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It’s a New Day: The Choice Is Yours

It’s a New Day: The Choice Is Yours

It’s quiet. It’s early. My coffee is hot. The sky is still black. The world is still asleep. The day is coming. In a few moments the day will arrive. It will roar down the track with the rising of the sun. The stillness of the dawn will be exchanged for the noise of the

1 John 4:19

Stepping Into His Story

In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. — 1 Peter 1:3-4 Prayers like anything place us in the midst of stories. These stories have an Author who writes

Luke Lezon

From Mess to Masterpiece 

The Renaissance produced some of the most famous artists and works of art of all time: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, the Sistine Chapel, and many more. But few are more well-known than Michelangelo’s David. Giorgio Vasari, who wrote a biography on Michelangelo, said this about David, “When all was

Debt Up to Our Ears and How to Pray About it

3 Devotions and Prayers to Fight Off Financial Anxiety What the Word Says: Do not worry about anything, but pray and ask God for everything you need, always giving thanks.  — Philippians 4:6 NCV According to a recent poll, money is the number one stressor among Americans. Among those surveyed, more than 40 percent reported feeling

Corinthians 2:14 NASB

The Monster in Your Mind: Take Your Thoughts Captive

When my kids were small, they always asked me to turn on a night-light before I left their rooms and close all the doors so the monsters wouldn’t come in. When I turned the light on, they weren’t as afraid. They could see there weren’t any monsters. The light enabled them to know their fears

Know Your Identity

Editor’s Note: Nineteen years ago, Gabe and Rebekah Lyons’s life took a dramatic turn when they learned that their newborn son, Cade, had Down syndrome. Remembering the day they received the diagnosis, Rebekah said that she collapsed. “Something died in me the day Cade was born — a controlled plan for my life,” Rebekah said. “But

Morning Routines: It’s a New Day, a New Year!

What’s Your Morning Routine? How does your typical morning begin? Is your morning routine hurried and hustled, or does it begin in the peace and calm of time with God? Rebekah Lyons wasn’t always a morning person. For years, the author and speaker experienced panic attacks and severe anxiety. But in the last few years, Lyons said

Matthew 28:20

Jesus: Our Example for Living

For the longest time in my life, I (John) didn’t know where to put Jesus. As a child I can remember seeing God the Father as someone who could help me with things such as good grades, getting me out of trouble with my parents, and having my team win in baseball.   In college, I learned about

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