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Christmas Resources

Click on the image below: A 7 day YouVersion reading plan to help center your heart on the message of the manger. Click on the image below: A printable booklet that offers hope, perspective and practical application of the Scriptures for dealing with disappointments during the holiday season. A 3 part podcast series to help make every day count in December. Part 1 - Numbering Our Days: What It...

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Fall 2023 Events

Fall 2023 Events

For more information, please click on the event you are interested in below. If your question is not answered, please email or reach out via Instagram (@the_one_thing_desired). In person: Mom's Group Bible Study -- Let's Get Growing (A Study on the Fruit of the Spirit)Friday, October 6 Young Women's Leadership/Discipleship GroupMonday, October 16 Bible Study on the Farm -- A Flourishing Faith:...

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The Heart of Your Father

How well do you know God as your Heavenly Father? In this brief study, we look at the qualities of a father and how through the experiences of the Israelites, Joseph, and the disciples, we can learn to see the father-heart of God toward us. Click here for this free study. For a reflection on the call and privilege of "Imitating Our Father," click here.

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He is Faithful

“It was just after midnight, after the changing of the guard, when Gideon and the 100 men with him reached the edge of the Midianite camp. Suddenly, they blew the rams’ horns and broke their clay jars…They held the blazing torches in their left hands and the horns in their right hands, and they all shouted, ‘A sword for the Lord and for Gideon!’”  (Judges 7:19-20) You know the story: the...

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Heavenly Hope

Heavenly Hope

Have you ever noticed that hope placed in people, circumstances, or other earthly things quite often lead to frustration, agitation, and disappointment, making it hard to love those who let us down or continue to do good in those situations that led to heartbreak? I have.  And I think that’s why one little verse found in Colossians never ceases to challenge me:  where, truly, is my...

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You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

A gentle reminder today for the one who feels lonely: you are not alone.   Noah may have felt lonely in terms of human companionship (or lack thereof), but walking closely with His God, he certainly was not alone. If you feel as though you’re the “only one” - in whatever the situation may be, remember that as you walk with your God, you, like Noah, are never alone.  (Genesis 6:9) Nor...

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