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Open Your Eyes

If you knew you only had a few days left to see the world with your eyes, what would you do? After his visit to the USC football games and practices, Jake turned to his other true love: golf. Jake loves to golf, and he’s an exceptional player. So he started planning a golf trip

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Seeing Good in the Hard Things

I’ll never forget the first time I attended a publishing convention, giddy with excitement and weighed down with fifteen copies of my book proposal. I was more on a mission than a college senior looking for a diamond-toting man willing to grant her a Mrs. degree. Yes, ma’am. My shoes and I clippity-clapped all around that convention floor making

God Makes You Secure

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. — Isaiah 41:10 Question: Who among us never struggles with insecurity? Answer: No one. Insecurity is a universal phenomenon that paralyzes some

Going Forward By Going Backward

“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” — Winston Churchill There are many books on the market that teach us how to “be in the present moment.” Yet first we must learn to visit the future. How might our present lives take on new meaning if we think

His Mysterious Ways

We never know how God will use our small acts of love for His great purposes. His intent was that now, through the Church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, according to His eternal purpose that He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord. In Him and through faith in

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God v. You

From the beginning of time, people have wrestled with the power of sin. It comes in many forms: pride, jealousy, immorality, and every other form of self-satisfaction. These all stem from the root of original sin, and just as Satan appealed to Eve’s appetite for the only thing God withheld, so Satan stands before us

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One Light Still Shines

I’d like to tell you a love story. I could tell another story instead. I could recount a gruesome, premeditated murder. I could describe unspeakable acts. I could take you behind the scenes into the shielded private world of my Amish neighbors as they mourned the horrific losses of their daughters, granddaughters, nieces, sisters, and

Undaunted: Daring to Do What God Calls You to Do

Watch the Undaunted Video Trailer This compelling video Bible study by Christine Caine will take you on a journey through the stages of pain and loss that ultimately lead to hope, healing, and a new beginning. Through Caine’s own dramatic life story, you will be challenged—with God’s help—to overcome fear and find your own calling.

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When Your Mess Becomes Your Message

Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for You are the one I praise. — Jeremiah 17:14 For twenty years, my brother was absent from our family because of drug addiction. Countless times, we thought he was dead; according to drug abuse statistics, he should have been. However, my brother

Hope Heals Our Broken Dreams

For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. — Romans 15:4 POWER VERSES 1 Peter 1:3; Romans 5:5 We were out of options the day the sheriff’s car pulled into our driveway. After a series of unfortunate events, things

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