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You Are Free Session One: To Be Free

You Are Free Session One: To Be Free

We compete, and we compare, and we strive, and we put terrible pressure on ourselves to “keep up.” But the good news is that we were not made to keep up. We were made to be free… to be who we already are. ~ Rebekah Lyons Introduction Country music superstar Garth Brooks and Christian recording

Anxious for Nothing Week 2 — Let Your Gentleness Be Evident to All

Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything… — Philippians 4:5-6 Unchecked anxiety can unleash an Enola Gay* of destruction that levels everything in its way. ~ Max Welcome back! It’s week two of the Anxious for Nothing Online Bible Study with Max Lucado. *The Enola

Prayer: The Garden of Gethsemane

  “Not My Will, but Yours” He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, “Father, if You are willing, take this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.”  — Luke 22:41–42 Gethsemane means “oil press.” The Garden of Gethsemane is mentioned in Matthew 26:36: Then Jesus went

Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study Week 2 — Two Tombstones

I am the Messiah. ~ Jesus to the Samaritan woman You’ve wanted to take off your mask. You’ve wanted to stop pretending. You’ve wondered what God would do if you opened your cobweb covered door of secret sin. ~ Max Lucado Welcome to week two of the Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study with

What Happens When Holy Women Talk to a Holy God

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just

Taste and See Week 6 — Discovering the Liturgy of the Table

After taking the cup, He gave thanks… And He took the bread, and gave thanks and broke it… — Luke 22:17-19 We are changed when we give thanks and when we give thanks we are changed. Around the table, deep gratitude changes everything. ~ Margaret Feinberg Can you believe it’s our final week of the

It’s No Normal Friday

The bright noonday sun casts a common shadow for the Judean countryside. It’s the black silhouette of a shepherd standing near his fat-tailed flock. He stares at the clear sky, searching for clouds. There are none. He looks back at his sheep. They graze lazily on the rocky hillside. An occasional sycamore provides shade. He

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