Lord, you are good. So much of this world is not. We need your goodness right now. Bring goodness to our nation. Lord, you are just. You always know what is right and you have the authority to end what is wrong. Bring an end to violence, racism, evil, and injustice. Be the God who…

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We often don’t appreciate health and healing until we realize just how sick we are. God shows us our sickness. He diagnoses the infection of the soul that would destroy us, if not treated. He doesn’t do it to be mean. He does it because he cares. Because he loves us. So we can know…

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“The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18). Power isn’t always displayed in big, public ways. Sometimes power is hidden, lying beneath the surface. The mighty oak tree began with a small, but powerful seed.…

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God is so different from us. And that’s a good thing. We can be weak. We can be foolish. We can make really bad decisions. God won’t. He’s perfect. He’s all-wise. His thoughts and ways are so much higher, so different, and so much better. “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your…

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Rocks might seem boring, but they’re solid. They last from generation to generation. They don’t change. Big rocks make for a great foundation. They’re difficult to move and they don’t shift with the times. Amid all the changes in life, could you use a rock? Something solid that you can depend on when things are…

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If you’re a believer in Jesus, God delights in you. Did you know that? You’re a precious commodity to him. He values you, cherishes you, and is thrilled that you are his. You’re a crown to him. He holds you up and marvels at the gold, the jewels, and the fine handiwork. He made you.…

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Some things are hard to forget. Some things were so painful they can never be forgotten. It was too hurtful and our memories are too good to let that slip away. God has a perfect memory. He knows absolutely everything. Yet there are things he forgets. He forgets because he chooses to let them slip…

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Life’s different for a lot of people. What you find yourself doing might be different, too. Maybe you don’t feel as useful as you used to. Maybe you think you aren’t making a difference. Maybe you wonder whether you matter. When we do something out of love for God—whether big, small, or something in between—he…

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Life can get kind of complicated. Things pile up, and we can be thrown quite a few curveballs. It’s nice, sometimes, to enjoy something simple. Like God’s love. Like his main message to the world. Like John 3:16. “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in…

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People are experiencing different kinds of loss right now. Loss of work hours. Loss of wages. Loss of time with friends at school. Even the loss of loved ones. Jesus knows what it’s like to experience loss. He went through it when he was on this earth. Loss of loved ones. Loss of possessions. Loss…

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