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Prayer Is Essential

Prayer Is Essential

In today’s world we are seeking hope as we reckon with a global pandemic, racial injustice, and an economic crisis that is unparalleled in our time. Many of the hardships are being wrapped into the upcoming presidential election. Today, more than ever, prayer is an essential element in our lives. We should turn to God

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.

Praying God’s Promises

Lord, You have given us over 5,000 promises in Your Word for us to use and be blessed by them. In Psalm 19:14 you say, Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. May Your Word fill my spirit

We do not lose heart

Things to Remember When You’re World Is Turned Upside Down

Things to Remember When You’re World Is Turned Upside Down Jesus answered them, “Do you now believe? Indeed the hour is coming, yes, has now come, that you will be scattered, each to his own, and will leave Me alone. And yet I am not alone, because the Father is with Me. These things I

You Are the Salt of the Earth

You are the salt of the earth. — Matthew 5:13 Jesus told His followers they were the salt of the earth. This was an obvious metaphor for how they should impact the world around them. Salt has many different uses. First, salt preserves food. Before refrigeration, people salted foods, which made them last significantly longer

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