Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: surrendering

Letting go and letting God

Trust in the Lord with all your heart            and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 Picture this: You’re a child and you have your back towards your father who’s standing a couple of feet away. Playfully he tells you to fall backwards, promising he would catch you. Would you trust him? Or would […]

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Peace in the midst of turmoil

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Trust in the Lord always, for the Lord God is the eternal Rock. Isaiah 26:3-4 NLT We hear a lot about finding peace in God… and don’t we all need it! But how can we find peace […]

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Humbly surrendering (2019)

We need to have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. Philippians 2:5-7   I’m glad to get […]

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Surrendering to God

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  273  (March 25, 2010) The question I’ll ask at tomorrow’s Living Room is “What does is mean to surrender to God?”  What a wonderful topic to focus on right now! Don’t know exactly how I landed on it, but it’s certainly something I need myself. As usual, as I explore and prepare […]

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Out of our brokenness

LIVING MEMORIES  221  (February 6, 2009) As part of a series about building a life that matters the pastor spoke about how, when our heart breaks about something, God is telling us to do something about it. Even before God gives us a vision he has been working in our life, preparing us. If we […]

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