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Jesus’ Great Campaign of Sabotage: MIT Revival

It’s easy to forget why we’re here. When life sucks us in to the worries and stress and pain and hopelessness that surrounds us everyday, our purpose disappears. It’s no longer about living – it’s about surviving. The Life that Jesus made real for us sits on the shelf, and the life that the world demands of us becomes first priority. We become complacent, passive-aggressive, and we lose the conviction and fire that moved our hearts to God in the first place. But God never gives up on us, and when His call comes so clearly through the voice of a dear friend and sister, you can’t do anything but wake up.

It’s a movement that’s sweeping the campus, a wave that is building. For over a year, several of us have felt the Spirit moving in some way, that individuals were being prepared for something amazing; the moment for it has finally arrived. The Spirit of God spoke to each and every one of us and said, “This is it. I have called you to this.” Such excitement tore through, but perhaps it’s not just for MIT. Perhaps it’s also for where you are, and I pray that if it is, that you’ll join this wave. For the glory of God, and the good of all people.

Brothers and Sisters,

This is urgent.
 I am writing to you because you are people I consider family. People that I trust with my spiritual health and I hope know that can trust me with theirs (yours). People who I see as fellow soldiers in God’s kingdom.  Continue reading
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hey God

hey God, it’s been a long time.

it’s been a long while since i’ve left myself idle

not to pursue the devil’s wiles

but just to speak to you.  Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why You Should Never Put Yourself Down

1) First and foremost: you are God’s precious son or daughter. He paid the ultimate price for you, and thinks you’re worth His love. So then who are you to think less of yourself? You neither created yourself nor can save yourself, and there is nothing you can do to separate yourself from God’s love. Someone like that must be pretty darn awesome 😉  Continue reading

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Free

There’s no such thing as truly free.
At least not what I’ve seen.
Because as free as you can be to do what you please,
but to say different? “Girl, please,
sit yourself down and let your words freeze
Before they do any damage to the things we’ve acklowledged
To be right.
Or are you scared to let those who are oppressed
Walk firmly in the light?”  Continue reading

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I rejoice in my weakness…

And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

~ 2 Corinthians 12:9

“My life is a mess without Jesus,” I remember thinking yesterday on my way to work. Yesterday had just been a series of unfortunate events, with me rushing to catch the end of time and wasting it on things that were not important, or even harmful. Even this morning, in the few hours of the day, the result is the same. And so when I woke up at 7:30, an hour after my alarm and right as my swimming class began, instead of rushing to class I fell on my knees before the Father, praying that He be with me today, and for the rest of my days.

I cannot go on without Him.   Continue reading

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The Story of Job

The book of Job tells the story of a bet between God and Satan. Satan bet that he could make Job curse God for the bad things happening to him, and God let it happen. In the end, Job does not curse God, despite losing his family, his wealth, and all social reputation. In return for his faithfulness, God blessed Job two-fold. It is a story often used to either to encourage us with, “hey, at least your life isn’t as bad as Job’s. And in the end, he is rewarded! So, chin up, buttercup!” or it is used to show how God uses all things to work out for His glory, and for our gain. At a Bible study with my friends a couple weeks back, we remembered this story and used it to show how much God trusts us. Even in the face of pure evil, God’s overwhelming love covers us, and trusts us to keep the faith – and this was even before Jesus! However, upon finishing yet another of Ted Dekker’s novels, Heaven’s Wager, I’ve begun to think about the story in a different way.

After all, what was so great about Job?

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