Daily Devotional | Fighting the Good Fight

The late Warren Wiersbe once observed, “Sooner or later every believer discovers that the Christian life is a battleground, not a playground and that he faces an enemy who is much stronger than he is—apart from the Lord.” The Christian life is a spiritual struggle. Problems, suffering, and persecution are a normal feature on the […]

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Living a Life of Mercy

I hear a lot more talk about grace than I do mercy. You too? I’ve heard it said that if grace is getting what we don’t deserve then mercy is not getting what we do deserve. God gives us an abundant dose of both grace and mercy, especially in light of the atoning work of Jesus […]

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Love One Another | National Day of Prayer 2019

The National Day of Prayer is tomorrow, Thursday, May 2nd. This year’s theme is “Love One Another.” That’s certainly something we can stand to do more of during this uber -vitriolic time marked with acts of agonizing violence. During stormy seasons when everything seems to be coming apart at the seams, it’s good to remind […]

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Easter Sunday | He has Risen!

Early on that first Easter Sunday morning, a group of women, including Mary Magdalene, went to the tomb where Jesus had been laid to rest so that they could put spices on his body to keep it from smelling. As they arrived at the tomb, the women were surprised to discover the large stone securing […]

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