Flowing Faith

June 12, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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The Foot of the Cross, The Best Place in the World

Do you have a favorite place? A sweet spot where you’re the happiest? A reading chair or maybe the beach nearby? Or maybe your favorite place is your summer cottage or a rose garden? No matter how sweet and wonderful … Continue reading

May 22, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Do not Let the World Fool You

I think I’ve been living in denial. You know, thinking the western world would not be so immoral or post-Christian. But a few things have forced me to open my eyes and the view is daunting. Lord, have mercy on … Continue reading

February 13, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Fasting and Feasting

The first day of Lent and Valentine’s Day do not collide that often. It creates an interesting situation this year. Valentine’s Day is full of chocolate and feasting. Ash Wednesday invites us to repentance and fasting. How can we combine … Continue reading

February 9, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Grace from Start to Finish

Sometimes we forget how big of a gift and privilege grace really is. We easily take it granted because it was given freely to us. And we forget how amazing it is that God – who is holy and almighty … Continue reading

January 30, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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The First Aid Kit for Weary Pilgrims

Often I tell people to collect Bible verses to quickly remind them of God’s goodness in a time of need. Because when you’re feeling distressed you don’t have much energy to dig deep. Then it’s a huge blessing to have … Continue reading

December 12, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Somewhere in Your Silent Night

I don’t know about you but I feel I am so far behind in my Christmas preparations. I don’t even dare to tell my American friends how behind I am. It’s not the first time either. The first year I … 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 20, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Discover More of God

Would you like to discover more of God? Good for you. My number one recommendation for you is to spend more time with God and he will reveal more of himself to you. The more time you spend with God, … 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

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