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Category Archives: Discipleship

John Maxwell Profiles in Leadership: Joseph – Get the Right Attitude

This is the fourteenth lesson in bestselling author and speaker John Maxwell’s Leadership by the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, tell them to sign up to receive John’s free email devotional here. By John C. Maxwell Genesis 50 Some of […]

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8 Bible Blessings for Your Mother

Among the Ten Commandments is the directive to “honor your father and your mother.” [Browse the Gifts for Mothers section in the Bible Gateway Store.] The following are blessings from the Bible you can pray on Mother’s Day (and all year) to show the great esteem with which you hold your mother.

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What is True Manhood?: An Interview with Bill Delvaux

How does the biblical concept of heroism contrast with what’s depicted in comic books and movies? Why is heroism important to a man’s identity? What is the biblical model for being heroic? Bible Gateway interviewed Bill Delvaux (@BillDelvaux) about his book, Heroic: The Surprising Path to True Manhood (B&H Books, 2019). Contrast and compare how […]

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How Can You Find a Biblical Role Model for Your Teen?

Aside from Jesus himself, few people in Scripture are presented as obvious heroes. Most are portrayed as complicated people, prone to occasional failure, who nevertheless were used by God in extraordinary ways. That’s why they make such great role models for your complicated teen, who also may be prone to occasional failure. [Sign up to […]

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John Maxwell Profiles in Leadership: Joseph – The Middle of the Journey

This is the thirteenth lesson in bestselling author and speaker John Maxwell’s Leadership by the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, tell them to sign up to receive John’s free email devotional here. By John C. Maxwell Genesis 41 Twenty-two years […]

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5 Compelling Prayers in the Bible

In his book Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference? (Zondervan, 2010), bestselling author Philip Yancey says, “We pray because we want to thank someone or something for the beauties and glories of life, and also because we feel small and helpless and sometimes afraid. We pray for forgiveness, for strength, for contact with the One […]

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John Maxwell Profiles in Leadership: Joseph – Give Up? or Go On!

This is the twelfth lesson in bestselling author and speaker John Maxwell’s Leadership by the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, tell them to sign up to receive John’s free email devotional here. By John C. Maxwell Genesis 39 Leaders pay […]

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When You Feel Like You’re Not Enough

By Jamie C. Martin “Mommy, sometimes do you not want to be with me? Because sometimes I feel like you don’t want me with you.” The little voice rose up beside me on the brown leather sofa, at the end of a looooonnnng day that still wasn’t over. I looked down into the wide eyes […]

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Video: Easter with the Jesus Storybook Bible

Eastertide (the season of Easter which is 50 days before Pentecost Sunday) is a great time for adults to read to children about the life of Jesus. For your season of Easter enjoyment, below is a video with British actor David Suchet reading about the Resurrection from the award-winning Jesus Storybook Bible (Zonderkidz, 2007). [Read […]

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John Maxwell Profiles in Leadership: Joseph – It Starts With A Dream

This is the eleventh lesson in bestselling author and speaker John Maxwell’s Leadership by the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, tell them to sign up to receive John’s free email devotional here. By John C. Maxwell Genesis 37:1–11 Joseph went […]

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