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Praying for Your Child's Use of Technology

Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable — if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think about such things. ...

Chairs in the Tide

All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by His grace as a gift. — Romans 3:23-24 ESV Have you ever placed your chair ...

Allusions to the Messiah in the Book of Ruth

Everything in Scripture was written for the sake of the Messiah. The book of Ruth is no exception. It provides not only the backstory for the birth of King David ...

How to Stay in Love with God

A few years ago, we sat with a younger couple over dessert — listening to their lives, learning them. Fifteen years and six kids separated us (they had none). Our ...

Peace I Leave With You

A friend and I were texting today about how our mornings had not started well. She had lost her keys and subsequently missed both a dentist appointment and a work ...

God Is With Us in the Hard Times

We all go through times when life seems to overwhelm us. The Bible reassures us that God’s presence is with us to help us, even when we don’t realize it. ...

Hopeless — Then Jesus Arrived

Author’s note: Ever wondered what it was like to live in a country so dangerous for believers that you were forced to go to an Underground Church? For 20 over ...

God Is With Us In Our Worry

Footprints One night I dreamed a dream. I was walking along the beach with my Lord. Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene, I noticed ...

Bible Study Tools

From the editor: Hi, Bible study friends, You know when you come across something you didn't even know you had and it's such a happy discovery? That happened to me ...

Even If He Doesn't Faith

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied, “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves. If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver ...

Majestic Jesus, Prince of Peace

Majestic Jesus, I come joyfully into Your Presence, my Prince of Peace. I love to hear You whispering the words You spoke to Your fearful disciples: Peace be with you! ...

How to Stop Worrying: Tools to Help Your Anxious Thoughts

Have friends ever called you a Worry Wart? Do you feel like you stress and fret too much over things that are outside of your control, or have fears about ...

Forgiving God

Getting hurt by people is hard. Getting hurt by what God allows can feel unbearable. While I might phrase my disillusionment as a question of why or how, when I ...

God No

Sometimes God says no. Let’s look at two examples. The first is silly and the other quite serious. In the movie Bruce Almighty, Jim Carrey plays the title character, Bruce, ...

Why Isn't God Answering My Prayer?

We know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. — Romans 8:28 ESV In 2015, the ...

Through a Season of Grief Where Is the Hope?

Editor’s note: Jesus didn’t tell us that we might have trouble, could go through heartbreak, and should be shocked if we ever surprisingly endure sudden loss and bereavement. He told ...

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Find Your People Online Bible Study with Jennie Allen

Find Your People Online Bible Study with Jennie Allen

We aren't supposed to be this lonely! Join author and Bible teacher Jennie Allen this summer and let’s learn to develop deeper, more meaningful and more authentic relationships. Reserve your spot now and receive free access to 7 study videos and other free Bible study resources when you sign up. Study starts 8/1!