I would imagine that you have gone through transition, or will go through it, at some point in your life. Whether it happens as a result of a conscious decision you made, or it comes upon you from the choices of others, it is simply part of the human experience and something we all deal with. During these times, we typically experience worry, stress, anxiety, etc., at a heightened level. If we're not careful, we can allow this to steal our joy and miss out on the blessings that the Lord has for us in this new part of our journey.

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Colossians 3:12
Ephesians 4:32
Galatians 5:22

Kindness is a special quality of humanity which focuses on the good will and well-being of another individual. It emphasizes other people, rather than ourselves, as the beneficiaries of goodness.

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A reminder of God's great love

It is officially spring! The flowers are in bloom, the trees are budding out, and the grass is green again. There is excitement in the air as we see in God's creation the beginning of new life. Even creation itself seems to echo the sentiment of new life and the joy that it brings. It is no wonder that God chose this time to cause His Son to rise from the grave. As Christians, we get excited about this time of year because it represents the new birth that each Christian has by way of the resurrected Saviour.

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Acts 3:1-16

How often in our lives do we find ourselves trying to solve our own problems? Every person handles hard situations differently, but if you're anything like me, you may sometimes find yourself struggling to solve a problem in your own power through human solutions.

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Judges 2:10

"And also all that generation were gathered unto their fathers: and there arose another generation after them, which knew not the LORD, nor yet the works which he had done for Israel."

Even those with limited Bible knowledge have heard of the book of Judges. Such picturesque stories as victories won through Ehud, Samson, and the likes of Deborah are all vivid accounts of the cyclical history of the book. Israel truly did exemplify the very last verse of the book, "In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes." The cycle would begin with sin, then move to the judgment of God, then the cry of Israel for deliverance, then the grace of our God to provide victory through a judge.

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