Author Archives: Sarah Young

Bring Me Your Problems and Troubles

Bring Me Your Problems and Troubles

A long-term problem can become an idol. When you are troubled by a situation that just won’t go away, it’s important to monitor your thoughts. An ongoing difficulty can occupy more and more of your thinking, until it looms in idolatrous proportions — casting ugly shadows on the landscape of your mind. When you realize

Do Not Fear Change

I am the Risen One who shines upon you always. You worship a living Deity, not some idolatrous, man-made image. Your relationship with Me is meant to be vibrant and challenging, as I invade more and more areas of your life. Do not fear change, for I am making you a new creation, with old

Trust in Me

Editor’s note: Sarah Young’s writings have touched millions of lives. This special and inspiring quote book — pulled from the #1 bestselling 365-day devotional Jesus Calling® — includes some of the most treasured and encouraging quotes and selections from the original book and combines them with beautiful photos, design, and Scripture. On each page, you’ll find words of

Bring Me All Your Feelings

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday featuring Devotionals Daily on Alexa. Enjoy reading as well as listening to your devotional today from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. * Bring Me all your feelings, even the ones you wish you didn’t have. Fear and anxiety still plague you. Feelings per se are not sinful,

Prayer: Soul Vitamins

Use your trials and troubles to draw closer to Me. Whenever you start to feel distressed, turn that around by talking with Me. Let pain and problems remind you of your constant need for Me. Create a collection of brief prayers, such as: “Help me, Jesus. Fill me with Your Peace. Show me Your way.”

Joy Inexpressible

In Me you can discover Joy inexpressible and full of Glory! You will not find this kind of pleasure anywhere else; it is available only in your relationship with Me. So trust Me, beloved, and walk confidently along your life-path. As we journey together, you will encounter many obstacles — some of which are quite

Happy Thanksgiving! A Thankful Heart

Today is a great day to meditate on all of God’s abundant blessings in our lives and spend time expressing gratitude to Him. Today’s the perfect day to lift up your thanks to the Lord all day long! Praise Him in song! Praise Him in poetry! Praise Him to your family & friends! Praise Him for the

It Is Impossible to Thank Him Too Much

Editor’s Note: This month we’re celebrating the Lord’s goodness and faithfulness with thankfulness! What are you grateful for today? Share with us in the comments below! Morning It is impossible to praise or thank Me too much. As it is written, I inhabit the praises of My people. Sometimes your adoration is a spontaneous overflow of

Teens: Focusing on Jesus in a Complex and Confusing World

Let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows Me. This world you inhabit is increasingly complex and confusing. You have more information at your fingertips than you could process in a lifetime. There are so many demands on you — from the world, the church, other people, yourself. As a result,

A Kingdom That Cannot Be Shaken

I draw near you in the present moment. Seek to enjoy My Presence in the present; trust and thankfulness are your best allies in this quest. When you wallow in the past or worry about the future, your awareness of Me grows dim. But the more you trust Me, the more fully you can live

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