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Bible reading

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The Lost Art of Being Still and Knowing God

When we create intentional space in our daily routine to be still, to be quiet, to be undistracted and to reflect… it not only provides relief from stress, it draws us closer to God.  When we incorporate this practice into how we approach reading the Bible,  the Word of God comes to life for us in new ways, and our lives are transformed in the process. This video provides a few easy ways you can incorporate meditating on God’s Word…

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How to Read the Bible Every Day and Love It!

  Here’s a few tips to help you develop meaningful daily time in God’s Word: Find a quiet and undistracted space to read the Bible. Find a consistent time to read the Bible. Find a translation or two that works for you. Avoid scrolling and email checking during your daily time in God’s Word. Keep at it. Less is more. And I want to invite you to join me in reading the Bible everyday. I’ve created The 365 Plan with…

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The 365 Plan

365 Plan with Nicole Smithee blog

When I first began following Jesus, a youth worker at my local church handed me a Bible and a devotional called “10 Challenges of a World Changer” by Ron Luce. She encouraged me to find time everyday to read the devotional and the corresponding Bible passages, and to expect God to speak to me as I did these two simple things. That began my decades long love-affair with the Word of God. Over the years, my practice of daily devotions…

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Starting Your Day Right: 6 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Mornings

Nicole Smithee

We all know what it feels like to get up on the wrong side of the bed.  We promised ourselves the night before that we would wake up early to go to the gym, get an early start at work, or have some time to enjoy a cup of coffee while properly preparing for the day.  Instead, we hit the snooze button more times than we’d like to admit, opted to wear a hat and go one more day before…

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