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Don’t Let Fear Hold You Back

By Jennifer Allwood Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. —Deuteronomy 31:6 We all like safe. It’s human nature to avoid hard things, and our normal tendency is to drift toward the safe […]

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God Responds to My Cries

By Sara Hagerty In the day when I cried out, You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul. —PSALM 138:3, NKJV This one day held incidental moments of aching strung together until dusk like clanging bells on my insides. I snapped at the toddler, not so much because of his behavior […]

Filed under cancer, Guest Post, sickness, trials

A Letter from Max Lucado in This Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Friends, We find ourselves in a sober moment. These are uncertain times around the world and fears are rising. People who have never felt anxious before are suddenly weighed down with worry and are not sure what to do next. Do you need encouragement right about now? Are you feeling anxious and uncertain? Do you […]

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Even in the Face of Illness, We Have No Fear

As I write this post, major news organizations are reporting the global spread of the Coronavirus with what seems like fear and an increase in alarm compared to just yesterday. The media is broadcasting fears regarding the predicted negative effect on the global economy, the apparent misinformation about numbers of cases, the complex issues concerning […]

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What if What I Fear Most Happens?

By Jess Connolly God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. — Psalm 46:1–3 (NIV) What if the circumstances […]

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How to Find Unshakeable Strength in the Bible: An Interview with Christine Caine

Join the Upcoming Unexpected Online Bible Study with Christine Caine Starting October 8, 2018 Life is full of surprises, both good and bad. In this 5-week online Bible study you’ll tackle the topic of how to find hope and trust in God when the unexpected happens. Sign up now to get started right away! You’ll […]

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Anxious for Nothing: An Interview with Max Lucado

How have we let our fears get the better of us? What’s the difference between fear and anxiety? What does it mean to be anxious for nothing? In this Q&A, Max Lucado (@MaxLucado) talks about his book, Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World (Thomas Nelson, 2017). [Browse books by Max Lucado in […]

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Fear and Joy to the World – Guest Post by Philip Yancey

A guest post by Philip Yancey. [See books by Philip Yancey in the Bible Gateway Store] A friend of mine named Angela told me about a time when her faith was just awakening. Raised Catholic, she had a wistful interest in spirituality though scant knowledge of the Bible. As she started reading the Gospels she […]

Filed under Bible Study, Christmas, Holiday