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In the FAITH category you will find articles that speak to your walk with God and deepen your relationship with Jesus. The three topics include: SPIRITUAL FORMATION, PRAYER and FREEDOM. Single Matters wants to help you create an atmosphere for God to enter in and dwell with you through Biblical teaching, encouragement in prayer and devotionals. You’ll find opportunities to talk with God about the deep things going on in your heart, soul and mind.

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God Wants to Know: Part 4 – Where Have You Been?

When he went in and stood before his master, Elisha asked him, “Where have you been, Gehazi?” (II Kings 5:25) No matter where you go, God is there. Jonah could not outswim God. Paul ran into God on the dusty Damascus road. Even King David pondered the inescapability from God: Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I …

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God Wants to Know: Part 3 – Where Were You?

Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? (Job 38:4). Until and unless you accept God as more than a curious entity swirling around somewhere in outerspace, you will have warped views about Him, yourself, and this thing called life. This question confronts us with who God is and affirms His sovereign control. The story of Job confirms he …

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God Wants To Know: Part 2 – Where Are You?

But the Lord God called to the man, “Where are you?” (Genesis 3:9) Initially, that may sound like a weird question. Um, God; I’m right here. You know all things so You already know that answer. Next question, please. Yes, He does know all things. But the amazing thing about God’s questions is that He asks them not for His …

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Digging Through The Trash

One night my friend was at my house pretty late and was about to head home. She went to the door to grab her purse, keys, and shoes … and her keys were no where to be found! She looked in her purse a billion times, peeked in her car and around it, retraced her steps throughout my home. We …

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Why You Need Spiritual Sunscreen

When was the last time you got really sunburned? My wife and I recently spent a week on vacation at a Central American resort. It was on a beautiful, relaxing, all-inclusive, beach-front golfing community so you can imagine the peaceful approach we took to the usual hectic, labor-intensive parts of life — preparing meals, working, thinking…. It was a pampered week …

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How To Keep It Together When Life Is Falling Apart

Sometimes it’s hard to keep it together when life is falling apart. Twelve years ago I was holding my 8-week-old infant tightly to my chest as I watched flames licking the outside of my home. The soggy April ground seeped through my socks as I stood in the backyard watching my house burn from the top down. My 2-year-old thought it …

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God Wants To Know: Part 1 – Questions God Asks Us

Hey, God called while you were out and left a message for you. He has some questions and wants you to call Him back with the answers. Wouldn’t it be remarkable if we could speak directly and audibly with God whenever we had a question? I suspect your heart would skip a beat (as would mine!) if you noticed a …

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What If Your Relationship With God Is Not As Bad As You Think

Have you ever felt like your relationship with God isn’t quite what it should be? If you’ve been in church for a while, or have ever taken time to think about your relationship with God at all — you probably have felt this way at some point. It seems common for us to say and feel like our current Christian …

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How To Avoid Rejection

I’m going to state the obvious: Rejection hurts! Rejection pierces deep into our soul realm where genuine pain is triggered. Rejection used to be limited to immediate social circles or dating relationships. Now the serious and traumatic types resulting from divorce, job loss, betrayal and family abandonment are paralyzing. They are the type that plague us and keep us from …

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What’s Better Than An Attitude Of Gratitude?

Pick up any self-help book, and it’ll tell you that an “attitude of gratitude” is the key to changing your life. Gratitude shifts your focus from the negative to the positive, they say. It will alter your mindset and make you happier. I don’t disagree, but I’d like to suggest that there’s more to it — another level, perhaps. Of all the …

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