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Seek to Please Me Above All Else

Seek to Please Me Above All Else

  Seek to please Me above all else. Let that goal be your focal point as you go through this day. Such a mind-set will protect you from scattering your energy to the winds. The free will I bestowed on you comes with awesome responsibility. Each day presents you with choice after choice. Many of

You Are Part of God’s Kingdom

“But seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” — Matthew 6:33 Unshakable Hope The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the Gospel” — Mark 1:15 With these words, Jesus not only began His ministry, but He introduced His

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

Discover the Truth

The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi: Beginning the Journey

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; His mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. — Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV Before I (Kathie Lee) began my new job as co-host of the fourth hour of The Today Show in 2008, I felt the Lord tugging at my spirit

Frustrated with God

But seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. — Matthew 6:33 Thought for the Day: God’s goal isn’t for us to be skinny. God’s goal is for us to be healthy — spiritually and physically. If God is so big and mighty and able,

Jesus’ Life Was Revolutionary Stuff

If I die, let me die, let him live.1 — From Jean Valjean’s song “Bring Him Home” The physical climax to Les Misérables is street fighting based on an actual uprising that Hugo witnessed in June 1832. Some people believe the movie culminated in the French Revolution. No. That was a world-shaking revolution that took

What Good Does Worry Do?

Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature? — Matthew 6:27 As someone has observed, worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it will never get you anywhere!
Our pressure-packed world offers countless opportunities for anxiety, anguish, and, in a word, worry. No

Do Not Worry: One Day at a Time

READ: Matthew 6:25-34 It’s easy to fall into the worry trap, especially in times of trial. We often get out ahead of ourselves and ahead of God as we attempt to predict the many ways a trial may pan out. A typical human response to bad news tends to move automatically to a state of

What Every Mom Should Teach Her Daughter

It is no accident that Kari Kampakis opens her book, 10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know, with the subject of popularity. The first truth she shares with moms and daughters is this: Kindness is more important than popularity. Yes! She is right on. And we all (especially throughout adolescence) want to be popular. But our

From This Day Forward

What does it take to support a growing and successful marriage? Craig and Amy Groeschel describe five priorities, the most important of which is to seek God. All other things flow from your relationship with Jesus. In the study, From This Day Forward, the Groeschels help us to understand what it means to seek God.

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