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You Were Made for This Moment

You Were Made for This Moment

‘To whom will you compare Me? Or who is My equal?’ says the Holy One. — Isaiah 40:25 As Moses announced: Who among the gods is like You, Lord? Who is like You — majestic in holiness? — Exodus 15:11 And the psalmist asked: Who in the skies is comparable to the Lord? Who among

Shout to the Lord!

Shout to the Lord

1993 The Bible contains promises for every problem and a word of assurance for every need. When faced with anger or anxiety, we can always find a word from God to nudge us onward and upward — if only we’ll open His Book. That’s what Darlene Zschech did one dark day in 1993. Darlene was

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

You Offer Me Abundant Life

Everlasting God, You, the Creator of the universe, are with me and for me. You are all I need! When I feel as if something is lacking, it’s because I’m not connecting with You at a deep level. You offer me abundant Life. Help me respond to Your abundance by receiving Your blessings gratefully —

Indescribable: The Scoop on Skin and A Hairy Situation

Editor’s note: Louie Giglio’s popular devotional for kids about God and science is so fascinating that adults are buying it for themselves! Packed with Scripture and fantastic data about everything from seahorses to stars to the depth of the ocean, this devotional is a page-turner. Enjoy this excerpt: * The Scoop on Skin He will

I Am Empowered

Lie: Kids don’t do that. You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. — Acts 1:8 “You’re too young to do that!” Do you think that is an insult or a

Fixing My Thoughts on God

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in You, all whose thoughts are fixed on You! Trust in the LORD always, for the LORD GOD is the eternal Rock. — Isaiah 26:3-4 NLT After my second dose of chemotherapy, I noticed my brain getting fuzzy. I’d always been able to think through things

Immanuel

Immanuel, Stillness is increasingly hard to come by in this restless, agitated world. I really have to fight to carve out time for You. Distractions come at me from all sides when I try to sit quietly with You. But having an intimate connection with You is worth fighting for, so I won’t give up!

Diving into God’s Faithfulness

This year, Olympian Steele Johnson took a deep dive into God’s faithfulness. Long ago, Johnson was nearly killed when practicing a difficult dive. His head hit the platform. He cracked his skull, fell more than thirty feet, and plunged into the water headfirst and unconscious. He eventually recovered and kept diving. In 2016, he brought

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