Proverbs 31 Ministries

Dark Places

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5 (NIV) Do you ever have little places of discouragement that entangle around your heart? You know in the bigger picture of life things are good. But there’s this little dark place. A little black hole. That sometimes doesn’t feel little. […]

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Do What You Know

“And he answered, ‘YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND; AND YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.’” Luke 10:27 (NASB) When you are sick, you go to the doctor, and if she finds an infection, she writes you […]

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Sweet and Salty Speech

“Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time. Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” Colossians 4:5-6 (ESV) A friend once urged me to try a new drink at my local coffeehouse rather than the coconut mocha […]

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When a Dream Dies

“Prophesy to these bones and say to them, ‘Dry bones, hear the word of the LORD! This is what the Sovereign LORD says to these bones: I will make breath enter you, and you will come to life.’” Ezekiel 37:4b-5 (NIV) I sat on my porch with my Bible and a hot mug of coffee. […]

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