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Mary Cate LeBoeuf

Mary Cate worked on staff in 2013 while attending the University of Tennessee. She now lives in Knoxville with her husband and dog.

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Getting Quiet

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“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him.” Psalm 37:7 In my current season of life, I find it very hard to find times where I am truly q...

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A Sure and Certain Hope

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“Then you will know that I am the Lord; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.” Isaiah 49:23 How many times a day do you use the word hope? ...

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Grace Is Enough! Really.

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“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by f...

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God Can Handle Your Emotions

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“You have looked deep into my heart, Lord, and you know all about me […]” Psalm 139:1 I think it’s safe to say we have all been deeply saddened by s...

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The Lord is Our Shepherd

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“For this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I myself will search for my sheep and look after them. As a shepherd looks after his scattered flock when...

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Jesus' Beautiful, Messy Family

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“This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham: Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob t...

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A Joy That Stays

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“So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.” John 16:22 Where does...

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Pulling Up the Lies We Believe

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“We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient t...

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Well-Watered

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“Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delig...

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How Much We’ve Been Forgiven

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“And Jesus answered him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” And he replied, “Say it, Teacher.” “A moneylender had two debtors: one owed five h...

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Worth Leaving Everything and Following

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“Peter answered him, “We have left everything to follow you! What then will there be for us?” Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, at the renewal o...

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Living Water

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“Jesus answered her, ‘If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you livin...

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Soil & Light

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“No one after lighting a lamp covers it with a jar or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light. For not...

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This is Amazing Grace

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“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 I love the season of waiting for Eas...

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Building Your House on the Rock

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“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down,...

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Lay Up Your Treasures In Heaven

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“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves...

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Who Is In the Boat

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“A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disci...

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But I Say to You

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“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, ...

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Remembering God’s Faithfulness and Waiting for His Timing

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“Then they believed his promises and sang his praise. But they soon forgot what he had done and did not wait for his plan to unfold. In the desert th...

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Be Hospitable Everywhere You Go

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“Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” - Romans 12:13 When I think of the word hospitality, what comes to mind is usu...

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Man of Sorrows, Son of Suffering

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“He was despised and forsaken by men, A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; And like one from whom men hide their face He was despised, and we...

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God is Generous to You

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“But he answered one of them, ‘I am not being unfair to you, friend. Didn’t you agree to work for a denarius? Take your pay and go. I want to give th...

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Beautiful in His Timing

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“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to...

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Choosing the Right Kinds of Friends

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“One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” - Proverbs 18:24 I’m coming up on my te...

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The Incredible Grace of God

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“Now, most people would not be willing to die for an upright person, though someone might perhaps be willing to die for a person who is especially go...

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Good and Lovely Things

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“Summing it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gra...

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Be Strong

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“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.” - Ephesians 6:10 I love strength training and exercise, but if I want to feel strong or be...

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Jesus Cares for Our Rest

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“The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. Then, because so many people were coming and going that they di...

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On Being Brave

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“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go....

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Tethered

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“Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.” - J...

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