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Say Goodbye to The Pit of Family Pileups

Pileups happen. Especially in families. That’s what happened to mine. That’s what happened to Keith’s. That’s the nature of family. The ties are so close that the same cord that ...

God Can Get You Out of Your Pit

You can get out. Regardless of whether you were thrown in, you slipped in, or you jumped in, you can get out. And I do mean you. I’m not talking ...

A Woman and Her God

What does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. — Micah 6:8I think I have discovered what makes ...

Getting Out of Your Pit

Only God can hang with us through the length and depth of our need. And the length and depth of our baloney.Maybe I’m just talking about myself, but whether or ...

Get Out of That Pit Scripture Prayers

Each day before you begin to cry out, confess, and consent, get in the habit of echoing Christ’s approach in John 11:41b-42, where He said,Father, I thank You that You ...

Out of the Pit and Singing a New Song

You will have a new song in your mouth, a hymn of praise to your God. That’s the second way you’ll know you’ve waved goodbye to the pit. Right after ...

You Can Opt For God

You can opt for God. Pitching every other plan, you can opt for God. Thanks-but-no-thanks to every other deliverer, you can opt for God. Without having a clue how it ...

Redeeming the Years Spent in the Pit

Lord, I’m choosing to believe that You can and will redeem the years I have spent in my pit.In our Christian subculture, we think a pit of sin is the ...

Family Pain: The One Who Died on the Cross Understands

Lord, You are the God of infinite strength and knowledge, mercy and love!Pileups happen. Especially in families. That’s what happened to mine. That’s what happened to Keith’s. That’s the nature ...

Getting Out of the Pit of Enemy Lies

Editor’s note: Today is National Day of Encouragement — a perfect time to lift up a friend or neighbor with words of hope or a visit. Maybe you need some ...

Inhale God-Breathed Scripture

Satan knows that the only offensive weapon we have to raise against him is the sword of the Spirit, the Word of God. He can’t keep it from being powerful, ...

Are you IN THIS with God?

Make Up Your Mind That You’re In with GodGod is unreasonably patient and merciful. He’s there for every urgent need and any sudden spell, but an emergency room relationship with ...

Get Out of That Pit: Our Pit-Less Future

God left a lot of questions unanswered — primarily, I imagine, because “without faith it is impossible to please God” (Hebrews 11:6). I think He also happens to like surprises. ...

Stop Blaming!

Lord, I’m so glad that You are with me always! Of all the ways to get into a pit, getting thrown in — by something but especially by someone — ...

The Captivated Mind

You have been set on this earth, at this hour, and in this generation to bring fame to the Lord Jesus Christ in your sphere of influence. And make no ...

God's Strength in the Face of Temptation

All praise to You, Lord, for Your victory over sin and death . . . and for keeping us strong while we wait for Jesus’ triumphant return.It’s always a good ...

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