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When the Unexpected Requires Risk

Stretching Beyond It’s strange how new and unexpected conditions bring out unguessed ability to meet them. —Edgar Rice Burroughs Keep Your Eyes on Hebron Hebron was a desert region rich with history and natural resources, including an abundant water supply. Great men and women of faith had lived there — and been buried there. Abraham

Friend of Sinners | Rich Wilkerson

He Is the Friend of Sinners

He Is the Friend of Sinners A lot of people never come to know Jesus as the friend of sinners, and as a result, they live with a figurative stiff neck. There have certainly been times in my journey with Jesus when I’ve felt this way, and maybe you have too. We can find ourselves

Devotions from the Lake and the Mountains: Friendship

Devotions from the Lake and the Mountains: Friendship

Devotions from the Lake: Bonfire Friends It has seemed good to me to show the signs and wonders that the Most High God has done for me. — Daniel 4:2 ESV Smoky fireside smells, sticky s’more ingredients, and crackling flames popping in a pile of wood welcome friends comfortably around a bonfire at the lake.

God On the Other Side of a Shipwreck

You’re Still Here The first things overboard when your ship wrecked were all the reasons you ever had for sailing. And when the life you knew is a life you know no longer, and the ship that took you on a thousand adventures before can no longer even keep you afloat, you are right to

Celebrate to Sustain Your Joy

Celebrate to Sustain Your Joy

Intense determination without celebration becomes your downfall Joy comes from seeing the complete fulfillment of the specific purpose for which I was created and born again, not from successfully doing something of my own choosing. ~ Oswald Chambers Every experience, even the most unwelcome, if offered to Jesus, can become your gateway to joy. ~

Focus on Jesus and Don’t Look Down

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday’s from Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this week’s devotion from John Ortberg. Jesus immediately reached out His hand and caught him, saying to him, “You of little faith, why did you doubt?” – Matthew 14:31 Each of us carries a word in his heart, a “no”

Brand New Books We’re Reading this Fall

Editor’s Note: Fall is quickly approaching… which means new books are coming your way! As we prepare for cooler weather, get cozy with these new books from favorite authors like Andy Stanley, Dr. Les Parrott, and Patrice Gopo, plus a few new voices we know you’ll love! Grab something for yourself or to give to

Choose Your Words Wisely

Read Proverbs 16:16-33 Children say cruel things to each other. Very few of us escape our school years without getting our feelings hurt over something another child said to us. Often as children, we were taught to respond to a verbal barb by saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never

The Hard Way Made Easy

The Hard Way Made Easy

The Hard Way Made Easy Ecclesiastes 7:7-9 I had set out to drive to our college’s basketball game at a nearby school when I happened to remember a shortcut someone had told me about, a route around the California freeways. Being in no mood for traffic, I turned down side streets and back roads. Before

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