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Feeling Incomplete?

It's easy to lose sight of God and His blessings and wander aimlessly through life from one "thrill" to another. Of course, when we do that, we have this hole within us that we can never seem to satisfy, no matter what we put in it. It may be money, sex, position, material possessions, etc. It doesn't matter, because none of it works. The best it can offer is some sort of temporary comfort and sense of well-being that is false and fleeting.

Part of knowing who we are in Christ is knowing that we are complete in Him and need nothing else. and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power. -Colossians 2:10 (NKJV)

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