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A Battle to Fight

A Battle to Fight

Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturdays with Devotionals Daily. We hope you enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from John Eldredge, excerpted from his book Wild at Heart. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by asking Alexa to read today’s devotion. Hanging on to the Truth In any hand-to-hand

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

Letting Go: Love Has Teeth

If you live with a prodigal, you know what it means to love someone. Love is a means of survival. Love is what gets you up each morning and inspires you to serve someone who acts like they hate you. Loving this way means duty, sacrifice, responsibility, and resilience. Many years back, an R&B icon

Grief and God

There are so many things in life that cause grief and pain. When we lose someone we love and cherish, there is a void and loss that cannot be replaced. When we face divorce or separation from the one whom we have chosen to spend the rest of our lives sharing the good times and

When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box

What is the appropriate way to measure our personal value? The most common measurements include possessions, personal financial worth, or our social standing. While these things may add to our sense of self worth, their power ends with our dying breath. The only real thing we can count on to measure eternal worth is the

The Storms: 3 Anchors in a Crisis

What Not to Do in a Crisis Don’t Drift When we are caught in a crisis, we typically react in three ways. Because the sailors couldn’t head into the wind, “we gave way to it and were driven along” (Acts 27:15). The first thing that storms tend to do is to cause us to drift.

The Storms: 3 Reasons Why People Get Themselves in a Mess

The Bible teaches us that there are three kinds of storms in life: storms that we bring on ourselves (like Samson), storms that God causes (like Lake Galilee), and storms that other people cause (as when Paul and Silas were thrown into prison). When you are the innocent party in a crisis, that last kind of storm is especially

Compassionate, Personal Care for the Grieving

The righteous will answer Him, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You something to drink? When did we see You a stranger and invite You in, or needing clothes and clothe You? When did we see You sick or in prison and go to visit You?’ The

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Blessings at God’s Table

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. — Psalm 23:5 Pause and envision the scene in God’s royal dining room… Driven not by our beauty but by His promise, He calls us to Himself and invites us to take a permanent place at His

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Your Life, God’s Way

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 Years ago, my church – Celebration Church in Jacksonville, Florida – rented a billboard near a busy highway. We were looking to attract people to what God was

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