A Second Chance by Max Lucado

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A Second Chance

But he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid Him. But go, tell His disciples—and Peter—that He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him, as He said to you.” —Mark

Who Will You Be Tomorrow? – by Brenda Warner

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Like many people, I’ve spent a lot of my life searching for my identity. When I was younger, I thought I was the pretty one. In high school I was a popular cheerleader but also a Jesus freak. I’ve been a gung-ho marine, a faithful wife and mother, a hardworking nurse, and, sadly, a grieving

Blue Moon Promise

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As part of “Celebrate Love” month, we’re featuring a new Christian romance each week in February—because sometimes you just need to curl up with a good love story. Lucy Marsh is desperate: no job, no money, no home, and a young brother and sister who are counting on her to provide for them. Could God

Heaven is for Real (and You’re Going to Like It!)

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Heaven is for Real for Kids A little boy’s astounding story of his trip to heaven and back “Not everyone gets to visit heaven and come back to earth, but Colton did! When Colton was almost four, he became very sick. His mom and dad took him to the hospital so he could get better,

Finding Perspective – by Dale Hanson Bourke

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Here’s what I am learning: God wants us to spend the second halves of our lives worrying less about what we do and more about who we become. He wants to turn our lives upside down and use us in magnificent, unexpected, world-changing ways. . . He is calling us to step up to the

Tiny Birds – by Carrie Wilkerson

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I’m more than a little distracted by the sound of tiny birds crashing into my office window. This has been going on for weeks and weeks. It’s not cold outside. My windows are not especially clear; they have wooden blinds. And the birds don’t seem to learn from their mistakes. They are doing the same

Partnering with God – by Marilyn Meberg

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The love of God is the key to trusting Him enough to let Him “do it.” Do what? Absolutely everything! I’m in periodic correspondence with a woman who secretly struggles with alcoholism. She is a pastor’s wife in a relatively small community. One of her greatest fears is being “found out.” She knows all the

New Every Morning – by Sheila Walsh

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One of the things that’s important to me as I study the Bible is to read verses in context of what was actually happening when they were written. It’s tempting to simply pull out a verse like a rabbit from a magician’s hat and apply it to our situation, but if we read in context

Just Imagine! – by Patsy Clairmont

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Getting up in the wee hours to experience the first rays of light conquering darkness heartens me. I watch the ebony melt from the sky and drizzle behind the distant stand of trees, and my senses awaken. Those first morning moments when the sun seems to ignite a horizon of hope—a new dawn, a new

Stepping Out

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In 2010, sixteen-year-old Abby Sunderland attempted to sail around the world—by herself. She became the youngest person to solo around Cape Horn and crossed both the Southern and Atlantic oceans before her trip ended when a rogue wave rolled her sailboat, Wild Eyes, in the Indian Ocean. “Most people give me credit for having sailed