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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

Contagious Calm

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. In this age of fear, anxiety, depression, social unrest, racial divide, we hope you find great comfort in this excerpt of Anxious for Nothing.

Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters

If we could pick just one personal quality to cultivate in our daughters – if we could gift wrap one specific character trait and envelope them in it like a warm, cozy sweater – what would it be? Based on the multitude of challenges that women face in the world today, particularly young women of

Do Not Be Afraid! Be Courageous! God Is With You!

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. – Mark Twain Brian is an incredibly smart, strong, and confident individual. With a decade of tenure at his company, a robust staff, and the experience and knowledge to substantiate his value to the organization, Brian seemingly had nothing to fear. He was next in line for the executive

How to Listen to the Voice of God

  When preaching, I have found there are two kinds of listeners. The first kind are passive and nonchalant – people who can “take it or leave it” when it comes to the Bible. Then there are those who are aggressive listeners. These people have a look of hunger on their faces. They attend church

Restless Study Week 8 — We Need the Holy Spirit’s Indwelling

This is our last week of the Restless Project. I know. The What Now? factor has kicked in. We’ve gotten real together. We’ve studied, and prayed, and read, and dreamed, and reflected, and asked, and acted, and imagined, and gathered, and responded, and (some of you have) drawn? We’ve inventoried our gifts. We’ve bravely shared

Creative Ways to Incorporate Biblical Lessons into Play

God’s Word is applicable to every day living.  I love that our Heavenly Father is interested in the tiniest details of our lives. He loves us THAT much! Our daughter is in second grade, but we also have two little boys who are still home with me (ages 5 and 2).  Any mother of boys

Veterans Day: Shield of Strength

Captain Russell Rippetoe was serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003. Previously, while serving in Afghanistan, Rippetoe saw men die, which brought a renewal to his Christian faith and a new passion for the Bible. On the chain around his neck, he wore a “Shield of Strength,” a one-by-two-inch emblem displaying a U.S. flag

Do Not Be Discouraged

Be strong and courageous. Do not be discouraged, for I will be with you wherever you go. You can choose to be strong and courageous even when you are feeling very weak. However, the weaker you feel, the more effort it takes to choose to be strong. It all depends on where you look. If

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