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Knowing God by Name

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God. What does that name mean to you? How do you see God? There are so many names of God. But what do those names mean? Each name of God conveys something about who God is and it reveals something about His character. One name I see that is common yet it does not get its full due of understand is Lord. Lord means master.
When I call out Lord, I am calling for my master. But do I really see God as the master of my life? Because to say that God is the Lord of my life means that I fully relinquish control of my life to HIM. That means that I no longer try to control the situations and experiences I find myself in, instead calling on the Lord, my master, to intervene and provide direction.

So now I think back on the last 24 hours of my life. And in the last 24 hours, I see so many instances where the Lord, my master, was prodding me to do something and even gave me the exact words to say but I didn't listen out of fear of the outcome. I see an instance where the Lord was trying to guide not…

A new devotional!!

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As an adult, how many of us have benefitted greatly from Rick Warren's The Purpose Driven Life? I mean everyone, right? I remember my mom reading this book back in the late 90s, early 2000s then passing it along to my aunt so she could benefit from the book as well. And now here I am at least 15 years later, reading the same book and recommending it to my friends. When a book is like that, that's when you know you've stumbled upon something transformational! So imagine my joy when I get the option to read and review: As a mom, I am overjoyed because Rick Warren's foundational teaching is now available to my children to read and understand. They won't have to wait until they are older and can understand the language and context to read the original book. And let me tell you, our oldest daughter (who is now 8 years old) really enjoys the book. She's an avid reader (wonder where she gets that from, lol). And she loves to get her hands on anything that will help h…