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My Soul Waits

I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in His word I put my hope. I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning. — ...

The Spirit in You

I will ask the Father, and He will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever — the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept Him, ...

The Bright Side of Thinking Before Speaking

The secret of being boring is to say everything. ~ VoltaireA few weeks ago, I had a typical Monday. You know, a lot of making lists and trying to get ...

Seeking Approval

Am I now trying to win the approval of men or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would ...

God Says You Are Enough Because I Am

We are a generation of women who have never worked harder to have it all, yet go to bed most nights worrying that we aren’t enough. We are constantly asking ...

He Cares About Every Single Detail

When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have set in place, what is mankind that You are mindful of them, ...

Building with Weak Things

Building with Weak ThingsThe Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. I will make you ...

Oh, My Lord, Please Send Someone Else

Editor’s note: Finding joy in life’s small moments brings purpose and power to each day – and God wants us to unpack each of these small acts of faithfulness into ...

Waiting: Four Hundred Years of Silence

Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the ...

Church of the Small Things: Things I Wish I’d Known When I Became a Mom

The Bible says, “Point your kids in the right direction — when they’re old they won’t be lost” (Proverbs 22:6 MSG), which means it’s our job to give them what ...

Recognizing the Holy Spirit

Simeon took [the baby Jesus] in his arms and praised God, saying: “Sovereign Lord, as You have promised, You may now dismiss Your servant in peace. For my eyes have ...

Do Not Be Afraid

But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a Son, and you are to ...

Our True Home

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. — John 10:10Several years ago, during ...

Listen to His Voice: Side Effects May Include...

But David said to Saul, “Your servant has been keeping his father’s sheep.” — 1 Samuel 17:34My first job after college was in financial sales. This may not seem disturbing ...

Thankfulness and Joy

This is the day that the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it. — Psalm 118:24 NKJVThe world seems a little chaotic and scary sometimes. There ...

Church of Small Things: Being Faithful in the Small Things

Live in Me. Make your home in Me just as I do in you… I am the Vine, you are the branches. When you’re joined with Me and I with ...

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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.