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  • God Has No Grandchildren

    Brenda Bradford Ottinger | August 16, 2019

    “… He would get up early in the morning and offer a burnt offering for each of them. For Job said to himself, ‘Perhaps my children have sinned and have cursed God in their hearts.’ This was Job’s regular practice.” Job 1:5b (NLT)

    • Family
  • When You’ve Hurt Your Man’s Feelings

    Sharon Jaynes | August 15, 2019

    “Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.” Proverbs 12:25 (NIV)

    • Marriage
  • How to Help a Traumatized Friend

    Mary DeMuth | August 14, 2019

    “Finally, all of you should be of one mind. Sympathize with each other. Love each other as brothers and sisters. Be tenderhearted, and keep a humble attitude.” 1 Peter 3:8 (NLT)

    • Comfort
    • Kindness
  • Why We Need Real-Life Friends

    Karen Ehman | August 13, 2019

    “Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family, and do not go to your relative’s house when disaster strikes you — better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.” Proverbs 27:10 (NIV)

    • Forgiveness
  • The Shepherd is With You

    Jennifer Rothschild | August 12, 2019

    “The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.” Psalm 23:1 (NIV)

    • God's Love
  • When I Want to Close the Door to My Heart

    Meredith Brock | August 9, 2019

    “As I looked, ‘thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of Days took his seat.’” Daniel 7:9a (NIV)

    • God's Love
    • God's Perspective
  • But What Do I Do About That Deep Ache In My Soul?

    Lysa TerKeurst | August 8, 2019

    “And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.” Ephesians 3:17b-18 (NIV)

    • God's Love
  • Healing Through Brokenness

    Kristin Berry | August 7, 2019

    “But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5 (NIV)

    • Healing
  • Flirting Can Be a Good Thing

    Sharon Jaynes | August 6, 2019

    “Come, my beloved, let us go to the countryside, let us spend the night in the villages.” Song of Songs 7:11 (NIV)

    • Marriage
  • Hold On and Let Go

    Jill Savage | August 5, 2019

    “There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth … A right time to hold on and another to let go.” Ecclesiastes 3:1, 6b (MSG)

    • God's Love
  • Will You Just Trust Me?

    Alicia Bruxvoort | August 2, 2019

    “Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5 (NLT)

    • Trust
  • Looking Back Isn’t as Bad as You Think

    Jamie Ivey | August 1, 2019

    “Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from trouble …” Psalm 107:2 (ESV)

    • God's Plan
  • Radical Surrender: One Foot in Front of the Other

    Dr. Amy E. Ford | July 31, 2019

    “LORD, I know that people’s lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps.” Jeremiah 10:23 (NIV)

    • God's Love
  • When Life is Too Busy

    Glynnis Whitwer | July 30, 2019

    “The appetite of the lazy craves, and gets nothing, while the appetite of the diligent is richly supplied.” Proverbs 13:4 (NRSV)

    • Rest
  • Who Wants to Admit to THAT Kind of Envy?

    Corrie Gerbatz | July 29, 2019

    “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.” Exodus 20:17 (NIV)

    • Contentment
  • You Should Have Waited For Me

    Beverly Pounds, COMPEL Member | July 26, 2019

    “The end of a matter is better than its beginning; a patient spirit is better than a proud spirit.” Ecclesiastes 7:8 (HCSB)

    • God's Perspective
    • Humility
  • The Blessings Found in the Fire

    Lysa TerKeurst | July 25, 2019

    “He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, and they will bring offerings in righteousness to the LORD.” Malachi 3:3 (ESV)

    • Trust
  • What If Life Doesn’t Have to be Pain-free to be Full?

    Niki Hardy | July 24, 2019

    “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10 (NIV)

    • Contentment
  • Following God’s Way to Forgiveness

    Lauren Dungy | July 23, 2019

    “Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.” Colossians 3:13 (NLT)

    • Forgiveness
  • Just One More Look Behind, God?

    Nicole Turner, COMPEL Member | July 22, 2019

    “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” Isaiah 43:18-19 (NIV)

    • God's Character

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Mary DeMuth

How to Help a Traumatized Friend

Mary DeMuth

“Finally, all of you should be of one mind. Sympathize with each other. Love each other as brothers and sisters. Be tenderhearted, and keep a humble attitude.” 1 Peter 3:8 (NLT)

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Karen Ehman

Why We Need Real-Life Friends

Karen Ehman

“Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family, and do not go to your relative’s house when disaster strikes you — better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.” Proverbs 27:10 (NIV)

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