As Jesus traveled throughout Palestine sharing His message of God’s forgiveness and love, “Follow me” was an invitation He often e... »
The very first person to reach the status of billionaire was business magnate John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937). He first became a m... »
A well-known story tells of a man who was walking along a beach at sunset and noticed a young boy in the distance who kept bending... »
One thing that seems set in stone is that most things don’t stay the same over time. Many people are conflicted about that. On the... »
In the Bible, God often uses metaphors or word pictures to describe our relationship with Him; for example, a shepherd and sheep,... »
“If you abide in My word,” Jesus said, “you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the tru... »
How will reading God’s Word make your life better? Food for spiritual strength and growth. Just as your body n... »
In the second half of Matthew chapter 6, Jesus focuses on our relationship to material things. He begins by te... »
When the apostle Paul was writing about living a godly life, he listed what he called the “works of the flesh,... »
I’ve heard and read many encouraging stories about the positive aspects of people’s experiences embracing the... »
During an especially busy time, I had a perspective adjustment that changed my outlook for the better. I was i... »
The victories, battles, triumphs, tests, problems, and obstacles you face are all part of life. Everyone faces...
Embrace new opportunities to give. Try to find something to give every day—whether a smile, a compliment, your...
When you accept Me into your life and come to know Me, you come to experience profound and intense happiness....
My love will never leave you; you will never lose it, and it will never diminish. Rest in My love, for in My a...
The first time I ever held a Bible was as a little girl sitting in the waiting room of a doctor’s office. I op... »
I was born in 1955 into a family of blue-collar workers. At the time, Germany was in reconstruction mode after... »
“What’s that?” my friend asked, pointing to a small brown stone on my coffee table. I had to smile, thinking h... »
Have you ever felt unfairly characterized by others? Perhaps you’ve been in a situation where someone interact... »
When I was very new in the faith life, I spent some time in Nova Friburgo, in the mountains of Rio de Janeiro,... »
A few years ago, it came to me that I had a superficial relationship with the Bible. I was a bit taken aback,... »