Author Archives: Max Lucado

Family Wounds Are Slow to Heal

Family Wounds Are Slow to Heal

Family wounds are slow to heal. I hope your childhood was a happy time when your parents kept everyone fed, safe, and chuckling. I hope your dad came home every day, your mom tucked you in bed every night, and your siblings were your best friends. But if not, you need to know you aren’t alone.

The Cure for Disappointment

The Cure for Disappointment I am the Lord, the God of every person on the earth. Nothing is impossible for Me. — Jeremiah 32:27 We need to hear that God is still in control. We need to hear that it’s not over until He says so. We need to hear that life’s mishaps and tragedies

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You’ll Get Through This

No one travels far down the road of life without discovering that this journey is not always smooth or perfect. We can pray and wish for safety on the way. We should enjoy the stretches of the ride when the sun shines and things go beautifully. We ought to thank God for the times when

What Was Meant for Evil, God Uses for Good

Joseph Son of Jacob Graduate with honors from the University of Hard Knocks Director of Global Effort to Save Humanity Succeeded How? How did he flourish in the midst of tragedy? We don’t have to speculate. Some twenty years later the roles were reversed, Joseph as the strong one and his brothers the weak ones.

Pocket Prayers for When You Feel Overwhelmed

Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer. From the end of the earth I will cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. — Psalm 61:1–2 Father in heaven, You are the God of King David and my God too. You reign forever

Pocket Prayers for Mom: Peace

The Lord will give strength to His people; the Lord will bless His people with peace. — Psalm 29:11 God, You are my strength during the hard times. Your grace is sufficient for me, and Your power is made perfect in my weakness. Today I feel spread thin and overcommitted. I don’t have the strength

Judgment Is God’s Job

Wait for the LORD, and He will make things right. — Proverbs 20:22 Some of you are in the courtroom. The courtroom of complaint. Some of you are rehashing the same hurt every chance you get with anyone who will listen. For you, I have this question: Who made you God? I don’t mean to

He Fights for You

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday! Enjoy reading as well as listening to your devotional today from He Fights for You by Max Lucado. Worship I will lift up my eyes to the hills — From whence comes my help?
 My help comes from the Lord, who made Heaven and earth. — Psalm 121:1-2 Scripture

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