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Dropping Hints

Dropping Hints

For the Lord GOD does nothing without revealing His secret to His servants the prophets. — Amos 3:7 ESV It can start early in the season: our loved ones dropping hints about — or even flat-out telling us — what they want for Christmas. And then when we find the perfect gift for someone, it

God’s Gift of Grace

A long red envelope — subtle enough for a hundred-dollar bill to feel extravagant, but extravagant enough for even a single dollar bill to feel elevated. If you’ve ever received one, you know. It’s a thing of elegance and expectation. The red envelope’s edges are crisp and, if adorned, exquisite. The flap is sealed, and

Remember the good ol’ days when credit cards were imprinted by hand? The clerk would take your plastic and place it in the imprint machine, and rrack-rrack, the numbers would be registered, and the purchase would be made.

Credit Where Credit is Not Due

  A person is made right with God through faith, not through obeying the law. — Romans 3:28 Remember the good ol’ days when credit cards were imprinted by hand? The clerk would take your plastic and place it in the imprint machine, and rrack-rrack, the numbers would be registered, and the purchase would be

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

Hannah’s Request

Hannah prayed and said: “My heart rejoices in the LORD… I rejoice in Your salvation.” — 1 Samuel 2:1 When have you really wanted something? We all know what it feels like to long for something desperately, for something, such as a life-giving job, a significant other, a repaired relationship, a sense of purpose, or

Top 10 Tommy Nelson Christmas Gifts

This Christmas, our family is giving gifts a little differently than we have in years past. Instead of allowing our kids to circle catalog after catalog or even fill out a massive Christmas list, we sat down and got a little more intentional with them. We didn’t want Christmas to be ALL about the gifts.

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