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||God’s Vision in God’s Land||Joshua 21:45 says, “Not a word failed of any good thing which the Lord had spoken to the house of Israel. All came to pass.” Joshua and…||9/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Closing the Gap||Nearly 9 out of 10 believers say they are saved, yes. But empowered? No. Like the children of Israel, they are out of Egypt but not yet…||9/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||More Than Conquerors||God spoke. Joshua listened and Israel’s Glory Days began. The Jordan River opened up and Jericho’s walls fell down. Evil was booted, and hope was rebooted. Joshua 21:43…||9/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Promised Land||God has a promised land for you to take! I sat across the table from a man in midlife misery. He described his life with words like stuck,…||9/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Prize is Yours||Imagine you’re an ice skater in competition. You’re in first place, one more round to go. The medal almost yours. Then just before your performance, your coach rushes up with…||8/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Only the Meek Will See||A small cathedral outside Bethlehem marks the supposed birthplace of Jesus. Behind the altar is a cave, a little cavern lit by silver lamps. You can enter the main…||8/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God Makes His Point||There are certain things everyone knows not to do. You don’t try to lasso a tornado. You don’t fight a lion with a toothpick. You don’t sneeze into the wind. You…||8/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||What Matters is Who God Is||When God announced Moses was to deliver the Israelites, Moses wasn’t convinced! God demonstrated that who Moses was didn’t matter. What mattered was who God was. “Moses,” spoke the voice…||8/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God Dancing Amidst the Common||There’s one word that describes the night Jesus came—ordinary. A beautiful night but nothing to keep a person awake. The sheep were ordinary. No fleece made of gold. No history…||8/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Tender Moments||You don’t have to be brilliant to remember that a child is not an adult. Or a child psychologist to know that kids are “under construction.” Or possess the…||8/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Doing What Comes Naturally||My child’s feelings are hurt. I tell her she’s special. My child is afraid. I won’t go to sleep until she is secure. I’m not a hero. I’m a parent. When a…||8/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Clear Message||As long as Jesus is one of many options, He is no option. As long as you can carry your burdens alone, you don’t need a burden bearer. As…||8/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Two-Letter Word “IF”||The prison of pride is filled with self-made people, determined to pull themselves up by their own bootstraps even if they land on their rear ends! To…||8/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Twice Imprisoned||My friend, Anibal was guilty. Period. I met him in Brazil. I also met my friend Daniel who had given Anibal a Bible. And he took me with…||8/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A New Name||Show a man his failures without Jesus, and the result will be found in the roadside gutter. Give a man religion without reminding him of his filth, and…||8/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||God Has Done It||The rich young ruler. He’s rich, powerful. Just ask him. He knows where he’s going. But today he has a question. Calling on this carpenter’s son for help must be…||8/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Beginning of Joy||In Matthew 11:28 Jesus says, “Come to me, all you who are weary and I will give you rest.” You’ve been there. You’re turned your back on the…||8/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Divine Wisdom||When I was ten, my mother enrolled me in piano lessons. Spending afternoons tethered to a piano bench was a torture just one level away from swallowing broken…||8/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Radical Reconstrution||God promises a special blessing. A sacred delight. It’s not a gimmick to give goose bumps or a mental attitude that has to be pumped up. No,…||8/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Everything Needed for Joy||Robert had cerebral palsy. The disease kept him from riding a bike, or going for a walk. But it didn’t keep him from graduating from high school or attending…||8/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||How’s Your Marriage||How’s your marriage? On your wedding day, God loaned you an intricately crafted, precisely formed masterpiece. He entrusted you with a one-of-a-kind creation. Value her. Honor him. Some men collect wives…||8/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Cure for the High and Mighty||God doesn’t dislike arrogance…he hates it. Could he state it any clearer than Proverbs 8:13: “I hate pride and arrogance.” And then a few chapters later it says God…||8/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Humility||I was on a flight where the attendant couldn’t do anything right. Order soda and you would get juice. Ask for a pillow, she’d bring a blanket. I had…||8/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Glimpse of God’s Love||People can exhaust you. And there are times when all we can do is not enough. When a spouse leaves, we cannot force him or her to stay. When a…||8/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Your Nevertheless||Two types of thoughts continually vie for your attention. One says, God will help you. The other lies, God has left you. Here is the great news: you select…||8/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Open Bible, Open Heart, Open Ears||Do you have a Bible? Read it! When anxiety termites away at your peace, read Philippians 4:6: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and…||7/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Correction and Direction||Hurting people hang with hurting people. We love those who commiserate and avoid those who correct us. Yet correction and direction are what we need. I discovered the importance of…||7/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Handling the Tough Times||How do you handle your tough times? When you are tired of trying, tired of forgiving, tired of hard weeks or hard-headed people—how do you manage your dark…||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forgiveness is Not Excusing||It’s one thing to give grace to friends, but to give grace to those who give us grief? Most of us find it hard to forgive. Leave your enemies…||7/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Give Grace||Forgiveness is not foolishness. Forgiveness, at its core, is choosing to see your offender with different eyes. By the way, how can we grace-recipients do anything less? Dare we ask…||7/27/2015||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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