New Isn’t Always Comfortable

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions
“(What I have done in the past) is nothing compared to what I’m going to do! I’m going to do a brand new thing.”Isaiah 43:18-19 (Life Application Bible) As we contemplate the freshness of a new year, we’re tempted to quickly rejoice over God’s words to Israel. Who would not want to be part of

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Reformation Interpretation of the Psalms

Category: ALL, Interviews, Outreach
Herman J. Selderhuis (ed)Psalms 73–150. Old Testament Volume 8, Reformation Commentary on Scripture.Downers Grove, IVP Academic, 2018.Available at IVP. In the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, we are invited to read the Scriptures with the Reformers, joining scholars in appreciating

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Weekend A La Carte (January 5)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
There’s a pretty good list of Kindle deals for you to consider today. It occurs again how spoiled we are to have such cheap access to so many good books! Logos wants you to try Logos Connect and will give it to you free for two weeks (plus some bonus resources). You don’t need to enter […]

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Fear or Love

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear”1 John 4:18 If we cocoon ourselves and build up walls to try to keep others from hurting us because we are afraid of being hurt, we haven’t really understood God’s love. Read A.W. Tozer’s  powerful affirmations about love and fear

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Fix Your Eyes on Jesus

Category: Daily Devotions
“May He enlighten the eyes of your mind so that you can see what hope His call holds for you.” Ephesians 1:18 (NIV) What [does] it mean to be just like Jesus? The world has never known a heart so pure, a character so flawless. His spiritual hearing was so keen he never missed a […]

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How a gardener makes sure everyone can have fresh food

Category: News
Salt Lake City In the 1980s, Ashley Patterson’s mother was a farmer – and in many ways a trailblazer. Managing some 240 acres of fruit trees, she realized she had to set her business apart from others to be competitive, so she began field-packing and selling produce long before the widespread

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Sabbath Fits: Separating from Work

Category: Young Adults and Singles
Over this next year, InterVarsity staff are intentionally practicing Sabbath together in ways that fit our unique roles, passions, ages, and stages. We’ll offer testimonies from current and former staff that help us all reenvision how we can engage in this important practice with joy and

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God’s Timeless Gift

Category: Daily Devotions
“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path” Psalm 119:105 Every New Year, like many other believers, I reflect on God’s precious promises and provisions. For me, a recurring New Year’s rite of passage is re-evaluating my personal faith walk. Usually, after prayerful meditation, I

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God’s Steadfast Love

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me: your steadfast love, O LORD, endures forever” Psalm 138:8 (NRSV). Most of us have sung, “Jesus loves me this I know,” and recited “For God so loved the world,” since we were children. Yet, we often doubt God’s love. Why is that? We have three mistaken

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A La Carte (January 3)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
There is another batch of Kindle deals for you to sort through today. Also, by popular request, I believe the clicks will now lead to your regional Amazon (.ca in Canada, .co.uk in the UK, and so on). CBD has some pretty good deals, including The Songs of Jesus by Tim Keller, the ESV Reader’s

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