Devotionals Daily

Why God Allows Trial and Temptation

God allows temptation and trial because they can be good for us. Seriously? Yep. The same Greek and Hebrew words are used in Scripture for both temptation and trial. The distinction depends on intent and motivation. Is the difficult situation for the purpose of tearing down? It’s a temptation. Is it for the purpose of


    Prayer, Not Despair

    Editor’s note: It feels like our world needs prayer now more than ever – we’re constantly hearing of natural disasters, social unrest, and political division. Even when we pray, anxiety can take over our minds when we give into our stresses. If you could use some more calm, we invite you to download our FREE


      Rejoice in the Lord Always (Session One, Anxious for Nothing)

      Editor’s note: There’s a good reason that Max Lucado is called “America’s Pastor.” He has his finger on the pulse of the nation and words of healing and hope to share. Anxious thoughts can take over our minds if we don’t heed the Word of God and stay in command of our own thinking. If


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          Make It Happen: Seeds

          When you identify and remove weeds from your garden, you make room for new things to grow. You prepare for greatness by clearing the soil for the seeds God wants you to plant. What is it that God wants you to make happen? What does He want you to grow to fulfill His purpose for


            Different Kids, One God

            No two kids are created the same. What works to encourage or discipline one does not work for another. I wish I could find a simple strategy that works with all my kids, one that never has to change. But of course, that’s not possible. As a parent, this can leave me feeling confused and