Prayers for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Prayers Straight from the Bible

The Bible contains some of the most extraordinary prayers of thanksgiving ever offered. The power of these prayers transcend time and place; they are every bit as meaningful and effective today as they were the first time they were spoken. Here’s a sampling of prayers straight from the Bible that you can use at your ...

a closer look at truth in the psalms

A Closer Look at Truth in Psalms

Sep 9, 2018 |

As Christians, we need to listen and allow the Holy Spirit to speak truth into our lives through God’s Word. As we do this, we learn what it means to see truth in action. Let’s take a closer look at what this looks like with a study from the NKJV Spirit-Filled Life Bible.  What do ...

Unlocking the Bible’s Strategy for Anxiety-Free Living

After Moses died, the task of leading the Hebrew people into the Promised Land fell to Joshua. It was an enormous responsibility, one that likely caused Joshua more than a little anxiety. Recognizing that, the Lord offered words of encouragement to reassure the rookie leader. In those words we find clues as to how God ...

trust God

66 Reasons to Trust God

Let’s be honest. It can be hard to trust God when life becomes chaotic.  Maybe that’s where you are and you could use a gentle reminder of God’s faithfulness. If so, we have good news for you. God’s given us many examples of His trustworthiness in the Scriptures. Just open your Bible to any book ...

Why Christ’s Resurrection Should Matter to You

There are a lot of questions about the resurrection of Jesus Christ in today’s culture.  Did it really happen?  When did it happen?  How did it happen?  Perhaps the most important question people should be asking is, “why does the resurrection matter to you and me?” Josh and Sean McDowell look to answer many of ...

One Woman’s Devotion

Jun 6, 2017 |

Out of the materialism and ruthlessness of Israel during the period of the judges, Hannah emerged as a woman of faith. From her home in the hills north of Jerusalem, she had traveled to Shiloh, the national place of worship. Her sadness of heart and persistence in prayer contrasted sharply with the prevalent corruption in ...

Angel Unaware

May 5, 2017 |

After becoming the Hollywood couple everyone loved to love, Roy and Dale Evans Rogers shared with their adoring public their excitement at becoming parents. Throngs of people waited impatiently to see the child blessed to have the “Queen of the West” and the “King of the Cowboys” as parents. Roy and Dale’s daughter, Robin Elizabeth ...

Streams in the Desert

Mar 3, 2017 |

Lettie Cowman and her husband, Charles, were missionaries to Japan. Together, they founded the Oriental Missionary Society, with the goal of distributing Scripture in the hostile land. When Charles was ill, Lettie wrote a series of inspirational essays based on the encouragement they found in the Lord during this difficult time. The essays were published ...

Encouragement

Jan 1, 2017 | |Elizabeth Prentiss

The words “to encourage” can properly translate the New Testament word that means “to call beside.” When we encourage, we are coming alongside someone else, cheering them on. We are offering comfort and motivation. When we encourage someone, they know they are not alone....