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||Six Hours, One Friday||Six hours, one Friday. Mundane to the casual observer. A shepherd with his sheep, a housewife with her thoughts, a doctor with his patients. But to a…||4/17/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||What Do We Do to Him||The soldiers’ assignment was simple. Take the Nazarene to the hill and kill him. But they wanted to have some fun first. Strong, armed soldiers circled an exhausted,…||4/16/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Trust the Cross||My dog Salty knows he isn’t supposed to get into the trash. But let the house be human free, and dark side of Salty takes over. If…||4/15/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Eternal Choices||God gives eternal choices, and these choices have eternal consequences. Isn’t this the reminder of Calvary’s trio? Ever wonder why there were two crosses next to Christ? …||4/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||It is Finished||Picture if you will, a blank check. The amount of the check is “sufficient grace.” The signer of the check is Jesus. The only blank line…||4/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Put on Christ||Scripture often describes our behavior as the clothes we wear. In 1 Peter 5:5, Peter urges us to be “clothed with humility.” David speaks of evil people…||4/10/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Pride and Shame||Pride and shame. You’d never know they’re sisters. They appear so different. Pride puffs out her chest. Shame hangs her head. Pride boasts. Shame hides. Pride seeks…||4/9/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Choice is Yours||It would’ve been nice if God had let us order life like we order a meal. I’ll take good health and a high IQ. I’ll pass on…||4/8/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Nail of God||God has penned a list of our faults. The list God has made, however, cannot be read. The words can’t be deciphered. The mistakes are covered. The…||4/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||He Canceled the Record||How would you feel if a list of your weaknesses were posted so that everyone, including Christ Himself, could see? Yes, Christ has chronicled your shortcomings. And,…||4/6/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Cry of a Sinner||What is the fruit of sin? Step into the briar patch of humanity and feel a few thistles. Shame. Fear. Disgrace. Discouragement. Anxiety! Haven’t our hearts been…||4/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||We Have a Problem||Can you live without sin for one day? No? How about one hour? Can you do it? No? Nor can I. And if we can’t live without…||4/2/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Unwrapping the Gifts of the Cross||Much has been said about Jesus’ “gift of the Cross.” But what of the other gifts? What of the nails, the crown of thorns? The garments taken…||4/1/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Gifts of the Cross||Oh, the things we do to give gifts to those we love! Grownups in toy stores, dads in teen stores, wives in the tool department, and husbands…||3/31/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||You Are His||God’s grace defines you! Society labels you like a can on an assembly line. Stupid. Unproductive. Slow learner. Fast talker. Quitter. But as grace infiltrates, criticism disintegrates.…||3/30/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Spiritual MRI||We can’t live with foreign objects buried in our bodies or our souls. What would an X-ray of your interior reveal? Remorse over a poor choice? Shame about…||3/27/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Radical Reliance on Grace||One day it dawned on me. I had become the very thing I hate: a hypocrite. A pretender. Two-faced. I’d written sermons about people like me. Christians…||3/26/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Not Just Mercy, But Grace||We are poor, spiritually for sure; monetarily, perhaps. We’ve buried our dreams, desires, and aspirations. Like the mother with Lupus or the businessman in the unemployment line,…||3/25/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Grace Soaked||Most people keep a pot of anger on low boil! But you aren’t most people. Look at your feet. They’re wet, grace-soaked. Jesus has washed your feet…he…||3/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Grace Chooses to See Forgiveness||Victoria Ruvolo doesn’t remember the 18-year-old boy leaning out the window holding, of all things, a frozen turkey. He threw it at her windshield. Crashing through the…||3/23/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||So Many Hurts||If hurts were hairs—we’d all look like grizzlies! So many hurts. When teachers ignore your work, their neglect hurts. When your girlfriend drops you, when your husband abandons you,…||3/20/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Enough of This Frenzy||Attempts at “self-salvation” guarantee nothing but exhaustion. We scamper and scurry, trying to please God, collecting merit badges and brownie points, scowling at anyone who questions our…||3/19/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Let Grace Happen||I became a Christian about the same time I became a Boy Scout and I made the assumption that God grades like the Boy Scouts do…on a…||3/18/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Make it Personal||Christ took away your sins. He endured not just the nails of the Romans, the mockery of the crowd, and the spear of the soldier, but he…||3/17/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Grace Happened||We are incarcerated by our past. We have been found guilty! Our executioner’s footsteps echo against the stone walls. We sit on the floor of the dusty cell,…||3/16/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||An Advocate||Not all guilt is bad. God uses appropriate doses of guilt to awaken us to sin! God’s guilt brings enough regret to change us! Satan’s guilt, on…||3/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Satan’s Condemnation||Satan’s condemnation brings no repentance or resolve, just regret! Satan has come to steal, kill, and destroy (John 10:10). To steal your peace, kill your dreams, and…||3/12/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Voices in our Head||Voices of ‘failure’ in our world. Voices of ‘not good enough’ in our head. Who is this morality patrolman who issues a citation at every stumble? Does…||3/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Second Chance||She was only five years old when you took the photo. Cheeks freckled by the summer sun, hair in pigtails. That was twenty years ago. Three marriages…||3/10/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Christ in You||When grace happens, Christ enters. Christ in you, the hope of glory! For many years, I missed this truth. I believed all the other prepositions: Christ for me, with me, ahead of me. But I…||3/9/14||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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