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Category Archives: Devotionals

Jesus Calling: An Interview with Sarah Young

The beloved #1 bestselling devotional Jesus Calling® is now available in a morning and evening edition, allowing you to meditate on the hope and peace of Jesus throughout each day and as the evening draws to a close. Each morning entry is from Jesus Calling and each evening includes powerful and poignant excerpts from Sarah’s […]

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Reflections from Pope Francis: An Interview with Susan Stark and Dan Pierson

Follow Religion News Service coverage of Pope Francis’s visit to the USA. Only a little over a year into his papacy, Pope Francis (@Pontifex) is being hailed by the news media, Christians, and non-Christians alike as a refreshing figure in the Vatican. His humility, piousness, and forward-thinking ideas rooted in the Bible have been celebrated […]

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Scripture Reflection: The Hardest Commandment

Do you have enemies? Some people live in places where their enemies threaten them with physical harm or death. But for most of us, “enemy” means something a little different—our enemy might be a hostile coworker; a bully at school; an angry neighbor; an opponent in sports, politics, or another arena who doesn’t play fair. […]

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5 Minutes with Jesus

Your life is hectic! Juggling family time, work, and church equals jam-packed days. You want to spend time in God’s Word, but the busyness of life keeps getting in the way. What if, however, you could take five minutes to invest in making each day matter? In her new book 5 Minutes with Jesus: Making […]

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Joseph: The Father of Jesus

Father’s Day is an annual occasion to help us take stock of what it means to be a father (or, in its broader context, a man in some kind of leadership role with another). We have several previous blogposts we encourage you to read: ⇨ What Makes a Good Dad? ⇨ Fathers & Faith: New […]

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“If God Loves Me, Why Did I Lose My Job?” A New Devotional for the Unemployed

Are you unemployed? Are you struggling with the emotional toll of that unemployment? If you’re unemployed right now (or know somebody who is), you know that joblessness brings more than just stress about finances. It also brings crippling worry about the future, despair at long and fruitless job searches, and frustration with prayers that aren’t […]

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“Knowing Him” Easter Devotional Begins This Sunday

Our Lent devotionals have been underway for several weeks now (perhaps you’ve signed up for one of them!), and we hope they’re helping you keep focused on Jesus as Easter approaches. If you’ve been enjoying those devotionals (or if you missed out on them), we have some good news: Another major Lent devotional experience begins […]

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Discover God’s Heart: An Interview with Laurin Greco

Another way to read the Bible, other than as an instruction manual or history lesson, is as a love letter. What would it mean to read the Old and New Testaments while focusing on God’s good heart communicating with yours at the closest relational level; encountering a deeper, fuller picture of the Jesus you thought […]

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Happy New Year!

In our world of murky uncertainty, the stars of the night remind us of God’s incredible handiwork and we can take consolation in these words from the Bible: Psalm 139 You have searched me, Lord,     and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise;     you perceive my thoughts from afar. You […]

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The Jesus Code Devotional: Can You Answer the Bible’s Most Important Questions?

Most of us tend to think of the Bible as a book of answers. We have questions about God, relationships, morality, and life in general, and the Bible holds the answers to those questions. It’s simple. And that’s true, of course… to an extent. Christians do believe the Bible has the answers to life’s most […]

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