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God Will Help You Get Through Grief

We don’t discuss graveyards to brighten our day. Cemeteries aren’t typically known for their inspiration. But an exception was found in a graveyard near Bethany. And that one exception is ...

Facing Doubters, Deniers, and Defenders

To understand John 3:16 — indeed to understand Jesus — this title is required reading: “... one and only Son...” For God so loved the world that He gave His ...

It's a New Day: The Choice Is Yours

It’s quiet. It’s early. My coffee is hot. The sky is still black. The world is still asleep. The day is coming. In a few moments the day will arrive. ...

Grace for the World

God’s Great Gifts Thanks be to God for His gift that is too wonderful for words. — 2 Corinthians 9:15 Why did He do it? A shack would have sufficed, ...

Our Powerful Ally

Paul traveled through Turkey and arrived in Ephesus, where he found several disciples. “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” he asked them. “No,” they replied, “we don’t ...

Our Powerful Ally

Paul traveled through Turkey and arrived in Ephesus, where he found several disciples. “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” he asked them. “No,” they replied, “we don’t ...

Searching the Night for a Light

So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying: “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a ...

God Guides the Wise

Holiday time is highway time. Ever since the magi packed their bags for Bethlehem, the birth of Jesus has caused people to hit the road. Our Christmas trips have a ...

The Cure for Disappointment

The Cure for Disappointment I am the Lord, the God of every person on the earth. Nothing is impossible for Me. — Jeremiah 32:27 We need to hear that God ...

You Were Made for This Moment

‘To whom will you compare Me? Or who is My equal?’ says the Holy One. — Isaiah 40:25 As Moses announced: Who among the gods is like You, Lord? Who ...

The Holy Who?

One day while studying for a message, I read the words Jesus used to describe the Holy Spirit: comforter and friend. I recall having this wonderful realization: “I know that ...

Struggle and Chaos

Struggle He went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, “O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as ...

Think About What You Think About

In her short thirteen years Rebecca Taylor has endured more than fifty-five surgeries and medical procedures and approximately one thousand days in the hospital. Christyn, Rebecca’s mom, talks about her ...

The Woman Who Washed Jesus’ Feet

Before you begin Read Luke 7:36–39, Luke 7:47 NLT One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to have dinner with him, so Jesus went to his home and sat down to eat. When ...

Whose Dream Will You Follow?

Editor’s note: It’s graduation season! People you know and love are launching into new seasons of life full of promise, hope, pressures, and dreams. Show them some love and share ...

“I HAVE WON THE VICTORY”

God’s Promise in the Empty Tomb With the cross, [God] won the victory. — Colossians 2:15 On the first Easter morning... the smothering silence that insulates the domain of the ...

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Free Easter Bible Study!

Free Easter Bible Study!

You're invited to walk where Jesus walked! Join the In the Footsteps of the Savior online Bible study in the weeks leading up to Easter with best-selling author Max Lucado and get access to 6 study videos & other free bonuses to help you along the journey! The Holy Land is waiting for you... Study starts 3/6!