Tag Archives: Ephesians 2:8–9

God always gives is a way of escape when we are tempted.

You Don’t Want What the Devil’s Got in His Crock-Pot

You Don’t Want What the Devil’s Got in His Crock-Pot

Way Back When There was a steamy stew brewing for Esau. To understand what was at stake, we have to go all the way back to Esau’s grandpa Abraham, one of the most famous dudes in the whole Bible. His nickname is the Father of Faith or just Father Abraham. Ironically, for someone who went

Who Is This Giver of Prayer?

The first privilege of having an intimate relationship with God through prayer is that you get to know God. Consider what a great and awesome honor that is — to know the One who not only created all that exists but also directs it from His mighty throne. This is an amazing thought when you

The Lies We Believe

The Lies We Believe: “God’s Love Must be Earned.”

  “Diane,” I said, “why do you think you’ve never found your faith in God to be a source of comfort or joy?” “Would you if you always felt you were trying to measure up and never making it?” she challenged me. “No, I wouldn’t. You know, what you are describing is something a lot

True Riches: Becoming More Like Jesus

True confession? I am not a very compassionate person. I once asked a college friend if I should pray for God to help me care more about other people, or if I should just accept that I don’t. My focus on myself was keeping me from having concern for the well-being of others. This kind

God’s Personal Love

  I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge — that you may be filled to the measure of all

Jesus Is ______: Scandalous Grace

Jesus is _____. How would you fill in that blank? That question is at the heart of a campaign The City Church launched a couple of years ago with the goal of getting Seattle to think about Jesus. Our purpose wasn’t to tell anyone what to believe. We just wanted people to get Jesus on

A Beacon of Hope

Editor’s note: Today’s audio devotion features a combination of these two devotions from Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional by Dr. Billy Graham.  We hope you enjoy!   A Beacon of Hope That we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope . . . the God of hope fill you with all

52 Scriptures Every Kid Should Know

I sat there, feet dangling off the edge of my bed.  My ruffled pajama bottoms hung past my ankles and hovered over the top of my toes. Bedtime was my favorite time with my father.  I was a young girl, maybe 3 or 4, but he made it a practice to have my sister and

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