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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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Passion Is Like Burning Coals

Sometimes we get a post that doesn’t really fit the typical Single Matters content. Robert Hawk is a writer and fable story teller. In this fable, he writes to tell us something fundamental to our Christian faith. Passion. You know the kind—the passion that makes you think of something over and over. Passion that makes you desire something. We often think …

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4 Steps To Find Provision In Time Of Need

Provision in the Time of Need

Listen to God’s Word in 2 Kings 4:1-7 to find 4 steps that lead to provision in time of need. “The wife of a man from the company of the prophets cried out to Elisha, ‘Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that he revered the LORD. But now his creditor is coming to take my two boys …

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Hope For The New Year

Anything can happen today. As I think about the New Year ahead, I am overwhelmed with the possibilities. The anticipation of the good to come sets my soul soaring. Everything is possible. Life is a recurring cycle of waiting … then, suddenly. We hope for a change … salvation for a family member, financial provision, a relationship to be restored …

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Biblical New Year’s Resolutions

People ponder the future at New Year’s in a way that they don’t often in the rest of the year. They make resolutions to diet, exercise, and to this being the year that they get in shape, get that dream job, meet that special someone. And, even though I can’t keep a New Year’s resolution to save my life, it’s …

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Top 10 Things To Lose In 2014

It’s January: the month of NEW! I know we all just finished a round of Christmas gift lists, party lists, greeting card lists and thank-you note lists … but now we are moving into the realm of the “New Year Spreadsheet,” if you will. Unless you are a complete nonconformist, I’ll wager you have set some goals for yourself in …

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An Emotional Solution For Your New Year’s Resolution

In a society that is relentless in its marketing towards a new and better you, it only seems logical that with the turning of the new year comes this insatiable media onslaught for self improvement as soon as “the ball drops.” Most of us go into some sort of insane mental ping-pong in an attempt to come up with the …

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What Your Dreams Are Saying About You

  I was riding my bicycle downtown. It was a pretty populated time of day … and I had no clothes on … God is speaking to us all the time. He’s been speaking to us since creation. In fact, it was His voice itself that made us! (See the book of Genesis.) I didn’t know this as a child, …

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God With Us

I love Christmas. I love everything about it! The hustle and bustle, the parties, the family, the food, the gifts, the celebration of our precious Savior King’s birth. I love candlelight services at church, spice-filled holiday beverages, seeing old friends, happy music at every turn …  I mean, I LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT IT. I think what I love most, though, …

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No Room At Christmas

Years ago my daughters participated in a Christmas musical, The Music of Christmas, presented by The Church on the Way in Van Nuys, California. They sang in the children’s choir, and I was thrilled that they were able to experience this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. We lived 30 miles away from the church, but the drives to and from practices and rehearsals …

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Finding Joy In Christmas

The ever-wise Internet has plenty to say about withstanding the holidays as a single adult. Huffington Post bloggers recommend everything from “You don’t have to get a tree” to “believe in the magic of Christmas, and the wonder of you.” Google searches turn up gems about not having to pretend to like a significant other’s gift and being selfish. If …

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