May 31, 2020
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I’ve always wondered why Jesus, having healed someone, would immediately tell them to keep quiet about it. After giving two blind men perfect vision, “Jesus warned them sternly, ‘See that no one knows about this’” (Matt. 9:30). Warned them...

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May 30, 2020
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Jesus was walking to Jairus’s house, but he didn’t go alone. A crowd went with him. He was being jostled, pushed against, pressed into when suddenly he stopped and asked the seemingly ridiculous question, “Who touched me?” 

A woman came...

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May 29, 2020
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Today’s Daily Reading is an excerpt from Morgan Snyder's book “Becoming a King”

The narrow way is filled with story after story of God unearthing a man’s desire—and then hiding him. David was told he’d be king, then spent the next...

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May 28, 2020
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God gives us dozens of encounters every day, opportunities to be honest about what motivates us. What we do with them is up to us.
 
This is how he honors us. When God created each of us, he gave us a will, and that...
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May 27, 2020
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Today’s Daily Reading is an excerpt from Morgan Snyder's book Becoming a King.

Let’s face it, there’s nothing like marriage to allure us and at the same time make us spontaneously combust with fear or anger at a moment’s notice....

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May 26, 2020
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Today’s Daily Reading is an excerpt from Morgan Snyder's new book “Becoming a King” available today

How we arrange...

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May 25, 2020
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Today’s Daily Reading is an excerpt from Morgan Snyder's new book, Becoming a King, releasing May 26. Pre-order your...

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May 24, 2020
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I remember a conversation I had as a therapist with a young mother. She came to see me not because of some crisis, but in tears nevertheless over the passage of her children’s childhood right before her eyes. “These are such precious, precious...

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May 23, 2020
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Identity is not something that falls on us out of the sky. For better or for worse, identity is bestowed. We are who we are in relation to others. But far more important, we draw our identity from our impact on those others—if and how we affect...

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May 22, 2020
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Today’s Daily Reading is an excerpt from Morgan Snyder's new book, Becoming a King, releasing May 26. Pre-order your...

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May 21, 2020
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You can’t save the world. You can’t even carry it.

“Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life? Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?” (Luke 12:25–26). Jesus is quite serious about...

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May 20, 2020
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Today’s Daily Reading is an excerpt from Morgan Snyder's new book, Becoming a King, releasing May 26. Pre-order your copy today....

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May 19, 2020
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As a wise old sage was praying with me through some of the painful memories of my life, I was immediately reminded of the time in middle school when my first girlfriend broke my heart. These wounds can linger for a lifetime if you let them—the...
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May 18, 2020
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Today's Daily Reading is an excerpt from Morgan Snyder's new book, Becoming a King, releasing May 26. Pre-order your...

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May 17, 2020
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The book “Killing Lions” is a conversation between John and Sam Eldredge about the trials young men face.
 
 
[John]   Paralysis (masquerading as “confusion”) haunts every man when...
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May 16, 2020
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Something awful has happened, something terrible. Something worse, even, than the fall of man. For in that greatest of all tragedies, we merely lost Paradise—and with it, everything that made life worth living. What has happened since is...

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May 15, 2020
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Now—what is your part? What is your role in the Story? In truth, the only one who can tell you that is the Author. To find our lives, we must turn to Jesus. We must yield our all to him and ask him to restore us as his own. We ask his...

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May 14, 2020
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Guys are unanimously embarrassed by their emptiness and woundedness; it is for most of us a tremendous source of shame, as I've said. But it need not be. From the very beginning, back before the Fall and the assault, ours was meant to be a...

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May 13, 2020
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When Isaiah promised that the Messiah will come to heal the brokenhearted, he was not speaking poetically. The Bible does use metaphor, as when Jesus says, "I am the gate" (John 10:9). Of course, he is not an actual gate like the kind...

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May 12, 2020
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The Greek of Revelation 21:1 speaks of one world “passing away” so that a remade world may take its place. Therefore Eugene Peterson in The Message translates the passage, “I saw Heaven and earth new-created. Gone the first Heaven,...
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