Claim your FREE eBook Daily Devotions for Women: 10 days of Devotions by Women of Faith. This new collection offers inspiring free devotions for women by 2013 Women of Faith speakers Ann Voskamp, Christine Caine, Lisa Harper, Lysa Terkeurst, Patsy Clairmont, and Sheila Walsh.
These Women of Faith share stories, insight, advice, laughter, and even a few tears in these daily devotions for women. You can join some of the most beloved women’s Christian writers for moments of quiet and reflection that will help you spend your day focused on the presence of God.
- Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts Devotional
- Lisa Harper’s devotions in Women of Faith Daily Gifts of Grace and Women of Faith Daily Gifts of Hope
- Lysa TerKeurst’s Unglued Devotional and Made to Crave Devotional
- Patsy Clairmont’s devotions in Women of Faith Gifts of Grace and Women of Faith Daily Gifts of Hope
- Sheila Walsh’s devotions in Good Morning, Lord Devotional and the Women of Faith Devotional Bible
- Plus, you will also receive a FREE Bible Study from Christine Caine’s Undaunted
As a further taste of this FREE devotions for women eBook, here’s an excerpt from the Good Morning, Lord devotion by Sheila Walsh:
Today I will ask You to help me take a step toward releasing bitterness and extending forgiveness
Have you noticed—in yourself or in others—that the bitter lack of forgiveness can poison a soul and ruin a life? You and I can hold on to that toxic emotion until it’s hard for us to know where we end and where the bitter unforgiveness begins. We become hostages to the pain of the past, and that pain can take a toll emotionally, relationally, spiritually, and physically. Yes, physically. That fact, confirmed by twentieth-century doctors, was also discussed long ago in the Torah and other Jewish literature. In those ancient writings, for instance, the gallbladder is thought to be the seat of all diseases. In Hebrew, the word for gallbladder is marah, meaning “bitter.”
… But forgiving—letting go of the right to get even—can be very hard. After all, it’s human nature to want to hurt the one who hurts us. So often we hold on to our unforgiveness because we just can’t relinquish the idea of retribution. But God claims vengeance for himself (Deuteronomy 32:35). We can’t expect a feel-good ending for all our woes. We simply have to trust that justice will take its God-ordained course.
Holy and forgiving God, you know the bitterness and unforgiveness I am holding on to—and I want to be free. Help me let go of my right to get even with the one(s) who hurt me. Help me choose to forgive despite how I feel inside because you command it—and you do so for my good.
~ Sheila Walsh
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