A message of hope for moms, for those who still wait to be moms, and for the many dear women who nurture and lead... Today's a special day to honor and celebrate moms everywhere. Yet sometimes this day reminds us of other thoughts too, hard struggles, grief, longing, and loss. It carries more than just joy-filled thoughts. If you find yourself somewhere there today, still wrestling … [Read more...] about A Prayer of Blessing and Hope for Mother’s Day: 7 Verses for Moms
Such incredible, miraculous, life-changing words. “He is not here; he has risen, just as he said…” Matthew 28:6 His power could not be contained in a grave. His love could not be conquered by death. His truth could never be buried and forgotten. Jesus Christ rose again, He is Victorious! And He makes all things new. The very purpose of this Easter weekend reminds us, that no matter … [Read more...] about A Prayer for Easter: He Is Risen!
Palm Sunday is significant because it marks the beginning of Holy Week, that very important day when Jesus began His journey toward the cross. Yet often, maybe in the midst of busy lives, or in the flurry of activity around the upcoming Easter holiday, the significance of this special day might get missed. God’s Word reminds us how there's such great meaning in every part of Christ’s story, … [Read more...] about A Prayer for Palm Sunday
So often this week after Christmas can seem maybe, not so festive, or sparkly. You might be feeling like the holiday spirit came and went by too fast. Maybe you never did get everything done, but now that the big day is gone, you're already vowing to make next year even more special. Messy house calling your name, organization of it all begging for attention, returns waiting to be done, toys … [Read more...] about 1 Truth to Remember When Christmas Is Over
Sometimes in the midst of heated political battles and uncertain times, it's difficult to even know how to pray or where to begin. We just know we have a deep ache in our hearts that cries out for God's mercy, and a longing to see him heal our land. Maybe other times we wonder how effective our prayers even are. Yet God is faithful, no matter how we feel, and His Presence of power and peace … [Read more...] about A Prayer for America: 20 Verses of Hope
“Do not be afraid of them; the LORD your God himself will fight for you.” Deut. 3:22 We may forget at times but one thing is true - this world is a battlefield. Day by day, hour by hour, we face a spiritual war and an enemy who’s real. He wants nothing more than to bring defeat, for his main aim is to steal, kill, and destroy. God has a plan for our lives. The enemy has a plan for us too. We … [Read more...] about A Prayer to Put on the Armor of God