Blog Posts by Max Lucado

Where Love and Justice Meet

Paul wrote,  The wrath of God is being revealed from Heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness. — Romans 1:18 He also wrote, For it is by grace you have ...

The Luggage of Life

To get an idea of the freedom found in Jesus Christ, imagine yourself donning the literal pieces of luggage (all overpacked) that were just described. You’re carrying a suitcase of ...

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 ...

God Loves You Simply Because He Has Chosen to Do So

God loves you. Personally. Powerfully. Passionately. Don’t Worry  We worry. We worry about the IRS and the SAT and the PTA. We worry that we won’t have enough money. And ...

It’s Going to Turn Out All Right

“Don’t be afraid,” he said. “Take courage. I am here!” — Matthew 14:27 NLT God’s call to courage is not a call to naïveté or ignorance. We aren’t to be ...

Prayers for Peace and Protection

Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it ...

God’s Never-Ending Grace

A few years ago, our family went on vacation to the beach. Rosie, grandchild number one, was three-and-a-half years old and had never seen the ocean. We all wondered how ...

God Is Listening

When you wonder if anyone is listening, know this: God is. Your voice matters in Heaven. He takes you very seriously. When you enter His presence, He turns to you ...

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 ...

Jesus: The Only One and Only

…He gave His one and only Son… Two of our three daughters were born in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We lived in the North Zone, separated ...

God Is Listening

When you wonder if anyone is listening, know this: God is. Your voice matters in Heaven. He takes you very seriously. When you enter His presence, He turns to you ...

It’s a Jungle Out There: The Burden of Hopelessness

He restores my soul. — Psalm 23:3 NKJV I wonder if you could imagine yourself in a jungle. A dense jungle. A dark jungle. Your friends convinced you it was ...

A Great Idea

Editor’s note: Did you know that some of our most popular devotionals are actually kids’ devotionals? It’s true! Enjoy this one today from Max Lucado’s You Can Count on God ...

Grace for the Moment for Families

For Kids: Jesus Knows Some people might think, Jesus, it’s easy for You up there. You’re in Heaven. You just don’t know how hard it is down here. But those ...

When Your World Turns Against You

Get up, we must go. Look, here comes the man who has turned against Me. The words were spoken to Judas. But they could have been spoken to anyone. They ...

Did Jesus Have Fun?

Writings from He Gets Us From the beginning, we’ve wanted to share the real Jesus. At some point along the way, we realized that despite our best efforts to show ...

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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.