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Do Our Kids Know How Adored They Are by God?

Do Our Kids Know How Adored They Are by God?

  As parents, we constantly strive to raise emotionally healthy children, don’t we? We do our best to provide our kids with safe, stable and supportive home environments where words of love are spoken, acts of kindness are practiced daily, and mercy, grace, and forgiveness flow freely. We make it our parental priority to tend

Why Jesus’ Unconditional Love Toward Women Is Good News

Jesus saw the woman caught in adultery as a beloved daughter, His creation, someone to be nurtured and enabled, someone for whom He was willing to die, someone for whom He had a vital purpose and destiny. He entered a male-dominated culture that devalued women, and to the consternation of the powerful men around Him,

Letter Writing and Paul’s Final Days

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose. — Romans 8:28 Does anyone write letters anymore? I’m not talking about business memos or quick notes on Post-its, but personal, handwritten letters to someone you care about. In this

God Wants the Best for Us

Often when tragedies strike or hard times engulf us, we ask, “Where’s God?” 
In asking this question, we make the assumption that God must not have known what was about to befall us or else, if He were powerful enough, He would have prevented it. Or we assume that God must not love us, because

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

The Power of Love in Action

We have some friends who have been married more than thirty years. In their mid-fifties now, they seem to enjoy all the blessings possible for a healthy married couple — a beautiful home, good friends, bright children, and fulfilling careers. But their marriage hasn’t been a walk on easy street. Their second child, a boy,

The Joy Model: Radically Trusting God

Buzz. Buzz. Michelle’s cell phone vibrated twice on her night stand. It was a text coming in at 12:40 a.m. I was zonked out and the sound barely registered with me. “Jeff, Jeff, wake up. Look.” It was a text from my seventeen-year-old son’s ex-girlfriend: “Please check on Neal. He sent me this photo.” It

God Is Still On His Throne: My Prediction for November 9th

We are really ready for this presidential election to be over. We’re ready for an end to the rancor and tackiness. Voters on both sides feel frustrated, even embarrassed by it all. There is a visceral fear, an angst about the result. What if so and so wins? When we wake up to November 9, post-election, when

All Things Will One Day Be Made Right

Editor’s Note: 365 Devotions to Embrace What Matters Most is a beautiful daily devotional that reminds us that as long as you’re breathing in and breathing out, you still have time to make the rest of your life matter. Think deeply about what really matters. Then take the necessary steps to begin embracing a life that matters. Enjoy this

We Know That in All Things

We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose. — Romans 8:28 What a tremendous claim Paul makes in this verse! He does not say, “We know that in some things,” “most things,” or even “joyful things” but “ALL things.”

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