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Praying to Know God as Lord Over Every Area of your Life

Praying to Know God as Lord Over Every Area of your Life

Once I’d begun to know God as Savior, as Father, and as Holy Spirit, I found I needed to expose many areas of my life to His influence. This was difficult because it called for my deepening trust. Until then I’d had few positive experiences when someone other than myself was in control of my

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

5 Scriptures That Address Key Issues Teens Are Dealing with Today

I have three teen daughters and one more who is right on their tail. I’ve also raised teen sons into adulthood. (Quite a feat!) During the teen years, there are so many concerns heavy on a teen’s heart: interactions with other guys and girls, school pressures, school or relationship drama, feelings of insecurity, and worries

Graduation Prayers for Parents: FREE Prayer Guide

Prayers for Graduates

  Editor’s note: Enjoy this short excerpt from the brand new FREE Praying for Your Graduate Guide! Heavenly Father… 1) As ____________ weighs the choices that are before her, let her be filled with knowledge and depth of insight, that she may be able to discern what is best and be pure and blameless until

Trust in the Lord with All Your Heart

Understanding will never bring you peace. That’s why I have instructed you to trust in Me, not in your understanding. Human beings have a voracious appetite for trying to figure things out in order to gain a sense of mastery over their lives. But the world presents you with an endless series of problems. As

If Only ~ Max Lucado Trade Your Cares for Calm

Silence “If Only”

Please underline this sentence: what you have in Christ is greater than anything you don’t have in life. You have God, who is crazy about you, and the forces of Heaven to monitor and protect you. You have the living presence of Jesus within you. In Christ you have everything. ~ Anxious for Nothing The

Trusting God: Uncharted Territory

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. — Proverbs 3:5-6 When a friend of mine received his one-year recovery chip, he told me that he felt he was now in uncharted territory. My friend

You Are Free Week 6 — Free to Set Free

We’re finally here! It’s our last week of You Are Free and we’re so thankful to have taken this journey with you and our trusted teacher, Rebekah Lyons! Christ has set us free to live a free life. So take your stand! Never again let anyone put a harness of slavery on you. — Galatians

Trusting When We Cannot See: Rescue By Vomit

Editor’s Note: Devotions from the Beach is a lovely volume of devotions, a breath of fresh sea air to your soul. Today, you may be hip deep in snow and bearing icy temperatures, but we pray that you enjoy a mental beach vacation, dig your toes into the sand, are find encouragement and exhortation from

Pray Audacious Prayers

When Martin Luther’s coworker became ill, the reformer prayed boldly for healing. “I besought the Almighty with great vigor,” he wrote. “I attacked him with his own weapons, quoting from Scripture all the promises I could remember, that prayers should be granted, and said that he must grant my prayer, if I was henceforth to

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