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||Father, Forgive Them||Of all the scenes around the cross, the one that angers me most is when those in the crowds said, “Let this Messiah, the King of Israel,…||3/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Simon Carries Jesus’ Cross||Four soldiers. One criminal. One cross. Simon, a farmer, stands among the crowd and can’t see the man’s face, only a head wreathed with thorny branches. Jesus stops in…||3/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Peace Be With You||When the Roman soldiers took Jesus out of the Garden of Gethsamane, Jesus’ followers took off. We don’t know where they went but we do know they couldn’t…||3/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Temple Curtain Torn||On Calvary’s Hill, Jesus cried out in a loud voice and died. Then the curtain in the Temple was torn into two pieces, from the top to the…||3/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Cry of Victory||“It is finished.” Jesus cried! Stop and listen. Can you imagine the cry from the cross? What was finished? The history-long plan of redeeming man. The message of God to…||3/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||My God, My God||On Calvary’s Hill, Christ lifts his heavy head toward the heavens crying out, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani”—that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Mark…||3/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Saved to Serve||Some people feel so saved they never serve. Some serve at the hope of being saved. Does one of these sentences describe you? Do you feel so…||3/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Two Thieves, Two Crosses||Scripture says, “And when they had come to the place called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on the right hand and the other on…||3/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Centurion at the Cross||Matthew 27:54 says when the centurion and those with him who were guarding Jesus saw all that had happened, they were terrified and exclaimed, “Surely he was the Son…||3/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Atonement for Sins||Christ lived the life we could not live, and took the punishment we could not take, to offer the hope we cannot resist. Why? Jesus was angry enough…||3/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jesus Chose the Nails||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…||3/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Many 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…||3/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Give God Your List!||God not only wants the mistakes we have made—He wants the ones we are making. Are you drinking too much? Are you cheating at work or cheating…||3/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Universal Symbol of Christianity||The cross is the universal symbol of Christianity. An odd choice, don’t you think? Strange that a tool of torture would come to embody a movement of…||3/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||How Do you Say Lucado?||My last name has created some awkward moments. A woman said, “Max Lu-KAH-do—I’ve been wanting to meet you.” I let it go thinking that was the end…||3/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jesus’ Seamless Perfection||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…||3/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jesus Canceled our 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,…||3/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||He Became Sin for Us||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…||3/3/2015||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 sin,…||3/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||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…||2/27/2015||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…||2/26/2015||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…||2/25/2015||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…||2/24/2015||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…||2/23/2015||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…||2/20/2015||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.…||2/19/2015||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…||2/18/2015||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,…||2/17/2015||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…||2/16/2015||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.