The Daughter’s Profile. #9. I Have Brothers and Sisters To Grow Up With

So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, in whom the whole structure, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord. […]

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The Daughter’s Profile. #8 I Have A Soft Place To Fall

The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. Prov. 18:10 When a child is scared at night, she runs to her parent’s room. When she is angry, she looks for someone to hear what has upset her. But when she has no one to turn to, […]

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A Daughter’s Profile #7. I Have A Future And An Inheritance

He is my loving God and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield, in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoples under me. Lord, what are human beings that you care for them, mere mortals that you think of them? Psalm 144:2-3 What do a future and an inheritance have in common? They are […]

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The Daughter’s Profile. #6 I Have a Heritage Built On Family Stories

For through Him we both have access to the Father by one Spirit. Therefore you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens of the saints and members of God’s household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the cornerstone. Ephesians 2:18-20 Picture a group of believers […]

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The Daughter’s Profile #5. I Have Gifts That Are Well Defined

God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.  I Peter 4:10-11 Every child of God has a spiritual gift. Most have several. There are a defined number available to us and they are easily discerned by taking a spiritual gifts test. […]

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The Daughter’s Profile. #2 I Have a Name That Means Something

To them I will give in My house and within My walls a memorial and a name better than that of sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name which will not be cut off. Isaiah 56:5 Ever notice that friends give each other nicknames? Children get baby nicknames that usually stick no […]

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How Does God Heal The Orphan? By Repairing The Breach of Trust

No distrust made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God, being fully convinced that God was able to do what he had promised.   Romans 4:20 Every single person who lives like an orphan does so from breach of trust.  Their willingness […]

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How Does God Heal The Orphan? #3. Through The Word And The Spirit

So I prophesied as he commanded me, and breath entered them; they came to life and stood up on their feet—a vast army. Ezekiel 37:10 Orphans aren’t changed through a new belief system. It’s a start but by itself, it only yields changed behavior. If you tell a child, “Don’t need me so much,” they […]

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How Does God Heal The Heart Of An Orphan? 1. He Takes His Time.

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.  Ecclesiastes 3:1 I’m not usually willing to make changes in my life until I’m thoroughly convinced that what I’m doing isn’t working. After hitting one brick wall after another, I’m finally open to allowing God to teach me a different […]

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