Author Archives: Zondervan

Jesus, I Need Your Grace

Jesus, I Need Your Grace

That Difficult Person Dear Jesus, I need Your help. Someone is making my life difficult. I have tried to be kind and patient — You know I have, Lord. But there have been times when I’ve lost my temper — You know that too. I’ve said unkind things and thought even worse things. Our relationship

Believing and Listening

The Best Answer to Prayer The word of the Lord came to [Abraham]… “A son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.” He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars — if indeed you can count them.” Then He said to him, “So shall

O Come, Let Us Adore Him

Savoring Gifts I will give thanks to You, LORD, with all my heart. — Psalm 9:1 There’s nothing like Christmas morning for children. They wriggle through breakfast, stealing glances at the bright packages underneath the tree. Their anticipation is contagious. When you hand children gifts, they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper, throwing it aside.

Sharing Holy Christmas Joy

Sharing Holy Christmas Joy

A Legacy of Joy The memory of one who lived with integrity brings joy. — Proverbs 10:7 VOICE We’re in that season when families travel great distances to reconnect, share long conversations, eat meals, carry out traditions, and reminisce about relatives that the little ones never got to meet. Maybe your grandfather passed away years

He Entered the Mess

He took with him Mary, his fiancée, who was obviously pregnant by this time. And while they were there, the time came for her baby to be born; and she gave birth to her first child, a Son. She wrapped Him in a blanket and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room

The Weekly Prayer Project

Journal, Pray, Reflect, and Connect with God

Editor’s note: Have you heard about The Weekly Prayer Project? It’s part book, part journal with a challenge to spend 52 weeks in prayer and daily Bible meditation. It’s a fantastic way to connect with God, pray, reflect, and journal our prayer journeys. The topics in The Weekly Prayer Project are centered around 7 different

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