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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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Identity Theft At Its Scariest

Identity theft is scary any way you look at it. But there’s one kind that trumps them all. A few months ago, my husband and I did something I had been dreading for years. We cleaned out the attic. Depending on your age, you may or may not know that back in the day, one was required to keep important …

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When Rescue 9-1-1 Doesn’t Cut It

Most of us love a good rescue story. When I was younger, a TV show called “Rescue 9-1-1” became a national phenomenon. The show was built on the real life stories of people clutched from the wretched grasp of tragedy and rescued when all hope seemed lost. Something I always found interesting was how captivating the show was even though I …

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Truckload Of Grace

This year has proven to be a challenge. It’s been a combination of pressing into growing as a wholehearted person and embracing more vulnerability and bravery. In stepping out onto these uncharted waters, I have been met with fierce resistance that has caused me to question my core values. I spent hours praying and pondering if being brave and vulnerable …

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How I Found My Knight In Shining Armor

Have you ever wondered why, as women, we love fairy tales? Or why we long for a knight in shining armor of our own? Romance movies, novels and songs all make a ton of money because of this deep longing that each girl has within herself. Some women may have turned it off at a certain age because they felt …

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My Fascination With Sin

I do not understand our fascination with sin. Why are we so prone to dabble in it, excuse it, accept it or hide it? Why do we not loathe it, avoid it, fight it and expose it? Instead of quickly adopting some new “trend” of the world, why don’t we (as Christians) heed God’s instruction? “Come out from among them …

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When We Chase After Light Like A Moth To A Flame

“God is most glorified in me when I am most satisfied in Him.”  –John Piper Being completely satisfied in Jesus is tough. We live in a world of distractions that constantly pull us away from where we need to be. I once heard a theory about the reason moths flap around like crazy outside by your porch light, and I …

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Unveiled: Taking The Risk Of Being Loved

It’s there in every look, every conversation, every relationship — that gauzy veil that separates us from each other. We talk about safe things — the rain, how busy we are, how we can’t wait for Friday. But the moment things start to edge toward vulnerable, we blush over the nakedness of our souls and gather the veil a little …

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When The Power Of Eternity Impacts Today

Before you move any further into your day, I want you to do something a bit uncomfortable. I want you to reflect back to something that may fill you with fear, pain and awkwardness. I want you to journey back to junior high … the fear, the awkwardness, the anxiety, the overall lack of confidence: Am I dressed right? Does …

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Forgiving My Abuser

Last month I shared about suffering from domestic violence in my past relationships. As I researched the statistics on domestic violence for the article, God moved my heart to respond. (Read more here: From Victim to Victor | Overcoming Domestic Abuse and Divorce) Today, I’m sharing the rest of the story about God asking me to forgive my abuser. My …

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Why Wisdom Is The Key To Everything In Life

The Book of Proverbs holds a very dear place in my heart. Many years ago, I found myself in a terrible situation – an abusive marriage. I didn’t know what to do or how to handle things most of the time. I began reading one chapter of Proverbs every day and praying that God would give me the wisdom to …

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