Holly Stratton

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Category archives: Sovereignty of God

Christmasing In Peace: Quietly Listening To The Right Questions

When the deafening wind of inquiries overwhelm my heart, I've learned the only way to find rest for my soul is to stop and listen to the voice of my Father. And in the stillness I discover that he is quietly asking ME questions. I've never secured peace by asking right questions in a state of confusion, I've only secured it by the grace that has me offering right answers in a state of contentment. Read more

Lord, Help Me Not To Fear Those Who Cannot Kill The Soul

And Jesus said to his disciples... "Do not fear those who kill the body but who cannot kill the soul. Rather fear Him who can destroy both soul and body in hell." Matthew 10:28  It's revolting to hear of the senseless massacre of lives, whether on the killing fields of Vietnam... Read more

God Is Not Bound By Time

Nothing settles my anxious heart more than focusing my attention on the sovereignty of God. By sovereignty, I am meaning that God has supreme authority over all that has happened, is happening, and will happen in the future in all times across all history. Read more