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Your Prince of Peace

Your Prince of Peace

Your Prince of Peace

Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom His favor rests. — Luke 2:14 NIV Does your heart yearn for peace? The hectic nature of Christmas sometimes inspires more weariness, conflict, loneliness, and feelings of unworthiness than the joy promised by the angels at Christ’s birth. The tumult

Trusting God’s Greater Plans

When the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son. — Galatians 4:4 This Christmas, are you waiting for some precious promise to be fulfilled? Do not despair — God always keeps His word. Yet just as the Savior appeared in a way and time that were completely unexpected to anyone — so

Experiencing Love Through Forgiveness

Her many sins have been forgiven — as her great love has shown. — Luke 7:47 NIV There are many reasons why people fail to experience God’s love, and one of them is unforgiveness. When we don’t forgive, a barrier of bitterness grows and obstructs His love from entering in. Friend, are you harboring resentment?

Putting Down Emotional Baggage

If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. — John 8:36 On a trip to the High Sierra mountain range in California, some-thing hit me: the pack animals that carried our gear had no way of freeing themselves from the burdens on their backs. Unable to reach their heavy loads, they depended

Top 12 Devotional Gifts

Some books are more like friends than inanimate leather-bound pages. Streams in the Desert and Jesus Calling have been my friends for years now and my ratty, well-loved copies sit on my desk every day just waiting to bless my heart with today’s Scripture and devotional reading. If you are a regular devo devotee, too, you know

Truly Known

You Are Truly Known

My God; I shall seek You earnestly; my soul thirsts for You… Your lovingkindness is better than life. – Psalm 63:1, 3 Do you ever wish someone understood, appreciated, respected, and loved you for who you are? This is because you were built for intimacy—a close, deeply satisfying relationship that empowers, edifies, and encourages you

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