From Our Hearts

One Word Themes for the Books of the Bible—Ruth

One Word Themes for the Books of the Bible—Ruth by Elizabeth George
DEVOTION: Do you know the one-word theme of the book of Ruth? Learn about the main points, the key characters, and simple & personal applications for spiritual growth and daily living from Ruth.

The Secret to Wisdom

The Secret to Wisdom
DEVOTION: How many times a day do you need God’s wisdom? As I write these words, it’s almost noon, and I’ve already counted on God’s wisdom several times today. Isn’t it wonderful that all you have to do is ask Him for guidance with a heart full of faith?

A Christmas Story

The Christmas Story by Elizabeth George
DEVOTION: With faithful hearts, the shepherds responded to the good news of a Savior born. As we look forward to celebrating the birth of Jesus, let’s take a look at the Christmas story and our response to this amazing news.

Stewarding Christmas Spending

Stewarding Christmas Spending by Elizabeth George
DEVOTION: Which representation of worldly wealth is your biggest obstacle to godly stewardship? Your house? Your possessions? For many of us, it’s finances. This Christmas season, let's follow God’s wisdom around money.

Keeping a Gratitude Journal

Keeping a Gratitude Journal
DEVOTION: A great place to start giving thanks is through a gratitude journal. Here are three things to record daily. 

Rejoice in The Lord

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DEVOTION: When we think of what we want in life, joy & peace rank high. In God's Word, we have the source of both! But to enjoy these two desired qualities, we must follow the apostle Paul's 'to-do' list. What does this look like? What are we to do?

Managing Emotions

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During Operation Desert Storm, my husband Jim’s Army unit began preparing to go to war.  As we finalized our will, discussed with our daughters the possibility Jim may not come home, and updated insurance forms, I tried to cope with fear, anxiety, & uncertainty. Here's what I learned about managing emotions. 

Christian Retirement

Christian Retirement
Retirement. It seems like people’s entire lives center around this word. However, by God’s grace, we can make a difference for His kingdom right up until the day we go to be with Him.

"Little White Lies"

Little White Lies Elizabeth George
Do you exaggerate? Bend the truth? Be purposefully vague? "Little white lies" may seem harmless, but they are actually a sin. Let's talk about honoring God with truthfulness.

Making Time for Fun in Your Marriage

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How’s your friendship with your beloved? Are you purposefully and willfully making time for fun? Here are several ideas to help kick-start good times again.

Victory Over the Flesh

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DEVOTION: Have you heard someone shout “The devil made me do it!” when trying to explain away a sin? Whether in jest or not, this is not exactly a true statement. In actuality, we can resist temptation and have victory over the flesh when we follow Jesus' example.

How Does God Communicate with Us?

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DEVOTION: Many people wonder how God talks with His children. Today, He speaks through what I call “the four Cs” which answer the question, "How does God communicate with us?"