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||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|
||Surrogate Spirituality||Some of us have tried to have a daily quiet time and have not been successful. Others of us have a hard time concentrating. And all of us…||4/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Let God Have You||How long has it been since you let God have you? I mean really have you? How long since you gave him a portion of undiluted, uninterrupted time listening…||4/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ears to Hear||“Let he who has ears to hear, use them.” Jesus said these words more than once. We’re reminded that it’s not just enough to have ears—it’s necessary to…||4/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Power of a Godly Touch||The power of a godly touch! Have you known it? The doctor who treated you, the teacher who dried your tears? Was there a hand holding yours at a…||4/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Into His Likeness||Strange as it may seem, Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians 2:16 that Christians actually have within themselves a portion of the very thoughts and mind of Christ.…||4/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Your Heart, His Home||The crowning attribute of Christ was this: his heart was spiritual. His thoughts reflected his intimate relationship with the Father. Our hearts seem so far from his. He is…||4/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Who Says We Can’t Change?||Here’s some good news. You aren’t stuck with today’s personality. You aren’t condemned to “grumpydom.” You are tweak-able! So what if you were born a bigot? You don’t…||4/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Just the Way You Are||Don’t confuse God’s love with the love of people. That kind of love often increases with performances and decreases with mistakes. When my daughter was a toddler, she loved…||4/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Heart Like His||What if, for one day, Jesus were to become you? His priorities would be governing your actions. His love would be directing your behavior. Would people notice a change? How about…||4/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||He Did It Just For You||Jesus says to a “doubting” Thomas in John 20:29, “Thomas, because you have seen Me, you have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have…||4/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Cross||The cross. Can you turn any direction without seeing one? Engraved on a ring or suspended on a chain. The cross is the universal symbol of Christianity. It’s an…||4/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||An Anchor for Your Soul||Six hours, one Friday. To the casual observer the six hours are mundane. But to a handful of awestruck witnesses, the most maddening of miracles is occurring. God is on…||4/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Calvary||Come with me to the hill of Calvary. Watch as the soldiers shove the carpenter to the ground and stretch his arms against the beams. Jesus turns his face toward…||4/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Sign on Christ’s Cross||John 19:19 says, “Now Pilate wrote a title and put it on the cross: Jesus of Nazareth, The King of the Jews.” Why is a sign placed over…||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||He Wore Our Sin||Scripture often describes our behavior as the clothes we wear. 1 Peter 5:5 urges us to be “clothed with humility.” In Psalm 109:18, David speaks of evil people who clothe…||3/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Far From Christ||Imagine the scene at the cross. Soldiers huddled in a circle, dice-throwing—casting lots for the possessions of Christ. Common soldiers witnessing the world’s most uncommon event. To them he…||3/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||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|
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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.