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Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders. (Deuteronomy 33:12) Who knows how many souls you cross paths with today will […]

The most powerful of all prayers are those written for us directly from Scripture. Today we will pray a Psalm for the United States upon the celebration of our 241st Anniversary. This is a prayer for revival; let’s make it […]

“In the morning will I order up my prayers.” Psalm 5:3 What do you need today? Every day seems to present challenges. They vary in size and type, but they all seem big in our mind’s eye, and many times […]

“You are special.” ~Mister Rogers Parents of Millennials have certainly drilled into their children the notion that they are indeed special. We let them know under no uncertain terms that they were important enough to stop everything. Baseball games usurped […]

“Tell him to stop worrying. Tell him he doesn’t need to fear the fierce anger of those two burned-out embers” (Isaiah 7:4). What is keeping you up at night? What are you praying about, and are those prayers mixed with and […]

Sometimes we just don’t know where to start or how to pray. At times like that, we have lots of resources to turn to in the Word. Paul’s prayer for his friends in Phillipi is a beautiful and comprehensive prayer […]

Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world.” (John 18:36) I am only a foreigner in this land. (Psalm 119:19) This political season has reminded us more than ever that the Kingdom of God and the kingdoms of this […]

“Each day He carries us in his arms.” Psalm 68:19 The sight of a child lifting her arms to her father, entreating him to pick her up, is a blessed and lovely one. We carry many responsibilities as adults; we’ve […]

Its walls are patrolled day and night against invaders, but the real danger is wickedness within the city… It is not an enemy who taunts me— I could bear that. It is not my foes who so arrogantly insult me— […]

“Not by might. Not by power. But my Spirit, says the Lord” (Zechariah 4:6) Careful planning and hard work are vital, but they have limits. Zerubbabel had an impossible assignment: to rebuild Jerusalem with a rag-tag group of ex-slaves. When […]