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God Has a New Name for You in the New Year

I’ve been a Christian a long time. I remember praying the sinners prayer many times in hopes that God would extend ongoing grace and forgiveness to me and accept me ...

How to Make It Through the Holidays When You Don’t Feel Very Grateful

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkins are put away, Christmas décor in beginning to fill the stores, and there’s one more big Holiday to celebrate before the Christmas jingles ...

Names Reveal Value and Meaning

For years, I didn’t really know the significance of the name that had been chosen for me. Similarly, I’m afraid we have lost the significance of naming in our culture ...

Reminding God to Remember

While God will never forget or abandon us, at times we will feel forgotten. It’s not that God is distant; it’s just that sometimes He feels distant. It’s not that ...

Permission to Lament

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from No More Faking Fine by Esther Fleece – and don’t ...

God Wants Our Sad

I’ll bet you can remember some of the pivotal moments that taught you to fake fine to one degree or another. Maybe you grew up being told that boys don’t ...

What God Really Thinks About You

Many times in my life, I’ve come back to the promise in Jeremiah 29:11:‘I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not ...

Reclaiming the Lost Language of Lament

Spiritual maturity does not mean living a lament-less life; rather, it means we grow into becoming good lamenters and thus grow in our need for God. The songs of lament ...

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Free Online Bible Study by Jennie Allen

Free Online Bible Study by Jennie Allen

What does the Bible tell us about our emotions? Join the free Untangle Your Emotions Online Bible Study and get exclusive content from author Jennie Allen, 6 study videos, and other Bible study resources - all free when you sign up! Study starts 6/10.