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Hope During Unemployment

Hope During Unemployment

Hope During Unemployment

I lost my job! I was jolted by my husband’s words. Later that morning when he arrived home, I hugged him, then listened to him share the details of this unexpected happening. His position was eliminated due to budget cuts in defense spending. I encouraged him to take time to grieve the loss of his job. Over the

Tuesdays with Jesus

Tuesdays with Jesus

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. — Jeremiah 29:11 Jeremiah can discern the voice of God. Can you? Wouldn’t it be easier to hear from Jesus if He was still walking among

Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee: The Story Behind the Song

{1907} Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee God of glory, Lord of love Hearts unfold like flow’rs before Thee Op’ning to the Sun above Melt the clouds of sin and sadness drive the dark of doubt away Giver of immortal gladness fill us with the light of day Once when recovering from a bout of depression,

Grateful That God Makes a Way

Look, I am about to do something new; even now it is coming. Do you not see it? Indeed, I will make a way in the wilderness, rivers in the desert. — Isaiah 43:19 In the classic Broadway musical and film The Sound of Music, the Reverend Mother sends Maria away from the convent to

Faithful and Sure

God is the One who knows the end from the beginning. He is never caught off guard by our circumstances or bewildered by our behavior. He never feels pressured by the passing of time. God has always been — and will always be — in complete control of His creation. Isaiah’s acceptance of God’s eternal

Jehoshaphat, Isaiah, and Job — Prayers for a Time Such As This

For we have no power against this great multitude that is coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are upon You.  — 2 Chronicles 20:12 Jehoshaphat and his people were about to face a great enemy, and they were afraid. Armies were on their way to drive them out

Get Out of That Pit Scripture Prayers

Each day before you begin to cry out, confess, and consent, get in the habit of echoing Christ’s approach in John 11:41b-42, where He said, Father, I thank You that You have heard me. I knew that You always hear me. Nothing causes us to lose confidence like a season in the pit. In order

I Give Up Online Bible Study Week One — What Is Surrender Anyway?

God is not interested in signing off on even our best-made plans. God is much more interested in our surrender, our surrender to Him. ~ Laura Story So, here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life — your sleeping, eating, going-to-word, and walking-around life — and place it

Reach For The Moon, Shoot For The Stars

  The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands. – Psalm 19:1 I didn’t know it at the time, as I was just a little girl, but on July 20, 1969, my family and I witnessed what would become not only one of the most significant historical events

Help Your Kids Sparkle And Shine For God

  I have always been fascinated by the uniqueness of God’s creation. Each day, as I walk through my neighborhood and soak in the beauty of the trees, the flowers, and the wildlife around me, I am awestruck by God’s unlimited imagination and His vast creative powers. In a similar fashion, when I think about

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