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Through Him Who Gives Me Strength

A friend told me of a nonbeliever who came to him in the midst of a troubled day. Knowing my friend was a Christian, the man asked, “If I get ...

For I Know the Plans I Have for You

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. — ...

The Cost of Forgiving and Not Forgiving

Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. —Colossians 3:13 (NIV)“I don’t believe that person is really sorry” ...

Take Hope in the Risen Christ

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus ...

Outside the Empty Tomb

After rising from the dead, Jesus appeared early on Sunday morning to Mary Magdalene, whom he had delivered from seven demons. She went to his former companions, now weeping and ...

What Matters Most

Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair. — G. K. Chesterton

This is Love

It has been a long day. Jerusalem is packed with Passover guests, most of whom clamor for a glimpse of the Teacher. The spring sun is warm. The streets are ...

This is Why He Came

While [Jesus] was on the way to Jerusalem, He was passing between Samaria and Galilee. —Luke 17:11 (NASB)If you study the New Testament, I hope you’ll begin to note that ...

Work of Eternal Significance

“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.” —1 Corinthians 15:58 (NKJV)A ...

Winter into Spring

Today’s devotional is excerpted fromA Charles Dickens Devotional, beginning with this selection from The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby:It was, by this time, within an hour of noon, and ...

Listen for God's Voice

I love to read good Christian books. I enjoy attending events where I have the opportunity to hear speakers talk about their experiences with God or teach on a particular ...

Catch of the Day: Wisdom

“Are there those among you who are truly wise and understanding? Then they should show it by living right and doing good things with a gentleness that comes from wisdom.” ...

Faith is Both a Noun and a Verb

When parents are fleshing out their faith and living out their days with joy and honesty, their children will be attracted to it. Children want something that is real; they ...

Overflowing Joy

But the fruit of the Spirit is . . . joy. — Galatians 5:22The word joy has all but disappeared from our current Christian vocabulary. One reason is because we ...

My Precious Promises

“I have learned the secret of being happy at any time in everything that happens.”—Philippians 4:12 (ICB)Most people feel happy when things are going right for them. And they feel ...

Jesus is Our Hope

I give you hope—hope that the best part of your life is not behind you. Rather, it stretches out before you gloriously: into an eternity of experiences that will get ...

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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!