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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 ...

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 ...

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Dust

I grabbed my chest while tears slipped down my cheeks in an unending stream. The pain in my heart wasn’t physical. But the stabbing emotional hurt was so intense I ...

Life-Saving Truth

If Your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. I will never forget Your precepts, for by them You have preserved my life. — ...

What Holds the Key to Your Heart?

When Jesus heard this, He said to him, “You still lack one thing. Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in Heaven. Then ...

Saved by Suffering

The Lord is near to all who call on Him, to all who call on Him in truth. — Psalm 145:18I woke up on what I thought would be an ...

40 Days Through the Bible: Longings

Have you ever wanted something so badly your heart ached with each thought of it?When we’re in this place, it seems like life would be so much more complete if ...

This Isn't Fair

A huge piece of bakery deliciousness sat in front of me. It was a combination of three desserts in one. One layer was cheesecake, one layer was ice cream cake, ...

Living Loved

I can’t expect any other person to be my soul oxygen.I can’t live as if my next breath depends on whether or not they give me enough air for my ...

The Gifts of Rejection

Sweet friend, don’t let rejection steal one more thing from you. – LysaThere’s nothing we can do to eliminate the pain of rejection. Oh, how I wish there were. With ...

How Is Forgiveness Even Possible When I Feel Like This

Editor’s note: This year has been hard on all of us, hasn’t it? 2020’s losses have been big, our emotions have been big, and relationships have taken big hits. Forgiveness ...

What Makes Rejection So Awful?

I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in Me should stay in darkness. — John 12:46My mouth was dry. My hands a ...

What Am I Supposed to Do With All the Hurt

WELCOME! (SUGGESTED TIME: 2–5 MINUTES) Welcome to session 1 of Forgiving What You Can’t Forget. If this is your first time together as a group, take a moment to introduce ...

Where Is My Happily Ever After?

Seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. ...

Hurt: But How Do I Get Through the Next 86,400 Seconds?

The God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will Himself restore you and make you strong, firm ...

The Only Love That Never Fails

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness; He will quiet you by His love; He will ...

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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!