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What Is My One Word?

What Is My One Word?

Editor’s Note: As 2017 comes to a close, the time has come for us to set our New Year’s resolutions and think about our goals, hopes, and wishes for the year ahead. But as authors Mike Ashcroft and Rachel Olsen remind us in this devotional, becoming the person Christ created us to be requires focus

Lukewarm Christians: He is the Way Back

Here I Am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with Me. — Revelation 3:20 When I speak at an evangelistic outreach meeting (like a prayer breakfast or luncheon), I always mention that Revelation 3:20 is

In Me You Have Everything

In Me you have everything. In Me you are complete. Your capacity to experience Me is increasing, through My removal of debris and clutter from your heart. As your yearning for Me increases, other desires are gradually lessening. Since I am infinite and abundantly accessible to you, desiring Me above all else is the best

Lost

Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? And when she finds it, she calls her friends and neighbors together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have found my lost coin.’ In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing

Watershed Moments

The Beauty of New Belief

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego must have been in disbelief when they heard about the golden image on the plain of Dura. I can just hear them saying to one another, “I thought losing our homes, being kidnapped from our families, and forced into the king’s service was bad enough, and now we’re threatened with death

Bible Verses About Hope: 20 Scriptures

The world is longing to have hope in their lives. The greatest source of hope is found in the Bible, where we discover that true hope can be found in Christ alone. When we look at Bible Verses about Hope, we must first look at the promise of the Scriptures. Hope is found in God’s Word alone: The

I am doing a new thing

Leave the Past Behind

“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” — Thomas Jefferson Without realizing it, we often carry something around with us everywhere we go. We bring it out in our conversations, and it shows up in our attitudes. Whatever that thing is from the past may never have really existed, yet its power lives inside

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Boss Your Taste Buds Around

Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. — Romans 8:5 Thought for the Day: “Taste buds, you aren’t the boss of me!” Whatever my physical struggle, I can’t believe the lie

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