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God Wants the Best for Us

Often when tragedies strike or hard times engulf us, we ask, “Where’s God?” In asking this question, we make the assumption that God must not have known what was about ...

Trusting God's Greater Plans

When the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son. — Galatians 4:4This Christmas, are you waiting for some precious promise to be fulfilled? Do not despair — ...

Applying God's Promises to Your Life

Peter writes,He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature. — 2 Peter 1:4God’s promises are precious, ...

Trust God and Obey Him

The most important lesson we can learn as believers is to trust God. Nothing else compares with this — nothing comes close.When you know you are doing what God has ...

How to Listen to the Voice of God

When preaching, I have found there are two kinds of listeners.The first kind are passive and nonchalant – people who can “take it or leave it” when it comes to ...

When Everything is Chaotic: God Your Prince of Peace

It is wonderful to know that we don’t have to be perfect before God. But Christmas brings with it hectic schedules, tired loved ones, crowded malls, harried shoppers, and seasonal ...

Experiencing Love Through Forgiveness

Her many sins have been forgiven — as her great love has shown. — Luke 7:47 NIVThere are many reasons why people fail to experience God’s love, and one of ...

Is It Really Important That I Go to Church?

Involvement with Other BelieversOne of the most important spiritual disciplines you can develop is faithful involvement with other believers. I am always amazed when a Christian tells me, “Oh, I ...

Putting Down Emotional Baggage

If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. — John 8:36On a trip to the High Sierra mountain range in California, some-thing hit me: the pack animals ...

Draw Near to God in Suffering

Call to Me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things which you do not know. — Jeremiah 33:3At some point, we all wrestle with why ...

The Likeness of Love

God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness. God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him.” – Genesis ...

Intimacy Is Essential

Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know. – Jeremiah 33:3At some point, we all wrestle with why ...

You Are Truly Known

My God; I shall seek You earnestly; my soul thirsts for You… Your lovingkindness is better than life. – Psalm 63:1, 3Do you ever wish someone understood, appreciated, respected, and ...

Seeking God: Lord, I am here. Speak to me.

Moses lifted his eyes and saw the flames in the distance.Something was burning on the side of the mountain – something unlike anything he had ever seen. He watched it ...

Rebuilding Your Faith

So Jesus said to them, “Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move ...

This Grace in Which You Stand

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God. — Ephesians 2:8 (NIV) Even when we were ...

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The Women of the Bible Speak Online Bible Study

The Women of the Bible Speak Online Bible Study

Discover how four women mentioned in Jesus' family tree--Tamar, Rehab, Ruth, & Mary-- changed the course of history in this special Advent study through The Women of the Bible Speak Workbook, based on the best-selling book by Shannon Bream! Sign up now to claim your spot and get a free bundle of Advent resources just for signing up! Study starts 11/28!