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My Cup Overflows

Editor’s note: Psalm 23 has brought comfort to believers since it was first written, read, and sung. In The Book of Common Courage, Psalm 23 is divided line by line and ...

How We Relate Is How We Relate

If you want a meaningful life, invest in your relationships. Years ago, I was sitting in a circle of chairs with about a dozen other men. We were in a ...

How to Change Your Negative Self-Talk

You see them everywhere. Little inspirational sayings like, “You are the only one who can limit your greatness.” Or, “Make your optimism come true.” They are on posters in gyms ...

Make Lemonade (Good News for the Sour Seasons)

Read Psalms 115–118 When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. This is a popular phrase encouraging a person to make the best out of the difficult situations we experience in ...

Raising Voices Together: Unified Prayer

Powerful prayers are unified. Why? Because God longs for His people to come together in prayer: If My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray ...

I Am Provided For

Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more ...

It's a One-Woman Job

Finding the Courage to Choose May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by ...

His Eye Is on the Sparrow

Do not fear; you are more valuable than a great number of sparrows. — Luke 12:7 NASB A note from Anne: When we were in the planning stages of Entertaining ...

7 Things to Do When Your Adult Children Make Poor Choices

When an adult child violates our values, makes poor choices, or gets in deep trouble, we often question our parenting abilities. Our doubts shout at us: Was it something I ...

Hurt: But How Do I Get Through the Next 86,400 Seconds?

The God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will Himself restore you and make you strong, firm ...

Revealing God’s Love through Relationships

The salvation of your family, your workplace, and your city is not all on you. Jesus is the One who saves lives, who heals marriages, who sets people free from ...

Anxiety: Breathe Through It

Anxiety. Some of us fight it, some of us deny it, and some of us may need help managing it — but I don’t think there’s a single one of ...

Prayers of Thanksgiving

I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that He considered me trustworthy, appointing me to His service. — 1 Timothy 1:12 NIV We give You thanks, ...

Cool Water on a Hot Day

Editor’s note: This Christmas, give your kids or grandkids the Bible that is the most recommended by Christian schools and churches! The bestselling Adventure Bible® comes in 5 great translations ...

Real Christmas Trees

These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. — Matthew 15:8 Nothing says the holidays quite like a Christmas tree. It’s the centerpiece of ...

Go Ahead and Cry

Growing Tears I waited patiently for God to help me; then He listened and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out from the bog ...

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