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Hoping in Our Sovereign God

Hoping in Our Sovereign God

Esther was taken to King Ahasuerus, into his royal palace, in the tenth month, which is the month of Tebeth, in the seventh year of his reign. The king loved Esther more than all the other women, and she obtained grace and favor in his sight more than all the virgins; so he set the

In your waiting, God is in control. He is good and He has good plans for you! In the meantime, let’s listen to what He is saying, and learn God’s Word and pray it back to Him.

Waiting… and Waiting

Waiting. No one likes it. We don’t want to wait in a long line at Costco or wait for God to send the spouse we’re praying for. It’s hard to wait to hear from the school we want to attend or the company we want to work for. It’s tough to wait for lab results

God’s Blessings Just For You: Praying Scripture

  The Written Word of God God’s Word truly is life-giving, guiding us through the years on this earth and preparing us for eternity. Its divine message is timeless, relevant through the generations and across cultures. Its ancient wisdom speaks even to contemporary readers. The Bible fuels our growth as believers. Its four biographies of

Veterans Day: If My People

Lord, You are the Rock and Strength of this nation. You are the only One who can deliver us from our enemies. We trust in You and pray humbly for Your guidance and direction for this great nation. Give us wisdom to make the right choices. Help us live in such a way that Your

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Prayer Is Essential

Editor’s note: According to our sister site BibleGateway.com, there was a significant increase in searches in 2020 about what the Bible says about politics. Two of the key topics people searched for: praying for government, and obeying government authority. Two of the most popular verses: “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession

Happy Independence Day to our American friends! We are grateful for the freedom Jesus came to bring us! Come share your thoughts on freedom. We want to hear from you!

Liberty, a Gift from the Creator

  Founding Father and one of the three authors of the Federalist Papers, Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755–July 12, 1804), wrote this concerning the nature of liberty: The fundamental source of all your errors, sophisms, and false reasonings is a total ignorance of the natural rights of mankind. Were you once to become acquainted with

Depending on the Divine

  I will love You, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised. — Psalm 18:1-3 How

Psalm 27:1

Shield of Strength

Captain Russell Rippetoe was serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003. Previously, while serving in Afghanistan, Rippetoe saw men die, which brought a renewal to his Christian faith and a new passion for the Bible. On the chain around his neck, he wore a “Shield of Strength,” a one-by-two-inch emblem displaying a U.S. flag

Psalm 37:7

Dear Graduate

Editor’s Note: It’s almost graduation season 2020 and you’re going to need a gift for the graduates in your life! This year, in particular, we want to celebrate our graduates (ceremony or not) from all levels of schooling… junior high, high school, college, and graduate school. Three titles in eight beautiful covers will give you plenty

2 Corinthians 13:11

What to Do When You Are in Need of Peace

Editor’s note: These are stressful times. Everywhere you look you can find people in political strife, marital struggle, financial distress, difficulty with kids, loved ones struggling with suicidal thoughts, and troubles beyond bearing. How, as Christians, do we respond? First and foremost, we turn to God our Father who loves us and is in control.

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