Silence is the spiritual discipline of withdrawing or abstaining from noise, words, and activity for a time to become more attuned to the voice of God. In silence we allow the noise of our own thoughts, human strivings, and inner compulsions to settle down so we can hear and respond to the presence of God…

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A Jesus Filled Life

by Karen Kurth Key Verse: My sheep hear my voice and I know them, and they follow Me. – John 10:27, NKJV  Early in my time in Romania – pre-GEM and pre-knowing Romanian – I went to the piața to buy potatoes. I had to go to the piața because there was only one grocery store…

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Advent–God abiding with us

by Lena Larson “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” (Deuteronomy 31:8, NIV) Advent—the season we celebrate the miraculous moment when God came to live among us, when He shared our human existence. It’s one…

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