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The Power of Praying In Jesus’ Name, Amen

The Power of Praying In Jesus’ Name, Amen

IT troubles you, fatigues you, shames you. IT is the disease you can’t heal, the job you can’t stomach, the marriage you can’t fix, the rage you can’t tame. IT hurts. IT looms over life. Two towering letters, tall and defiant. IT! They march like Frankenstein’s monster. Each step a thud. Each thud an earthquake.

Six Hours One Friday

He was uneasy. He had been since noon. It wasn’t the deaths that troubled him. The centurion was no stranger to finality. Over the years he’d grown callous to the screams of the crucified. He’d mastered the art of numbing his heart. But this crucifixion plagued him. The day began as had a hundred others — dreadfully. It

Jesus: God with Us

  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through Him all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made. In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light

Anxious for Nothing: Cling to Christ

The phrase “fruitless and fret filled” describes too many of us. We don’t want it to. We long to follow Paul’s admonition: Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. — Philipians 4:8 NLT With a

The Power Posture

Pray for one another. — James 5:16 ESV Abraham and Sarah weren’t expecting company. They certainly weren’t expecting a visit from God. But He came their way one afternoon, uninvited, unannounced, and disguised in the form of a man. Two other men, angels incognito, were with Him. We aren’t told at what point Abraham realized

John 3:16 — God’s Gracious Grip

  … whoever believes in Him shall not perish… — John 3:16 Team Hoyt consists of a father-son squad: Dick and Rick. They race. They race a lot. Sixty-four marathons. Two hundred and six triathlons. Six triathlons at Ironman distance. Two hundred and four 10K runs. Since 1975, they’ve crossed nearly a thousand finish lines.

The Most Famous Conversation in the Bible

  “A man named Nicodemus . . . came to Jesus at night.” John 3:1—2 Welcome If you could go back in time, what would you change? If you got a do-over, what would you redo? Hindsight—it’s 20/20. Regret—it’s plentiful. With some areas, seasons, years, people, and events in our lives, we just wish we

John 3:16 — Let God Love You

In 1997, the two-year-old son of Guo Gangtang was kidnapped. Gangtang is a resident of eastern China. Child abduction has long been a rampant problem in his country. Childless couples desire a son who could carry on the family name. In order to acquire one, they are willing to do the unthinkable: buy a boy

You’re Invited to the 3:16 The Numbers of Hope OBS

For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. — John 3:16 The most nefarious, rotten, and yet wildly successful lie the devil ever told is that you and I are not loved. In truth, we can’t possibly

A Great Idea

Editor’s note: Did you know that some of our most popular devotionals are actually kids’ devotionals? It’s true! Enjoy this one today from Max Lucado’s You Can Count on God and be sure to pass it on to a young friend. * I praise You because You made me in an amazing and wonderful way.

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