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Does Heaven Really Exist?

Does the Bible say very much about Heaven?Jesus mentions Heaven about seventy times in the book of Matthew alone. It appears from the very first verse in Genesis—”In the beginning ...

Which Way from Here?

Remember Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, when Alice came upon the Cheshire Cat sitting in the crook of a tree?“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from ...

Get Outdoors

“God writes the Gospel, not in the Bible alone, but on the trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.” — Author UnknownThe great outdoors provides more thank just ...

Climb the Right Mountain

“Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this.” —Psalm 37:5In 1988, Jim Hayhurst Sr., a forty-seven-year-old former Procter & Gamble professional and advertising executive, ...

Reliance on Me

Although self-sufficiency is acclaimed in the world, reliance on Me produces abundant living in My kingdom.Dear Jesus,Walking to the world’s tempo is tempting at times. The desire to blend in ...

Love that Lasts Forever

Love never fails. — 1 Corinthians 13:8 (NIV)“Love,” Paul says, “never fails.”The verb Paul uses for the word fail is used elsewhere to describe the demise of a flower as ...

Today I Will Walk Humbly and Gratefully with You, My Lord

When Jesus redeems your life, it is changed forever. Now understand something about that truth that I haven’t always known: a life redeemed by God doesn’t necessarily mean that all ...

You Can't Fake Passion

If we could just slow down enough to consider what’s true and real . . .Knowing yourself, finding your true purpose in life, is the essence of true and real. ...

Facing Rock Bottom

“And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that ...

Today I Will Follow Jesus

If we say we’re willing to follow Jesus, what do we mean? I believe there is only one valid reason for following Jesus: because he is worth it. And he ...

Bedside Blessings

Christ delivered us from slavery—slavery to a “futile way of life” – 1 Peter 1:18.Whether we knew it or not, we were trapped in a lifestyle that had only empty ...

Discipline

“I’ve never known a man worth his salt who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn’t appreciate the grind, the discipline.” –Vincent LombardiDiscipline can mean different things ...

The Dash

In the faint light of the attic, an old man, tall and stooped, bent his great frame and made his way to a stack of boxes that sat near one ...

There Are No Good Cover-Ups

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” –1 John 1:9A great lesson to be learned ...

God's Word for All Sorts of Moms

Maybe you have a blended family, and your kids are only with you some of the time. Then pray for the “other” mom to water the seeds you plant in ...

Today I Will Spend Quiet Time in Prayer

LITTLE STORIES OF HOPE AND HEALINGAt the age of forty-nine, Kathy still finds comfort in stroking something soft and fuzzy—a buttery soft stuffed animal—that was with her during a family ...

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The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

Learn to pray and experience intimacy with God like never before! Join author Chrystal Evans Hurst as we walk through four postures of personal prayer called out in Scripture with the acronym P.R.A.Y. — thanksgiving & praise (P), repentance (R), requesting/asking (A), yielding (Y). Reserve your spot now and receive free access to 5 study videos and other free prayer resources when you sign up. Study starts 10/24!