40+ Short Inspirational Devotions You’ll Love

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Short Inspirational Devotions

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 short devotionals with you, some of my favorites and some that have made me curious. I often find devotional inspiration while enjoying Christian fiction. I have found this an excellent touchstone. When I’m out of sorts, a well-written novel that points to God without ‘preaching’ at me helps. I’m more likely to accept the lesson or encouragement than with a direct approach. If that’s you also, or if you’d like to try it, then … Read More

When God Convicts Your Heart: 10 Biblical Convictions To Live By

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Biblical Convictions: When God Convicts Your Heart

How do you live your Biblical Convictions? When God convicts your heart of something in particular, whether he wants you to stop doing something, or maybe step up and act, do you follow Him? I have to admit I don’t, always, but I’m doing better. And the book we’re going to highlight today, well, it’s a ton of fun, but it will absolutely challenge you to stand up and act on some of your Biblical convictions. When God Convicts Your Heart: Biblical Convictions To Live By When God convicts your heart, whether it’s something big or small, you’ll regret it … Read More

40+ Awesome Christian Children’s Books for Kids who love Storytime

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Awesome Christian Books for Kids who love storytime

Today we have a collection of awesome Christian books for children, that will make storytime that much more meaningful. Growing the faith of a child in your care is such a privilege. I truly hope you are considering the eternity of the kids around you, and spending time nurturing and growing that faith, one Christian kids book at a time! Roman’s 10:13-15, 17… “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not … Read More

The Best Devotionals for Women Who Love Christian Fiction

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First, have you ever considered the purpose of your devotional? {then we can talk about what I think make the best devotionals for women who love Christian fiction} Definition of Devotional: of or used in religious worship We all know that Jesus is supposed to get our best. He absolutely deserves our worship and devotion. Yet as busy 21st-century women, we often get distracted by the urgent, the visible, whatever is screaming loudest: after all, if we don’t change the baby’s diaper, who will? And if you have 5 minutes, reading the latest Christian fiction or scrolling social media is … Read More

Telling the Christmas Story: 35+ Best Kids Books for Advent

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Telling the Christmas Story for Kids

Well, I only had my basket of books for telling the Christmas story for kids out for 3 days, and I had already been “scolded” for not having a post up about my favorite Christian children’s Christmas stories. So I am putting together a list to help you with telling the Christmas story for kids in your circle of influence. Took a few days, but I hope you find it helpful!! Telling the Christmas Story: The Nativity Story for Kids These are Biblically accurate versions of the Christmas Story for kids that are retold so well, and are a lot … 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 the power of allegory books can’t be denied. 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 Christian allegory books 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 Allegory in the Bible Should Affect our Book … Read More

But God: Choose Faith Over Fear and Rejoice!

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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 REJOICE   What does that mean, though? Well, let’s look at a few of my favorite scriptures, … Read More

Wonderful Yah: Unlocking the Mystery of the Godhead

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Today is #ChristianBooktober, Day 30. One last theology (Spiritual Growth) spotlight: Wonderful Yah: The Unveiling, by Matthew Marx. This one looks both deep and profound. It covers some important ground, and I believe it’s lay-person accessible! I’m off to check out what the other book tour bloggers have to say in their reviews. (Links below) I am grateful once again for Celebrate Lit allowing me to provide these spotlights for you all!  About Wonderful Yah Book: Wonderful Yah: The Unveiling Author: Matthew Marx Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian, Theology Release Date: July 22, 2019 What is His name, and what is His Son’s name, if you know? This … Read More

When Only Faith Remains, Jesus is There

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I can’t believe it’s almost over! Today is #ChristianBooktober 29th: When Only Faith Remains by Amy C. O’Reilly. Okay, the cover got my attention, and then the description got me motivated, so I bought a copy of this one. I’ll update you as soon as I get it read! This journey alongside Mary the mother of Jesus won’t be easy, but I’m trusting Jesus to walk with me. HE is faithful, and I am grateful. May my faith grow even more!  About the Book: When Only Faith Remains Book: When Only Faith Remains Author: Amy C. O’Reilly Genre: Christian Living/Personal Growth Release Date: May … Read More

Citizenship Bible Study: Leaders, Nations, and God

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It’s #ChristianBooktober 27th, and we have a Citizenship Bible Study for you today! Leaders, Nations, and God. This is the 3rd Study by Marta Greenman we’re spotlighting here this month. First was ACTS420NOW, renewing the contagious excitement of Salvation, the second, Bound to be Free, on living the life of Freedom we’re called to. I have not read this one, but it sounds fascinating. We all have responsibilities, and this Citizenship Bible Study looks like it will make you think!  About This Citizenship Bible Study: Book: Leaders, Nations, & God Author: Marta E. Greenman Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian Bible Study Release Date: September 19, 2013 … Read More