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Rebekah Lyons joins us to encourage us to trust who God says He is despite our circumstances.
A little bit about the guest:
Rebekah Lyons is a national speaker, host of the Rhythms for Life podcast, and bestselling author of Rhythms of Renewal, You Are Free, and Freefall to Fly. An old soul with a contemporary, honest voice, Rebekah reveals her own battles to overcome anxiety and depression—and invites others to discover and boldly pursue their God-given purpose. Alongside her husband, Gabe, Rebekah finds joy in raising four children, two of whom have Down syndrome. She wears her heart on her sleeve, a benefit to friends and readers alike. Her work has been featured on The TODAY Show, Good Morning America, CNN, FOX News, Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review, and more.
Rebekah is reading The Soul of Desire by Curt Thompson. She is being refreshed by walks in nature and her daily rhythms.
“When we’re coming to him more regularly because we need him, all of a sudden we start to bear the fruit of the Spirit again” - 7:00
“If you trust that the enemy wants to steal your life and your dreams and your future and your hope, know that [God has] come to give you life and that you would have it to the full.” - 11:35
“If I trust in Him and I keep my mind and my days on Him, the anxiety doesn’t really have as much of a root because I’m going back to ‘the Creator of the heavens and the earth holds my future and He holds all these things together.’” ~ 12:42
Questions for consideration:
- In what areas of life do you find it hardest to trust the Lord?
- Will you ask the Holy Spirit to help you give your concerns to Him so that you can focus on eternal things?