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God models love for us

Revelation Is About Relationship

Revelation Is About Relationship

It is in the context of our relationship with God and others that we experience love. Not only that, but love gains its power when it is shared. Out of love God created man and woman for each other. He proclaimed, It is not good for the man to be alone. — Genesis 2:18 In

Love Anyway

“If you love those who love you, what reward will you get?” —Matthew 5:46 Let’s be honest. Sometimes we just don’t see eye to eye with some people in our lives. Showing them love can be quite a challenge, especially when these people are difficult, different, or don’t always show appreciation. But learning to love

100 Days to Brave: You Can Be So Brave

You’re invited! We are launching Summer Book Club for the first time ever! We will be reading Annie F. Downs’s awesome new devotional 100 Days to Brave together and would love for you to join us in a journey towards courage, faith, confidence, and a deeper walk with Jesus. What if we were brave? What could happen?

Prayer: Love the One Who is With You

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday featuring Devotionals Daily audio devotions. Enjoy reading as well as listening to your devotional today from Jesus Is ___ by Judah Smith. The One You Love In John 11, we find a moving story about three siblings: Martha, Mary, and Lazarus. Most scholars believe Martha was the oldest sibling, Mary

Enter His Gates with Thanksgiving

God loved you before you loved Him, so keep your love alive by telling Him you love Him… every single day. God created your inmost being. He knit you together in your mother’s womb. He knows the number of hairs on your head. He delights in you and loves your company. He designed you with

What Every Mom Should Teach Her Daughter

It is no accident that Kari Kampakis opens her book, 10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know, with the subject of popularity. The first truth she shares with moms and daughters is this: Kindness is more important than popularity. Yes! She is right on. And we all (especially throughout adolescence) want to be popular. But our

Christians, Jesus, and Pine-Sol

  Mama was a strange mixture of the holy and the profane. If Mama and Canadian Mist were a mixed drink, it would be called Intemperance. Mama drank too much, got drunk, and did stupid things, like driving her green Ford LTD around and around the yellow house at a very high speed. She’d crank

How to Love When You Don’t Feel Like It

Love. It’s what makes the world go ’round, right? But what about those of us who don’t have love in our lives? Or worse yet, what if we love deeply, but get hurt by that love? Perhaps we’ve reached the point where we simply just don’t feel very loving anymore. What then? I can tell you from first-hand

discipline love parenting

Discipline Kids in Love – 3 Questions to Ask Before You React

“Love him through this, and be patient.” Those are the words God whispered to me ever so gently in the midst of a frustrating parenting moment. It stopped me in my tracks, because it was a 180 turn from the direction I was going. Parenting is one of the hardest jobs I’ve ever done. Can

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