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Praying against Self-Harm and Suicide

Praying against Self-Harm and Suicide

The Lord has chosen you to be His treasured possession. — Deuteronomy 14:2 I first heard about the practice of cutting when our oldest daughter was in middle school. We lived in southern California at the time, and a couple of girls in her grade had been seen with razor marks on their arms. My

You Offer Me Abundant Life

Everlasting God, You, the Creator of the universe, are with me and for me. You are all I need! When I feel as if something is lacking, it’s because I’m not connecting with You at a deep level. You offer me abundant Life. Help me respond to Your abundance by receiving Your blessings gratefully —

Authentic Guilt vs False Guilt

Authentic Guilt vs False Guilt

Do you ever struggle with beating yourself up?  Too many of us do – from the moment we roll out of bed. I remember one morning before I decided to stop beating myself, lying in bed after hitting the snooze button. I had an ambitious morning workout I planned. But I wasn’t ready yet. So,

Being Joy-Full

In Your presence is fullness of joy. — Psalm 16:11 NASB “I need a leaf blower. But for people.” I chuckled when I saw that line on a tea towel — and I think Warren Wiersbe might have laughed too. “People” represent one of four joy stealers the Bible scholar identifies in his commentary on

How to Pray for Friends and Family

A major motion picture about prayer. Your sister starring in that movie. Neither of these things is what I would call normal. Seeing my sister, Priscilla, in War Room left me speechless, and you better believe I was praying for her and for the people watching her. But this got me thinking. Do I pray

Praying for Your Teen Rebel

  “My wayward children,” says the Lord, “come back to me, and I will heal your wayward hearts.”  — Jeremiah 3:22 NLT “Don’t talk to your kids about God as much as you talk to God about your kids.” I forget where I first heard that line, but it’s one of my favorite pieces of

Turn Your Season Around: Receive God’s Grace

By grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 I had everything but I had nothing. As the 1983 National League Rookie of the Year and a perennial All-Star throughout

Jesus In First Place… Over Everything

  Happy Advent season to you. I want to share with you for a few minutes a message God has put on my heart. I was talking with someone the other day and I asked her how she was, and she said to me, “the holidays are historically a difficult season for me,” and I

You’re Invited to the You Are Never Alone Online Bible Study

Believe that you are never alone, that our miracle-working God sees you, cares about you, and will come to your aid. ~ Max Lucado I have come that [you] may have life and have it to the full. — Jesus in John 10:10 Lying alone in the darkness of night, it was more lip movement

Prosperity

Understanding God’s Version of Prosperity

YOUR INVITATION TO A LIFE OF HOLISTIC PROSPERITY Have you thought about what it means to truly prosper in your life the way God designed you to prosper? In 3rd John, John declares, Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers. — 3

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