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  • Psalm 1 is the introduction to all the 150 psalms. The psalmist contrasts the fate of the righteous with the fate of the wicked.

    Psalm 1: Explained in Detail

    Psalm 1: Explained in Detail

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • In the garden of Gethsemane Jesus suffered unimaginable agony, sorrow, and anxiety. He wrestled with yielding to God's will. His first drops of blood were shed there. And the disciples slept through their own battle.

    Jesus' Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane

    Jesus' Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane

    by Lori Colbo33

  • Over years of reading and studying the Bible, Rev. Margaret Minnicks has compiled a simplified way of understanding the Bible. Read and try her methods and you will also understand the Bible.

    Easy Rules To Understand the Bible

    Easy Rules To Understand the Bible

    by Margaret Minnicks5

  • People boast about affiliations, crimes, good deeds, possibilities, self-indulgences, wisdom, power and wealth. These are the areas in which the following six Bible verses counsel us not to boast.

    Six Great Bible Counsels Against Boasting

    Six Great Bible Counsels Against Boasting

    by Dora Weithers34

  • Some people say they don't know how to pray. Prayer is simply communicating with God. If people can talk, then they can talk to God.

    Prayer: Communication With God

    Prayer: Communication With God

    by Margaret Minnicks7

  • In order to understand the Bible, you must read the Bible, and you must read it daily. Then as you read the Bible you will begin to understand it.

    Knowing the Parts of the Bible

    Knowing the Parts of the Bible

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • It is worth hearing what Solomon, husband to many, has to say about women. His objective is to share insight and wisdom to young men, but women also benefit when they read what men say about them.

    Types of Women in the Book of  Proverbs

    Types of Women in the Book of Proverbs

    by Dora Weithers45

  • An article addressing the challenge presented by Jesus' words “unless you forgive each other from your heart.”

    Seventy Times Seven

    Seventy Times Seven

    by Richard Parr1

  • Do we long for our heavenly home? Why then do we frighten each other with so many WhatsApp texts highlighting distress and disasters? Why not send messages confirming our joy and inviting others to get ready?

    Sundown Devotional: Going Home Ready and Glad

    Sundown Devotional: Going Home Ready and Glad

    by Dora Weithers42

  • The Bible addresses topics about things that will help people live a righteous life including the subject of lying. So, what does the Bible say about lying?

    What the Bible Says About Lying

    What the Bible Says About Lying

    by Margaret Minnicks5

  • Ecclesiastes is a book from the Old Testament. King Solomon is named as the author according to Jewish tradition. Here are some notable Bible verses from the Ecclesiastes and the lessons that we can learn from it. These are reflections on the teachings of the Teacher as he shared his wisdom.

    What We Learned From Ecclesiastes (Reflections on Bible Verses)

    What We Learned From Ecclesiastes (Reflections on Bible Verses)

    by Krishna2

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  • The book of Ecclesiastes mentions six habits which are similar to chasing the wind. As we read them, let's take inventory of our attitudes and habits and try to avoid those which are meaningless.

    Six Habits As Futile As Chasing the Wind

    Six Habits As Futile As Chasing the Wind

    by Dora Weithers34

  • The Bible addresses many topics. However, there are some things the Bible is silent about, and there are some topics the Bible says very little about. So, what does the Bible say about gambling, betting, and the lottery?

    What the Bible Says About Gambling

    What the Bible Says About Gambling

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • Albert Einstein said, "Nothing happens until something moves." Others have said the same things in different ways. The Bible is full of examples that explain the quote really means.

    Nothing Happens Until Something Moves

    Nothing Happens Until Something Moves

    by Margaret Minnicks5

  • My father died before I was old enough to remember him, but in that moment, my heart embraced him with all the strength it had. I had benefited from his legacy of kindness. He was real and unforgettable!

    Sundown Devotional: Tribute to A Father's Legacy

    Sundown Devotional: Tribute to A Father's Legacy

    by Dora Weithers57

  • The story of Dinah causes anger especially in women and encourages them to speak out on behalf of the many abused women in different cultures. Her rape and her silence are evidences of injustice.

    The Story of Dinah: Her Rape and Her Silence

    The Story of Dinah: Her Rape and Her Silence

    by Dora Weithers16

  • Where religion gets it wrong is the idea that God created the world for the purpose of Judgment. God judges the world, but that doesn’t mean the reason for creation was to see which humans can pass a test.

    God is Not Finished Yet

    God is Not Finished Yet

    by Don Herston1

  • Most people love receiving blessings from God. Did you know God gives two kinds of blessings? Do you know what they are?

    Two Types of Blessings

    Two Types of Blessings

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • The Creation Story in Genesis 1 is one of the most recognizable passages in the Bible. It is told in Sunday school and illustrated in picture books. But is the story of Creation important for understanding the rest of the Bible? (Part One)

    Should the Creation Story Matter? (Part One)

    Should the Creation Story Matter? (Part One)

    by Caleb Kapsner4

  • Encouraging Bible Verses that you can use to uplift others on social media or strengthen yourself.

    Encouraging Bible Verses

    Encouraging Bible Verses

    by Garry Saunders0

  • Genuine praise seeks expression. Singing, shouting or dancing can happen whenever and wherever we take time to count our blessings. Let's worry less, praise more and include the dance.

    Sundown Devotional: Dance Like God Is Watching

    Sundown Devotional: Dance Like God Is Watching

    by Dora Weithers42

  • The "I am" statements of Jesus are listed as they are recorded in the Gospel of John. They are explained why Jesus used particular metaphors to emphasize who He was.

    7 "I Am" Statements of Jesus

    7 "I Am" Statements of Jesus

    by Margaret Minnicks23

  • Today’s Church is fractured. There are many different denominations who dislike each other. Christians today seemingly become divided over the smallest of theological differences. So how do we fix this?

    It’s Okay For Christians To Disagree

    It’s Okay For Christians To Disagree

    by Lou Tenant10

  • Almost anything goes on in churches these days. However, there are some things that everyone should know about church etiquette.

    Church Etiquette

    Church Etiquette

    by Margaret Minnicks9

  • Few prayers are better known than the Peace Prayer of Saint Francis The harmonious prayer serves as a reminder for humility and gratefulness during times of joy and rest and solace during times of sadness.

    The Significance of the Prayer of Saint Francis

    The Significance of the Prayer of Saint Francis

    by Fernando Guadalupe Jr0

  • The Apostle Paul gave instructions for teaching the old congregants. The following brief profiles, with relevant applications for the old man and woman, are based on what he asked Titus to teach them.

    Profiles of the Christian Old Man and Woman

    Profiles of the Christian Old Man and Woman

    by Dora Weithers54

  • Before we assume that we would rather not deal with enemies, be assured that there is a place for enemies in our lives. See why praying for them can enhance our character.

    Personal Benefits of Praying for Our Enemies

    Personal Benefits of Praying for Our Enemies

    by Dora Weithers97

  • There is a multitude of places to go, things to do, and people to see. However, there are only twenty-four hours in a day. Here is an assessment of what things should be put first on our priority schedules.

    Putting First Things First

    Putting First Things First

    by Robert Odell Jr2

  • Here are fifteen quotes from Paul’s letters to the Ephesians, the Philippians, the Colossians and Philemon which can bring encouragement to those who are still imprisoned literally or otherwise.

    15 Encouraging Quotes from Paul’s Prison Letters

    15 Encouraging Quotes from Paul’s Prison Letters

    by Dora Weithers30

  • Psalm 23 is the best known and most popular of all the psalms. Many people know this psalm by heart. The psalm is loved by Jews and Christians alike, speaking as it does of God’s protection and care.

    Psalm 23: A Sheep's Testimony

    Psalm 23: A Sheep's Testimony

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • Some churches set aside a time during a service for people to give a testimony. Unfortunately, there is no format or guidelines for the speakers to use. Some testimonies end up being everything except what they were intended to be.

    Tips for Giving an Effective Testimony in Church

    Tips for Giving an Effective Testimony in Church

    by Margaret Minnicks3

  • Philippians is written by Paul around A.D. 61, during his imprisonment in Rome. It is said to be the happiest part of the Bible, yet it is made in prison. What does Philippians tells us? What can we learn from it especially in times of crisis? What is the message that we can study from it?

    What Philippians Tells Us in Time of Crisis (Reflections on Bible Verses)

    What Philippians Tells Us in Time of Crisis (Reflections on Bible Verses)

    by Krishna4

  • While the term black sheep is typically used in families, you might be interested to know that it is also used in companies, churches, and other organizations where there is one member whose behavior is different from the majority especially if that behavior seems to jeopardize the group's image.

    Why Being the Black Sheep in the Family Is a Good Thing

    Why Being the Black Sheep in the Family Is a Good Thing

    by Margaret Minnicks13

  • In such a time as this, with all uncertainties in life there is one God who protects and empowers us with His unfailing love. May we find that promise fulfilled in His word unfailing as we heed to His calling. Jesus saves!

    God's Protection and Power

    God's Protection and Power

    by His Covenant0

  • The Bible records the stories of several women who were barren. That list includes Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, Hannah in the Old Testament and Elizabeth in the New Testament. Here is Hannah's story.

    Benefits of Your Barrenness

    Benefits of Your Barrenness

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • Every day is a new day to begin again. It is a great time to do something special to make the world better. Don't waste your new day!

    It's a New Day

    It's a New Day

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • Mother's day is on May 13, and preachers will deliver messages about biblical mothers. Some might even consider preaching about the characteristics of godly mothers.

    10 Characteristics of a Godly Mother

    10 Characteristics of a Godly Mother

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • Every disciple of Christ has a bank account in heaven. It is unlike bank accounts here on earth, but you can deposit into it and make withdrawals while on earth.

    Your Bank Account In Heaven

    Your Bank Account In Heaven

    by Margaret Minnicks7

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  • “For it was little which thou hadst before I came, and it is now increased unto a multitude; and the LORD hath blessed thee since my coming: and now when shall I provide for mine own house also?” (Gen 30:30)

    A Hymn: When Shall I Provide for Mine Own House Also?

    A Hymn: When Shall I Provide for Mine Own House Also?

    by OLUSEGUN0

  • Here are six great Bible verses which will help us improve your judging skills. They are necessary especially for those whose opinion is often sought by relatives and friends who trust their judgment.

    Six Bible Quotes to Consider Before We Judge

    Six Bible Quotes to Consider Before We Judge

    by Dora Weithers45

  • As often as possible, let’s get closer for quality time with God so we can mature into the vessels He designed us to be for His purpose. The benefit is a win-win improvement for us and for His kingdom.

    Sundown Devotional: Quality Time with God

    Sundown Devotional: Quality Time with God

    by Dora Weithers51

  • Most Bible scholars overlook this, but Psalm 27 has two distinct parts. It is interesting to learn about these two parts and what is in each part.

    Psalm 27 Explained in Detail

    Psalm 27 Explained in Detail

    by Margaret Minnicks23

  • There are five good reasons to stop telling ourselves and other victims of suffering that God will never give us more than we can bear. Our well-intentioned message could be faulty and damaging.

    Some Trials Are More Than We Can Bear

    Some Trials Are More Than We Can Bear

    by Dora Weithers67

  • One quick search will not yield all we need or all we can get to improve our lives. It takes time. Is the intensity of our desire to find reflected in the intensity of our search?

    Sundown Devotional: Searching Takes Time

    Sundown Devotional: Searching Takes Time

    by Dora Weithers38

  • There are many reasons not to worry, but people worry anyway. Here are some reasons the Bible tells us why we should not worry.

    Reasons Not To Worry

    Reasons Not To Worry

    by Margaret Minnicks6

  • Have you ever wondered why some verses in different Bible versions read so differently? Which versions are the most accurate? Does it matter which version I read? Here are the anwers to these questions.

    4 Tips for Buying an Accurate Bible

    4 Tips for Buying an Accurate Bible

    by Doneta Wrate1

  • There are opportunities all around us if we would only recognize them as such. Look around you and see what opportunies abound.

    Opportunities All Around Us

    Opportunities All Around Us

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • These Bible quotes have the potential to pull the victim’s thoughts away from self-pity toward self-empowerment. They petition divine protection, promise divine favor and counsel against retaliation.

    25 Bible Quotes to Encourage the Maliciously Accused

    25 Bible Quotes to Encourage the Maliciously Accused

    by Dora Weithers64

  • Paul continues his practical instructions for a person who has been saved by grace through faith by instructing us on how we need to view and act toward the government that He has ordained. We must obey because it has been placed there for our good. And we must obey because God wants us to do so.

    Christians as Model Citizens Romans 13:1-7

    Christians as Model Citizens Romans 13:1-7

    by Jeff Shirley2

  • Many people are familiar with the scripture that "to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." While it might be confusing to some, there is a simple explanation of what Paul meant.

    What It Means To Be Absent From the Body

    What It Means To Be Absent From the Body

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • The testimony is personal.It doesn’t begin with “Some people” or "We have to.” It is a simple declaration of faith (evidence) which encourages both the speaker and the listener to thrive.What's yours?

    Sundown Devotional: Thriving on Testimonies

    Sundown Devotional: Thriving on Testimonies

    by Dora Weithers34

  • One of the most remarkable things about this story is not the battle between the shepherd and giant, but the purity of David’s confidence in God’s help.

    The Story Of David & Goliath

    The Story Of David & Goliath

    by Richard Parr2

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  • "Love" and "hate" in each Bible quote emphasize the contrasts, which illustrate the different meanings of the words. The final section encourages self-assessment for love and hatred in our actions.

    25 Bible Quotes Contrasting Love and Hate

    25 Bible Quotes Contrasting Love and Hate

    by Dora Weithers35

  • You probably know that God gave hard assignments to His prophets and other faithful people in the Bible. Read about them so you will know what to do when God gives you a hard assignment.

    Hard Assignments God Gave People in the Bible

    Hard Assignments God Gave People in the Bible

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • Many people think there is a “this too shall pass” Bible Verse, but this quote does not come from the Bible. List of commonly mistaken “Bible” quotes. God Helps Those Who Help Themselves "Bible Verse". Cleanliness is Next to Godliness "Bible Verse". Money is the Root of All Evil "Bible Verse".

    The “This Too Shall Pass 'Bible Verse'" Isn't Actually in the Bible

    The “This Too Shall Pass 'Bible Verse'" Isn't Actually in the Bible

    by Justin Aptaker25

  • "However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts." (John Calvin) This can be your personal experience.

    Sundown Devotional: Beyond Human Expectations

    Sundown Devotional: Beyond Human Expectations

    by Dora Weithers44

  • Some people get angry with God often. Then they feel guilty about it. So, what does the Bible say about being angry with God?

    Have You Ever Been Angry With God?

    Have You Ever Been Angry With God?

    by Margaret Minnicks3

  • A lot of people struggle all their lives to become rich and accumulate wealth. The more they have, the more they want to have. Learn what the Bible says about wealth.

    What the Bible Says About Wealth

    What the Bible Says About Wealth

    by Margaret Minnicks6

  • Is God like my father? See life through my little girls eyes and the terror of living with a raging Dad. Then learn how I came to know God as my All in All and Jesus His son as my Savior and Lord.

    My Personal Encounter With God

    My Personal Encounter With God

    by Susan Ream36

  • Paul has spent 11 chapters telling us about the Gospel, the good news of salvation by grace alone, through faith alone in Jesus Christ alone. Now he gets practical in telling us that, in the light of God's mercy, we should be living sacrifices to Him and transform our minds to do His will.

    A Living Sacrifice: Romans 12:1,2

    A Living Sacrifice: Romans 12:1,2

    by Jeff Shirley2

  • Fate refers to uncontrollable events. Many believe that a supernatural power determines those events. "As fate would have it," is a term often used to describe life events.

    As Fate Would Have It

    As Fate Would Have It

    by Robert Odell Jr4

  • There are many different ways to experience the presence of God. God wants people to come into His presence. This can happen through the practice of spiritual disciplines.

    Ways to Experience the Presence of God

    Ways to Experience the Presence of God

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • The Bible says we should love our enemies. Have you ever wondered why God commands us to love those who mistreat us and seek to do us harm?

    Why You Should Love Your Enemies

    Why You Should Love Your Enemies

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • It is amazing the number of people who do not have peace with God. They search for it most of their lives, but it escapes them. If that is you, perhaps you are looking in all the wrong places. There are some definite steps to take to have peace with God. READ MORE...

    Steps to Peace with God

    Steps to Peace with God

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • In the stories cited here, the children became illustrations in Jesus' lessons on five major Kingdom characteristics (mentioned in no particular order): humility, giving, prayer, inclusion and trust.

    Showcasing Children in the Ministry of Jesus

    Showcasing Children in the Ministry of Jesus

    by Dora Weithers34

  • The Bible is the Christian instruction book for righteous living. Some people seek to get revenge on those who have wronged them. However, the Bible has something different to say about getting even.

    What the Bible Says About Revenge

    What the Bible Says About Revenge

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • In the genealogy of Jesus, five women are listed, suggesting their significance in a system which considered them insignificant; four of them add serious disgrace to the theme of God’s marvelous grace. One's different.

    Sundown Devotional: Five Christmas Surprises

    Sundown Devotional: Five Christmas Surprises

    by Dora Weithers42

  • The Land of Promise Our inheritance has been promised to us from God and just as He promised Moses to deliver his people from Egypt and take them into a land that was flowing with milk and honey, the same is true for us today. Children of God this...

    Journey from Egypt to the Promise Land

    Journey from Egypt to the Promise Land

    by jagandelight11

  • Psalms is a popular book of the Bible. It is not to be studied like other books. The book of Psalms is easy to understand when you know some background information instead of trying to interpret what the psalmists said thousands of years ago.

    How to Study the Psalms

    How to Study the Psalms

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • God wants us to give up something in order to get something of greater value. For instance, we give up our sinful ways for a righteous life. The Bible is full of examples of people who gave up something to please God.

    You Must Be Willing to Give Up Something

    You Must Be Willing to Give Up Something

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • God’s instructions are not just for our heads to increase our knowledge, to boost our posture of enlightenment, to give us more theories to discuss. God’s light is a practical guide for our walk.

    Sundown Devotional: Light for Life's Journey

    Sundown Devotional: Light for Life's Journey

    by Dora Weithers41

  • In the previous articles, we discussed the Deity of the Holy Spirit, the doctrine of the Trinity and the roles of the Trinity in Salvation. In this article, we will look at the Trinty and Prayer.

    The Role of the Trinity in Prayer

    The Role of the Trinity in Prayer

    by Barry G Carpenter0

  • We do not know her name. All we know is that she was a captured Israelite, serving as a maid. Yet, even as we wonder about her identity, we see her great influence over those with outstanding identity.

    Sundown Devotional: Serving God With Our Influence

    Sundown Devotional: Serving God With Our Influence

    by Dora Weithers45

  • There are a few times a year when church attendance with family or relatives prompts thoughts of joining or returning to regular worship. Ten practical reasons for joining a church are suggested.

    Ten Practical Reasons to Join a Faith Community

    Ten Practical Reasons to Join a Faith Community

    by Janis Leslie Evans90

  • There are many religions in the world. No matter which religion a person chooses, all religions have some of the same things in common. What are some of those things?

    What All Religions Have In Common

    What All Religions Have In Common

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • People can walk in divine favor. Even so, it does not come automatically. There are some things to do to participate in your own blessings.

    Ways To Receive God's Favor

    Ways To Receive God's Favor

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • 1 John 4:8 - "Beloved, let us love one another . . . he who does not love does not know God, for God is love."

    The "God Is Love" Bible Verse

    The "God Is Love" Bible Verse

    by Justin Aptaker16

  • To nurture their desire for success, here are six great Bible verses students can adopt as guiding principles throughout the year. Even younger students can benefit if someone reads and explains them.

    Six Great Bible Verses for the New School Year

    Six Great Bible Verses for the New School Year

    by Dora Weithers59

  • The quotes are subdivided as Paul might have focused:(1) graduation celebration (2) counsel on entering the workforce (3) counsel for those called to church ministry (4) exhortation to pursue purpose.

    40 Bible Quotes for Graduates from Paul's Letters

    40 Bible Quotes for Graduates from Paul's Letters

    by Dora Weithers36

  • Prayer is an awe-inspiring conversation between a human being and his most profound parent. Here is an excellent way to talk to the Father and Head of It All.

    How to Talk to the Head of It All

    How to Talk to the Head of It All

    by Robert Odell Jr0

  • COVID-19 reminds us of the wind in Peter's story. Trying to escape the threat of death on the sea of Galilee, he encountered heavy waves which made him panic, but the real danger was in the wind.

    Sundown Devotional: The Virus Resembling the Wind

    Sundown Devotional: The Virus Resembling the Wind

    by Dora Weithers63

  • PSALM 91 is one of trust and confidence in God. Some people say Psalm 91 is the Christian’s Emergency Psalm for the Christians who trust God exclusively.

    Psalm 91: The Christian Emergency Psalm

    Psalm 91: The Christian Emergency Psalm

    by Margaret Minnicks11

  • People pray and by faith they believe their prayers will be answered. When our prayers are not answered, we often wonder if it is our fault that God is silent. There are some conditions for answered prayers.

    Conditions for Answered Prayers

    Conditions for Answered Prayers

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • When any church leader operates in a manner that ritualistically removes your ability to operate by free will you are being mistreated.

    Spiritual Abuse Defined

    Spiritual Abuse Defined

    by Cheryl E Preston5

  • May these Bible verses inspire you to live your best life ever. May they bring you closer to God, help to keep you on the right track and transform you into who God has purposed you to be.

    Inspirational Bible Verses

    Inspirational Bible Verses

    by Garry Saunders2

  • A lot of Christians are waiting for the return of Jesus Christ. While it will be the second coming, the Bible speaks of three comings of Jesus. This article explains in detail.

    Three Comings of Jesus Christ

    Three Comings of Jesus Christ

    by Margaret Minnicks26

  • One of the greatest accomplishments in life is to fulfill God's will in our ministry. We do this by prayerfully desiring to make plans, allowing for God's changes, helping the physical needs of those to whom we minister and by bathing our ministry in the prayers of the saints.

    The Desires of a Minister of Christ (Romans 15:22-33)

    The Desires of a Minister of Christ (Romans 15:22-33)

    by Jeff Shirley2

  • The image of the sheep on God's shoulder is the image of rescue and restoration for both the church member and and the churchless. God sees beyond attendance and abstinence; He looks at the heart.

    Sundown Devotional: The Sheep on God's Shoulder

    Sundown Devotional: The Sheep on God's Shoulder

    by Dora Weithers33

  • When tragedy happens, there has been a growing trend in Christianity. The expression "It is a God problem" implies that communities who do not follow Christian Law will suffer. Is America suffering because of this? Or is our obsessive culture of always needing to be right distorting our thinking?

    It Is Not a God Problem, It Is a Culture Problem

    It Is Not a God Problem, It Is a Culture Problem

    by Jason Reid Capp11

  • Almost everyone has had regrets, but not many people know what the Bible says about regrets. Be informed and learn what regrets are and how to deal with them in the biblical way.

    What the Bible Says About Regrets

    What the Bible Says About Regrets

    by Margaret Minnicks6

  • Years ago Oprah Winfrey came up with a column in her magazine about things she knows for sure. You don't have to be a television mogul to know some things for sure. READ what I know for sure and wish you knew them as well!

    What I Know for Sure (and Wish Others Knew)

    What I Know for Sure (and Wish Others Knew)

    by Margaret Minnicks10

  • Despair is no stranger to Christians. We sometimes lack the awareness to see God in the gloom. We may choose to give up, but we can also choose to get up from "under" to "above" the circumstances.

    Sundown Devotional: Choose to Encourage Yourself

    Sundown Devotional: Choose to Encourage Yourself

    by Dora Weithers95

  • We usually plan our thanksgiving for the end of the journey. Meanwhile, we neglect to say thanks for the little steps leading up to the outcome. Why not say thanks for every little piece of progress?

    Sundown Devotional: Thankful for Little Pieces

    Sundown Devotional: Thankful for Little Pieces

    by Dora Weithers42

  • These Bible fathers present parenting habits that are worthy of imitation. Other fathers will be inspired to adopt them in their efforts to become the proactive parents their children need.

    Four Bible Fathers in Active Parenting Roles

    Four Bible Fathers in Active Parenting Roles

    by Dora Weithers40

  • Throughout the pages of the Bible, the word "bread" is mentioned. Bread is used to provide physical nourishment as well as a symbol for spiritual satisfaction.

    Bread and Its Spiritual Significance

    Bread and Its Spiritual Significance

    by Margaret Minnicks8

  • The Best Man rises to give his wedding toast, and addressing his friend the Groom, he smiles as he warns: “Drink water from your own cistern and running water from your own well.” What does that mean?

    The Ancient Bible Riddle For Married Couples

    The Ancient Bible Riddle For Married Couples

    by Dora Weithers56

  • God loves to hear His own words repeated back to Him. Try praying the scriptures as a way to get closer to God.

    Pray the Scriptures

    Pray the Scriptures

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • The betrayal of Judas, a trusted disciple, led to the capture, crucifixion, and death of Jesus. Many have wondered if Judas had a choice in the matter, or if predestination caused him to commit the betrayal that would forever change humanity.

    Did Judas Have a Choice?

    Did Judas Have a Choice?

    by Robert Odell Jr6

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  • It can be tough holding on to God when life gets overwhelming, but it’s possible. With God’s strength, not only will you hold on to God in difficult times, but you will endure and overcome through faith every hardship that comes your way. To inspire you, here are 8 Bible verses about strength.

    8 Bible Verses About Strength: God's Word for Faith in Hard Times

    8 Bible Verses About Strength: God's Word for Faith in Hard Times

    by Dexter Whinfield3

  • The word "awesome" should be reserved for only God. Chocolate ice cream and God should not be described the same way.

    God Is An Awesome God

    God Is An Awesome God

    by Margaret Minnicks11

  • While we may struggle to forget the betrayal, disappointment, and humiliation caused by offenses, we want to remember the positive effects of forgiveness which can empower us to move forward.

    Sundown Devotional: Forgive and Remember

    Sundown Devotional: Forgive and Remember

    by Dora Weithers60

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  • My people are destroyed for a lack of knowledge, but now let’s even go on further and see what he’s actually saying is. He says because you have rejected knowledge. So now we know that it wasn’t a lack of knowledge. In the sense, the knowledge was available. But you rejected that knowledge.

    Knowledge Is Power for an Abundant Life

    Knowledge Is Power for an Abundant Life

    by Binoy1

  • When circumstances throw us down and we can't keep up, God can help us catch up. With just a minimal ray of hope, we can cry out for help. He is able to restore our souls and remedy our situations.

    Sundown Devotional: Struck Down but Not Destroyed

    Sundown Devotional: Struck Down but Not Destroyed

    by Dora Weithers38

  • Trust signifies a firm belief in the ability, truth, strength, or reliability of someone or something. Here is an examination of trust.

    An Examination of Trust

    An Examination of Trust

    by Robert Odell Jr4

  • Jesus Christ had a vibrant faithful prayer life that we can all learn from and emulate.

    Jesus the Prayer Warrior

    Jesus the Prayer Warrior

    by Lori Colbo21

  • Jesus says Christians are the salt of the earth. However, if the salt loses its saltiness, it is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled by men, according to Matthew 5:13.

    Are You a Salty Christian? You Should Be

    Are You a Salty Christian? You Should Be

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • Understanding the fruit of the Holy Spirit in our lives as believers is very crucial. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, faithfulness, meekness and temperance. Against such there is no law.

    The Fruit Of The Holy Spirit

    The Fruit Of The Holy Spirit

    by Ernest Festus Awudey10

  • Just because Jezebel was evil, she is not included in many sermons or talked about very often. The Bible uses examples of what not to do as well as what to do. Therefore, there are some lessons to learn from the life of Jezebel.

    Jezebel and the Lessons We Learn From Her

    Jezebel and the Lessons We Learn From Her

    by Margaret Minnicks5

  • What if we accept our children as our most precious gifts from God? Would we chase away the bad one saying that he is more than we can handle? Would we credit our genes for the success of the smart one?

    Sundown Devotional: The Children God Gave Us

    Sundown Devotional: The Children God Gave Us

    by Dora Weithers42

  • God's discipline demonstrates His love, His concern and His mercy. It's His way of telling us that He can reach us wherever we are to teach us what we need to learn. It's His offer of a second chance.

    Sundown Devotional: Discipline We Can Love

    Sundown Devotional: Discipline We Can Love

    by Dora Weithers60

  • Based on the Scriptures there are baby Christians and grown Christians. The term baby Christian is usually used as an allowance for sin, but does the Bible mean that it is or was the term used to demonstrate the importance of guidance and mentoring in the lives of young Christians?

    What Is A Baby Christian?

    What Is A Baby Christian?

    by North Wind5

  • The Old Testament of the Bible is filled with many interesting and awesome stories. In their quest to take over and settle in God's promised land of Canaan, the Israelites had many battles. The Battle of Jericho, Samson and Delilah, and David and Goliath are described in this article.

    Three Awesome Stories from the Old Testament

    Three Awesome Stories from the Old Testament

    by Paul Richard Kuehn10

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  • Psalm 137 is a lament. The psalmist wrote the short psalm of only 9 verses about God's chosen people while they were in exile in Babylon. That happened a very long time ago, but the life applications are appropriate for us today.

    What It Means When You Hang Up Your Harp

    What It Means When You Hang Up Your Harp

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • When you study the bible scriptures, you might find similarities between King David's life and your own that you didn't know existed. There are several things we can learn from this famous king.

    Rejected? You Can Relate to King David

    Rejected? You Can Relate to King David

    by Freedom C0

  • Pop culture has introduced a new fad in the church where believers read from sheets of paper or from big screens. This is not what the Bible teaches and may hinder the answer to prayer.

    Prayer Is Not the Same as Reading Confessions

    Prayer Is Not the Same as Reading Confessions

    by Cheryl E Preston1

  • God is our Creator. Sometimes he allows pieces of our lives to fall apart. When we entrust ourselves to Him, He will put all the pieces of our lives back together, either now or in eternity.

    God Puts the Pieces of Our Lives Together

    God Puts the Pieces of Our Lives Together

    by Lori Colbo23

  • Most people know what the late Aretha Franklin sang about "respect." Find out what the Bible says about "respect."

    What the Bible Says About Respect

    What the Bible Says About Respect

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • Those who accept Christ’s miraculous birth, exemplary life and sacrificial death experience humanly impossible changes made possible by His grace.Nothing is impossible.This is comprehensive assurance.

    Sundown Devotional: Comprehensive Assurance

    Sundown Devotional: Comprehensive Assurance

    by Dora Weithers46

  • It is very true that a prophet is not accepted in his own hometown. Jesus was a good example of that. Like Jesus, some messengers of God are not accepted by their own families today.

    Why a Prophet Is Not Accepted In His Own Hometown

    Why a Prophet Is Not Accepted In His Own Hometown

    by Margaret Minnicks6

  • The words "bless," "blessed," and "blessing" have been overused to the point that they have become trivialized.

    Overuse of the Word 'Blessed'

    Overuse of the Word 'Blessed'

    by Margaret Minnicks0

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