Tag: Jeremiah 29:11

Flourish Where You're Planted (Even When You Want to Give Up)

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. (Jeremiah 29:11) We often treat this verse like a security blanket or a genie-in-a-bottle wish. We take it to mean our suffering will soon end and the flourishing is just

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Is God In Charge Of How Many Children You Will Have?

"I feel like I am giving God the finger," a young mother wrote to me recently. Her struggle was birth control. She was using it, and had a sense in her spirit that she was telling God she didn't trust him and that He was not in control of her life. She's not alone.

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