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So Why Do We Suffer? – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of July 9

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Best Intentions – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of July 2

Best IntentionsVerse: 1 Corinthians 10:12-13Additional Scripture Readings:Philippians 1:6Hebrews 13:21We want to provide extra income for our family, so we take on a home-based job. Our children constantly interrupt and we find ourselves hollering, grouchy and running on empty. We want to lose fifty pounds, so we take diet pills and skip meals. Consequently, were shaky... Read more

A Flicker or a Flame? – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of June 25

A Flicker or a Flame?Verse: Romans 12:11-13Additional Scripture Readings:Song of Songs 8:62 Timothy 1:6Apathy is like a flame that only flickers and sputters beneath our faith in Christ. It may flare up occasionally when blown by the winds of whatever seems interesting at the moment, but soon returns to only a weak flicker. Zeal, on... Read more

Behind Bars – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of June 18

Behind BarsVerse: Acts 28:29-30Additional Scripture Readings:Deuteronomy 30:8-10Philippians 1:12-29Did you know that the most prolific writer of the New Testament was a jailbird? Paul was imprisoned on several occasions because he persisted in preaching the gospel. While serving time in a cell, Paul learned patience and resourcefulness, which carried Gods message through the bars of his... Read more

Are You Opposing God? – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of June 11

Are You Opposing God?Verse: Acts 11:1-18Additional Scripture Readings:Jonah 1:2-3:3Matthew 28:19-20Peter had resisted taking the gospel to the Gentiles. It made no sense to him to share the good news of salvation with those who were not of Jewish descent. Except for a few Samaritans and other such stragglers who had detoured into the faith, few... Read more

Jesus Prayer for Us – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of June 4

Jesus Prayer for UsVerse: John 17:20-26Additional Scripture Readings:Romans 8:26-272 Peter 3:9Before we believed in Jesus, before we even knew who he was, Jesus prayed for us.Jesus prayed in the garden, prior to his arrest and crucifixion. First, he prayed for himself, that God would complete the work of salvation he began in sending Jesus to... Read more

How Many Loaves? – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of May 28

How Many Loaves?Verse: John 6:1-15Additional Scripture Readings:2 Kings 4:42-44Mark 6:32-44The only miracle reported in each of the four Gospelsbesides the resurrectionis the feeding of the five thousand. If a truth is worth telling four times, it must be worth hearing.It probably seemed ridiculous to Philip to even consider feeding 5,000 men (and about 10,000 women... Read more