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Draw Close to Me

Draw Close to Me

Sometimes My Sovereign hand — My control over your life — places you in humbling circumstances. You feel held down, held back, and powerless to change things. You long to break free and feel in control of your life once again. Although this is an uncomfortable position, it is actually a good place to be.

Giving Thanks for God’s Abundance

Consider it Thankfulness is a skill we can develop with practice. It’s just a matter of pausing and noticing the abundance with which God has filled our lives. We can choose to view life through the lens of deprivation (noticing everything we don’t have and worrying that there is never enough for us) or through

When You Feel Out of Control

“I read my little Jesus Calling book. It means a lot to me. I’ve noticed so many times, that I myself have had things going on, and I was just wondering about the answer. Then I read and it just makes it clear. God does work through people and He does work in mysterious ways.” – Dolly

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

Immeasurably More

Editor’s note: Shauna Shanks suddenly found herself brokenhearted, confused, and struggling to please God in the midst of terrible circumstances – her husband’s infidelity. She shares the story of that messy, painful, traumatic season in A Fierce Love as well as what God miraculously did as she obeyed and trusted in Him. Enjoy this excerpt.

Some of the Most Anticipated New Books of Fall 2017

Have you found your fall reading material yet? Look no further; we’re rounding up some of our most awaited books of the season! Now is the time to take advantage of our unbeatable pre-order deals and enjoy these highly anticipated books that offer motivation, spiritual guidance, and inspiration for your everyday walk with Jesus. Here are some of our

Seek to Please Me Above All Else

  Editor’s Note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday featuring Devotionals Daily audio devotions. Enjoy reading as well as listening to your devotional today from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young.   Seek to please Me above all else. Let that goal be your focal point as you go through this day. Such a mind-set will protect you from scattering your energy to the winds.

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

Top 8 Books for Your Grads

Do you know someone who’s about to cross the finish line into a bright future? Now is the time to choose from these great new books that are sure to offer motivation and sound direction to the graduate in your life! Here are some of our favorites – perfect as gifts for any rising young professional. Save up

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