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Applaud God, Loud and Often

Applaud God, Loud and Often

Those who worship Him must do it out of their very being, their spirits, their true selves, in adoration. — John 4:24 MSG We suffer from poor I-sight. Not eyesight, a matter of distorted vision that lenses can correct, but I-sight. Poor I-sight blurs your view, not of the world, but of yourself. Some see

Family Wounds Are Slow to Heal

Family wounds are slow to heal. I hope your childhood was a happy time when your parents kept everyone fed, safe, and chuckling. I hope your dad came home every day, your mom tucked you in bed every night, and your siblings were your best friends. But if not, you need to know you aren’t alone.

Galatians 5:26 MSG

Unpack Your Bag

He has filled them with skill. — Exodus 35:35 JB You were born prepacked. God looked at your entire life, determined your assignment, and gave you the tools to do the job. Before traveling, you do something similar. You consider the demands of the journey and pack accordingly. Cold weather? Bring a jacket. Business meeting?

Praying for Others

You sit in an ER waiting room, surrounded by an anxious family. You rushed here the moment you learned of the accident. The teenage son of your neighbor was injured in a car wreck. He is in surgery. Your friends are in shock. You’d do anything for them. But what can you do? You try

max lucado you'll get through this

You’ll Get Through This

No one travels far down the road of life without discovering that this journey is not always smooth or perfect. We can pray and wish for safety on the way. We should enjoy the stretches of the ride when the sun shines and things go beautifully. We ought to thank God for the times when

Prayers for Moms

  Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with you all. — 2 Thessalonians 3:16 Father, You are wise and all-knowing. You allow all things to happen in Your perfect timing. Please give me peace in the midst of a busy season with my family.

Grace for the Moment for Families

Grace for the Moment for Families

For Kids: Jesus Knows Some people might think, Jesus, it’s easy for You up there. You’re in Heaven. You just don’t know how hard it is down here. But those people would be wrong. The Bible says He “is able to understand” (Hebrews 4:15 ICB). Jesus knows. He knows because He Himself left Heaven and

See What God Has Done! Do You See It?

Devotion For You How vital that we pray, armed with the knowledge that God is in Heaven. Pray with any lesser conviction and your prayers are timid, shallow, and hollow. But spend some time walking in the workshop of the Heavens, seeing what God has done, and watch how your prayers are energized… Behold the

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