Flowing Faith

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

April 24, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Discipleship Is an Invitation for More

Discipleship doesn’t make us giddy, does it? Rather it is something we see as boring or tiresome, something we are not too keen on doing. It reminds us of kitchen privilege or chores we’d rather not be doing. But discipleship … Continue reading

April 20, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Faith Is Receiving

How amazing it is that faith is receiving. And not trying, trying, and trying. Faith is always and forevermore receiving. It is always God first. Again and again, God pouring out blessings upon blessings on us. Faith is receiving God’s … Continue reading

March 30, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Such Love for Us

Good Friday, Holy Friday, Long Friday – whatever you call the day Jesus was crucified – leaves me always in reverent awe. Somebody died for a wretch like me. Not just any death but crucifixion, brutal torture from start to … Continue reading

March 2, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Grace in Practice

We can waste so much time on regretting things or wishing things were different. Or we might live in continual shame that incapacitates us, keeps us from becoming what we were meant to be. So if you’ve ever heard of … Continue reading

February 16, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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How to Be Prepared for Tough Times

Often we have big why questions when horrible things happen. But that question does not help us to deal with disasters. Because we can’t understand why certain things happen. Some of the evil things are caused by humans, directly or … 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

February 6, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Whoever Has Jesus Has Life

Sometimes you hear people saying there’s no way of knowing that we really need Jesus for eternal life. They don’t believe that whoever has Jesus has life because it does not make sense to them. But to me, it does … Continue reading

January 26, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Faith Is Surrender

The core element of faith is surrender. Some people don’t think so but Jesus told his disciples that all who want to come after him must say no to themselves, take up their cross, and follow him. That is what faith is all … Continue reading

January 23, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Based on Faith

Too often I meet Christians who have not embraced fully the freedom Christ offers to us. Lovely Christian people who are paralyzed by fear of possibly doing something that would keep them away from heaven. Like God’s grace would not … Continue reading

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