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Hope Enabler is the real-life story of one Christian parent’s struggle with a runaway child and the hope that God enabled her to have during the darkest moments of that struggle.
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21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Intellect! Day 7: Develop Understanding! “Counsel in a person’s heart is deep water; but a person of understanding draws it out.” (Proverbs 20:5, CSB) God has … Continue reading
In one of the most familiar passages for most Bible students, King Solomon of United Israel dedicated the Temple he had built to the Lord. Then he prayed a passionate, well thought out prayer for mercy from God. For 2 … Continue reading
Reality. It’s hard to find it when we come to a Church or a Bible message these days. There’s a lot of, “God loves you” – which is so, so true! But, what about the evil all around us? What … Continue reading
“John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by … Continue reading
“The Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.” (Luke 2:40, NASB95) The Child continued to grow and become strong. Where faith lives, growth happens! The opposite is also true. In … Continue reading
“Cain said to his brother Abel, “Let’s go out to the field.” And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him. Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” … Continue reading
Pride. It gets all of us into problems every week. We know we are right, why can’t others see what we see? And when they don’t, we often push too hard and, in the process, show we are more interested … Continue reading
God longs for every one of us to gather together, and bring our broken hearts to Him in prayer. These encouraging words are part of today’s reminder that, “God Guides When We Pray Together!” Practical, Biblical insight marks this call … Continue reading
Some thoughts on Exodus 14:24-31 (ESV) The hard-heartedness of Pharaoh and the Egyptians realized too late that the Lord fought against them to their total destruction. As the God who is able (Romans 4:21) acts, horror finally sinks into reason. … Continue reading