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No dad is perfect, but every dad is important. The art of fathering is seldom taught, but best learned through example. To be a godly father is one of the greatest aspirations and hardest challenges a man will face. On the good days as well as the hard ones, a father can make a powerful difference in the life of a child. The impact of a father’s legacy shapes generations. Get ready for Father's Day with these inspiring quotes honoring the importance of fatherhood.
Will Jesus speak to me? Do you long to develop confidence that Jesus will speak to you in a personal way as you read God’s Word? God speaks in many ways, but the Bible tells us that in these days He has spoken to us in His Son (Hebrews 11:1). In this post I’m sharing practical prompts that helped me learn to listen as I meditate on a Scripture passage. Don't miss some of my best tips for cultivating a deeper relationship with Christ through my new Spiritual Growth Pack of tip sheets, truths, and prayers.
Enjoy a curated collection of top Easter devotions from award-winning author, Ginger Harrington. These popular devotions for women provide lots of inspiration to focus on the power of what Christ has done for us by dying on the cross. Gain fresh appreciation for the power of the resurrection what it means for us. Enjoy a variety of free printable resources in several of the posts.
Making life-changing decisions is stressful. Decisions about schools, jobs, relationships, family, moves, or major purchases bring big changes that take us into the unknown. Fear of making the wrong decision stirs up what if’s that take us...
During this Lenten season we have been leaning in close to listen to Jesus. I've been posting daily short devotions on social media. The goal is to open our hearts to what the Spirit has to say to us each day as we meditate on a specific verse. It is my prayer that this regular practice during Lent becomes a holy habit we continue through out the year. Faith deepens as we recognize that Jesus is speaking through His Word. As you prepare for Easter, join us in these holy moments for listening to Jesus with our whole heart.
The Bible tells us that in these days, God speaks through his son (Hebrews 1:2). Listening to Jesus takes time, faith, and practice as we cultivate a listening life. As we prepare our hearts for Easter during this Lenten season, be intentional about making time to hear God's voice. Ponder a short insight to help you listen to Jesus and open holy moments throughout your day. You will find tips ways to use the printable version of the devotions and the graphics at the end of the post.
Spiritual battles come in lots of shapes and sizes. From small skirmishes to all out war, prayer is a vital part of putting on the armor of God. Prayer empowers us to receive the spiritual strength of God to stand firm. Ephesians 6:18 instructs us to pray at all time with all kinds of prayers as part of our spiritual battle plan. All times and all kinds can include a wide variety of types of prayer, including praying when we exercise. Don't miss the downloadable prayer to inspire you to put on the armor of God. Print the prayer help you be prepared with God's protection.
God equips us with spiritual armor to stand firm in the spiritual battles we face. Explore the meaning of the armor of God in this meditation on Ephesians 6:10-18 that shows why we need to put on the armor of God and how to do it. Print the sample prayer for putting on the full armor of God in today’s post.
Meditation on God's Word and prayerful journaling are a powerful combination. They are spiritual disciplines that open space for us to meet with God. Rather than a formula to follow or a skill to practice, learning to listen to God comes as we bring our concerns and questions to Him. In today's post, I share from a journal entry I've come back to again and again. Be encouraged with valuable perspective shifts that can strengthen you to trust God more fully and overcome fear of failure.