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The Man Who Made God Stop

The Man Who Made God Stop

Now they came to Jericho. As He went out of Jericho with His disciples and a great multitude, blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, sat by the road begging. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” Then

He is enough, He is Strong

Grace for the Mess

For the sin of this one man, Adam, caused death to rule over many. But even greater is God’s wonderful grace and His gift of righteousness, for all who receive it will live in triumph over sin and death through this one Man, Jesus Christ. — Romans 5:17 NLT The meaning of life. The wasted

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

worship vs worry

Worry vs Worship

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends  all understanding, will guard your heart and mind in Christ Jesus. — Philippians 4:6 Have you ever experienced such intense grief that you didn’t think you were

The Scriptures Teach Us a Better Way

The Word of God is a lifeline for every Christian. Paul instructed his readers that the Word of God will teach us as well as provide encouragement and hope. The psalmist wrote, My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to Your Word. — Psalm 119:28 NIV The Bible is the primary way God

Miracles are not rare

How Common Are Miracles?

Aren’t they pretty rare? That’s what I used to think—but then I started my investigation into the miraculous. As I began researching this topic, my curiosity prompted me to commission a national scientific survey, which was conducted by Barna Research.1 What did we discover? Interestingly, half of US adults (51 percent) said they believe that

We are His

I Needed to Give Up

I’ve spent the better part of this year learning to give up. Yes, you heard me correctly. I am learning to give up. Honestly, this was not a journey I was taken on willingly. Who wants to give up? There are no great war stories about the guy that gave up, and I bet none

Rest in Me

Peace for Today

Trust Me in the midst of a messy day. Your inner calm — your Peace in My Presence — need not be shaken by what is going on around you. Though you live in this temporal world, your innermost being is rooted and grounded in eternity. When you start to feel stressed, detach yourself from

Generosity

The Amazing Benefits of Giving as a Family

When I left the law firm 19 years ago to help start a foundation dedicated to biblical generosity, I knew that I’d be engaged in helping people live generous lives. But I could not have foreseen how much that would involve family dynamics. Now, after working with many families across the country, I’m more convinced

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