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When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box

When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box

What is the appropriate way to measure our personal value? The most common measurements include possessions, personal financial worth, or our social standing. While these things may add to our sense of self worth, their power ends with our dying breath. The only real thing we can count on to measure eternal worth is the


Faith: Your Body Matters To God

God, may Your fullness flood through their entire beings. — Ephesians 3:19b The Voice What would change if God’s fullness flooded through our entire being? If that were to happen, we would need to be willing to surrender every part of our lives to the Lord. Often, this is not the case. We surrender some of


These Days Are Glory Days

Register today for the live author chat with Max Lucado! A Word from Max Lucado Have you ever felt beat up, outcast, disheartened, or dejected? If you have, you are in good company. The Israelites, God’s chosen people, felt like this for forty long years as they wandered in the desert. But then, after four

what is exegesis

Exegesis: You Can Do It

Is Exegesis your middle name? Or does the thought of using an exegetical method to interpret Scriptures sends chills down your spine? According to Henry Blackaby, coauthor of Encounters with God: Transforming Your Bible Study, everyone is an exegete. In the excerpt below, Henry and his sons Melvin and Norman aim to remove that “fear


Discussing Mere Christianity: Our Sense of Right and Wrong

Editor’s Note: In Discussing Mere Christianity, Devin Brown engages in conversation about this seminal work of theological conversation by C. S. Lewis. Enjoy the video and questions for Session 1 on your own or with your Bible study group and share your comments below. Watch the Video: Session 1 of Discussing Mere Christianity Our Sense


Understanding The Faith of Abraham

How much does God desire to have a relationship with us? The answer can be found as early as the book of Genesis. After His relationship with Adam and Eve broke down, God reached out to Abraham. So important was that relationship, that Romans 4 traces our faith back to Abraham. Israel’s Mission is a


BELIEVE Session One: You Are What You Believe

Do you know what you believe and why it matters? Discover the 10 key beliefs of the Christian faith, in addition to the 10 key practices and 10 key virtues of a Christian, in BELIEVE, the groundbreaking Bible-reading experience that will anchor every member of your family in the core teachings of Scripture. If you


Jesus Said, “Follow Me”

Most people like the comfort of having rules to follow. Rules give us a clear understanding of what is expected. Obey the rules and we feel safe, confident in our actions, and assured of positive outcomes. However, excessive focus on rules can make us arrogant and judgmental. Jesus did not give us a rulebook. Instead