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  • 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
  • 12 New-Year Reminders To Read Before 2023

    Grace Valentine | December 30, 2022

    “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)

    • Encouragement
    • Reminders
    • God's Plan
    • New Year
  • Planting Small Seeds That Reap Big Rewards

    Lysa TerKeurst | December 29, 2022

    “He told them another parable: ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.'” Matthew 13:31-32 (NIV)

    • Serving Others
    • Faithfulness
    • Cultivate
  • When Family Gets Messy

    Sharon Jaynes | December 28, 2022

    “You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” Genesis 50:20 (NIV)

    • Redemption
    • Family
    • Relationships
  • Even on the Bad Days

    Stacy J. Lowe | December 27, 2022

    “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus ...” Romans 8:1 (NIV)

    • Condemnation
    • Comfort
    • Identity in Christ
    • God's Love
  • To Live, To Really Live: Vivir, Realmente Vivir

    Rachel Marie Kang | December 26, 2022

    “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)

    • Blessing
    • Contentment
    • Beauty
  • The Significance of the Insignificant: A Christmas Story

    Meghan Mellinger | December 23, 2022

    “But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.’” Luke 2:10 (NIV)

  • What Do I Do With All of These Painful Memories This Christmas Season?

    Lysa TerKeurst | December 22, 2022

    “Now grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift.” Ephesians 4:7 (CSB)

    • Christmas
    • Healing
  • Walking Counts When It’s Hard To Run Your Race

    Kia Stephens | December 21, 2022

    “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us …” Hebrews 12:1 (NIV)

    • Rest
    • Endurance
    • Perseverance
  • Lift Our Eyes

    Sarah Freymuth | December 20, 2022

    "I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth." Psalm 121:1-2 (ESV)

    • Psalms
    • Faith
    • Hope in Uncertainty

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