H. Matthew Francis (Maine, USA)
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“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
During a particularly dark moment, after nearly two years of chronic depression I decided to take my own life. I could not find a reason to move forward. I had lost hope, even moving away from God. As I tried to carry out my plan for suicide, a song of...
I am of infinite value because God loves me.
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