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||On-and-Off Salvation||On-and-off salvation never appears in the Bible. Scripture contains no example of a person who was saved, then lost, then re-saved, then lost again. Where there is…||2/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Grace–A Never Ending Supply||Grace is simply another word for God’s tumbling, rumbling reservoir of strength and protection. Grace comes to us not occasionally or miserly but constantly and aggressively, wave…||2/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Stop the Frenzy||Attempts at self-salvation guarantee nothing but exhaustion! We scamper and scurry, trying to please God, collecting merit badges and brownie points, and scowling at anyone who questions…||2/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Cause of Your Fatigue||Most people embrace the assumption that God saves good people. So be good. Be moral. Be honest. But for all the talk about being good—what level of…||2/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||We’ve Been Found Guilty||Romans 3:10 introduces an essential truth. “There is no one righteous, not even one. . .no one who seeks God. All have turned away, there is no…||2/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Who Can Accuse You?||Romans 8:33 and 34 asks, “Who can accuse the people God has chosen? Who can say God’s people are guilty?” The answer is no one, because Christ…||2/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God’s Answer||The wasted years of life. The poor choices. God answers the mess of life with one word–grace. We talk as though we understand the term. Preachers explain it.…||2/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||His Great Love||God has a heart for hurting parents. Should we be surprised? After all, God himself is a father. What parental emotion has God not felt? Are you…||2/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||He Knows Your Needs||Jesus calls us to calmness with this challenge from Matthew 6:32-33. “Your heavenly Father already knows all your needs. Seek the Kingdom of God above all else,…||2/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God’s Masterpiece||If you pass your days mumbling, “I’ll never make a difference; I’m not worth anything,” guess what? You’ll be sentencing yourself to a life of gloom without…||2/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||We Can Fear Less||In Luke 24:38, Jesus asks, “Why are you frightened? Why are your hearts filled with doubt?” Jesus doesn’t want you to live in a state of fear.…||2/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Everything is God’s||Here’s a healthy exercise. Put a sticky note on everything in your life that’s going to be destroyed when Christ comes. Your car, your desk, your house,…||2/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Greed Has Many Faces||Our obsession with stuff carries a hefty price tag. We spend 110 percent of our disposable income trying to manage debt. Who can keep up? No one…||2/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||All Things New||People often say, “You can be anything you want to be! Be a butcher, a sales rep if you like. An ambassador if you really care. You…||2/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Thought Prevention||We are not a victim of our thoughts. We have a vote. We have a voice. We can exercise thought prevention! “Don’t talk to me,” we say.…||2/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Worry is Anti-Trust||What would parents do without worry? It almost seems as if it’s in the job description. “Parents Wanted. Must be able to perform sleepless nights and meaningless pacing,…||2/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Homes That Flourish||In many homes, discouragement is the language everyone speaks. The home is a war zone and the warriors have names like Stupid, Dummy, or Little Pain in…||2/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||What is Worship?||When you think of worship, what do you think of? Outdated songs poorly sung? Dramatic prayers egotistically offered? Irrelevant sermons carelessly delivered? What is worship? The essence…||2/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God’s No-Tolerance Policy||Hypocrisy turns people against God, so he has a no-tolerance policy. Let’s take hypocrisy as seriously as God does. For starters, expect no credit for good deeds.…||2/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appeal to the Heart||Remember the church at Corinth? A problem on every pew? Territorially selfish. Morally shameless. Theologically reckless. How do you help a congregation like that? You can correct…||2/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Better to be Quiet||When you sense the volume increasing and the heat rising, close your mouth. It’s better to be quiet and keep a brother than be loud and lose…||1/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Be Careful||Be careful with the phrase, “God led me. . .” Don’t banter it about. People have been known to justify stupidity based on a feeling! God will…||1/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Unceasing Prayer||Unceasing prayer may sound complicated, but it needn’t be that way. Do this. Think of prayer less as an activity for God and more as an awareness…||1/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God Heals, Not Prayer||God heals, not prayer. A matter of semantics? No. If you think the power is in the prayer and not the One who hears the prayer, you…||1/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Reminder of Who is in Charge||Prayer reminds us of who is in charge. You don’t take your requests to someone with less authority. You take them to someone who outranks you in…||1/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Special Date||A quiet time with God is very similar to a special date. Denalyn and I like to go to the same restaurants over and over again. When…||1/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Don’t Count Sheep||Fretting over tomorrow’s problems siphons the strength you need for today, leaving you anemic and weak. So, when you can’t sleep—don’t count sheep. Read Scripture. Worry takes…||1/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Love is a Decision||When we look at the love of Christ, we make a wonderful discovery. Love is more a decision than an emotion! Christ-like love applauds good behavior. At…||1/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Don’t Replace God||Vengeance fixes your attention on life’s ugliest moments. Score settling freezes your stare at cruel events in your past. Is that where you want to look? Will…||1/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Getting Over It||You’ve been hurt! Part of you is broken, and the other part is bitter. Part of you wants to cry, and part of you wants to fight.…||1/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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Max Lucado Daily Devotionals are like a one minute blessing from our Lord just when I need it. By feeding my spirit a small snack in the Word, It's almost like chocolate kiss, it calms and soothes both spirit and flesh. Helps me to remember it is my Creator that guides my way in this life and not the ways of the world. Thank you Dear Heavenly Father for the Ministers of your Word, Like Max Lucado.
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Max Lucado's podcasts are a source of joy, inspiration, and hope to us all. They also offer a good introduction to Max himself. He's a really cool pastor.