Forgiveness and reconciliation

Finding Freedom From Guilt

Have you ever spent a sleepless night under the weight of guilt? I have. Even though I had confessed my sin to Christ, condemnation still crept over my heart. I couldn’t believe that He had actually forgiven me. It felt as if I still ought to be punished. Could I rest in God’s grace if …

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Satan’s lies

The 4 Faithful Women Who Open Exodus

It’s not easy being a girl. The way our society works, certain personal experiences, and how media portrays us tend to make us feel more like products than children of God. We might have the head knowledge that we are made in God’s image and He can use us in His glorious plan, but looking …

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Living to God's glory

Why Are You Doing Devotions?

Why do you do devotions? What motivates you to spend time with God? Maybe these questions feel a little silly to you. God tells us to study His Word and talk with Him, which gives us a pretty clear reason to do so. Along with that, the only way we can really come to know …

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Trusting God

Dear Rose, Let God Fight for You

I sat on a dirty couch, surrounded with dirty toys, in a building filled with people who seemed to only care about themselves.  My parents were in court, fighting for the rights of two little girls we were fostering, and I was, once again, stuck in the waiting room with my little siblings. Just… waiting. …

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Friendship

Truth for the Quiet Girl Looking for Friends

Loner. Shy. Awkward. Quiet person. I’ve heard and owned all these labels. Staring off into space, wondering whether to go to youth group tonight or stay home and find something to do.  If you go, you’ll be lonely. If you stay home, you’ll be lonely. Either way you’ll always be lonely. You can’t win.  I …

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Satan’s lies

Your Salvation is Secure in God’s Hands

Have you ever felt insecure about your salvation?  As if your weakness stands between you and God, shaking the foundation of your trust in Him?   Life’s challenges can often leave us feeling like we don’t have enough faith to even make it through the day. Being faithful is difficult, but thankfully our salvation isn’t up …

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