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  • March 19, 2022

    Who is my enemy? I feel like anyone who hurts me in some way is an enemy in that moment. I know I get hurt a lot, so I get lots of opportunities to pray for my enemies! How can I do this? Asking God for wisdom in how to pray is step number one. [...]

  • March 1, 2022

    When Jesus was tempted in the wilderness, the devil started by challenging Jesus's deity: “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become loaves of bread” (Matthew 4:3). Because Jesus is God, He could have turned the stones into bread. (And because Jesus is human, He was very hungry after not eating [...]

  • February 3, 2022

    My absolute favorite story in the Old Testament is about these three Israelites, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who were taken as prisoners to Babylon when they were teenagers, and how God was with them every step of the way. King Nebuchadnezzar built a humungous gold statue of himself and declared that everyone in his kingdom [...]

  • May 18, 2021

    Do you find yourself asking God to forgive a sin over and over again? When we're tempted to sin, the enemy whispers in our ears, “It's no big deal! Such a tiny sin!” But after we give in to temptation, the enemy yells, “Shame on you! You knew better!” How do we respond to the [...]

  • November 20, 2020

    God is sovereign. The word sovereign simply means that He is the Supreme Ruler, the One who has ultimate power. God has the final say in everything! Wow! I never liked that idea! That is, until I learned that the Bible says God is not only in charge but is also the very definition of [...]