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STG Friday Faves – Vol. 9

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Welcome to our Friday Faves! In case you missed it, here is a collection of content we found online this week that we thought you might enjoy. Although we won’t always endorse or agree with everything you see here, we would love to provoke your thoughts. Enjoy!

Are You Worthy of Jesus? 
by John Piper

“In what sense are Christians worthy of God or of Christ or of their calling? And in what sense are we unworthy?…How shall we understand our worthiness of Jesus in view of our sinfulness?”

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Love That Will Complete You
by Marshall Segal

“God, by his unrivaled, infinite power, will one day remedy everything wrong about you… God’s reshaping, polishing, finishing work will be happening as we are loving. God is completing us when we love our spouses and our children, when we love our neighbors and co-workers, when we love our life-long friends and the strangers we’ll probably never see again.”

What the Church & Christians Need to Know About Suicide & Mental Health
by Ann Voskamp

“If we only knew what fire every person is facing — there isn’t one person we wouldn’t help fight their fire with the heat of a greater love.”

When You’re Tired of Being a “Stuff” Manager & Want to Enjoy Living
by Myquillyn Smith 

“If I want my home to be real, I’ll learn to embrace the imperfect, find the beauty in the undone, the broken, the unkempt, the everydayness and the mess.”

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{This Week} The Subtlety and Danger of Spiritual Drift
by Brad Bell

“The challenge is to check our hearts day by day, moment by moment, and process what it means to stay connected to Him. If there is stress, frustration, fruitlessness, then you are not abiding. You are not being filled by Him and His strength.”

{Archives} The Biblical Woman is not Defined by Marriage
by Lisa Bridgen

“Are we as women of God so focused on what we don’t have, whether it be a husband, children, money, recognition, independence, ______________ (insert your own here), that we miss living a life that is first and foremost pleasing to the Lord? Do we tell ourselves that “when I have _________,”life will truly start or that is when I can start fully living for the Lord?”

 

Did you see anything good this week? Let us know in the comments below!

 

 

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