Devotionals Daily

God Made You on Purpose

The Lord will fulfill His purpose for me; Your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of Your hands. — Psalm 138:8 ESV I like the idea that God only made me once. Like paintings — there’s something special about the first one. My cousin Joe just recently passed away, but

    Prayer

    Why I Stopped Saying ‘I Will Pray For You’

    I’ve come to the place where I have had to stop telling people, “I’ll pray for you.” I simply know that despite my good intentions — and these promises are almost always spoken with good intent — I know that nine times out of ten I just don’t remember to follow through. Not until maybe

      Bible

      The Daniel Dilemma: In the World but Not of It

      Truth without grace is mean. Grace without truth is meaningless. Truth and grace together are good medicine. ~ Chris Hodges Getting Started “Does it really matter what this movie is rated?” “How should I vote on issues that contradict my beliefs?” “When is it appropriate for me to bring up my faith with my coworkers

        Deals

        eBook Deals of the Week

        Feed your e-reader with these hot ebooks deals available on Kindle, iBooks, Nook, and from ChristianBook.com for a limited time only! Each week we unveil new ebook deals from two of the country’s leading Christian book publishers – Thomas Nelson and Zondervan – and you’ll find these Christian ebook deals right here! From bestsellers to

          Women

          It’s a Miracle!

          Editor’s note: In Dear Deb, author Margaret Terry shares the letters she wrote to her friend Deb who was battling cancer. Letters of encouragement turned into a deepening friendship… and faith. Enjoy this excerpt from Dear Deb. * Dear Deb, Ever since I can remember, I have loved magic. As a little girl, I ooohed

            Family

            Courage Doesn’t Always Roar

            I’m not the bravest one in the bunch. Deep down, my heart longs for adventure, but adventure of the safe variety. On a recent family vacation with my best friend and her brave kids, our children had the opportunity to try a ropes course. It wasn’t a large course, just a small concoction of beams

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