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It’s No Normal Friday

It’s No Normal Friday

The bright noonday sun casts a common shadow for the Judean countryside. It’s the black silhouette of a shepherd standing near his fat-tailed flock. He stares at the clear sky, searching for clouds. There are none. He looks back at his sheep. They graze lazily on the rocky hillside. An occasional sycamore provides shade. He

Why Should I Fast? 7 Examples of Fasting in the Bible

Although the Bible doesn’t give a direct command on this issue, examples of fasting appear in both the Old and the New Testaments. One of the most telling passages in which fasting is mentioned is Matthew 6:16, where Jesus is teaching His disciples basic principles of godly living. When speaking on fasting, He begins with,

The Case for Christmas: Setting the Record Straight

The Son of God became a man to enable men to become sons of God. ~ C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity Introduction Holidays just bring out the best in us. Whether it’s roses and chocolates for Valentine’s Day, or baskets of candy for Easter, or flags and fireworks for the Fourth of July, we love

He is risen | An Easter Devotion

HE IS RISEN: Alive and Victorious!

HE IS RISEN: Alive and Victorious! “Which person, alive or dead, would you choose to talk with over coffee, and why?” The question came from a group of ladies whose church conference I would be speaking at in a few months. They thought it would be fun to include some trivia in the program. The

7 Last Sayings of Jesus on the Cross | The Final Words of Jesus

7 Last Sayings of Jesus on the Cross

7 Last Sayings of Jesus on the Cross Today is Good Friday. Today we remember the agony experienced by Jesus in His death on the Cross, crucified by Roman soldiers. In the final hours of His earthly time, as Jesus hung on the Cross, He made seven statements – each teaching us more about Jesus

When Your World Turns Against You

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Max Lucado’s book And the Angels Were Silent; a perfect reading to meditate on as we prepare for Easter tomorrow. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by enabling the skill and then prompting,

5 Things To Focus On With Our Children During Easter

Much like a disorganized closet, our children’s journey of faith can look cluttered and messy.  We would love it if our children came to faith in Christ as young boys and girls and lived to serve God all their lives.  Unfortunately, this is not the reality in many of our homes. We all have brothers or sisters,

What if Your Child Received a Letter from God?

  Easter Love Letters Social media and texting are great ways to communicate with one another. iMessage makes it easy to stay in touch with friends while Instagram connects us with people we wouldn’t have otherwise met. Technology is fantastic; however, it has slowly replaced more meaningful contact such as face-to-face conversations and handwritten letters.

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

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