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Let Your Gentleness Be Evident to All | by Max Lucado

How many disasters have been averted because one person refused to buckle under the strain? Its this kind of composure Paul is summoning when he says,Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything (Philippians 4:5-6). The Greek word translated here as gentleness describes a temperament thats... Read more

Let God Change the Way You Think | by Max Lucado

Were your growing up years hard years? Family pain is the deepest pain because it was inflicted so early; it involves people who should have been trustworthy. You were too young to process the mistreatment. You didnt know how to defend yourself. Besides, the perpetrators of your pain were so large. Your dad, mom, uncle,... Read more

Hope Restored Along the Way | by Max Lucado

What would it take to restore your hope? What would you need to re-energize your journey? Though the answers are abundant, three come quickly to mind. The first would be a person. Not just any person. You dont need someone equally confused. You need someone who knows the way out. And from him you need... Read more

Peace in the Face of Uncertainty | Devotional by Max Lucado

Everything is being cancelled. The NBA games. The NHL games. March Madness. Broadway plays. Flights. Cruises. Cancellations, everywhere! But can I tell you the one thing that has not and WILL not be cancelled? God will never cancel his promise to take care of us. Do not interpret the presence of problems as the absence... Read more

HBO Max Has Temporarily Pulled ‘Gone With the Wind’ From Its Service | RELEVANT Magazine

Few American movies are more classic thanGone With the Wind, but its legendary status has almost always come with a caveat: the movie also whitewashes slavery and has been part of reinforcing of the country’s favorite and most damaging myths about its own history. Now fledgling streaming service HBO Max has pulled the classic... Read more

When the Storm Doesn’t Stop | Devotional by Max Lucado

Jeremiah was depressed, as gloomy as a giraffe with a neck ache. Jerusalem was under siege, his nation under duress. His world collapsed like a sand castle in a typhoon. He faulted God for his horrible emotional distress. He also blamed God for his physical ailments. “[God] has made my flesh and my skin waste... Read more

God is Waiting On You | Devotional by Max Lucado

Whatever it is thats troubling you,youll get through this. Cancel your escape to the Himalayas. Forget the deserted island. This is no time to be a hermit. Pray. Lean on Gods people.Be a barnacle on the boat of Gods church. Matthew 18:20 says, For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I... Read more

I Messed Up | Devotional by Max Lucado

Weve all messed up. Said the wrong words, loved the wrong person, reacted the wrong waywalked when we should have waited, indulged when we should have resisted. Youll mess up more if you let yesterdays mistakes sabotage todays attitude! The Bible says, Gods mercies are new every morning. Receive them. Learn a lesson from them.... Read more

Running the Race | Devotional by Max Lucado

You know as well as I do, its one thing to start something. Its something else entirely to complete it. Relax! Dont start what you cant finish is not my point! To be honest, I dont believe you should finish everything you start. Every student with homework just perked up. There are certain quests better... Read more

Where is God When I Hurt? | Devotional by Max Lucado

The Bible says in Romans 8:28 that in everything God works for the good of those who love Him. Do this simple exercise. Remove the word ‘everything’ and replace it with the symbol of your tragedy. How would Romans 8:28 read in your life? In hospital stays God works for the good.In divorce papers God... Read more

Jodie Comer Is Reportedly Being Considered for the Lead Role in a ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Prequel | RELEVANT Magazine

Five years ago, Mad Max: Fury Roadcannonballed into theaters like a flaming guitar solo and set a whole new bar for what an action movie could be. The sequel to Mel Gibson’s diesel-fueled, post-apocalyptic franchise was a wake up call to Hollywood and absolutely broke the mold so hard that nobody else has really... Read more

Casting Your Anxiety on God | Devotional by Max Lucado

On my good days I begin my morning with a cup of coffee and a conversation with God. I look ahead into the day and make my requests. I am meeting with so-and-so at 10:00AM. Would you give me wisdom? This afternoon I need to finish my sermon. Would you please go ahead of me?... Read more

As Near as Our Next Breath | Devotional by Max Lucado

As Close to as Our Subsequent Breath | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] God repeatedly pledges his presence to his folks. To Abram, God mentioned, Don't be afraid. . .I'm your defend, your exceedingly nice reward(Genesis 15:1). God instructed Joshua, Don't be afraid; don't be discouraged, for the LORD your God will probably be with you wherever you go(Joshua 1:9). Within the final declaration of communion, God... Read more

He Knows You | by Max Lucado

He Is aware of You | by Max Lucado

[ad_1] Are you open to the thought of a Father, a heavenly Father, who is aware of you? A soon-to-be house that awaits you? Would you take into account this life- altering concept? The almighty and all-knowing God has set his affection on you. Everydetail about you he is aware of. Your pursuits, your hang-... Read more

God Hears Your Prayers | Devotional by Max Lucado

God Hears Your Prayers | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] God loves the sound of your voicealways! God by no means locations you on maintain or tells you to name once more later. He doesnt disguise if you name. He hears your prayers. For that purpose be troubled for nothing, however in all the pieces by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests... Read more

His Wings Shelter You | Devotional by Max Lucado

His Wings Shelter You | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] He'll defend you along with his wings. He'll shelter you along with his feathers. Psalm 91:4 My faculty associates and I barely escaped a West Texas storm earlier than it pummelled the park the place we had been spending a Saturday afternoon. As we had been leaving, my buddy introduced the automobile to a... Read more

God Surrounds Us | Devotional by Max Lucado

God Surrounds Us | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] God surrounds us just like the Pacific surrounds an ocean flooring pebble. He's in every single place: above, beneath, on all sides. We select our responserock or sponge? Resist or obtain? The whole lot inside you says, harden your coronary heart. Run from God, resist God, blame God. However watch out. Onerous hearts by... Read more

Prayers Matter to God | Thoughts about prayer by Max Lucado

Prayers Matter to God | Ideas about prayer by Max Lucado

[ad_1] God delights in listening to your prayers! We cant even get the plumber to name us again, so why would God take heed to our prayers? Your prayers matter to God since you matter to God. You arent simply anyone, you might be his little one. When God saved you, he enlisted you. He... Read more

Whispers of Hope: Apocalyptic Comfort in Mad Max: Fury Road - Christ and Pop Culture

Whispers of Hope: Apocalyptic Consolation in Mad Max: Fury Street – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] In the times because the world modified, I discover myself turning more and more to apocalypse tales. Sure, theres at all times room for an excellent comedy (see my current entry on Derry Ladies). However too few comedies, too few tales of on a regular basis life, have adequate gravitas to be tolerable given... Read more

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The Downside with Unresolved Guilt | Ideas by Max Lucado

[ad_1] What sort of individual does unresolved guilt create?An anxious one, ceaselessly hiding, operating, denying, pretending.As one man admitted, I used to be all the time residing a lie for concern somebody may see me for who I actually was and assume much less of me. I hid behind my tremendous spirituality however this lie... Read more

The Unchanging Creator is For us | Thoughts by Max Lucado

The Unchanging Creator is For us | Ideas by Max Lucado

[ad_1] All the things is altering! Flight schedules are altering. The financial system is altering. The schoolschedule isaltering. Adjustments, all over the place. However what hasnt modified? Gods love for us. The 4 most welcome phrases within the Bible are Godis for us. GOD is for us the unchanging Creator is FOR us. His love... Read more

Betrayed by Judas | Easter Good Friday Devotional by Max Lucado

Betrayed by Judas | Easter Good Friday Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] When betrayal comes, what do you do? Get out? Get indignant? Get even? It's a must to take care of it a way. Lets see how Jesus handled it. Start by noticing how Jesus noticed Judas. Jesus answered, Good friend, do what you got here to do. (Matthew 26:50) Of all of the names... Read more

He Is Our Refuge and Strength | Devotional by Max Lucado

He Is Our Refuge and Energy | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] On this season, discuss of shortages is all over the place we flip. A scarcity of hospital beds. A shortageof provides within the grocery shops. A scarcity of the wanted vaccine. A scarcity of solutions for thequestions everyone seems to be asking. However with all of the discuss of shortages, there may be one... Read more

God's Loving Pursuit | Devotional by Max Lucado

God’s Loving Pursuit | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] “Certainly goodness and mercy shall observe me all the times of my life.” ~ Psalm 23:6 Dare we envision a God who follows us? Who pursues us? Who chases us? Who tracks us down and wins us over? Who follows us with “goodness and mercy” all the times of our lives? Isn’t this the... Read more

Never Alone | Devotional by Max Lucado

By no means Alone | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] Dont be afraid, as a result of the Lord your God will likely be with you in all places you go. Joshua 1:9 The Lord is with us. And, for the reason that Lord is close to, every little thing is completely different. Every part! You might be dealing with loss of life, however... Read more

Your Heart, His Home | Devotional by Max Lucado

Your Coronary heart, His Dwelling | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] The crowning attribute of Christ was this: his coronary heart was religious. His ideas mirrored his intimate relationship with the Father. Our hearts appear so removed from his. He's pure; had been grasping. He's peaceable; had been hassled. He's purposeful; had been distracted. He's nice; had been cranky. The space between our hearts and... Read more

God is With Us | Devotional by Max Lucado

God is With Us | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] Jesus understands you. Hes confronted starvation, sorrow, and loss of life and needs to face them with you. Scripture says Jesus understands our weaknesses, for he confronted the entire similar testings we do, but he didn't sin (Hebrews 4:15). If Jesus understands our weaknesses, then so does God. Jesus was God in human type.... Read more

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A Letter from Max Lucado in This Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Mates, We discover ourselves in a sober second. These are unsure instances around the globe and fears are rising. Individuals who have by no means felt anxious earlier than are all of a sudden weighed down with fear and aren't certain what to do subsequent. Do you want encouragement proper about now? Are you... Read more

Look at Jesus | Devotional by Max Lucado

Have a look at Jesus | Devotional by Max Lucado

[ad_1] These phrases are discovered within the e-book of Psalms: The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in each element of their lives. Although they stumble, they may by no means fall, for the Lord holds them by the hand (Psalm 37:2324). Do the phrases of the psalmist shock you? The place... Read more