Author: Lori Schumaker

As a wife, mom, teacher, friend, and writer, my desire is to encourage others to seek hope. Pointing others to Jesus brings me joy. Writing about the hope of Jesus is my focus. It’s because of this that I am excited to welcome you as a friend as you struggle through brokenness, celebrate life’s joys, and grow to know Jesus more.
Need Encouragement About Prayer? Let’s See What the Bible Says!
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Need Encouragement About Prayer? Let’s See What the Bible Says!

As I watched the women from the event pray, I knew that somewhere I had lost my passion. I needed encouragement about prayer. I longed to feel the presence of the Holy Spirit and the closeness of God again. It wasn’t Him who had distanced Himself. It was me. I was thankful it was time…

Why Is It Important to Know What God Says About Fear in the Bible?
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Why Is It Important to Know What God Says About Fear in the Bible?

What God says about fear in the Bible equips us to win the battle and overcome it. God refers to the Word of God as the Sword of the Spirit. It’s the weapon portion of our armor that not only serves as a shield, or protection from the enemy, but as a weapon with which…

10 Important Questions Answered About the Power of Forgiveness in the Bible
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10 Important Questions Answered About the Power of Forgiveness in the Bible

What is the power of forgiveness in the Bible all about? And why is forgiveness so important? Forgiveness is an essential part of the Christian faith. It is a key component of the gospel message. The Bible teaches that God forgives sin and that we should forgive others. But finding the strength and courage to…

What Does God Say About Me? Finding the Answers We Need in the Bible
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What Does God Say About Me? Finding the Answers We Need in the Bible

What does God say about me? Many struggle to grasp their unique identity, purpose, and worth. All the answers we need are found in the Bible. Let’s take a look! What Does God Say About Me? God created each of us to have intrinsic worth, identity, and value. His thoughts about us are never changing…

What Does My Bible Say? Personal Answers to Your Big Bible Questions
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What Does My Bible Say? Personal Answers to Your Big Bible Questions

The Bible is not only a historical record, it’s many things which include a letter to us, God’s children, about His unfailing love for us. And just like anyone wants the best for those they love, God wants the best for us. So, He made sure our Bibles serve as a guide through this messy,…

4 Steps Jesus Gives Us to Authentically Surrender to God
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4 Steps Jesus Gives Us to Authentically Surrender to God

What does it mean to surrender to God? Thankfully, God gives us the answers within the pages of the Bible. Here we see Old Testament examples of surrender in many life stories, including David, Joseph, Nehemiah, and the Israelites. And finally, Jesus gives us a 4-part process so that we can learn to authentically surrender to God.