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Christina Patterson is a wife and stay-at-home mom with a passion to encourage women in the love of Jesus Christ and the truth of God’s Word. When she is not folding laundry or playing blocks you will find her with her head deep in her Bible or a commentary. She holds her masters in Theology from Liberty University and is the founder of Beloved Women, a non-profit providing resources and community for women to truly know who they are in Christ: His Beloved. She blogs at belovedwomen.org.

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Christina Patterson is a wife and stay-at-home mom with a passion to encourage women in the love of Jesus Christ and the truth of God’s Word. When she is not folding laundry or playing blocks you will find her with her head deep in her Bible or a commentary. She holds her masters in Theology from Liberty University and is the founder of Beloved Women, a non-profit providing resources and community for women to truly know who they are in Christ: His Beloved. She blogs at belovedwomen.org.

Trusting God With the Desires of Your Heart

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Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. – Psalm 37:4 NIV

TODAY’S ENCOURAGEMENT

When we are aligned with God’s will for our lives today’s scripture tells us God will give us the desires of our heart. So problems occur when we are not connected to God and when we’re not in fellowship with Him. In these cases seeking out what we desire could very well mean leading us further away from Him. The key to managing our feelings of desire is not to simply seek what we want but to seek God and to delight ourselves in Him. Learn how to do this in today’s video “Trusting God with the Desires of Your Heart”. Enjoy!

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Dear Heavenly Father, thank You for filling my heart with good things. I pray for the faith to seek you first and trust You with all things, especially the desires of my heart. In Jesus Christ Name I pray. Amen.

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I’d love to hear from you! How do you delight yourself in the Lord?

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Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. - Psalm 37:4 NIVCLICK TO TWEET

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For even more Beloved encouragement including Daily Devotionals, practical advice for everyday Christian living, Bible studies and more be sure to download the FREE Beloved Women App available in the Apple and Google Play stores. Simply search for "Beloved Women" and enjoy!


God's Promise For a Broken Heart

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The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. – Psalm 34:18 NIV

TODAY’S ENCOURAGEMENT

Whether you’ve experienced the end of a relationship, been betrayed by someone you trusted, or experienced the loss of a loved one we all know what it’s like to have a broken heart. Today’s scripture gives hope even to the brokenhearted and reminds us no matter what we are going through we never go through it alone.

In today’s video “God’s Promise for a Broken Heart” I want to remind you that God does not take your pain lightly because He is right there with you through both the good and the bad. Be encouraged Beloved!

 

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Dear Heavenly Father, thank You for being with me no matter what. May I grow closer to you even in difficult seasons. In Jesus Christ Name I pray. Amen.

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Let’s chat more Beloved. Please comment and let me know, how has God shown His closeness to you even in heartbreak?

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The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. – Psalm 34:18 NIVCLICK TO TWEET

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For more encouragement on this topic check out my video “How to Trust God When it Looks Impossible“.


Overcoming Insecurity

The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid? – Psalm 27:1 NIV

TODAY’S ENCOURAGEMENT

She’s the unspoken enemy that attacks women right in the heart. She causes women to doubt their true identity in Christ, she prevents us from boldly walking in our God given callings, and she can single-handedly take down even a healthy relationship. No, she’s not the other woman. Her name is insecurity and it’s time we take a stand against this stealth enemy to live the free and full lives we were intended to live.

However, insecurity is more like a frenemy. We don’t like her, yet we keep her around. We’ve just grown so accustomed to living with her that we don’t even know the first step to getting rid of her. So in today’s video we’re taking a deep look at Psalm 27 to show how God’s truth can rid us of insecurity once and for all. Enjoy!

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Dear Heavenly Father, thank You for being my covering. Thank you for defending me and receiving me. May I always rest in these truths to live like the loved and accepted daughter that I am. I love You. In Jesus Christ Name I pray. Amen. 

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Now I would absolutely love to hear from you beloved!!! Let’s flip the script on our insecurity. Please comment and let me know what is your biggest insecurity? Then let me know what truth about God covers you in that area. Let’s expose our insecurities to the light of God’s truth that they may never have control and reign over our hearts and lives again.

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The solution to our insecurity is not perfection but to rest in our perfect God.CLICK TO TWEET

There is no room for insecurity in the heart of the woman who stands on the truth that she is fully accepted by God.CLICK TO TWEET

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For more encouragement on how to rid yourself of insecurity I highly recommend the book “So Long Insecurity” by Beth Moore. I’m currently reading it and it has been so helpful.