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What Is the Bible About?

The Bible is not primarily about us. Above all, the Bible is a book about God. God gave us the Bible so we can observe His character, discover His works, ...

God Owns It All

The earth is the LORD’s, and all its fullness, the world and those who dwell therein. — Psalm 24:1 Consider for a moment your possessions. Actually, we can possess nothing ...

Stressing Out

Editor’s note: Laura Smith’s 5-Minute Devotions for Teens was written for your kids and the kids in your life to help them with them mental and spiritual health. As Laura ...

Grace for the Mess

For the sin of this one man, Adam, caused death to rule over many. But even greater is God’s wonderful grace and His gift of righteousness, for all who receive ...

Knowing Jesus as the Healer Who Can Do Miracles Through You

When we read about Jesus in the Bible, He can seem so different from the Jesus we experience today. What have we yet to discover about Jesus that His early ...

Praying the Names of God: Husband

ISH ִאישַׁ Ish is the Hebrew word for “husband” in Hosea 2:2, 16. The word ba’al in the Hebrew Scriptures can also be translated “husband” (as well as “lord,” “owner,” ...

The Lord of Heaven Is on His Throne

  When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained, What is man that You are mindful of him, And the son of man that You visit him? — Psalm 8:3-4 When tragedy strikes, whether personal, national, or global, people wonder how God could allow such things to happen. What can He ...

The Power of Praying In Jesus' Name, Amen

IT troubles you, fatigues you, shames you. IT is the disease you can’t heal, the job you can’t stomach, the marriage you can’t fix, the rage you can’t tame. IT ...

Single Parent Families in the Family of God

You’ve noticed her the past few Sundays now, slipping into the pews at the back as the service starts. She patiently guides a little girl and an even littler boy ...

Single Parent Families in the Family of God

You’ve noticed her the past few Sundays now, slipping into the pews at the back as the service starts. She patiently guides a little girl and an even littler boy ...

Are You Painting Your Masterpiece with My Pain?

Honest Prayers for The Darkest Times Dear God, I was making a list of things I know for sure, but when I went to write “God loves me,” I couldn’t ...

The Exodus Begun

Editor’s note: The Chronological Study Bible includes every word of Scripture, just in historical order. These Bibles include maps, notes, illustrations, information on artifacts, what was going on culturally during ...

Father's Day: Do You See Me Now?

I suspect that most of us recognize our father's full humanity too late in the game. They’re no longer alive, or their memories and mental acuity are failing. Naming grievances, ...

God Is Your Child's Father Too

Whoever fears the Lord has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge. — Proverbs 14:26 No one can teach your child like you can. No ...

Run Toward the Roar

Editor's note: One of the great privileges of parenting, grandparenting, and being an auntie or uncle is sharing your faith with little ones. A great way to do that is ...

Saul’s Conversion

Jesus appeared to Saul and ordered him to preach the good news of Jesus to all. ~ Wendy Blight TODAY’S READING: ACTS 9 He fell to the ground and heard ...

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Free Online Bible Study by Jennie Allen

Free Online Bible Study by Jennie Allen

What does the Bible tell us about our emotions? Join the free Untangle Your Emotions Online Bible Study and get exclusive content from author Jennie Allen, 6 study videos, and other Bible study resources - all free when you sign up! Study starts 6/10.