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Praying for Faith Through the Sifting

“Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers” (Luke 22 NASB). It had been revealed to Jesus that one of His...

Following FULLY

Caleb is one of the heroes of biblical history. He is not mentioned much, but what we know of him challenges us to live fully surrendered to God. The secret of his life and influence is wrapped up in one phrase, repeated three times in Joshua 14: “Nevertheless, my...

The Necessity of Secluded Prayer

When evening came, after the sun had set, they began bringing to Him all who were ill and those who were demon-possessed. And the whole city had gathered at the door. And He healed many who were ill with various diseases, and cast out many demons; and He was not...

God-Initiated Counsel

Are there things you really need to know to take the next step that you simply don’t know? One of the great secrets of a God-led life is to be a man or woman who is willing to give—and receive—godly counsel. But where does this come from? How does it occur? When...

Patience in the Journey

It starts early. Every dad knows he’s going to start getting the question from his kids as soon as they have cognitive thought. “Are we there yet?” That longing to get to a destination is in all of us, and it never seems to go away. It was true of the Israelites who...

Are You Tired?

This is not an advertisement from a slick company. But it is a promise from the only One who is always faithful: “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and...

The Deadly Results of Bearing Any Grudge

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, “The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob” (Genesis 27:41 NASB). The story of Jacob and Esau is classic...

What Are You Supposed to Do Today?

I know you have your agenda, full of meetings and bullet points on your “To Do” list. But, in the midst of it all, what are you really to do? You are to feed people around you with bread from heaven. Real Life Lesson Jesus was saddened by the death of His friend John...

What Takes Us Away from God?

The most tragic chapters of our lives are filled with stories of things that remove us from God. The simple word for this tragedy is sin. But there is a word that precedes that sin: temptation. If we are to return to intimacy with God and the invaluable joy of His...

His Matchless Voice

“Thus says the LORD . . .” (Jeremiah 51:1 NASB). The first phrase of my reading this morning overwhelmed me. I could not read further. How many times in Scripture are these incredible four words (or their equivalent) repeated? He Speaks The whole Bible itself is...