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“I HAVE WON THE VICTORY”

God’s Promise in the Empty Tomb With the cross, [God] won the victory. — Colossians 2:15 On the first Easter morning... the smothering silence that insulates the domain of the ...

One Day It’ll Make Sense

~ John Onwuchekwa Editor’s note: Today is Silent Saturday, the day after Jesus was crucified and before His resurrection… when His body was dead, fear ruled, hope had evaporated, and ...

7 Last Sayings of Jesus on the Cross

7 Last Sayings of Jesus on the CrossThroughout this Lenten season, Christians around the world are focusing on the gift of Salvation. Remembering the agony experienced by Jesus in His ...

Words That Wound

Father, forgive them. — Luke 23:34 The dialogue that Friday morning was bitter. From the onlookers, “Come down from the Cross if You are the Son of God!” From the religious leaders, ...

Six Hours One Friday

He was uneasy. He had been since noon.It wasn’t the deaths that troubled him. The centurion was no stranger to finality. Over the years he’d grown callous to the screams ...

Passion Week: Maundy Thursday

Thursday was a busy day. The disciples were hastily gathering the food and supplies necessary for the seder meal, not to mention trying to secure a room for the dinner. ...

Why Body Image Is a Spiritual Issue

I’m grateful you’re here. I believe healing is available for us. I believe our culture is ripe for revival as it pertains to seeing our bodies in light of God’s ...

The World Is Watching... So Give Them Something Good to Watch

You sow into their life so they can reap a harvest. The fruit of their life is your reward. — Mark BattersonI’m online every single day partly because I love ...

Undefeated

Mark 16:1-8 Living in this broken world, people know defeat all too well.  Everyone has experienced a relationship where someone let them down, or a situation that didn’t work out ...

When Life Isn’t Fair

My friend Cindy is all things amazing. She's one of those people who by her very presence makes the world better and brighter. She is so funny that she literally ...

You Are Essential: Everyday Heroes

The word hero gets thrown around a lot. A friend who brings you coffee on a busy day might seem like a hero in that moment, but the real heroes ...

Saved by Suffering

The Lord is near to all who call on Him, to all who call on Him in truth. — Psalm 145:18I woke up on what I thought would be an ...

Thank You, Teachers!

Teachers are: Encouraging Advocates Creative Hard working Empathic Resourceful Seed sowers Here’s a top-tier lesson we all learned in the last few years due to Covid: we are SO grateful ...

A Good Catch

I know that my Redeemer lives, and He shall stand at last on the earth. — Job 19:25 Tournament fishermen depend on sponsors. Without sponsorship, most if not all tournament ...

The Single Smartest Thing Anyone Ever Said to Me

Editor’s note: Andrew Klavan wrote this beautiful book The Truth and Beauty about, as he says, “literature, mostly poetry, mostly by the English Romantic poets, mostly William Wordsworth, Samuel Coleridge, ...

The Spirit of Peace

The mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. — Romans 8:6 Holy Spirit, teach me to be Your gentle follower in all situations. ~ N. T. Wright When I was ...

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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!