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Growing Pains – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of August 6

Growing PainsVerse:  2 Thessalonians 1:3-6Additional Scripture Readings:  Psalms 92:12-13;  1 Thessalonians 3:12-13As moms, our days can be so hectic we cant tell whether were coming or going, much less growing. We can stand our five-year-old against the wall and see tangible evidence of growth by marking a spot two inches above last years measurement. But... Read more

The Winds Against Us – Warrior Mom Wisdom – Week of August 4

The winds against usDuring the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. Its a ghost, they said, and cried out in fear. But Jesus immediately said to them, Take courage! It is I. Dont be afraid.Lord,... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of August 2, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway [Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible GatewayFind the Resources You Need At: FaithGateway Store Christianbook.comOrder Resources in Bulk At: ChurchSource Israeli Firm Seeks to Put Locusts on the Menu Phys.org Read about John eating locusts in Matthew 3:4 on Bible Gateway Read about locusts in the... Read more

A Week of Prayers for Hearing from God

God speaks to us in different ways. Sometimes we hear that still small voice, gently whispering to us (1 Kings 19:12 NKJV). Sometimes its a louder voice, directing our circumstances, This is the way you should go... (Isaiah 30:21 NLT) We also hear God as we read His word, which is alive and powerful (Hebrews... Read more

Victory Strategy: Obedience Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of August 2

Victory Strategy: Obedience Part 1By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7NV1qaTaUs[/embed]1 John 5:4-5 NLT reveal to us that "every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith. And who can win this battle against the world? Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God."In these two verses, God... Read more

Lets Sidetrack Perfectionism – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of July 30

Lets Sidetrack PerfectionismVerse:  Colossians 1:21-23Additional Scripture Readings:2 Samuel 22:33Romans 5:10When Caesar Ritz opened his Ritz Hotel in Paris in 1898, this fastidious man sat at every table in the dining room, measured its height to the exact centimeter and adjusted the legs if needed. He slept in each bed in the hotel, one per night,... Read more

Caucus Uniting Pro-Israel Christian Leaders with Israel’s Parliament to Relaunch This Week

Caucus Uniting Pro-Israel Christian Leaders with Israel's Parliament to Relaunch This Week The Knesset Christian Allies Caucus is set to relaunch this week at the 23rd Knesset at the Friends of Zion Ambassador Institute in Jerusalem.According to CBN News, the KCAC works as a link between pro-Israel Christian leaders and Israels Knesset, or... Read more

God Tests obedience, the Enemy Tests Faith – Warrior Mom Wisdom – Week of July 28

God Tests Obedience, the Enemy Tests FaithSo when we could stand it no longer, we thought it best to be left by ourselves in Athens. We sent Timothy, who is our brother and Gods fellow worker in spreading the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith, so that no one would... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of July 26, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway [Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible GatewayFind the Resources You Need At: FaithGateway Store Christianbook.comOrder Resources in Bulk At: ChurchSource 68% of American Adults Are Now Bible Curious Bible Gateway Blog 10 Countries With the Largest Christian Populations Facts & Trends See other Bible News Roundup... Read more

Solid Foundation – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of July 26

Solid Foundation Part 2Week of July 26, 2020[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FISWQSgMc74[/embed]Ten days ago, The Lord highlighted the restoration of ruined cities to me (Is 61:4).Three times. He then led me to Psalm 118:14-15 AMPC, which says, "The Lord is my Strength and Song; and He has become my Salvation. The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tents... Read more

Good and Angry – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of July 23

Good and AngryVerse:  Ephesians 4:25-27Additional Scripture Readings: Psalms 37:8Mark 3:5Is it possible to be good, and angry? As far as we can tell, the answer is no. The good moms we watch either dont get angry or they dont let us know theyre angry. Watching such folks can leave us frustrated and guilt-ridden regarding our own... Read more

The Further out on the Water the More There Is to Lose or Gain – Warrior Mom Wisdom – Week of July 21

The Further out on the Water the More There Is to Lose or GainDuring the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. Its a ghost, they said, and cried out in fear. But Jesus immediately said... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of July 19, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway [Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible GatewayFind the Resources You Need At: FaithGateway Store Christianbook.comOrder Resources in Bulk At: ChurchSource J.I. Packer (19262020) Bible Gateway Blog Read other obituaries on the Bible Gateway Blog Largest Evangelical Archaeology Program Finds New Home in Nashville CT Read the... Read more

Solid Foundation – Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of July 19

Solid Foundation  Part 1By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0OLOcfezmg[/embed]The title of a sermon, I heard nearly two decades ago, has always stuck with me: It was Keep Your Tent Pegs Light.While I dont remember the sermon, I realize God has highlighted this title to me recently to remind me of an important message for this hour: That we... Read more

Pillar People – NIV Devotions for Mom – Week of July 16

Pillar PeopleVerse:   Galatians 2:9  Additional Scripture Readings:Acts 15:32 Hebrews 10:24In Galatians 2:9, Paul refers to Peter (Cephas), James and John as pillars. They were the earliest leaders of the church. They encouraged it, and they protected it against heretical teaching.Pillars support. They undergird and uphold. One of the major tasks of a mother is to... Read more

The Key Is Encouraging – Warrior Mom Wisdom – Week of July 14

The Key Is EncouragingDont you just love to be encouraged?! Dont you feel so much better after hearing an encouraging word? The Bible is full of encouraging Words that have the ability to ignite the fire of Christ within us. Its one thing if someone tells us we have a nice smile, but its a... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of July 12, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway [Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible GatewayBrowse the Bible Gateway Store BibleGatewayStore.com Building the Bible’s ‘Visual Genome,’ an Image at a Time Israel Hayom Saudi Arabia to Fund Quran Complex The Express Tribune Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Quran with Christian Commentary Read the... Read more

Magnificent Multiplicity – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of July 12

Magnificent Multiplicity Part 2 By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04aN1WoDUZs[/embed]Two weeks ago, on June 29, during quiet time, I heard the melody Canon in D (Pachelbel) in my head.It looped and looped until, finally, I paid attention.I realized Holy Spirit was revealing something to me.This was the bridal march tune at my wedding many years ago and the... Read more

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

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The Other Side of Faith – Warrior Mom Wisdom – Week of July 7

The Other Side of FaithDuring the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. Its a ghost, they said, and cried out in fear. But Jesus immediately said to them, Take courage! It is I. Dont be... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of July 5, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

Jesus told the people who had faith in him, If you keep on obeying what I have said, you truly are my disciples. You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. -John 8:31-32 (CEV)We invite you to read more from John 8: fal.cn/38ZTN ... Photo"Therefore, since we have been justified by... Read more

Magnificent Multiplicity – Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of July 5

Magnificent Multiplicity Part 1By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWjsdbfGxfg[/embed]We are in a fitting time that will bring great change in our lives for the betteran expanded season for Gods sons and daughters who continue to follow Holy Spirits lead and make Godly decisions.It is a time when Gods Name will be great in the earth, and we... Read more

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

Dont look down! – Warrior Mom Wisdom – Week of June 30

Dont look down!I was encouraging a friend with faith the other day by saying, I know we are out here walking on the water, but dont look down; look straight ahead to Jesus in faith it will be fine. Afterwards, I thought about what I said and I imagined Peter walking on the water. I... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of June 28, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway [Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible GatewayBrowse the Bible Gateway Store BibleGatewayStore.com The Top 10 Best Selling Bible Translations Compared to 10 Years Ago Church Answers Read multiple Bible translations on Bible Gateway Bible Society of Nigeria Completes New Translations Punch American Bible Societys New President... Read more

Doors of Opportunity – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of June 29

Doors of Opportunity Part 2 By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPe1pMcXUB4[/embed]We know that Jesus is the Door, who stands in the gap (doorway) on our behalf. He alone holds the key and is the One who rules sovereignly over our entrance. Isaiah 22:22 AMPC tells us, "And the key of the house of David I will lay upon his... 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

Bible News Roundup Week of June 21, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway [Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible GatewayBrowse the Bible Gateway Store BibleGatewayStore.com American Bible Society Names Robert L. Briggs as President and CEO ABS Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, History of the American Bible Society: An Interview with John Fea See other Bible News Roundup... Read more

Walk through Fires – Warrior Mom Wisdom – Week of June 23

Walk through firesShadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter.  If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we service is able to save us from it, and he will rescue us from your hand, O king. But even... Read more

Doors of Opportunity Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of June 21

Doors of Opportunity Part 1 By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0e8ft1Ch6A[/embed]A couple of weeks ago, on Friday, June 5, I met my husband at a building supply store to look at new front doors.It was his idea.A long overdue project for our fixer-upper.I joked that this event was date night and what an odd date it was.But I... Read more