Author Archives: Christine Caine

When the Unexpected Interrupts

When the Unexpected Interrupts

Living Expectantly True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed. ~ Tom Robbins “Chris, you have cancer.” Not quite the words I was expecting to hear as I was unpacking, having arrived in Sydney just two

When the Unexpected Requires Risk

Stretching Beyond It’s strange how new and unexpected conditions bring out unguessed ability to meet them. —Edgar Rice Burroughs Keep Your Eyes on Hebron Hebron was a desert region rich with history and natural resources, including an abundant water supply. Great men and women of faith had lived there — and been buried there. Abraham

Expect the Unexpected

Introduction Kirk and Ashleigh were in their late twenties and already knew the heartbreak of bad news. After three years of tests, procedures, and tears, they sat with the doctor as he explained that they would not be able to conceive. They had reached the end of their medical options. They would have to adjust

Unexpected

An Invitation to the Unexpected

An Invitation to the Unexpected To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect. – Oscar Wilde For my fiftieth birthday, Nick gave me the greatest gift ever. He invited 150 of our dearest friends to a huge celebration he’d planned for a year. It was a dinner cruise with wonderful food, dancing, a beautiful cake,

Fix Your Eyes on Jesus – Focus on Who Christ Is In You!

The Bible is full of ordinary people whom God called to His divine relay. Which of them, in their power, their resources, or their ways had what was required to do what God called them to do? Not one. Moses was told to lead his people from slavery, then was caught between Pharaoh’s chariots and the Red Sea.

Unexpected | Christine Caine

When the Unexpected Brings Fear

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from the brand new book from Christine Caine, Unexpected. Listen on the blog below or on your Alexa device by enabling the skill and then prompting, “Alexa, ask devotionals to read today’s devotion.” When the Unexpected

Unexpected | Christine Caine

Unexpected Is What God Does

Unexpected Is What God Does There’s a conversation in the Bible I would have loved to have overheard firsthand. It’s among the three women who were on their way to the tomb of Jesus to anoint His body with spices and perfume. Because He had died on a Friday, and the Jewish Sabbath was the

Divine Delays | Unshakeable by Christine Caine

Divine Delays

Divine Delays Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. — Romans 5:3-4 For the past several years, I have flown several times a week, most of the year. And I would love to say every flight is an easy trip.

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The Love of the Cross

Focused on the Cross For the joy set before Him [Jesus] endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. — Hebrews 12:2 For the joy set before Him… that’s us! When Jesus was on the cross, the joy that kept Him going — the passion

The Spirit-Filled Life

  Simple Truths Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad, for a tree is recognized by its fruit. — Matthew 12:33 We human beings tend to overlook the simple truths of life and forget that the profound is usually revealed in

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