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Knowing Peace Through Prayer

Knowing Peace Through Prayer

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. — Philippians 4:6 I confess: I have lost way too much sleep worrying about things I ultimately couldn’t control. Even now, I have to deliberately choose to let go of my anxiety, turn my

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

More Powerful Than Fear

Have you ever needed to do something but lacked the confidence or courage to do it? Go back to college? Give a presentation? Look for a new job? Move to a different city? I’ve so been there! Not just when it came to skydiving as I shared in the introduction, but also when it has

Prayer: Stay at Home

As Christians, we often feel the ungrounded restlessness of our ontological lightness even in our prayers. We find ourselves praying for God to “do” this, or for Him to help us “do” that. Our prayers seem to originate from somewhere near the surface of our skin rather than any deep place inside. We go away

God, Have You Lost Your Mind?

God, have you lost Your senses? I’ve muttered those words. Mary has too. We know, because the gospel of Mark tells us, When His family heard… they went to take charge of Him, for they said, ‘He is out of His mind’. — Mark 3:21 God, are You crazy? There are those times when life doesn’t

Trusting God: Uncharted Territory

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. — Proverbs 3:5-6 When a friend of mine received his one-year recovery chip, he told me that he felt he was now in uncharted territory. My friend

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

Trusting God’s Greater Plans

When the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son. — Galatians 4:4 This Christmas, are you waiting for some precious promise to be fulfilled? Do not despair — God always keeps His word. Yet just as the Savior appeared in a way and time that were completely unexpected to anyone — so

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