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Who Is This Giver of Prayer?

Who Is This Giver of Prayer?

The first privilege of having an intimate relationship with God through prayer is that you get to know God. Consider what a great and awesome honor that is — to know the One who not only created all that exists but also directs it from His mighty throne. This is an amazing thought when you

Contagious Calm

Editor’s note: There’s a good reason that Max Lucado is called “America’s Pastor.” He has his finger on the pulse of the nation and words of healing and hope to share. In this age of fear, anxiety, depression, social unrest, racial divide, we hope you find great comfort in this excerpt of Anxious for Nothing. 

Come and Rest

Rest in Me, My child. This time devoted to Me is meant to be peaceful, not stressful. You don’t have to perform in order to receive My Love. I have boundless, unconditional Love for you. How it grieves Me to see My children working for Love: trying harder and harder, yet never feeling good enough

25 Scriptures to Start Memorizing with Your Kids Today

Motherhood is flying by. It seems just yesterday I was postpartum-weeping with a fussy newborn in my arms. Now, my oldest is nearly a decade old, which leaves me just 412 Saturdays left with him. (I counted.) Of all the things I hope to accomplish in this brief window of time with my children, at

A Battle to Fight

Hanging on to the Truth In any hand-to-hand combat, there’s a constant back-and-forth of blows, dodges, blocks, counterattacks, and so forth. That’s exactly what is going on in the unseen around us. Only it takes place, initially, at the level of our thoughts. When we are under attack, we’ve got to hang on to the

Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters

If we could pick just one personal quality to cultivate in our daughters – if we could gift wrap one specific character trait and envelope them in it like a warm, cozy sweater – what would it be? Based on the multitude of challenges that women face in the world today, particularly young women of

Do Not Be Afraid! Be Courageous! God Is With You!

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. – Mark Twain Brian is an incredibly smart, strong, and confident individual. With a decade of tenure at his company, a robust staff, and the experience and knowledge to substantiate his value to the organization, Brian seemingly had nothing to fear. He was next in line for the executive

How to Listen to the Voice of God

  When preaching, I have found there are two kinds of listeners. The first kind are passive and nonchalant – people who can “take it or leave it” when it comes to the Bible. Then there are those who are aggressive listeners. These people have a look of hunger on their faces. They attend church

Restless Study Week 8 — We Need the Holy Spirit’s Indwelling

This is our last week of the Restless Project. I know. The What Now? factor has kicked in. We’ve gotten real together. We’ve studied, and prayed, and read, and dreamed, and reflected, and asked, and acted, and imagined, and gathered, and responded, and (some of you have) drawn? We’ve inventoried our gifts. We’ve bravely shared

Creative Ways to Incorporate Biblical Lessons into Play

God’s Word is applicable to every day living.  I love that our Heavenly Father is interested in the tiniest details of our lives. He loves us THAT much! Our daughter is in second grade, but we also have two little boys who are still home with me (ages 5 and 2).  Any mother of boys

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