Flowing Faith

October 31, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Luther Nailed It

Today it has been exactly 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of Wittenberg church. He did not know his actions would change history but they did. Luther just wanted to remind people of what … 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

October 17, 2016
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Saved by Grace

Bob Dylan won the 2016 Nobel prize in literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” I’ve been touched by the faith-filled lyrics of Bob Dylan. He might not be the most typical Christian but … Continue reading

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August 17, 2016
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Grace Is Straightforward

Grace is straightforward. It’s uncomplicated. It’s plain-sailing. Why then do we make it complicated? Difficult to understand? Demanding? Because grace is a sure thing for all who believe in Jesus. It is a gift from God for all who welcome … Continue reading

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March 23, 2016
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Choosing Life over Death

To tell the truth, I feel inadequate to write anything on the holy week. The amazing love of God shown to us during the events of the holy week leaves me in humble awe and I am questioning whether I … Continue reading

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October 30, 2015
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Wholeness Is Possible

Lately, I have been contemplating on wholeness. It seems to be the goal for every person on earth. According to Victor Frankl meaninglessness in our lives is a hole, an emptiness, in our lives. Whenever there is a vacuum we … Continue reading

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October 7, 2015
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Do You Need Jesus?

Are you a sinner? Do you need Jesus? I am a sinner and I most certainly do need Jesus. Often we’d like to skip the reality of being sinners. We’d like to escape from all the ugly stuff in life … Continue reading

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May 28, 2014
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Out of the Great Love

Do you ever wonder why God has created the world and you particularly? Why did God go to great lengths to ensure you’d have a way out of your sins? Simply out of the great love of his. We can … Continue reading

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April 23, 2014
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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The Purpose of Easter

Do you know what is the purpose of Easter? The purpose of the resurrection of Jesus is to set you free. God arranged this for you. Christ died and was resurrected for you. So you could be truly free from … Continue reading

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March 28, 2014
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Blessings Come Through Wounds

Do you know why we try so hard to hide our wounds? It almost feels like being vulnerable and real would be the end of the world. Like the real life would be only reserved for beautiful, perfect and unbroken. … Continue reading

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