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Grace, hope, love… What astonishing gifts the Lord has given us! What other gifts amaze and awe you?

Gifts: What He’s Given

Gifts: What He’s Given

Looking ahead to what He has promised can help us. It can center us in the good to come, no matter the bleakness that sometimes darkens our hearts or fills our days. But we don’t have to look ahead. Good things are all around you right now! What He’s already given is more than what

A Good Way to End the Day

I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; For You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. —Psalm 4:8 NKJV I have trouble falling asleep sometimes, probably because in the quiet darkness, I often start thinking about troubling things. Recently, I started doing something different that’s helping. No spiritual rocket science here. I

What if you wake up tomorrow with only the things you thanked God for today? When I first stumbled across that question, it stopped me in my tracks. Would I wake up with anything? It’s a humbling and provocative idea.

5 Gratitude Devotions You Just Might Need This Week

  Editor’s note: What a week we’re about to embark on! We thought you could use a few quick devotions to get your mornings started. Despite the chaos surrounding us right now, let’s remind ourselves that it is the season of thankfulness. We hope this season will be the catalyst into a life of thankfulness.

Faith is knowing God is able. Faith is love. Faith is taking God at His word. Our all-powerful, all-knowing, beginningless, endless, immutable, giving, gracious, self-sacrificing God is not only loving. He IS love.

Faith Is…

Knowing God Is Able God is able to do whatever He promises. — Romans 4:21 NLT Faith means knowing God is able to do all that He has promised. You may not understand how. You may not know where or when. It may seem utterly, completely impossible. But for all the things you do not

One More Powerful

Luke 3:15-18 When John began to preach in the wilderness, crowds flocked to see Him. He baptized those who confessed their sins but rebuked the pious religious leaders for their self-reliance (Matthew 3:7-10). After 400 years without a prophet, people rushed to John, wondering if he might be the Christ, the one for whom they

The Upper Room

The Upper Room

THE MASTER’S EXAMPLE Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under His power, and that He had come from God and was returning to God; so He got up from the meal and began to wash His disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around Him. — John 13:3-5 The

Palm Sunday: The Loving Act

As the time drew near for Him to ascend to Heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem… But the people of the village did not welcome Jesus because He was on His way to Jerusalem. — Luke 9:51, Luke 9:53 NLT Palm Sunday marks the first day of Holy Week, the day we celebrate Jesus’s

He gives us the grace to persevere.

In My Weakness

My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness. — 2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV The Scriptures don’t provide the specifics, but we know that the apostle Paul struggled with what he referred to as a “thorn in [his] flesh” (2 Corinthians 12:7). Whatever the problem was, it was so bothersome

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