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Real Men Do Get Depressed

Real Men Do Get Depressed

While many men who suffer from depression feel that somehow, and in some way, they are weak or deficient, I have found it most encouraging to reflect on great men who have suffered from depression. Many men from Scripture, including kings David and Solomon fell prey to it. While for a period of my childhood

What Did Jesus Say About Forgiveness?

(And a confession: why I need this next Online Bible Study but have been avoiding it like the plague.) There are a lot of opinions out there about forgiveness. Experts will tell you that you do not have to forgive. The media is rife with articles about not forgiving those who have hurt us, or

El Shaddai

El Shaddai

Scripture: Genesis 43:14; Psalm 131:2-3 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty [El Shaddai] . . . I have made you a father of many nations I will make you very fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.” —

Today, let’s wait on the Lord. Let’s anticipate with joy the time we set aside to be in His presence praying and listening and worshipping.

My Soul Waits

  I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in His word I put my hope. I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning. — Psalm 130:5-6 I have a routine that I follow almost every weekday:
 I wake up and gasp at the forty-five-year old woman staring back

Got Questions? There are Biblical Answers!

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God calls us to love people and help them… any time we can and in any situation He calls us to. No matter who they are, if the Lord puts someone in front of us and is clearly pointing us to love them… we have to! Are you up to the challenge?

Help Everyone

  In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” — Acts 20:35 Jesus calls us all so clearly to love and help others. He doesn’t mince words

Doing Life with Your Adult Children: “Wear Beige and Keep Your Mouth Shut”

  “The first forty years of parenting are always the hardest!” A woman I know was asked at her son’s wedding, “What is the responsibility of the mother of the groom?” She smiled and said, “Wear beige and keep your mouth shut.” She got a chuckle, but it was great advice, especially when it comes

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

Take Back Your Life: Look in the Mirror

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. ~ Albert Einstein WELCOME Harry Houdini was one of the greatest escape artists the world has ever seen. One of the most famous tricks he loved to perform was to escape from jail cells across the world. Houdini would travel to a city and challenge

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