Author Archives: Max Lucado

Contagious Calm

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

In her short thirteen years Rebecca Taylor has endured more than fifty-five surgeries and medical procedures and approximately one thousand days in the hospital. Christyn, Rebecca’s mom, talks about her daughter’s health complications with the ease of a surgeon. The vocabulary of most moms includes phrases such as “cafeteria food,” “slumber party,” and “too much

You Will Have Power ~ Unshakable Hope by Max Lucado

You Will Have Power ~ Unshakable Hope

God’s Promise You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you. — Acts 1:8 I have a bargain for you to consider, a really great deal on a new tripod. It is top of the line, weather resistant, and lightweight. It folds up to fit in a backpack. It adjusts to secure any

Jesus Washes the Feet of His Disciples | Get the free Easter eBook Blessings of the Cross here!

Jesus Washes the Feet of His Disciples

The evening meal was being served, and the devil had already prompted Judas Iscariot, son of Simon, to betray Jesus. Jesus… got up from the meal, took off His outer clothing,… and began to wash His disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around Him. — John 13:2-5 NIV It has been a

Thessalonians: When Hell Breaks Loose

Editor’s note: Grab your Bible and a cup of coffee and set aside devotional time for a look into Thessalonians with Pastor Max Lucado! Life Lessons is a series of studies on the books of the Bible that includes Bible reading, reflection, spaces to answer questions, and interesting stories to help us understand what God

Jesus’ Tears Give You Permission to Shed Your Own

Martha sat in a damp world, cloudy, tearful. And Jesus sat in it with her. I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in Me, even though they die like everyone else, will live again. — John 11:25 NLT Hear those words in a Superman tone, if you like. Clark Kent descending from

Satan Stalked Him

He faced all of the same temptations we do. — Hebrews 4:15 You and I know what it is like to endure a moment of temptation or an hour of temptation, even a day of temptation. But forty days? That is what Jesus faced. The Spirit led Jesus into the desert where the devil tempted Jesus for forty

I Will Give You My Robe

Editor’s Note: Wednesday, March 6th marked the beginning of Lent in the Christian Calendar. Lent is a period of forty days (not counting Sundays which are set aside as mini-Easters of rejoicing in the Resurrection) beginning on Ash Wednesday and ending on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter. It is a season of repentance, fasting,

Remember…

On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews… — John 20:19 The Church of Jesus Christ began with a group of frightened men in a second-floor room in Jerusalem. Though trained and taught, they didn’t know what to say.

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