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Why you can trust your heavenly Father’s discipline

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I don’t need to explain to my kids when I get out of the Chick-fil-A drive before getting them a treat because they know their...

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Think God won’t understand what you’re going through?

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I like to think that I have a great relationship with my teenage daughter. We talk through things, we laugh together, we have fun.  ...

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God is already pleased with you — really, He is

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Most of us were trying to make a father proud long before we knew Jesus.  Maybe your father has always been present in your life. ...

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What you can learn about Jesus from His name

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The first word most of us learned to write was our name. Names help us identify each other and tell us about the relationships we share. ...

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Are you putting God in a box?

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Paul tells us in Ephesians 3:20 that God can do immeasurably more than we could even ask or imagine. So if God can and is willing to do i...

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Why you need to know what God is like

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If you watch kids play, you'll catch a toddler feeding baby dolls and putting them to sleep. You'll find someone pretending to sh...

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Nine ways God promises to provide for you

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Some days, it is hard to get out of bed in the morning, to make my body move despite the pain I experience. Some days, even when I don&rs...

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Why it matters to know God as your Father

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In the summer of 2015, my wife and I boarded a plane for China to adopt a 5-year-old boy. We named him Joseph, and without missing a beat...

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Is your relationship with your dad affecting how you see God?

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Soon after Sharie and I met and fell in love, we began to realize we both loved God with all our hearts, but we had very different ways o...

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Can God be trusted?

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I remember the moment I realized, to my own surprise, that I didn’t trust God. I thought I had this Jesus-thing under my belt....

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Why it’s important to stop running from silence

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No cure. Complex. Degenerative. As I left the doctor’s office, I tried to wrap my mind around what was happening, but I didn&rsquo...

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Every natural wonder is an opportunity to know God

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For about an hour this afternoon, millions of people are going to stop and stare at the sky — in protective eyewear, of course.&nbs...

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