Get out of the boat

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Matthew 14:25-32 25 Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.26 When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear. 27 But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

Coach’s Daughter

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I grew up in Texas, and high school football is a BIG DEAL! On top of it, I was a coach’s kid. We are kinda like our own little gang. But I love football. Doesn’t matter the kind of football,…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

Elizabeth- Mother of John the Baptist

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Many of you may know me as Elizabeth, and until I moved to Africa only my close friends called me Liz. When I moved to South Africa, I would introduce myself as Elizabeth and everyone looked at me funny. I…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

Remembering the Reason

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I was reading a blog today, and the whole essence was based on Christmas “to-dos”. The list of the to-dos was endless, almost. There were lists of lists. It reminded me of how crazy we all can get during the…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

By your love

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John 13:35 “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” So, in the last week I have either heard a sermon on or been speaking about love. Hurricane Harvey just hit last week,…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

Enough for Today

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Matthew 6:11 says, “Give us today our daily bread.” I recently watched a video about this one verse by Louie Giglio, pastor of Passon City in Atlanta and starter of the Passion movement. So, at this time in our lives,…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

World Upside Down

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The Lord is near to the  Broken Hearted and He Saves the Crushed in Spirit.  Psalms 34:18 I am just going to be very honest with y’all today. The last month of my life has been spirit crushing. You know,…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

Let’s get a mentor

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A mentor is defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary as someone who is a trusted counselor or guide. I have been a mentor and have been mentored many times over the years. It was always someone who was wise and knowledgeable about…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

Getting out of the boat

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Jesus Walks on the Water  Matthew 14:22-33 22 Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. 23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

Loss and Victory

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  Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (NIV) The Lord is my strength and my…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

Faith Like Noah

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I’ve been thinking about Noah and his story, a lot lately. I’ve even been singing that children’s song I learned at Vacation Bible school when I was young. For some reason, it has just stuck in my head.  Noah’s faith…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).

Hope

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May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 (NIV) Hope is a powerful thing. As…

Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Even

"He is before ALL things and in Him, all things hold together" (Colossians 1:17).