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ali.goof Celebrated Galentines Day with @clare_ab and @audrey_ween at Cafe Vita. It was a nice environment to study in! I'm so thankful to have a supportive group of women to be accountable to. #encouragement #coffee #studying #cafe #chai #school #roommates #notes 36s

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inspirescapes Genesis 1, The First Chapter of a Larger Story

How does your life fit into God’s grand story for all of creation? What is God’s plan for creation?
The first chapter of Genesis is more than the introduction to the first book of the Bible. It is the opening chapter in the grand story of God’s redemptive plan for his creation.
This comprehensive story has four parts:
Creation (the way things were)
Fall (the way things are)
Redemption (the way things could be)
Restoration (the way things will be)
This story is called the four-chapter gospel.
Many Christians today have lost this larger story told by the Bible. Despite the greatness of the biblical narrative, over the past 150 years the church in the western world has looked at the Bible from a more limited perspective. We have truncated the four-chapter gospel down to two chapters, Fall and Redemption. While sin and salvation are undeniable realities, they are not the complete gospel. This abridged version excludes God’s original good creation and his future restoration of it.
By focusing on sin and salvation, the two-chapter gospel often portrays salvation as a bus ticket to heaven. Christians believe that what they do while they wait for the bus doesn’t matter; all that matters is that they get on the bus. This simply isn’t true.
Rather than being passengers at a bus stop waiting for the bus, we have a specific mission as God’s people. The four-chapter gospel illuminates our identity and role in God’s story. Understanding this call on our lives enables us to withstand being “conformed to the world.”
From this perspective, we see our call to participate in God’s redemptive mission. That missional role is not future, but in the here and now. By recovering Scripture’s storyline, we rediscover our true purpose.
The fullness of the gospel is not solely about individual happiness and fulfillment. It is not all about “me.” Tim Keller says, “It is not just a wonderful plan for ‘my life’ but a wonderful plan for the world; it is about the coming of God’s kingdom to renew all things.” Only with the four-chapter gospel in view can we understand how our story fits into God’s story and begin to fulfill his plan for our lives.
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black_poetry_ Give it All 2 Jesus..Some people have Murdered, Slept around, been Slanderous, Been bitter, Lost faith, Lost Hope, Lost loved ones, Feel neglected, Been depressed, Made False Idols, Worshipped Money and possessions, played Chase, Been Homosexual or Lesbians, cheated on their Wife, Been Cheated on, been used, been Raped, Been Abused, been Beaten, Stripped of their innocence, Searched for Truth, Strayed from Jesus, Had doubt's and so much more .. We've put so much effort and commitment into temporary things only to Watch our plan crumble.. But Have you tried a Man who's plan will stand Regardless of what Goes on around us..Jesus can use Anybody and Anybody can turn a situation around if their willing..You don't have to be a Salve to the worlds system.. You can be free Through Jesus.. If someone love you they'll care about your soul..You are able to Judge righteously but not be A Hypocrite.. You are able to reach out and love with truth but we can't force or condemn.. people need that Gospel.. people need to know That there is Still Hope..Hope Through Jesus..Not me but Him

#ministry #mentor #Determined #juice #determination #motivation #inspiration #dedication #faith #unconditionallove #faithless #lifequotes #KingJesus #Jesusislord #Christian #hiphop #encouragement #destiny #gospel #Team #understanding
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inevitablesandra Hace muchos años, me casé. Luego me descasé pero aquella mañana, el día de mi boda, en cuanto abrí los ojos me sentí, especialmente, extraña, como si aquel momento lo tuviera que vivir otra, como si todo aquello no fuera conmigo. Estaba todo a punto para el ritual: el vestido encima de la cama, maquillarme, el fotógrafo, la família....más extraña todavía. Entonces me fuí al equipo de música y puse un cd, escogí la canción 'Tinseltown in the rain ' de The Blue Nile y la puse en 'repeat '. Estuvo sonando horas y así fué como conseguí no olvidarme de SER.
No conozco la clave del éxito, ojalá! Pero sí se que si tu vida, tus proyectos, el amor lo vives desde tu autenticidad difícilmente fracasarás. Sólo tienes que ser y no pasa nada si te equivocas, te pones tu canción preferida y ya está! 🏼🏻
Do I love you ? Yes, I love you! Will we always be happy go lucky?
Feliz día de Sant Valentín! #michelrajkovic "Stay here" .
#hope #faith #dream #unahistoria #heart #love #determination #success #exito #encouragement #wakeup #despierta, no ves que,todavía, estás dormido??
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black_poetry_ From Experience opinions will come with Every move you make Good or Bad..People Always say follow your own heart and mind but how many times have that lead you Astray..Lol 2many to count Right??? Pray about every situation and Be Lead by the Spirit When you move..Joy doesn't come from this world anyway it comes from God..Temporary Happiness can be Taken away at any given moment..You'll fall and make mistakes but it's better 2 Fall into the arms of Jesus than 2 feel like you can't reach for him.. we're all in Need..From the Pastor in the Church 2 The Dope man in the Streets..Be Encouraged
#encouragement #dedication #Rap #Determined #fight #gospel #hiphop #hoodlove #Jesusislord #JesusisKing #faith #ministry #mentor #motivation #favor #faithless #undeserving #hopeless #Lost #onedirection
30min

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marasfitlifestyle This is the time of year when many singles may feel down and depressed, but I want to encourage you and remind you of the love of Christ.

There is no greater love...no man or woman can love you more than Him.🏽 I encourage you to consider the love of God and His faithfulness in your life. He sent His son as the ultimate sacrifice that we might live. That is love!! If you want to go out, go out. If you want chocolate candy or flowers...buy you some! Lol, you have too much love being demonstrated to you daily from above to be having a pity party.
My V-Day message/thoughts...Happy Valentine's Day everyone.🏽
#happyvalentinesday #love #message #womanofGod #manofGod #nogreaterlove #Godislove #churchflow #trill #fitmom #Bossbabe #encouragement
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lmarie.rsls Sprinkled some #positivity and #encouragement to her on #yeti and now I feel completeand no, I don't want a reward of any sort, lol.. I just feel really good inside knowing I'm going to be great at this #psychology thing🏾 38min

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doulos_apparel This is @watkinsnoah, and he is a real agape gangsta!!! DOULOS: one who gives up to another's will those whose service is used by Christ in extending and advancing his cause among men. #Jesus #jesusfreak #jesuschrist #holyspirit #godfidence #god #church #bible #amen #love #fashion #style #swag #streetwear #shopping #godfidence #gospel #bssm #hillsongnyc #bethelredding #fashionblogger #mens #boys #women #dapper #shirt #tees #encouragement 40min

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