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||God Gives Hope||God gives hope! So what if someone was born thinner or stronger, lighter or darker than you? Why count diplomas or compare resumes? What does it matter if…||5/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Good Shepherd||If the Gospels teach us anything, they teach us that Jesus is a Good Shepherd. In John 10:11, Jesus announces, “The good shepherd gives his life for the…||5/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Loneliness||We’ll try anything to get rid of our loneliness. But should we? Should we be so quick to drop it? Could it be that loneliness is a gift? A gift…||5/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Get Over Yourself||Proverbs 16:5 says, “The Lord despises pride.” So, get over yourself! An elementary boy came home from tryouts for the school play. “Mommy, mommy” he announced, “I got…||5/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Nothing to Be Proud About||Do art critics give awards to the canvas? Can you imagine a scalpel growing smug after a successful heart transplant? Of course not. And the message of the Twenty-Third…||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God Loves Humility||God loves humility. Could that be why he offers so many tips on cultivating it? Assess yourself honestly. Romans 12:3 says, “Don’t cherish exaggerated ideas of yourself, but…||5/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||None Righteous||All of us occasionally do what is right. A few predominantly do what is right. But do any of us always do what is right? According to Paul we…||5/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Life’s a Jungle||For many people, life is—well, life is a jungle. Not a jungle of beasts and trees. Would that it were so simple. Our jungles are thickets of failing health,…||5/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Whaddif’s||Worry is the burlap bag of burdens—overflowing with whaddifs! Whaddif it rains at my wedding? Whaddif after all my dieting, they discover lettuce is fattening and chocolate isn’t? The burlap…||5/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Eternal Creatures||We are eternal creatures. We ask eternal questions. Where did I come from? Where am I going? Is there life after death? These are the primal questions of the soul. And…||5/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Big Deal About Rest||Life can get so loud we forget to shut it down. Maybe that’s why God made such a big deal about rest in the Ten Commandments! Of the ten, which…||5/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Change Your Focus and Relax||Psalm 23:2 says, “He makes me to lie down in green pastures; leads me beside the still waters.” Note the two pronouns preceding the two verbs. He makes me.…||5/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||What Really Matters||A man once went to a minister for counseling. “I’ve lost everything,” he told the minister. “Oh I’m so sorry to hear you’ve lost your faith,” the…||5/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Power of Love||May I meddle for a moment? What’s the one thing separating you from joy? How do you fill in this blank: “I will be happy when____?” When I’m…||5/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||In Prison||Are you in prison? You are if you feel better when you have more and worse when you have less. If happiness is one delivery away…you are in prison—the…||5/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||An Illustration of God||When David, who was a warrior, minstrel, and ambassador for God, searched for an illustration, he remembered his days as a shepherd. He remembered how he lavished attention…||5/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Lord is My Shepherd||We humans want to do things our way. Forget the easy way. Forget the common way. Forget the best way. Forget God’s way. We want to do things our way! And…||5/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God Never Changes||Though he creates, God was never created. Though he makes, he was never made. Though he causes, he was never caused. Hence the proclamation in Psalm 90:2,…||5/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God Will Lighten Your Load||If we let him, God will lighten our loads. Why don’t you try traveling light? Jesus says, “Come to me, all you who are weary and carry heavy…||5/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Letting God’s Spirit Lead||In Acts 8:26-27, an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go to that chariot of the Ethiopian and stay near it. So Philip ran toward the…||5/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Trashy World||We live in a trashy world. Unwanted garbage comes our way on a regular basis. Haven’t you been handed a trash sack of mishaps and heartaches? Surely you have. What are…||4/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Guarding Our Hearts||For most of us, thought management is, well, un-thought of! We think much about time management, weight management, personnel management. But what about thought management? Shouldn’t we be…||4/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||No Deception||A woman stands before judge and jury, one hand on the Bible, the other in the air, and makes a pledge: to tell the truth, the whole…||4/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Bring Focus to Your Life||Want to bring focus to your life? Do what Jesus did. Go home, love your family, and take care of business! Your first mission field is under your roof. What…||4/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||On Target||Jesus had no money, no computers, no jets, no administrative assistants or staff; yet Jesus did what many of us fail to do. He kept his life on…||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||They are Watching||Seekers may not understand all that happens in a house of worship. They may not understand the meaning of a song or the significance of communion, but they…||4/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Big View of God||Exactly what is worship? I like King David’s definition in Psalm 34:3, “O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.” Worship is the act…||4/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Potential Time with God||Psalm 46:10 says, “Be still and know that I am God.” Imagine considering every moment as a potential time of communion with God. Try being silent with God. By…||4/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God’s Translator||When he walked this earth, Jesus was so in sync with the Father that he could say in John 14:11, “I am in the Father and the…||4/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Led by an Unseen Hand||For years I viewed God as a compassionate CEO and my role as a loyal sales representative. He encouraged me, rallied behind me, and supported me, but he…||4/17/2015||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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