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Get a fresh start! Pray like Elijah!

Elijah was as human as we are, and yet when he prayed earnestly that no rain would fall, none fell for three and a half years!Then, when he prayed again, the sky sent down rain and the earth began to

What to Do When Worry Gets the Best of You!

One of my friends sent me a text upon learning her husband was diagnosed with colon cancer. I was surprised—yet encouraged—by her reaction. "God's got this," she said confidently. I want that type of unswerving trust in the One who

God is planning the very best for you!

Some time ago, I was told a story by an acquaintance about a little girl who loved fashion, and in particular, jewelry. One afternoon, she and her mother were at the mall; as they stood at the checkout line at

Bored? Tired? 4 Tips for Better Quiet Time With God!

The perfect quiet time— what should it look like? Should we have a special tree in the shade outside where we can watch the sun rise? Should it be an old wooden bench by the waterfront? Does it need to

Is Life telling YOU, YOU need to Schedule Quiet Time?

Scheduling quiet time isn't easy for busy moms or busy people is it? I find that a lot of the time I don't even have the time to sit down and schedule my quiet time. Sound familiar? Finding a

Life Can Be Hard, But Trust God When You Keep Facing Challenges!

Psalm 20 is a beautiful invocation of God’s blessing and protection. The psalmist, David, learned from personal experience he could trust God completely. On many occasions he called out to God in dire need and God never failed him. Here

Want To Improve Your Life and Heavy Burdens? Memorize Scripture!

I know of no other single practice in the Christian life that's more rewarding, practically speaking, than memorizing Scripture. That's right. No other single discipline is more useful and rewarding than this. No other single exercise pays greater spiritual dividends!

Sometimes, being at the Bottom can be A Blessing!

Hitting rock bottom has taught me a lot. Life situations like having to scratch together money for a coffee or to buy gas to get to work was less than memorable. The sadness over the loss of a loved one,

Maybe God wants More Than Letter-Reading!

The president of his own company employing several hundred workers was preparing for an extended business trip. Before leaving he sat down and wrote a lengthy letter, detailing projects he wanted accomplished in his absence, clients he wanted contacted,

How are you handling the Seeds God gives YOU?

A successful businessman was growing old and knew it was time to choose a successor to take over the business. Instead of choosing one of his Directors or his children, he decided to do something different. He gathered the

Did you know Your prayers matter to God?

Do you ever wonder what is the point of praying? Have you ever thought that just maybe things were going to get better for you when all of a sudden you have to deal with something or someone that sets

Weary From Spiritual Warfare? Expect A TurnAround!

Dear intercessors, Spiritual warfare is part of the Christian life. Psalm 144:1 says, "Praise be to the Lord, my Rock. Who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle." Exodus 15:3 says, "The Lord is a mighty warrior; the

As The New Year Begins, Take Time to REST!

The venerable preacher, Vance Havner, used to look over the top of his glasses and say to his congregation, "If you don't come apart, you will come apart." While not all stress is bad for us, too much of it

Experience Freshness in YOUR Prayer Life with God – Pray The Psalms!

Making the Psalms a consistent part of our time studying the Bible is enriching and important. The Psalms are meant to be sung and prayed, but so often we just read through them on our own for words of encouragement.

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