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Spiritual Hunger and God’s Word

Spiritual Hunger and God’s Word

Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. Your commands are always with me… Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path… I have put my hope in Your word. ~ David, Psalm 119:97-98, Psalm 119:105, Psalm 119:114 “Man shall not live on bread alone,

Gift of Scripture

The Gift of Scripture: 4 Ways to Practice Reading the Bible

In the Bible, God gives us revelations of Himself which lead us to worship, promises of salvation which stimulate our faith, and commandments expressing His will which demand our obedience. This is the meaning of Christian discipleship. — John Stott Throughout history, we find many men and women who were passionate about reading, studying, and memorizing Scripture, and their stories remain a source

The Joy of Focusing on God

Morning I am ever so near you, hovering over your shoulder, reading every thought. People think that thoughts are fleeting and worthless, but yours are precious to Me. I smile when you think lovingly of Me. My Spirit, who lives within you, helps you to think My thoughts. As your thinking goes, so goes your

Teaching Our Children Through Parables

Parenting is hard. I think it’s safe to say that every parent can relate to that statement. So many times I find myself crawling into bed at the end of the day, completely beat. It is in those quiet, dark moments that I find myself questioning my actions throughout the day. Did I react too

The Secrets to Being a Happy Christian: Blessings and Meditation

It’s easy for Christians to be sucked down into the vortex of moaning and groaning about the direction of our culture and society. I’ve been to prayer meetings that are just a litany of complaints…. Of course, there is much to lament, but as Christians, we should usually hear the note of celebration above the

Dedicated to the Word in Our Homes

Almost every in-depth analysis of the state of discipleship in the church today points to the supreme need for people to get into the Word of God and apply it to their lives. Recently, the Willow Creek Association, one of the most influential church groups in America, published the results of some very interesting studies

Why Should I Read the Bible?

These instructions are not empty words — they are your life! — Deuteronomy 32:47 When I was younger, I saw the Bible as a book of rules, a long list of dos and don’ts. Although I was saved at a young age, my view on God’s love was severely skewed. I thought I was a “good” Christian if I did

love god's word

Praying for Your Child to Love God’s Word

I looked up from my gardening to see my two youngest children, Virginia and Robbie, in animated conversation. They made such a pretty picture, sitting in the grass with the sunlight dappling their little blond heads, that I couldn’t resist creeping closer to listen. Picking up my trowel and a clay pot, I inched forward

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