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Stephanie Bryant is the co-founder of @incourage and a podcaster at the #JesusLedAdventurePodcast. She owns a Marketing & Business Coaching company. She is passionate about guiding you to your promised land and personal brand therapy. She enjoys spending her days with her husband and their miracle daughter, Gabrielle, on #BryantFamilyFarm....

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  1. Thank you for the encouragement this morning. These words really spoke to me—“God doesn’t require you to be perfect. He sent Jesus to make you blameless”. I am so grateful that through Jesus we can be blameless in God’s eyes. May we always keep trusting in Him!

  2. I love, love, LOVE this! Thank you so much for this much-needed reminder that God does not play games. This message is perfectly timed, as I have felt God constantly reminding me this past week that I don’t have to try harder; I need only believe. Period.

  3. We are bombarded with opinions & ads of what we should be or should be striving for that changes with every fashion season! What a great encouragement that God is constant & His work on the cross makes us blameless. Praise Him for this incredible gift! He had proven His trustworthiness!!! Thank you for this beautiful reminder! Blessings!

  4. Good morning Everyone,

    Yes, I admit that I grew up getting smiles for being obedient and scoring good grades in school. But I did not learn that I cannot perform for God. There is not one thing I can think of or do to score with God after accepting Jesus as my Lord and my Savior. That’s the best thing any human can do, it leads to the beginning of eternal life. I cannot explain it the way I thought about being a “good person” the way God is pleased with me. No, that’s not how it works. Without Faith, it’s impossible to please God. Yes, all Believers have a Journey in life. But Jesus did it all at Calvary with His death, burial and resurrection. We cannot do anything to add to our Salvation. Yes, it’s wonderful to have Christlike character traits and the longer you walk on the right Path, you will be shaped and molded into the character of Christ. Allow the Holy Spirit to teach you truth and ask the Holy Spirit to lead and guide you day by day. Little things matter, kindness ( not to prove anything to God but because it’s right ), helping others without an Agenda, being quick to forgive, being slow to speak but quick to listen with your heart, telling the truth ( the whole truth ) don’t be a deceiver ( a liar ) and keep some things to yourself until God gives you peace in your heart to share it with others. Being a Believer is not a drudgery or pitiful style of life. We are to shine with God’s Love and that draws people to the Believer. Be ready to simply state why and how God is changing your life. It does not have to nail biting and dramatic, just simply the truth.

    I think more young people would become Christ Followers if those who profess Christianity lived more down to earth and transparent, even with your mistakes and bad choices. Yes, we sometimes even do wrong (sin) and go back to our old lifestyle. At that time, we ask God to help us. Ask for forgiveness and start again. If a person really wants to repent and completely change his or her way of thinking and replace the wrong things in their heart, God will certainly help that person. His Word says He will never leave us (Believers) and He will never forsake us. Take God at His Word, trust and obey because that’s the only way.

    Enjoy your day.

    Until next time . . .

    Brenda

    Your Sister in Christ

  5. Thank you Stephanie for this excellent post you wrote. It is so good to know God is there for us and we can’t stop God loving us no matter what. Yes God does not play games. God is there for us. There are people in our world today who play games with their lives and don’t give God even a second chance. They say to themselves God or no one will tell me what to do. It my life and I will live it my way doing what I want. That is very sad. As they don’t stop to think without God they not have life in this earth. As it was God who choose the Parents we have. It God who wakes us up to enjoy another day in his beautiful world. It God who sent his son to die for us. So we are to stop and think about all theses things. Be thank full on to God. People can play games with our lives. We can get annoyed with them for doing so. But God never as he loves us to much and he only want his best for for us and for us to trust him at all times. But if we do things outside the will of God especially if saved. God will not let us away with them. Like a parent when a child’s does not do as it is told and disobeys his parents. Not doing as they are told. A good loving parents will let them know they have done wrong and disapline them in love to teach them they have done wrong and did not listen to their parents. So as they the Child will learn from it and never do it again. Our Heavenly Father does the same for us when we don’t obey him and do something we know is wrong in his eyes. Our Heavenly Father will disaplaine us and let us know we have done wrong. To help us repent of it and not do it again and live as he wants us to live and live as his words tells us. So in times when we do things that God does not want us to do. He will not play Games with us and let us go in doing the wrong. Like a good parent he will disaplaine us in Love so as we learn from our mistakes and not do it again. Love Dawn Ferguson-Little xx

  6. I love this!!! God doesn’t play games so we can trust him above all. Thank you Lord for being trustworthy and totally loving us.

  7. Soooo timely!!! You are def a conduit for Father talking to me- many thanks for writing this! Ps – hire my husbands company to build a home for you … building a home is supposed to be an enjoyable experience! So sorry you are in the muck of construction 🙁

  8. God can be trusted–a statement of few words with big impact. And when placed alongside your recent experiences with vendors and contractors, etc., Stephanie, the truth of it is all the more monumental. Thank you for corralling our fears, frustrations, and stress with this glorious reality!

  9. Stephanie,

    Sorry for all the troubles you are having getting your house built. Prayers for smoother times ahead.

    Roughly seven years ago I put my dad in a geriatric psych unit at hospital. I was nervous & anxious. Spent many hours in lobby crying asking God to “fix it” one way or the other. After one month God gave me back my dad better than he was before. It was at that moment I knew instinctively that I could trust God no matter what!! Fast forward three years I was working part-time & they suddenly let me go. I was excited & left the office happy thinking “God has something bigger & better in store for me.” Sure enough two weeks later I was working part-time (no benefits) as ICU Step Down clerical at a large hospital. I loved that job. Fast forward two years & God did it again. This time he gave me a full-time (benefitted) ICU clerical position-one they wrote just.for.me. It may take time & lots of prayer but God can certainly be trusted!! We must believe that He cares & loves us immensely!! Trust Him day by day hour by hour. Watch & see what He will do for you!

    Blessings 🙂

    • I just finished writing a long e-mail about my life’s troubles
      & tribulations, & not knowing that much about an I-pad
      Computer….I pressed the wrong button & It was all erased.!!!

      Any ways it mostly said “I do truly believe God, all the Saints
      & Angels with him,

      up in Heaven helping him, to help us
      Every Day when our lives are in Great Turmoil.

      I will Always Believe That He Loves Me & Will Always Be There
      For Me…..I will never be alone again,
      Life is Great & will always be Great…..

      My Birthday is in a few weeks….I will be turning 81 years old.
      I am hoping I will still have many more years enjoying my
      Life here on Earth!!!

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