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||God as Heart Surgeon||Grace is God as heart surgeon! Grace is God cracking open your chest, removing your heart, poisoned as it is with pride and pain, and replacing it with…||3/6/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||God’s Best Idea||Your dad makes you come to church, but he can’t make you listen. At least that’s what you’ve always muttered to yourself. But this morning you listen…||3/5/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Spiritual Heart Transplant||Grace! The bank gives us a grace period. The seedy politician falls from grace. Musicians speak of a grace note. We use the word for hospitals, baby…||3/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||God Answers the Mess of Life||You stare into the darkness. The ceiling fan whirls above you. Your husband slumbers next to you. In minutes the alarm will sound, and the demands of…||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Grace Comes After You||God’s grace! It has a wildness about it. A white-water, rip-tide, turn-you-upside-downess about it. Grace comes after you! Some years ago I underwent a heart procedure. I…||3/2/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||God in a Real World||God calls us in a real world. He doesn’t communicate by performing tricks. He’s not a genie, a magician, a good luck charm, or the man upstairs.…||2/27/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Life is Not Fair||May I gently but firmly remind you of something you know but may have forgotten? Life is not fair. That’s not pessimism, it’s a fact. It’s not…||2/26/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Last Supper||For some, the service of communion is a sleepy hour in which wafers are eaten, juice is taken and the soul never stirs. It wasn’t intended to…||2/25/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Simplify Your Faith||How do you simplify your faith? How do you get rid of the clutter? How do you discover a joy worth waking up to? Simple. Get rid…||2/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Like a Child||No child understands the logic of going to bed while there’s energy left in the body! I remember when our daughter, Andrea, was just five. We finally…||2/23/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Made Right with God||How would you fill in this blank? A person is made right with God through_____. Don’t let its brevity fool you. How you complete it is critical;…||2/20/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Holy Incredibility||God did what we wouldn’t dare dream. He did what we could not imagine. He became a man so we could trust him. He became a sacrifice…||2/19/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Mis-use of the Mouth||There are those in God’s family who find a controversy and stake their claim to it. Every church has at least one stubborn soul who has mastered…||2/18/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||How Quickly We Forget||Take this quiz. Name the ten wealthiest men in the world. Name the last ten Heisman trophy winners. Name eight people who’ve won the Nobel prize. How…||2/17/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||You are Invited||Jesus gives the invitation in Revelation 3:20, “Here I am! I stand at the door and knock.” To know God is to receive his invitation. Not just…||2/16/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Come to Me||Invitations are special. “You’re invited to a gala celebrating the grand opening of. . .” “Mr. and Mrs. John…||2/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||God’s Eternal Plan||When our oldest daughter was two, I lost her in a department store. I panicked! All of a sudden only one thing mattered—I had to find Jenna.…||2/12/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Hucksters and Faith Peddlers||When religion is used for profit and prestige, people are exploited and God is infuriated! When Jesus entered Jerusalem the first day of Passover week, Matthew 21:12-13…||2/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||He Gave a Donkey||I don’t know his name or what he looks like. I only know what he gave. He gave a donkey for Jesus to use on the Sunday…||2/10/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Someday||There’s a time for extravagant gestures. A time to pour out your affections on the one you love. And when the time comes—seize it. Don’t dismiss it!…||2/9/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Remember the Sabbath Day||Could you use a reminder on how to slow your life down? One of the Ten Commandments in Exodus 20:8 says, “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping…||2/6/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Just Right||When my daughter was small, she wrote a song for me. From a musical standpoint, everything was wrong with it. The lyrics didn’t rhyme. The rhythm was…||2/5/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sight to the Blind||When people are refused access to Christ by those closest to him, the result is empty, hollow religion. Ugly religion. Hard to believe? Yet it happens—even in…||2/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Son of Man||Matthew 20:28 says of Jesus, “The Son of Man did not come to be served. He came to serve others and give His life as a ransom…||2/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Passion for the Forgotten||A day late and a dollar short. One brick short of a load. You pick the phrase—the result is the same. Get told enough times that only…||2/2/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Big News||The big news of the Bible is not that you love God, but that God loves you; not that you can know God, but that God already…||1/30/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||His Idea, His Home||Would that I could make everything new—but I can’t. But God can. “He restores my soul,” wrote the shepherd (Psalm 23:3). He doesn’t camouflage the old, he…||1/29/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Asking for Mercy||“But, ma’am,” I pleaded, “I’ve got to be in Houston this evening.” She was patient but firm. “I’m sorry, sir, the rules say passengers must be at…||1/28/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||One of a Kind||I have a sweater I never wear. It’s too small. Some of the buttons are missing, the thread is frazzled. I should throw it away. I’ll never…||1/27/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||King of the Mountain||King of the Mountain! Remember playing that game as a kid? The object is to push, claw, and climb until you get to the top. Once there,…||1/26/14||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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