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God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) How do we begin to pray for the victims and their families in […]

The Lord cares deeply when his loved ones die. (Psalm 116:15) There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (John 15:13) “…We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain […]

“Then what should I do with Jesus…?” Matthew 27:23 It was the best of Fridays. It was the worst of Fridays. It was the sleepy, early morning hours of the first Good Friday – the “real” Good Friday. Pilate wondered […]

Then the angel of the Lord came again a second time and touched him and said, “Get up, and eat, for the journey is too long for you without adequate sustenance.” (1 Kings 19:7 Amplified Bible) Coming off the victory […]

Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. Ephesians 4:31,32 …Let […]

From the cloud came a voice, “This is my Son, the Beloved. Listen to him.” Mark 9:7 Are you looking for advice to guide you into 2017? The best wisdom comes from the cloud – not the cloud that stores your […]

But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! (Galatians 5:22,23) Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the […]

Like an open book…     all the stages of my life were spread out before you, The days of my life all prepared     before I’d even lived one day. (Psalm 139:16 The Message) “Every moment was laid […]

“By this time tomorrow….” 2 Kings 7:1 “This is a day of good news…!” 2 Kings 7:9 “Now all glory to God who is able through His mighty power at work within us to accomplish infinitely more than we might […]

They do not fear bad news; they confidently trust the Lord to care for them. Psalm 112:7 Tomorrow the United States votes for its 45th President. This has been one of the most harrowing, dramatic, comical, and tragic of elections with […]