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Compassion for Friends

Compassion for Friends

Therefore, when Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her weeping, He groaned in the spirit and was troubled. And He said, “Where have you laid him?” They said to Him, “Lord, come and see.” Jesus wept. Then the Jews said, “See how He loved him!” And some of them said, “Could

When You Believe in God But Won’t Forgive

When my little sister, Lisa, was born on my third birthday, my parents told me that she was my birthday present from God. We’ve been inseparable ever since. Of course we endured occasional sibling rivalries and conflicts, but she was always my baby sis, whom I loved as much as anyone else in the world.

Underappreciated | Jesus, I Need You

When You Feel Underappreciated

Editor’s Note: Have you ever written a letter to Jesus? What other ways can you communicate with Him besides prayer? Jesus, I Need You is a collection of prayers to Jesus, written as letters. Each letter covers a topic or feeling that we all have likely been through before, helping us connect with God more intimately and encourage

Who Is This Man? Exploring The Life Of Jesus

Who is this Man? The question was asked by the Pharisees in Luke 5:21. These same words were used in Luke 7:49, spoken by the people who reclined at table with Jesus. “Who is this man?”, was also the question uttered by King Herod when news of Jesus continued to grow. Jesus came with a

Teaching Your Child How to Handle the Bully

Loving the unlovable is hard – especially when you are a kid. “Roof, Roof, Roof, Roof,” my classmates yelled. As an adult it seems silly, but in fifth grade, this chanting of my name, an intentional variation at that, devastated me with embarrassment and shame. Words, just as much as sticks and stones, do leave their

Bible Verses about Love

Bible Verses About Love

In a 70’s era television show, a young boy was talking about his relationship with a girl and said, “I like her, but I don’t like, like her.” In the show, the quote made sense, but is there a better way to indicate our feelings of affection?  The fact is, using a single word to

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