead, Christian hope is based on Christ … Continue reading

November 17, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Leave Excuses Behind

Wednesday night I was teaching a class about how faith can help us in tough times. While I was teaching I realized how much we really miss out if we keep on making excuses for why we are not getting … Continue reading

October 24, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Find Fullness of Joy by Being in God’s Presence

Sometimes Christians seek God for the gifts and blessings God gives to his children. But God is so much more than his lavish gifts. Sometimes we get way more excited about doing things for God than being with God. Yet … Continue reading

October 3, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Under the Shield of Grace

A few days ago, I was reading an older translation of the Finnish Bible and encountered something beautiful in the last verse of Psalm 5. It declares ‘You will cover them with grace like a shield’. My heart rejoiced to … Continue reading

September 29, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Depend on God, Delight in Him

Do you doubt God’s willingness or ability to take care of you today? Is it difficult for you to trust God to meet your needs today? It might feel a bit absurd for sure. We can’t see God. Hence, we … Continue reading

September 26, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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God Is Faithful

Our God is so awesome. We are so blessed because our God does not change. He is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow. We can count on him to do what he has promised to do. God is faithful in … Continue reading

September 19, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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God Wants You to Be Happy with Him

Do you want to be happy? I think we all do. Too often people think that God would not want them to be happy. Like God’s goal would be to make you unhappy. That doesn’t ring true, does it? Quite … Continue reading

September 15, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Who Does Support You?

When things go south who or what does support you? Having a support system is one of those things in life that make a huge difference. There are times when we need support. When we are down or weary, we need … Continue reading

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