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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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Seeing Discipline in a Different Way

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“Our fathers disciplined us for a short time as they thought best, but God disciplines us for our good, so that we may share in His holiness. No disc...

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Persevering Through Life’s Tough Times

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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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More Than Enough

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by Mary Cate

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“Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 “Gratitude turns what we have in...

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Your Body Is Not a Project

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“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1 E...

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A Different Kind of Freedom

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“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1 E...

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Don’t Forget About Your Best Friend

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by Mary Cate

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“You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the w...

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Jesus’s 7 “I AM” Statements

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“I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.” John 8:12 For as long as I have been a Chri...

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Knowing Jesus for Ourselves

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“Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman’s testimony, ‘He told me everything I ever did.’ So when the Samaritans c...

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Why We (Still) Need John 3:16

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“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 John 3:16 i...

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God of Nature and God of You

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“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of...

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The Heart of a Pharisee: Majoring on the Minors

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“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices—mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more...

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Choosing Joy and Gratitude

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“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 I’m ti...

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The Heart of the Pharisee: Guarding the Gate

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by Mary Cate

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“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces. You yourselves do not e...

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You Are Deeply, Deeply Loved

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“I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do. But I will warn you whom to fear: fe...

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Though the Seasons Change, Your Love Remains

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“In the beginning You laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of Your hands. They will perish, but You remain; they will all ...

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The Beauty of Coming Back

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“But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him. And the son said to him, ‘Fa...

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Rooted and Grounded

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For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he ...

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The Powerful Love of God

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“I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him...

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Stop Hiding Your Light

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“You are the light of the world, a city on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, ...

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God Is Near to You Even Now

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“And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of thei...

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Missing the Big Picture

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“Looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, [the Pharisees] asked him, ‘Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?’ [Jesus] said to them, ‘If any of you has a s...

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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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Don't Fear the Endings

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by Mary Cate

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“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43:1 I hate when things end, don’t you? It’s almost to a fault ...

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Prayer Over Worry

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“Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before yo...

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Resting > Striving

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“Formerly, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those who by nature are not gods. But now that you know God—or rather are known by God—how i...

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The Very Great Reward

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“Do not be afraid Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.” Genesis 15:1 I love the word of God. I’m sure I’ve said this before, but it was ...

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Who God Is

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“For a child has been born for us, a son has been given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty...

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Learning to Love People Better

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“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’” Matthew 25:40...

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For the Lonely One

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“Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand.” Psalm 73: 23 Throughout my life, I’ve had the gift of really wonderful and special friends...

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Rest for Our Hearts

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“Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.” Psalm 62:1 I sit here this morning, curled up on the couch with my Bible, devotional...

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