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  • God’s Not Afraid of My Pain

    Alicia Bruxvoort | January 27, 2023

    “O Lord, all my longing is before you; my sighing is not hidden from you.” (Psalm 38:9, ESV)

    • Lament
    • Healing
    • Prayer
  • What Holds the Key to Your Heart?

    Lysa TerKeurst | January 26, 2023

    “When Jesus heard this, he said to him, ‘You still lack one thing. Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’” Luke 18:22 (NIV)

    • Faith
    • Obedience
    • Surrender
  • Broken Crayons Still Color

    Toni Collier | January 25, 2023

    “‘Then neither do I condemn you,’ Jesus declared. ‘Go now and leave your life of sin.’” John 8:11b-c (NIV)

    • Identity in Christ
    • Healing
    • Borkenness
  • When Comparison Invites Us Into Compassion

    Meredith Boggs | January 24, 2023

    “Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts …” Colossians 3:12 (ESV)

    • Healing
    • Loneliness
    • Loving Others
    • Comparison
  • Reading God’s Word With Holy Curiosity

    Kat Armstrong | January 23, 2023

    “Open my eyes so that I may contemplate wondrous things from your instruction.” Psalm 119:18 (CSB)

    • Cultivate
    • Time with God
    • God's Word
  • Receiving God’s Gifts in Others

    Jasmine Williams | January 20, 2023

    “Just as each one has received a gift, use it to serve others, as good stewards of the varied grace of God.” 1 Peter 4:10 (CSB)

    • Loving Others
    • Serving Others
    • Community
  • We Can Stop Being So Afraid of Conflict

    Lysa TerKeurst | January 19, 2023

    “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love.” John 15:9 (NIV)

    • Relationships
    • Boundaries
  • Nothing Else Satisfies

    Wendy Speake | January 18, 2023

    “For I will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul I will replenish.” Jeremiah 31:25 (ESV)

    • God's Word
    • Sanctification
    • Contentment
  • God Is Always Good

    Katie Faris | January 17, 2023

    “For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” Romans 15:4 (ESV)

    • Truth
    • God's Word
  • Leaving a Legacy of Life-Giving Words

    Sally Clarkson | January 16, 2023

    “The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit.” Proverbs 15:4 (NIV)

    • Words
    • Parenting
  • Running Past Snakes: What To Do When You Face a Distraction

    Dorina Lazo Gilmore-Young | January 13, 2023

    “Do not swerve to the right or to the left; turn your foot away from evil.” Proverbs 4:27 (ESV)

    • Proverbs
    • Faith
    • Distraction
    • Focus
  • You Can Experience Peace Today

    Lysa TerKeurst | January 12, 2023

    “On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you!’” John 20:19 (NIV)

    • Relationships
    • Peace
  • Reject the Lie That You Aren’t Good Enough

    Nona Jones | January 11, 2023

    “As long as the son of Jesse lives on this earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established. Now send someone to bring him to me, for he must die!” 1 Samuel 20:31 (NIV)

    • Comparison
    • Identity in Christ
  • Two Powerful Steps for When You’re Uncertain and Unresolved

    Amy Carroll | January 10, 2023

    “Then Esther sent this reply to Mordecai: ‘Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my attendants will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish.’” Esther 4:15-16 (NIV)

    • New Year
    • Decisions
    • Hope in Uncertainty
  • Divine Fingerprints Everywhere

    Shauna Niequist | January 9, 2023

    “Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. If I say, ‘Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me,’ even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you.” Psalm 139:7-12 (NIV)

    • Beauty
    • Joy
    • Seeing Beautiful
  • Let Silence Be the Source of Your Renewed Prayer Life

    Denise J. Hughes | January 6, 2023

    “In the same way the Spirit also helps us in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with inexpressible groanings.” Romans 8:26 (CSB)

    • Holy Spirit
    • Quiet
    • Stillness
    • Prayer
  • An Unexpected Way To Set Your Life on the Path of Godly Wisdom This Year

    Lysa TerKeurst | January 5, 2023

    “Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.” Proverbs 13:20 (NIV)

    • Relationships
    • Wisdom
    • Change
    • New Year
  • Keep Me Teachable

    Trillia Newbell | January 4, 2023

    “Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!” Romans 11:33 (NIV)

    • Humility
    • Time with God
    • God's Character
    • God's Word
  • Whether I Strive or Surrender, He Is Steadfast

    Meredith Boggs | January 3, 2023

    “Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations …” Deuteronomy 7:9 (ESV)

    • Surrender
    • Striving
    • God's Character
  • What Happens When We’ve Been With Jesus

    Karen Ehman | January 2, 2023

    “When they observed the boldness of Peter and John and realized that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed and recognized that they had been with Jesus.” Acts 4:13 (CSB)

    • Cultivate
    • Transformation
    • Time with God

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What Holds the Key to Your Heart?

Lysa TerKeurst

“When Jesus heard this, he said to him, ‘You still lack one thing. Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’” Luke 18:22 (NIV)

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