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Ultimate Contentment

Faithful God, Help me to learn the secret of being content in any and every situation. I realize that contentment- training is a challenging process — learned through enduring a ...

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 ...

What’s the Best Way for Parents to Discipline Their Children?

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. — Proverbs 22:6 One of Sandra’s most brilliant moments of ...

Boundaries: Guard Your Heart

We were created to be who God designed us to be, to love who God calls us to love, and to accomplish what God tasks us to accomplish. That is ...

Bedtime Liturgies That Help Us Rest in the Work of Jesus

Failure and Grace in the Story of God In a very real sense, parenting is one long process of revealing who you are. And usually that is not pretty. Perhaps ...

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 ...

The Myth of Righteous Anger

When you are angry, do not sin, and be sure to stop being angry by the end of the day. — Ephesians 4:26 NCV So, overall, how does Scripture, which ...

Risk: Get Out of Your Safe Zone

Mr. Risk-Taker In the work God has given me through the years, I’ve had to make a lot of difficult decisions. Left to myself, I might have erred too often ...

The Age Old Question: Did God Really Say?

One minute, I was on a high of living my best life now! I had it all — my good ol’ boy husband, Justin, who would take a bullet for ...

The Dangerous Prayers of Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)

Martin Luther King Jr. is widely regarded as American’s leading advocate for nonviolence and one of the greatest leaders in world history. Dr. King led the American civil rights movement ...

Ways to Build Bridges When the World Wants Us to Choose a Side

Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance… — Proverbs 1:5 Have you looked around recently and wondered how the world became so ...

Accept the Gift of Himself

I had heard about You before, but now I have seen You. — Job 42:5 TLB It all happened in one day. One day he could choose his tee time ...

Emotions of Grief

Editor's note: Grief that comes with loss is overwhelming. Emotions are so heavy, we can stagger beneath the weight. Scripture becomes even more precious during bereavement because we remember that ...

Interpreting Dreams with God's Wisdom

In one of the most disturbing dreams I have had, I walked into the prayer room at my ministry and it was dark. That wasn’t altogether unusual because during the ...

Persisting in Prayer

An Execution and a Rescue Acts 12 tells the incredible story of Peter’s supernatural deliverance from prison. He gets thrown into jail for his faith in Jesus, has a public ...

Power of Your Words

Editor’s note: Let’s make 2023 the year of doing family devotions together. It doesn’t have to be every day, or a particular time of day. Whatever works for your family ...

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