Archive for November, 2017

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 »

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