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Luke 11:1

Teach Us To Pray

This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your Name, Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.” — Matthew 6:9-13 For some of you, prayer might be a brand-new thing you are just getting into. Others of you have been praying for...

Encouraging Friends

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. — John 15:13 Treasure friends who encourage you, for they are precious gems. You can confidently share your dreams and hopes with a true friend. A true friend can be rare, but when friendship is proven, it must be treasured and kept safe. Real friends believe in you. They listen and cheer you on as you pursue your dreams. They share your pain at each failed step,...

Princess

4 Ways to Make Your Daughters Feel Like a Princess

Come, you who are blessed by My Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. – Matthew 25:34b My daughters and I recently snuggled together and read The Princess and The Three Knights by Karen Kingsbury. It’s story of a king who sets out to find a young man worthy of his daughter’s hand in marriage. He challenges the young knights to prove their courage, strength, kindness, and character...

Bible Verses About Hope: 20 Scriptures

Bible Verses About Hope: 20 Scriptures

The world is longing to have hope in their lives. The greatest source of hope is found in the Bible, where we discover that true hope can be found in Christ alone. When we look at Bible Verses about Hope, we must first look at the promise of the Scriptures. The Foundation for Bible Verses About Hope For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. — John 3:16...

Top 10 Zonderkidz Christmas Gifts

Choosing our favorite children’s books of 2014 is a bit like being asked to choose which of your children is your favorite… How can you pick just one? So we didn’t! That’s right, we’ve compiled ten of our favorite children’s books from this year in hopes that you’ll find the perfect gem that’s just right for your little ones this Christmas. Our Favorite Children’s Books of 2014 1. The Jesus...

Hope Returned

“Mister, if you took Him, tell me where you put Him so I can care for Him.” Jesus said, “Mary.” Turning to face him, she said in Hebrew, “Rabboni!” meaning “Teacher!” — John 20:15–16 MSG All of us grieve in different ways. All of us are on different timetables. And all of us need to give ourselves and one another grace. No one’s grief is exactly like another person’s. Yet there is one thing every grieving person needs. Jesus died a horrifying...

When Relationships Break

Forgiveness Brings Hope If you hold anything against anyone, forgive them. — Mark 11:25 Rocks piled into long, low walls dot a countryside. They keep cows from crossing but are not high or strong enough for much else. Each spring neighbors mend the walls that storms have toppled. The walls enhance the beauty of the country scene. However, the walls we sometimes build have a different purpose. We build walls that keep friends away from us....

Peace and Goodwill to All

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men! — Luke 2:14 NKJV When we hear the word goodwill, most of us probably think first of Goodwill Industries International. Founded in 1902, the organization has the following as its mission statement: Goodwill works to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity, and helping people in need...

Strength From Crisis

Editor’s Note: Dear friends, w e are back! You have no idea how happy we are to get to chat with you again! You may have noticed that our emails have been conspicuously absent from your inboxes. In case you were wondering, our email server was down for a while. It was frustrating, but our phenomenal team did a superb job getting the problem fixed and we are back and ready to bring you daily inspiration in the Word of God, hope, joy, and...

Peace: Construction Dust

Unless the LORD builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. —Psalm 127:1 NASB Have you ever been involved in the construction of a home or a major remodel? Was it true for you that it came out double the estimated time and triple the financial cost? So many issues — ranging from unforeseen foundation or mold problems to back ordered appliances to delayed subcontractors or inspectors — can hold up project like this. That fact makes a...

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