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What must that have been like for her? She had been hiding, avoiding, hardened by her sin and circumstances but Jesus took all of that off of her and freed her completely! She walked in shame no more! And everyone around her could see the change!

The Hope of Easter: Shame Off You!

The Hope of Easter: Shame Off You!

  John 4:1-26, John 4:28-30, John 4:39-42 Now Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that He was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John — although in fact it was not Jesus who baptized, but His disciples. So He left Judea and went back once more to Galilee. Now He had to go through

We love, but we do not know the One who is Love. We praise, but we praise what has been made and not the One who has made all things. We are so often in conflict with ourselves and with one another. We are proud when we should be humble.

Devotions to Learn the Life-Altering Love of God

  Editor’s Note: It’s a new year and it’s time to form more consistent daily rhythms. One of our newest 90-day devotionals might help do the trick. God Above All is a unique devotional that will take us through 90 days of some of Fourth-century philosopher and theologian St. Augustine’s most influential works. Here’s a

No one could ever have accomplished that except the actual Messiah sent from God Himself! Because of that we can know that He is the One and trust that because what was said about Him was true, what was said about the future is true, too! Hallelujah and amen!

Son of the Most High

  When Gabriel announced to Mary that she would have a son, the angel invoked a promise that had echoed throughout the Old Testament. Her son would be called the Son of the Most High and would reign on the throne of His father, David. Those familiar with the Law and the Prophets, including Mary

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

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

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