Author Archives: Max Lucado

Prayers for Teachers

School Days! Prayers for Teachers

School Days! Prayers for Teachers

School Days! Prayers for Teachers At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of Heaven?” Then Jesus called a little child to Him, set him in the midst of them, and said, “Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you

Parkland, FL: We Need You, Lord | Max Lucado

We Need You, Lord

Editor’s note: Yet another unspeakable tragedy has shaken us. How can it be? Our hearts are broken over more mass shootings, and for the communities and every person and family whose life is forever affected by the shocking violence and indescribable loss. We need Jesus. He is the only One who can bring peace, hope,

3 Prayers You’ll Want To Keep in Your Pocket This School Year

A Prayer of Protection  We may boldly say: “The LORD is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” —Hebrews 13:6 Almighty God, You are powerful. You possess all authority over Heaven and earth. This world can be a scary place. Even our schools don’t seem safe from those who do

The Lord of Heaven is on His Throne

Editor’s note: Again, shots were fired. Blood spilled. Families lost loved ones. Hearts across the nation broke when the news hit of another mass shooting. It’s so easy to ask “Where were You, God?” in such a volatile and uncertain world. Pastor Max Lucado addresses this question in this excerpt from his book God Is

You’ll Get Through This

She had a tremble to her, the inner tremble you could feel with just a hand on her shoulder. I saw her in a grocery store. Had not seen her in some months. I asked about her kids and husband, and when I did, her eyes watered, her chin quivered, and the story spilled out.

You Are Part of God’s Kingdom

“But seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” — Matthew 6:33 Unshakable Hope The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the Gospel” — Mark 1:15 With these words, Jesus not only began His ministry, but He introduced His

Wait While God Works

So here I sit in the waiting room. The receptionist took my name, recorded my insurance data, and gestured to a chair. “Please have a seat. We will call you when the doctor is ready.” I look around. A mother holds a sleeping baby. A fellow dressed in a suit thumbs through Time magazine. A

What Was Meant for Evil, God Uses for Good

Joseph Son of Jacob Graduate with honors from the University of Hard Knocks Director of Global Effort to Save Humanity Succeeded How? How did he flourish in the midst of tragedy? We don’t have to speculate. Some twenty years later the roles were reversed, Joseph as the strong one and his brothers the weak ones.

Rejoice in the Lord Always (Session One, Anxious for Nothing)

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. 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

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