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God Will Help You Through Your Fears

As famous lakes go, Galilee — only thirteen miles at its longest, seven and a half at its widest — is a small, moody one. The diminutive size makes it ...

Pleading with Confidence

Is faith a gift that some people have been given and others have not? No, faith is a choice. There’s an old story, a favorite of mine, about a veteran ...

Did the Devil Really Make Me Do It?

No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but ...

Step Outside the Boat

Making God laugh with your plans isn’t something you have to avoid at all costs. While your mind is busy producing, creating, and planning, don’t allow the idea that your ...

Prayers for When You Need Justice

Lord, You know the pain I’ve endured at the hands of others. I give myself to You, the Healer. I also submit to Your command to love everyone around me, ...

Don't Waste Your Pain

SILVER LININGS IN DARK PLACES Surveying the various good outcomes God frequently produces from our agonies requires a careful word of caution. Because knowing the mind of God is impossible ...

In the Morning When I Rise

As you get out of bed in the morning, be aware of My Presence with you. You may not be thinking clearly yet, but I am. Your early morning thoughts ...

Praying for a Job

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with My loving eye on you. — Psalm 32:8 I can’t tell you ...

You Can Trust God When You Don’t Understand

Breathe Deep and Know: The way of God may not always make sense to you, but you can trust Him without fear. At the root of my fear is a ...

Jeremiah - I Will Rescue You

  “Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you,” declares the Lord. — Jeremiah 1:8 God says: I make no promise to protect ...

Our Best Daily Devotional Books to Start Every Day with God

Build a Habit of Quiet Time Make Jesus a priority every day! Confession: Even though I’ve been a believer for decades, until I started working for FaithGateway curating for Devotionals ...

Weapons of War

Editor’s note: In Kill the Spider, Carlos Whittaker shares his story of pursuing God and healing at a spiritual retreat. * A few months after OnSite, my wife and I ...

Protect Your Peace, Then Live in It

Guard your heart above all else, for it is the source of life. — Proverbs 4:23 CSB Anthony The other night I was performing at an event in South Florida, ...

Receiving Hope and Sharing Hope

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice ...

Living Loved

I can’t expect any other person to be my soul oxygen. I can’t live as if my next breath depends on whether or not they give me enough air for ...

Don't Doubt the Devil

The God of peace will crush Satan under your feet shortly. — Romans 16:20 Who is responsible for the infamy, terror, and agony that we see all around us? How ...

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The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

Learn to pray and experience intimacy with God like never before! Join author Chrystal Evans Hurst as we walk through four postures of personal prayer called out in Scripture with the acronym P.R.A.Y. — thanksgiving & praise (P), repentance (R), requesting/asking (A), yielding (Y). Reserve your spot now and receive free access to 5 study videos and other free prayer resources when you sign up. Study starts 10/24!