Posts by Amy Van Covern

A Word on the Storms of Life

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I recently wrote a post about suffering based upon some things that God has been revealing to me in Romans. Much of it came out of a prayer for myself to grow in understanding of what God was revealing to me. Even as I wrote the short piece, I had a nagging feeling about it being incomplete. And it was. …

The Sufferings We Face

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I’ve been thinking a lot about suffering lately. I know, that sounds kind of morbid, but I promise my ponderings have a good purpose. I recently ran across a verse in Romans 8. In verse 18, Paul writes, “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed …

Snowflakes & Prayer

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I’ve been thinking about an image that God gave me a few weeks ago about how our prayers are similar to snow. I’ve felt the pull to dig deeper into this metaphor for myself and for anyone out there who might need a reminder that their prayer life is important. When we take time to examine the created world, it’s …

Time in Prayer is Never Wasted

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When I agreed to lead prayer for our Immeasurably More campaign, I did so because I felt like something was missing without having the prayers of our church body united behind this campaign. I have discovered so much more because our God never wastes an opportunity and likely never accomplishes only one thing with anything He sets forth to do. …