Our families can be full of people who rub us the wrong way—especially during the holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Maybe they use family gatherings as an excuse to hurl insults, use inappropriate language or intrude in personal matters.
Thanksgiving is a blessed opportunity to gather together with family members from near and far. It is a time when many will travel to visit those they may not have seen for years.
In the natural, most of us take measures to protect our homes and families. We lock our doors or use security systems. But, what about spiritually protecting our homes?
There’s nothing quite like watching your child suffer, especially at the hands of a parent who’s not around. The missed baseball games. The empty seat at the school play. The months or years of silence. Those lost moments can cause lifelong heartache unless there is forgiveness.
Single parent, God loves you! Do you know that? Are you secure in that today? If you need a mental and spiritual pick-me-up in the Word, take a moment to meditate on these scriptures from your heavenly Parent, and remember who you are, who He is and just how much He loves you:
If you’re one of God’s children, He’s redeemed you from the curse of infertility. If you want to have children of your own, this scriptural prayer is a great place to start. Print it out and pray it every single day until your bundle of joy arrives!
Are you struggling with keeping your peace when it comes to your children? Or do you find yourself constantly fighting thoughts of fear concerning their spiritual, mental, emotional, physical and social well-being?
The holidays are here! It’s a wonderful time of celebrating the birth of our Savior with friends and family, many of whom we only see once or twice a year. And as much as we enjoy this special time, family members are really good at getting on our nerves.
Raising teenagers is work…a lot of work that takes love, dedication and prayer. Teenagers are at a critical time in their lives when they are making more and more decisions about how they will live and what they will believe.
Parents desire to protect their children—spirit, mind and body. As Christian parents, we take it as a divine mandate to raise our children “with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4b). In this technological age, that mandate has become even more challenging.
Your family is important to you, and it’s important to God. In this video, Riley shares a story about Uncle Jimmy and his poor behavior and attitude toward the gospel at family celebrations. We all have relatives who do not know the Lord. The devil's No.
People often get discouraged when praying for the salvation of loved ones and begin to wonder if their prayers ever really help. Well, guess what? Yes!
Gloria Copeland discusses Psalm 145 in relation to healing. God is looking for a heart that will receive all the good He wants to give. It can be YOU!