I pray we can come together as believers in Christ and teach our girls what our Heavenly Father says about them.
Any time you take a chance, you can fail. But it’s better to try than to never have anything happen in your life.
One of the greatest privileges of my adult life has been to pray for my elderly mom.
I have found that when we're hurting we can often find truth at the center between two rails of reality.
However difficult and painful your road, it is marked by the footsteps of your Savior.
Lord Jesus, help us to see your truth as the only truth.
If you've ever felt trapped, imprisoned, or helplessly caught by life, then you share the emotions of David.
A marriage is like a garden. It’s always changing and growing something. Even if it's not what you want to be growing.
Only one thing will fill the emptiness when life’s battles leave us depleted.
A man who seeks the Lord and trusts in His word is a reason for praise.
Rest assured we have the power to overcome whatever we face. We have the power through submitting all to God.
We are often too quick to protest and not quick enough to pray.
When our heart is overwhelmed with the cares of this life, we must take the time to cast them upon the Lord.
It takes more faith to wait than most of the real-life situations that challenge our walk with God.
What step of faith is God asking you to take today?
God is always up to something for my good. And that’s a much better way to look at disappointment.
We live in a filtered world.
If you’re in a waiting place, know you are not alone. God is right there with you.
Good news: His love never fails.
There is an abundant need in the world for YOU. The world is just waiting to hear from you.
The answer to anxieties is to go to God as soon as you sense a worry.
When we start to mature in Christ, we begin to realize what we’re supposed to fight for.
Here are five things from 2 Chronicles 20 the Lord showed me we must remember when our hearts grow weary.
May you praise Him and trust Him in every season of your life.
A person dedicated to the Lord is like a ship anchored to the core of the earth.
When life feels like a pressure cooker, it helps to remember that people in trouble populate the pages of the Bible.
God’s direction for our lives isn’t always easy to traverse.
Life, like nature, unfolds in seasons.
We may never get recognition for the time we put in. But, there is One who sees us. And He matters most.
God’s hope for us this season is this: He is able.
This story teaches us several life principles to help us navigate hard situations with courage.
I live in this book, with this book, and by this book. Like our verse in Hebrews says, God’s word to me is “alive and active.”
The enemy is the thief of peace in our relationships, but God’s Word gives us the first step to take in restoring peace.
Join me in giving thanks today for our good Father, who never changes, as is always loving, gracious, and kind.
There are things we can do every day and people in arm’s reach to be helped… but God specifically tells us to go out into the world.
Friends, until Jesus comes back to Earth, our Father will continue to see that His plans are carried out.
God pushes us out of our comfort zone to do some major work on our hearts.
May we increase and overflow with love for everyone, not just the people who look like us or think like us or act like us.
We get caught up in our mistakes and failures so easily, giving them a foothold in the mountain of doubt that threatens to take us out and discourage us. But You don’t look at our mistakes like we do.
Hold onto the hand that was nailed to the cross. That hand knows pain like none other. Our hope is in Him.
Prior to reading God's Word, here is a prayer we should pray.
As Christians, we can have peace in making plans for our today and our tomorrows.
Do you know someone wandering around his or her life, trying to make sense of it apart from Jesus?
Often, the greatest blessings come after the greatest times of testing.
Conflicts are fertile ground in which relationships can grow deeper.
Chill out. Trust God. Watch what he can do. He can do it a whole lot faster and a whole lot better than you can do it.
Father, we know our time on earth is but a few words in the cosmic story. Help us to use our time wisely.
The truth in Psalm 121 is that we do have someone who can help us get through the tough times.
Let’s pray now that God would help us take our ‘madness’ and use it for good – to strive to bring the gospel into everything we are and everything we do.
When solutions seem senseless, look to Him.
The unknown isn’t a season any of us enjoy. It causes us to look deep inside ourselves and examine our faith.
Friend, why carry burdens around when you don't have to?
Can you trust this God upon whom you have piled your questions?
Let’s pray and release our reliance on our own efforts, remembering to thank the One who is in control of all things.
Our motherly duty is to show our children the way to follow Him.
If God’s truth sets us free from bondage, that also means this same truth defeats affliction.
f you need courage and faith right now, then invite Jesus into your midst and accept the peace he gives to all who believe in him.
“Take them by hand and lead them…” Instead of sparking their anger, pre-teens need us to teach them how to run to Christ in overwhelming moments.
Heavenly Father, it is easy to sing your praises when life is well, but how quickly we forget when the road turns hard.
Throughout Scripture we are instructed to choose our friends wisely, because with godly friends comes godly wisdom — just when we need it most.
When the rest of the world is saying there's no hope, Jesus is standing there saying, "They're wrong."
People cannot earn Jesus Christ’s love and friendship. He takes the initiative, reaches out, and draws into fellowship those who are willing.
Is life disappointing you today? Cry out to God in prayer.
Have you ever been going strong for days, weeks, even months, until one day you realize you're not?
When we trust in God's promises, we can counteract cynicism and doubt with optimism and belief.
The burden of healing doesn’t lie in saying just the right words. That should free us all up to pray a little more boldly for God to heal.
Romans 8:28 brings comfort, direction, and hope to Christians every day. It's also one of the most misquoted and misunderstood verses in the Bible.
Where is the sting of death for the believer? It is ripped out, because at the cross, Jesus took the stinger out of death.
So much in my life is broken. I have so many concerns and cares, and they weigh me down.
Give us the strength to overcome cruelty with grace, and hatred with love.
The motivation for the righteous is appreciation for God’s grace.
I have to trust God to get me through when I can’t touch the ground.
We are appointed, equipped, and empowered. We don’t have to take the next step alone.
Anxiety speaks like a dictator and lives like bondage. Jesus speaks like peace and brings deliverance to life.
Desires are normal. Search God’s Word and discover what glorifies Him.
Right now, in this uncertain season of immense changes, we are to be strong and take action.
God will not allow any circumstance, or any person, to hold us back from His blessing, favor, and purpose for our lives.
I think my problem with stuckness has a lot to do with communication.
Interruptions can be appointments for compassion.
This world is broken. It’s fallen. And Satan uses every opportunity to divide.
Let’s pray to our Father now for the strength we need to shake the sin in our lives.
We have so many reasons to give God praise. If you’re having a tough day and can’t think of many, here’s just a few from these verses.
Sometimes our hearts grow heavy with worry and doubt. Sometimes we might wonder if God has forgotten about us or given up on us.
As we remember how He helped us in the past, we can step forward in faith, in confidence, knowing that He will also see us through each new difficulty that enters into our life.
Dear God, We are needy of you. We’re aware, more than ever, of our own weaknesses, and of the struggle with dark forces that try hard to divide us and gain more ground.
We pray for your great healing on our land. Shine your face on us dear God. We need you now, more than ever before.
If you're walking in that season of desperately asking the Lord to bring your child back to him, don't stop.
We thank You for the men who are leading according to Your statutes and the ones that are laying their lives down for Your purposes.
To pursue pleasure sensibly, we need to include God. We need to be grounded in God's life instructions.
During the days we can't see past our busyness, we can have faith those extra minutes are there.
Have you ever had a big situation in your life where you just couldn't process why God would allow this to happen?
The world says that you are nothing, so compete. The Bible teaches that you are something, so be submissive.
Love looks beyond abrasive behavior to see and meet the real needs hidden there.
Dear God, We thank you for the freedom you have given to us. We remember today the cost of it all. The great sacrifice for freedom.
Lord, be in the big moments, the little moments, the in-between and uncertain moments.
"Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me."
True love doesn't happen when stars align, sparks dim and butterflies fly. Love happens when we sacrifice, knowing we'll get nothing in return.
You are never too small for God to use, but you can be too big.
A message of hope for moms, for those who still wait to be moms, and for the many dear women who nurture and lead...
We ask that you would appoint strong, faithful men and women to serve this nation and our people. We pray for your great healing on America.
When it comes to loving others, that’s the call on our lives.
Even when we don’t feel God, he is still right there.