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God, Have You Lost Your Mind?

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

Contagious Calm

Editor’s note: There’s a good reason that Max Lucado is called “America’s Pastor.” He has his finger on the pulse of the nation and words of healing and hope to share. In this age of fear, anxiety, depression, social unrest, racial divide, we hope you find great comfort in this excerpt of Anxious for Nothing.

Think About What You Think About

Editor’s Note: We’re living in uncertain times. What have you been thinking about lately? Troubles? Worries? Fears? Anxious thoughts can take over our minds if we don’t heed the Word of God and stay in command of our own thinking. If you could use some more calm, we invite you to get some wonderful free

What Good Does Worry Do?

Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature? — Matthew 6:27 As someone has observed, worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it will never get you anywhere!
Our pressure-packed world offers countless opportunities for anxiety, anguish, and, in a word, worry. No

When You Believe in God But Still Worry All the Time

Worry Is not Your Friend Worry (or not trusting God) has been a significant issue in my life. Although I believe in God, I’ve trusted more in my own abilities than I have in his faithfulness. For Christian Atheists, our worry proves we don’t trust in God as we claim to. We think, I know

In a Crisis? Keep Calm and Carry On

In the days leading up to the war with Germany, the British government commissioned a series of posters. The idea was to capture encouraging slogans on paper and distribute them about the country. Capital letters in a distinct typeface were used, and a simple two-color format was selected. The only graphic was the crown of

Do Not Worry: One Day at a Time

READ: Matthew 6:25-34 It’s easy to fall into the worry trap, especially in times of trial. We often get out ahead of ourselves and ahead of God as we attempt to predict the many ways a trial may pan out. A typical human response to bad news tends to move automatically to a state of

Filled With God’s Presence

I am the Lord of Peace. I give you Peace at all times and in every way. There is a deep, gaping hole within you that can be filled only by My peaceful Presence. People who don’t know Me try to fill that emptiness in many different ways, or they simply pretend it isn’t there.

Worries and Prayers: When Life Gets Hard

Let’s be real. Watching your kids navigate their way through life can be incredibly painful. Sometimes our kids face things that are even out of their control. As moms we want to shield them and manipulate the circumstances and somehow make their road easier. There have been moments when I wanted to shrink my kids back to diapers and Sesame Street

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