• When Love Hurts
    October 12, 2018-Overcoming Negative Internal Chatter

    Today’s Truth  For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace (Romans 8:5, ESV). Friend to Friend  The morning alarm sounded. I batted thin...

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  • Daily Devotional
    August 7, 2018-Do You Want to Be Healed?

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Sometime later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish festivals. Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Daily Devotional
    June 19, 2018-Standing Firm in Our Trials

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him (James...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Daily Devotions
    August 25, 2017-When You Forget Who You Are

    By Susie Larson— Today’s Truth It is written: ‘I believed; therefore I have spoken.’ Since we have that same spirit of faith, we also believe and therefore speak … 2 Corinthians 4:13, NIV).  Friend to Friend Ever...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Daily Devotions
    May 3, 2017-God Has Given You Precious Promises

    By Sharon Jaynes— Today’s Truth “His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness,” (2 Pet. 1:3 NIV). Friend to...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Daily Devotion
    March 2, 2017-Take Hold of the Faith You Long For

    By Sharon Jaynes─  Today’s Truth “I press on to takehold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me” (Philippians 3:12b, NIV). Friend to Friend Have you ever watched a circus performer on a flying trapeze?...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Take Hold of the Faith You Long For by Sharon Jaynes
    Take Hold of the Faith You Long For

    By Sharon Jaynes – I was alone, or at least I felt that way. Women huddled in happy clusters chatting about first one thing and then another. Some propped babies on their hips. Others clutched Bibles in...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • May 12, 2016-It’s Not What You Know But Who You Know

    By Sharon Jaynes− Today’s Truth “His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness,” (2 Pet. 1:3 NIV) Friend to...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • April 1, 2016-Take Hold of the Faith You Long For

    By Sharon Jaynes− Today’s Truth “I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me” (Phil. 3:12, emphasis added). Friend to Friend Have you ever watched a circus performer on a...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • God’s Wilderness Blessings

    By Marion M. Pyle – There are times in the Christian life when we walk through a wilderness experience. God’s voice seems far away. We cannot turn back but have no clear vision for moving forward. The...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Why Do We Doubt?

    By Gina Burgess – An excerpt from my work in progress When Christians Hurt Christians There was a story told long ago about a certain wealthy man. He had so much wealth he struggled to remain alive...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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    Dancing Your Way Out of Distress

    By Mary Hudson – You may have seen the movie “Happy Feet.” As the story line goes, an emperor penguin named Mumble is born into a tribe of penguins.  Traditionally, the only way these Antarctic birds can find their...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • The Tortoise and the Hare
    Are You a Tortoise or a Hare?

    By Carol Doyel – About a year ago I sensed the Lord saying – “you’re not in a race Carol”. Now I know we’re in a race to finish in our faith, but God is the author...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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    Chaos to Castles

    By Karen Gardner DeArmond – Come. Come away with me. Listen to my voice. Pulling her into the desert, he begins speaking softly to her, pouring out his heart. O’ how I have loved you, even as...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • A Waiting Place

    Have you ever sacrificed tomorrow by worrying about it today? When I find myself fretting over tomorrow, or next week or month or year, I remember Joseph. Beginning in Genesis 37, Joseph’s amazing story takes decades to come...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • And Then Came a Lion

    There have been a lot of references to lions in my devotions, once again. The most thought provoking was from 1 Samuel 17:34: And then came a lion. When King David was just a boy tending his father’s sheep, he...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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God’s promises