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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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The Unconditional Love of God

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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 One of my favorite Christian thinker...

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Part of God’s Family

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“In love he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— to the praise of his glorious grac...

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The Amazing Things Your Body Can Do

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“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:14 If anyone was ever close e...

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The Riches of God’s Grace

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“In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us.” Ephesian...

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The Promised Holy Spirit

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“And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him wi...

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Treasures in Heaven

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“Don’t store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves trea...

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The Holiness of Being You

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“I praise you for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful; I know that full well.” Psalm 139:14 We all deal with the nasty com...

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We Are a People of Rest

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“By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. Then God blessed the seventh day ...

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There’s Nothing

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“Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, o...

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Learning to Sow Generously

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“The point is this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously. Each person...

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Jesus Reaches for Us

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“When Jesus came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed him. A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, ‘Lord, if you are will...

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God Comes to Us

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“Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them.” Matthew 5:1-2 Whe...

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Do You Have to be Perfect?

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“Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope...

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Can You Be Here?

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“One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the ...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: Those Who Are Persecuted for the Sake of Righteousness

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As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want to listen to Him. As he begins his Sermon on the Mount, His longest record...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Peacemakers

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“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that ...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: Those Who Hunger & Thirst

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“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” Matthew 5:6 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes un...

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The Joy of Community

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“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the man...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Pure in Heart

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“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” Matthew 5:8 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want to l...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Merciful

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“Blessed are the merciful, For they will be shown mercy.” Matthew 5:7 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want to...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Meek

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“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want to...

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Glimpses of Heaven

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“We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. Not only so, but we ourselves, who hav...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: Those Who Mourn

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“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want t...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Poor In Spirit

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“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:3 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that p...

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How to Pray

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“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them...

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An Easy Load

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“For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.” 1 John 5:3 I am a perfectionist, type A perso...

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Trusting that God Sees

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“Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what...

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Consider the Lilies

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“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, ...

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Love is Our Witness

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“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know...

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Reject Apathy

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“To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. I know yo...

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