How To Do Devotions: Understanding the Meaning of Devotion Changes Everything

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How to do Devotions

Sometimes the idea of there being a right and wrong way how to do devotions can be so intimidating! But it doesn’t have to be. I think we’ve both overcomplicated the concept and also reduced it so it became a 5-15 minute checkbox on our to-do list. But the meaning of devotion is so much richer and more amazing than that. After all, we’ve been invited to draw near, to be still, and rest in Him. What is the Meaning of Devotion? I’m glad you asked 😉 I want to start with this screenshot from Thesaurus .com. That doesn’t really … Read More

Awesome Devotional About Humility in the Bible and Today

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humility in the Bible

Hey, I’m glad you’re here! Today I want to share an awesome devotional on humility in the Bible and today. It’s a combination of contemporary Christian fiction and a devotional inspired by First Corinthians 13. Because the essence of the ‘love chapter’ really is humility, isn’t it? The power of humility is in its putting others first, and trusting God with the outcome. When you read the Bible, you get to see some of the most average people doing remarkable things. Think about Nehemiah. As cupbearer, what possible expertise, or responsibility, did he have for rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem? … Read More

Top 10 Best Christian Allegory Books For Your Next Adventure

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Top 10 Christian Allegory books

Before we really dig into the best Christian allegory books, lets set a foundation of why they’re worth reading. Because their power is impressive. They tend to capture the imagination and take you along for the ride. So we want to know where we’re going is where we want to be, right? Then we can cover the best books in this genre for kids, teens, and adults. I have some really fun ones for all ages, and I can’t wait to share them with you!! Why The Use of Biblical Allegory Should Affect our Book Choices? Biblical allegories are very … Read More

17 Best Children’s Sunday School Songs for Adults To Love Too

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If you grew up in church, as I did -I was a 4th (living) generation Southern Baptist as a kid- then you probably have some favorite Sunday School songs that still go through your mind from time to time. Hopefully, you’re passing them down to the next generation as well. As I play our favorite CDs during the day, for my kids and I to dance to, sweep to, etc, and as I sing to them when they (or I) need calming, I’m struck all over again by just how meaningful each well known tune really is! The Bible truths I’ve … Read More

Faith in a Box: 14 Great Christian Subscription Boxes

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Faith in a box: Christian subscription boxes

I certainly don’t want to keep my faith in a box, do you? But receiving Christian subscription boxes would mean opening the package and setting that faith free to do its work, right? Getting monthly packages full of Christian encouragement, books, and apparel, etc. would be awesome! I recently discovered how cool they are, and couldn’t wait to share them with you! 3 Benefits of Faith in a Box Recharge Your Faith: When you receive one of these faith based subscription boxes and USE what comes, you give yourself a great opportunity to recharge your faith and reconnect with your … Read More

40+ Short Inspirational Devotions You’ll Love

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Short Inspirational Devotions

Have you ever read any devotionals that took just a few minutes, but then they echoed in your head and heart for days (or longer)? Just a small nugget of God’s truth wrapped in a powerful illustration and paired with the right verse at the right time? Me too. And it’s an awesome feeling. Short inspirational devotions are great for sparking meditation and study. They’re also great at being a touchstone to recenter your day. I want to share some great options with you, some of my favorites and some that have made me curious. Anything that enhances my daily … Read More

Top 10 Faith and Fitness Devotionals and Programs Full of Grace For You

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Faith and Fitness Devotions full of Grace

If you’re anything like me, being active with faith and fitness can be a struggle. We get busy with all the ‘urgent responsibilities’ of life, and as Mark Batterson would say, become irresponsibly responsible, with an improper balance of our responsibilities. You know, if we don’t wash the laundry, shop, and make dinner, who will? But today, let’s challenge the assumption that our faith and fitness are lower priorities, shall we? Let’s see just how awesome our God is, and find a fitness devotional that is inspired by Grace, and Christian fitness programs that are more than a bunch of … Read More

Best Christmas Devotional And Bible Study Picks To Make This Holiday Special

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Best Christmas Devotionals and Bible Studies

Christmas is just around the corner, yet again! Let’s make this holiday season special, by picking one of the best Christmas devotional books or Bible study picks to keep us focused on what really matters! Christmas devotionals that focus on generosity and kindness. Messy situations and seasons used for God’s glory. Together we can step outside the hustle and rest in God’s love. I want to share some of my favorite Christmas Bible study and devotional books with you, to get you started! Best Christmas Devotional Books The best Christmas devotional books aren’t complicated. A few minutes to uplift and … Read More

Eve’s Story: More Than Just The One Who Ate The Fruit

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Forever Loved, Eve’s Story is one book I won’t soon forget. I am a big fan of Biblical Fiction as you probably already know, and this one having a definite devotional feel to it makes it even better. Thank you, Celebrate Lit, for the opportunity to read this book. Helping me reframe my thoughts and understanding with fresh perspective. What Can We Learn From Eve in the Bible? Well, first things first. Before we think through “What can we learn from Eve in the Bible?” we really need to discuss a little of what needs to be UNLEARNED. In many circles, because Eve ate … Read More

Best Devos to Help You Choose Faith Over Fear

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Life can be scary and full of stressful things, whether natural like hurricanes and tornadoes and viruses, or manmade like terrorist activities and wars. But the God who created the world HAS NOT ABANDONED US! I’ve always been fascinated by the many times in Scripture where something awful is happening and then, my 2 favorite words:   But God (But The Lord)   But Jesus   Then the whole story changes. There is rescue. There is hope. A miracle. We can choose Faith over Fear, and let go of so many stresses.   What does that mean, though? Well, let’s look at … Read More