Author: Bethany Mcilrath

Bethany is a Jesus-loving writer and aspiring author. She has the passion for searching HIS Word to know what is true. You can find her writings here: bmcilrathwrites@weebly.com
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The Freedom of Conviction

  A phrase we hear in Christian circles is “I’ve been convicted of this…” We used the word convicted to describe something the Lord lays on our hearts or brings to our attention. What we don’t perhaps realize is the root of all conviction: that we are guilty by law, and that God says so. When people aren’t aware of…

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In Just a Moment

  “A person’s days are determined; you have decreed the number of his months and have set limits he cannot exceed.” – Job 14:5 PHOTO: https://pixabay.com/en/clock-black-and-white-time-watch-692416/ Most of us don’t like to think about death. Even worse than the thought of our own death is that of our loved ones. We avoid considering what happens when our spouses or parents…

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LIES THAT MAKE SECRET SIN ENTICING

You have placed our iniquities before You, Our secret sins in the light of Your presence.”  –Psalm 90:8 Characterized by being committed alone or in such a way that no one may be able to detect it, a secret sin is often enticing even to those of us who try to do what’s right. Whether discreetly wasting our time on…

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LOSING TO WIN

  The war is won: the outcome is final. Jesus Christ has defeated death, and He will save from the enemy all who believe in Him. There is, indeed, victory in Jesus. We read in  1 John 5:4  that “everyone born of God overcomes the world.” But Jesus won and overcame all things by losing, and we must, too. Living…

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FORCED TO BE KING-The Best Temptation

  What if humility is more than just putting yourself last? If we follow the example of Jesus closely, we find that in its deepest form, humility is a way of life in which God comes first. As the story goes: “…After the people saw the sign Jesus performed, they began to say, “Surely this is the Prophet who is…

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