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17
Mar
2014

Learning How to Love

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Learning How to Love, Stepfamily, Stepmom, Stepson, Family Matters, Grace based parenting, Laura Petherbridge

If I’m being totally honest there were times in my early years as a stepmom that I didn’t even like my stepsons, much less love them. To me they appeared spoiled and pampered, plus everyone in my husband’s family seemed to tip-toe around their wants and whines. This was the total opposite of the extremely […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse, 31 Days of Prayer, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Filled Marriage, Family Matters

Announcing our newest e-book made available to you for FREE! We have compiled 31 Days of Prayer for Your Spouse prayer devotionals into a convenient PDF that you can view on your computer, tablet, e-reader or print it off! It’s our Valentines Day gift to your marriage. We hope you enjoy this resource! Visit this page and […]

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31 Days of Prayer, Angie Ryg, Family Matters, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Communication

Communication “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” Ephesians 4:29   Communication.  Most people think that it is all about talking. God shows that the listening part is what is important. […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse, Family Matters, Michelle Hutchison, Character

Character “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 (NIV)   It’s quite possible that the person you married on your wedding day is not the same person you find yourself married to now. Though you may find yourself as part of a couple, both spouses are still engaged in their own […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse, Stacy Edwards, Grace, Family Matters

Grace “But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9   Marriage is the beautiful union of two wonderfully made, yet imperfect people. […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse, Cindi Ferrini, Grace Filled Marriage, Family Matters

Honesty “The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.” Prov. 11:3(ESV)   Integrity….sound values….seems to be a dying character trait that we can easily view the decline as we look around us in families, the neighborhood, the community, the media, politics, and even religious circles. How easy it […]

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Family Matters, 31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse, Dustin Daniels

Forgiveness “Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy-seven times.” Matthew 18:21-22   Fortunately, Jesus isn’t giving a multiplication lesson.  Rather, He’s giving us the secret […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse, Edy Sutherland, Family Matters

Hope “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   Hope disperses despair. She brings forth new beginnings, refreshed revelations, and improved aspirations. Apart from hope we wander disengaged from […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse, Family Matters, 31DOP, Grace Filled Marriage

Purpose “For we are God’s workmanship, Created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:10 (NIV) The theme of today’s prayer for your spouse is PURPOSE. In this passage of Scripture, Paul is writing to the Church in Ephesus (most likely from his prison cell […]

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28
Jun
2013

Ask Tim | Defiant Children

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Q: I have a three year old who has recently begun challenging everything my husband and I ask of him. We were recently trained in a “spare the rod” parenting course, but have since felt led away from this as we could sense that the obey or else mentality was teaching him to obey out […]

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