January 27, 2023
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The exodus of the people of Israel and their journey through the Sinai desert is one of the greatest survival stories of all time. More than two million people wandering through a land of sand and barren rock, homeless, looking for the...

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January 26, 2023
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There is wisdom, and there is revelation. They go together, hand in hand. “I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better” (Ephesians 1...
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January 25, 2023
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You don't need to travel far to find beauty. God has strewn beauty across the globe in such generous portions we have only to stop and notice, paying particular attention to the intimate. Yes, epic beauty is worth traveling to see–the Himalaya,...

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January 24, 2023
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The child who cries out in the dark feels very differently when mother comes in and switches on a light. What felt so real and inevitable vanishes. Let us be careful we don’t embrace the pain in such a way that we forbid God to turn on...
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January 23, 2023
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Emasculation happens in marriage as well. Women are often attracted to the wilder side of a man, but once having caught him they settle down to the task of domesticating him. Ironically, if he gives in he'll resent her for...

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January 22, 2023
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During a long layover at O'Hare, I studied the man who sells popcorn from a little stand in one of the terminal hallways. He sat silently on a stool as thousands of people rushed by. Occasionally, every fifteen minutes or so, someone would stop...

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January 21, 2023
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Stasi Eldredge's book "Free to Be Me" helps teen girls become the young women God created them to be.
 
 
The kingdom of God will not advance as it needs to advance without girls rising up and playing...
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January 20, 2023
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Lest we overlook the obvious, let me take a moment’s pause here to suggest that in your search for more of God, do remember to ask for it.

Such a simple thought, but so helpful. Sometimes we get so caught up in the process we forget to ask...

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January 19, 2023
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John Spillane is a para-rescue jumper sent into the North Atlantic, into the worst storm of the twentieth century, the perfect storm, as the book and film called it, to rescue a fisherman lost at sea. When his helicopter goes down, he is...

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January 18, 2023
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Let’s come back to Zacchaeus and the town harlot who crashed the party to weep at Jesus’ feet. They were, both of them, very keenly aware of their failures. They knew they had fallen way short of God’s goodness. And not only did they know it, but...

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January 17, 2023
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A good king brings order to the realm. God brings order out of chaos at the beginning of creation, and then he hands the project over to Adam to rule in the same way. Not as a tyrant or micro-manager, but offering his strength to bring order to...

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January 16, 2023
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After God fashioned this dazzling earth, he gave it to us. Which is a bit like giving your fifteen year old the keys to a Maserati. But, he has his ways of doing things. When God gave us the earth he also gave us all the adventures that lay...
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January 15, 2023
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Jesus is worthy of our devotion and our thanks. Your Jesus is the One who rode into the depths of the darkest, most dangerous dungeon to rescue his True Love. He is the One who will ride again on a white steed with fire in his eyes and a flaming...

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January 14, 2023
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Today’s Daily Reading is an excerpt from Morgan Snyder's book “Becoming a King”

The first doorway we must travel through on our path toward becoming a king is to choose sonship. It is a choice.

Are we willing to become our...

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January 13, 2023
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The book “Killing Lions” is a conversation between John and Sam Eldredge about the trials young men face.
 
 
[Sam]   You know, I was really good at thinking only about myself pre-...
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January 12, 2023
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We are thirsty, and that is a very good thing. It may not be comfortable, but it is good. If you aren’t aware of your hunger, you’re not very motivated to go to the banqueting table. If you aren’t aware of your thirst, you don’t seek something to...

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January 11, 2023
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If you learned about Eden in Sunday school, with poster board and flannel graphs, you missed something. Imagine the most beautiful scenes you have ever known on this earth—rain forests, the prairie in full bloom, storm clouds over the African...

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January 10, 2023
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Our need for attachment, mother-love, and the assurance of abundance opens up for us new levels of joyful experience, even in passages that have been familiar to us for years: “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you...

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January 09, 2023
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I’ll tip my hand to one assumption I am making. I assume that an intimate, conversational walk with God is available, and is meant to be normal. I’ll push that a step further. I assume that if you don’t find that kind of relationship...

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January 08, 2023
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Church is not a building. Church is not an event that takes place on Sundays. I know, it's how we think of it. "I go to First Baptist." "We are members of St. Luke's." "Is it time to go to church?" Much to our surprise, that is not how the Bible...

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