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Because of Bethlehem: God Has a Face

Because of Bethlehem: God Has a Face

The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. — John 1:14 MSG The celebration of Advent is possible only to those who are troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and imperfect, and who look forward to something greater to come. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Christmas Sermons Video: God

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

Pray When You Are Hemmed In

Why did God curse Eve with loneliness and heartache, an emptiness that nothing would be able to fill? Wasn’t her life going to be hard enough out there in the world, banished from the Garden that was her true home, her only home, never able to return? It seems unkind. Cruel, even. He did it

Praying to Know God as Lord Over Every Area of your Life

Once I’d begun to know God as Savior, as Father, and as Holy Spirit, I found I needed to expose many areas of my life to His influence. This was difficult because it called for my deepening trust. Until then I’d had few positive experiences when someone other than myself was in control of my

10 Famous Sayings Surrounding Jesus’ Birth

Hear the Words of the Angels, Magi, Shepherds, Mary, Joseph, Elizabeth, Simeon, and Herod Come to Life in a Whole New Way! The birth of Jesus is depicted in the Gospels of Luke and Matthew and is traditionally represented in nativities with the characters central to the story: Jesus, Joseph, Mary, the shepherds, the magi,

Stamped with God’s Image | Max Lucado

Stamped with God’s Image

Editor’s note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily! We hope you enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Unshakable Hope, the newest book from Max Lucado. You can listen on our blog or on your Alexa device. Alexa users, simply enable the “Devotionals” skill and prompt, “Alexa, ask Devotionals to

Celebrating an Untraditional Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is approaching and, as a mom, you would think I’d be excited. Don’t judge me when I say, “I’m not”. This isn’t a case of false martyrdom or not being happy with the gifts I’ve received over the past decade. If I’m being completely honest, I have difficulty celebrating myself. Perhaps it can

Laying the Foundation for Your Morning Routine

A Focus on Building the Habit At the heart of Hello Mornings is one simple habit. We believe that if we can help you build the habit of meeting with Jesus — trusting that He has a plan for your life and living as though you trust that plan — that habit will grow, as

God, Have You Lost Your Mind?

God, have you lost Your senses? I’ve muttered those words. Mary has too. We know, because the gospel of Mark tells us, When His family heard… they went to take charge of Him, for they said, ‘He is out of His mind’. — Mark 3:21 God, are You crazy? There are those times when life doesn’t

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