Author Archives: Max Lucado

When Your World Turns Against You

When Your World Turns Against You

Get up, we must go. Look, here comes the man who has turned against Me. The words were spoken to Judas. But they could have been spoken to anyone. They could have been spoken to John, to Peter, to James. They could have been spoken to Thomas, to Andrew, to Nathanael. They could have been spoken to the Roman

In the Grip of Grace | Max Lucado

Man’s Windfall

As youngsters, we neighborhood kids would play street football. The minute we got home from school, we’d drop the books and hit the pavement. The kid across the street had a dad with a great arm and a strong addiction to football. As soon as he’d pull in the driveway from work we’d start yelling

He Chose the Nails: He Chose to Be One of Us

God did what the law could not do. He sent His own Son in a body like the bodies we sinners have. And in that body God declared an end to sin’s control over us by giving His Son as a sacrifice for our sins. — Romans 8:3 NLT You alone are the God for us

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

Parkland, FL: We Need You, Lord

Parkland, FL: We Need You, Lord Editor’s note: Yet another unspeakable tragedy has shaken us. How can it be? Our hearts are broken for over the shooting in Parkland and for the community and every person and family whose life is forever affected by the shocking violence and indescribable loss. We need Jesus. He is

He Did This Just For You | Max Lucado

This is Love – He Did This Just for You

Editor’s note: Today is Valentine’s Day as well as the first day of Lent – the first time since 1945 that the two days have coincided! What a day for love! What a day to focus on God’s love for us through his son, Jesus! * Oh, the things we do to give gifts to those

Sufficient Grace | In the Grip of Grace by Max Lucado

Sufficient Grace

Sufficient Grace To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, My power

If Only ~ Max Lucado Trade Your Cares for Calm

Silence “If Only”

Please underline this sentence: what you have in Christ is greater than anything you don’t have in life. You have God, who is crazy about you, and the forces of Heaven to monitor and protect you. You have the living presence of Jesus within you. In Christ you have everything. ~ Anxious for Nothing The

Catch Your Breath

Editor’s note: It’s another Sit & Listen Saturday with Devotionals Daily. We hope you enjoy reading as well as listening to this version of today’s devotion from Max Lucado excerpted from his book, Less Fret, More Faith. You can also listen on your Alexa device by prompting, “Alexa, ask Devotionals to read today’s devotion.” Time

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