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You Are the Girl for the Job Week 5 — Catch the Vision

You Are the Girl for the Job Week 5 — Catch the Vision

If any of you lacks wisdom, let [her] ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given [her]. — James 1:5 There are going to be incredible moments of pain, confusion, hurt, and doubt as we obediently answer God’s call. But, God uses vision as a tool to encourage us

Why Pray for Wisdom Anyway?

This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit. — 1 Corinthians 2:13 Wisdom was there in the very beginning, guiding the creation of the cosmos. Wisdom revealed the one true God to the Jewish people, and spoke truth through their prophets and teachers.

Praying When Your Children Have Children

Praying When Your Children Have Children I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring, and My blessing on your descendants. — Isaiah 44:3 Back when Praying the Scriptures for Your Children was released, my mom told me she wished she’d had it as a resource when my siblings and I were growing up. I

Dance Stand Run: Let’s Go Back

It’s okay if we’ve had some misconceptions about grace, holiness, and mission. But it’s time for us to go back to the beginning of our faith and sort them out. ✦ Suggested Reading in Dance, Stand, Run: Intro, Chapter 1 (To be read by facilitator) Intro Ladies, friends, sisters: are you ready? This week, we’re

God Is Our Provider

Through wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches. — Proverbs 24:3-4 In the Scriptures, wisdom is portrayed as valuable as precious treasure and riches. We all know of foolish people who lost a great deal of wealth due to

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Building Divine Relationships

Divine connections. We all want them. Many of us pray for them. We certainly hear a lot of prophecies about them. Hopefully you’ve had a few along your narrow path.                     Divine connections — those God-breathed relationships that seemingly come out of nowhere and have the  potential to radically impact

Having a Spirit of Power, Love, and Self-Discipline… for All Seasons of Life

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. — 2 Timothy 3:16 Your word, O Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. — Psalm 119:89 The grass withers and the flowers fall,

Prayers for Teachers

School Days! Prayers for Teachers

School Days! Prayers for Teachers At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of Heaven?” Then Jesus called a little child to Him, set him in the midst of them, and said, “Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you

What Should We Teach Our Kids About Friendship?

  People who know me say that I’m friendly and hospitable. Often, I’m asked to reach out to others because I have a knack for making people feel safe, cared about and loved. Extending hospitality and compassion to others is always a blessing, but may I let you in on a little secret? The reason

God Shows His Love for You in Every Book of the Bible

Editor’s note: God’s Word is many things—instructive, historical, poetic. Yet the Bible is also an incredible love letter. In 66 Ways God Loves You, you will walk through each of the sixty-six books of the Bible to see, in concise and thoughtful ways, how every book reflects God’s love for you! Today’s devotion is from the sections

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