Devotions

5 Bible Verses for Christmas that Will Inspire Hope

December 4, 2017

Inside: 5 Bible verses for Christmas that will inspire hope for your heart! Read them, write them, and tuck them in your heart. It’s the very best way to keep your focus on Jesus amidst the shopping, decorating, and Christmas events galore. Includes a printable! This page may contain affiliate links. This means at no… read more »

The Most Important Step to Take When You Feel Forsaken by God

November 27, 2017

Inside: The whole reason Jesus took on flesh at Christmas was so He could, from the cross, cry out “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Ever felt that way? What are we to do when we feel forsaken by God? Devotion 1 of 4 in the series The Heart of Christmas: Today we begin… read more »

A Thanksgiving Prayer – The Best Way to Start Your Day

November 20, 2017

Today we return thanks with this Thanksgiving Prayer. Whatever your day looks like, God is near. He is for you, not against you. His love shines through the darkness. Thanksgiving Prayer Dear Gracious Heavenly Father, Today we come to you with thanksgiving in our hearts and at our tables, and we invite you to both: Invade our hearts. Join… read more »

When Complete Surrender Leads You to Unexpected Places

November 13, 2017

Inside: Complete surrender takes us to unexpected places. The question is would I go–do I go–everywhere God asks me to go? How tender God is to help us trust Him. Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash Scripture passage: 2 Kings 2:1-14, portions of which are printed for you below We sat in the small meeting room, coffee drinks sustaining… read more »

How to Overcome Wallowing in Two Not-So-Easy Steps

November 6, 2017

Inside: Do you find yourself wallowing over everyday annoyances, burdensome responsibilities, or unfulfilled dreams? Two steps you can take to overcome wallowing and surrender to God. Photo by Sunset Girl on Unsplash Scripture passage: 1 Kings 19: 14-21, printed for you below. “Do you know what wallow means?” the 11-year-old asked me. It felt like a pop… read more »

What Is God Doing? How to Find Hope When All Seems Lost

October 30, 2017

Inside: You know those moments in life when you feel like all hope is lost? They may be massively difficult circumstances or minor bumps that mess with your day. What is God doing? Two surprising things God might be doing that could turn your day and your life around. Photo by Nghia Le on Unsplash I am bursting at… read more »

The Most Effective Way to Hear from God

October 24, 2017

Inside: “I wish God would just tell me what to do!” It’s a familiar complaint. But have you gone through days that are so packed full that even if God spoke to you, you wouldn’t hear it or know it was from Him? What should we do if we really want to hear from God? Photo… read more »

What Does God Think When You Want to Give Up?

October 16, 2017

Inside: Where is God when you want to give up? The spiral might start with self-doubt or fear, and pretty soon we have sunk so low that we wonder if we can recover. Worse yet, we worry about what God thinks: Does He care? Is He judging us? Discover the life-changing truth about what God thinks… read more »

Persistent Prayer: 3 Things You Need to Know

October 9, 2017

Inside: Persistent prayer doesn’t always lead to immediate answers. So why keep praying? Discover 3 reasons to not give up. (Plus: A free printable with a prayer of surrender!) Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Earlier this year, our household was hit with a crisis of immense proportions. Hearts sank. Stomachs knotted. Breath caught in our throats. How could… read more »

What Happens When You Surrender Yourself to God?

October 2, 2017

Inside: To surrender yourself to God, letting him take the reigns of your heart and your actions, is one of the hardest things in the world. Today’s account takes me places I equally long to go and find fearful. Let’s find the path together. Includes a free printable with a prayer of surrender. Photo by Ben… read more »

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