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“Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only what is useful for building up, as there is need, so that your words may give grace to those who hear.” Ephesians 4:29 Americans are gaining ground in our […]

Love bears up under anything and everything that comes, is ever ready to believe the best of every person, its hopes are fadeless under all circumstances, and it endures everything without weakening. Love never fails, never fades out or becomes […]

Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. (Hebrews 4:13) Are you experiencing condemnation or conviction of past sins? Perhaps it’s a […]

“Change Your hearts and stop being stubborn.” Deuteronomy 10:16 A stubborn soul refuses to see the need to change. A person who is stubborn can certainly see areas where others need to change but will stop short of seeing the […]

If you obey all the decrees and commands I am giving you today, all will be well with you and your children. I am giving you these instructions so you will enjoy a long life… (Deuteronomy 4:40) My purpose is […]

“I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners and need to repent.” (Luke 5:32) Jesus hung around folks that weren’t church-goers. He associated with broken people, people who were […]

“All of my children are taught by the LORD, and great is their peace.” Isaiah 54:13 Peace is a comprehensive concept in Scripture. The Hebrew meaning for shalom encompasses every possible blessing we can imagine. Let’s take the definition of […]

“You have stayed at this mountain long enough! It is time to break camp and move on.” (Deuteronomy 1:6 NLT) The Israelites had just been delivered from slavery, they had received and agreed to the terms of God’s covenant, and […]

Today we will pray for our children directly from Paul’s letter in Philippians 1:3-11 NLT. We have emboldened the Scripture below. Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God. Thank you, Father, for my child. Thank […]

Father, Teach our children to learn how to love. You’ve spelled it out, defined it, drawn the boundaries around it, and painted a picture of what it looks like with every step Jesus took on this earth. I speak Your […]