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Searching the Night for a Light

Searching the Night for a Light

So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying: “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” — Matthew 1:22-23 On the night when Jesus was born, I

Joseph’s Prayer

Joseph… did what the Lord’s angel had told him to do. — Matthew 1:24 The white space between Bible verses is fertile soil for questions. One can hardly read Scripture without whispering, “I wonder…” “I wonder if Eve ever ate any more fruit.” “I wonder if Noah slept well during storms.” “I wonder if Jonah liked fish or if Jeremiah

Christmas

God With Us

Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel. — Isaiah 7:14 I never come to Christmas without thinking of the thousands of people who are lonely and troubled at this time of year. I have had psychiatrists tell me their schedules are overloaded with people who find the

Looking for the Savior

Once There was a man whose life was one of misery. The days were cloudy, and the nights were long. Henry didn’t want to be unhappy, but he was. With the passing of the years, his life had changed. His children were grown. The neighborhood was different. The city seemed harsher. He was unhappy. He

Praying for Your Prodigal

I will give them a heart to know Me, that I am the Lord. They will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to Me with all their heart. — Jeremiah 24:7 Lauren stared at the photo on her phone, barely comprehending what she saw. It was a picture

Because of Bethlehem: God Has a Face

Editor’s Note: Have you heard the news? Because of Bethlehem, the four-week Advent study by Max Lucado, is coming back as our Christmas Online Bible Study this year! This study impacted so many lives last Christmas – we had to bring it back for our new Bible study friends and for past participants wanting to make it

You’re Invited to Join Us for Because of Bethlethem

Believe it or not, Christmas is right around the corner. But, in this hard year in American life how do we truly enjoy Christmas and all its festivities? Maybe, like me, you ache not only in your own heartbreak, but also for so many hurting ones around you. Maybe you long for more of Jesus

The Lord of Heaven: Sutherland Springs, Texas

Editor’s note: Again, shots were fired. Blood spilled. Families lost loved ones. Hearts across the nation broke when the news hit of the church massacre at First Baptist in Sutherland Springs. It’s so easy to ask “Where were You, God?” in such a volatile and uncertain world. Pastor Max Lucado addresses this question in this

Finding Joy: Laughter in Her Old Age

Finding Joy: Laughter in Her Old Age

Abraham gave the name Isaac to the son Sarah bore him. Sarah said, “God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me.” — Genesis 21:3, Genesis 21:6 Think about laughter you’ve heard in the past few days. Maybe unbridled laughter of joy, or a bitter laughter of heartache. Maybe

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