Simplifying Time With God ~ Grace and Truth Week 27

It’s Friday again already and time for the Grace and Truth Christian Living link-up!

We’ve been through a couple of tough weeks lately due to a situation at our church that resulted in my husband resigning as pastor. So while I have your attention for a minute, can I ask you to pray with us about our future?  Right now, my husband is jobless, but we are counting it joy that the Lord continues to be faithful in this difficult time!

Lately, I’ve been convicted of the need to draw even nearer to God, especially considering our current circumstances. In fact, considering all that is going on in our world right now, I believe all Christians need to draw ever nearer!  Let’s humble ourselves before the Lord and pray for our lost world!

If you find it difficult to make time to draw near to God, then you’ll appreciate this week’s featured post from Betsy at Faith Spilling Over.  Betsy shares a simple technique for focusing your quiet time on a single verse. Even though the technique is simple, I believe it can be powerful to affect change in our daily lives!

Be sure to read below to learn Betsy’s secret for effective quiet time even in times of busyness. :)

And while you’re at it, why not join Betsy on Facebook? :)

Thank you, Betsy, for sharing with us last week.

See you all in the link-up!

Jen :)

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Satisfaction Through Christ
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Arabah Joy
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A Divine Encounter
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2.) Leave 1-2 of your most recent CHRISTIAN LIVING posts. Please do not link DIY, Crafts, Recipes, etc. Links of this kind will be deleted. We also reserve the right to delete posts that don’t align with the theme or that are deemed by the hostesses to be inappropriate.

3.) Visit 1-2 other links and leave a meaningful comment! We want to encourage community, so please don’t link and run!

4.) All links are randomly sorted – feel free to link as early or as late as you’d like. The playing field is even!

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All We Like Sheep ~ Grace and Truth Week 18

It’s Friday, Friday, Friday! Do you ever do a little happy dance when Friday rolls around?  Please say I’m not the only one… :)

One of the best parts of my Fridays is being able to participate in this amazing link-up for Christian bloggers who write about Christian Living. Each week I have the privilege of reading through some of your posts. Some weeks I find the encouragement I need and others I find the conviction I need.

We spur one another on in the faith race here, and I want you all to know how much I appreciate that!

This week I’d like to point you in the direction of Lois from Live Nourished. Lois shared an insightful post on how we are like sheep – and not the cute and cuddly kind you might be thinking of.  She also included a sweet printable to help us remember to “Fear not!” Click the picture below to pay her a visit and send some encouragement her way, will you? :)

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I’ll see the rest of you in the link-up.

Remember this week – fear not!

Jen :)

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Meet Your Hosts

Satisfaction Through Christ
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Kaylene Yoder
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The Brown Tribe
BLOG | FACEBOOK | PINTEREST | TWITTER | G+

Arabah Joy
BLOG | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | PINTEREST | G+

A Divine Encounter
BLOG | FACEBOOK | PINTEREST | G+ | STUMBLEUPON

Being Confident of This
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Busy Being Blessed
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Sharing Redemption’s Stories
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Grace&Truth-Rules2

1.) Follow your hosts via their blog and/or social media channels. This is not mandatory, but appreciated!

2.) Leave 1-2 of your most recent CHRISTIAN LIVING posts. Please do not link DIY, Crafts, Recipes, etc. Links of this kind will be deleted. We also reserve the right to delete posts that don’t align with the theme or that are deemed by the hostesses to be inappropriate.

3.) Visit 1-2 other links and leave a meaningful comment! We want to encourage community, so please don’t link and run!

4.) All links are randomly sorted – feel free to link as early or as late as you’d like. The playing field is even!

In order to be featured next week:

5.) Grab a button or link back to encourage new linkers. This is not mandatory to participate, but is required to be featured.

6.) Each host will choose one link to feature and promote via their social media channels next week.

7.) By linking up you agree to allow the hosts to use your featured post image if you are chosen as a feature for next week.

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Honesty in Tough Times ~ Grace and Truth Week 17

Happy Friday, friends!  I’m going to hop right to business this week since our schedule is still so crazy.  My mantra this week is “make it to Sunday.” :)

My feature for this week is Michele of Family, Faith and Fridays. Michele wrote such an honest piece about her struggles as a military wife. Even though I’m not a military wife, I can relate to so much of what she shared. I’m sure you can relate, too.

Have you had to ask the Lord to change your heart lately? I know I have! Be sure to click the image below to visit Michele and read her story. :)
Thanks for linking up with us last week. If you were featured, feel free to grab a featured button below!

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Meet Your Hosts

Satisfaction Through Christ
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Kaylene Yoder
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The Brown Tribe
BLOG | FACEBOOK | PINTEREST | TWITTER | G+

Arabah Joy
BLOG | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | PINTEREST | G+

A Divine Encounter
BLOG | FACEBOOK | PINTEREST | G+ | STUMBLEUPON

Being Confident of This
BLOG | FACEBOOK | PINTEREST | TWITTER | G+

Busy Being Blessed
BLOG | FACEBOOK | PINTEREST | TWITTER | G+

Sharing Redemption’s Stories
BLOG | FACEBOOK | PINTEREST | TWITTER | G+

Grace&Truth-Rules2

1.) Follow your hosts via their blog and/or social media channels. This is not mandatory, but appreciated!

2.) Leave 1-2 of your most recent CHRISTIAN LIVING posts. Please do not link DIY, Crafts, Recipes, etc. Links of this kind will be deleted. We also reserve the right to delete posts that don’t align with the theme or that are deemed by the hostesses to be inappropriate.

3.) Visit 1-2 other links and leave a meaningful comment! We want to encourage community, so please don’t link and run!

4.) All links are randomly sorted – feel free to link as early or as late as you’d like. The playing field is even!

In order to be featured next week:

5.) Grab a button or link back to encourage new linkers. This is not mandatory to participate, but is required to be featured.

6.) Each host will choose one link to feature and promote via their social media channels next week.

7.) By linking up you agree to allow the hosts to use your featured post image if you are chosen as a feature for next week.

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