It was an awesome array of military might: An army of 580,000 mighty men of valor, all well-armed and skillful in warfare. However, the army that came against them had a million men and three hundred chariots!
God has blessed and given a father many responsibilities: walking with Him; providing for his family; protecting his wife and children; leading his family in worship, growth, and work. So how does a father prevent these God-given duties from becoming a curse or a burden?
In Christ, genuine love can become second nature. The joy of the Lord can be your strength. Peace, patience, kindness—in fact, all the fruit of the Spirit—is yours in Christ! Bob Allison enthusiastically relates how discovering who he was in Christ changed his life.
When Jesus met the woman at the well, He directed the conversation to the issues deep in her heart. In a firm, yet loving, way, Jesus continued to address her need for Him. In many ways, Jesus does the same for us.
In this crazy world in which we live, there's a real battle going on. Now, beneath the other conflicts that litter the news, Gabe Cleator points out a root problem that we can engage in every day. Unthankfulness. Suddenly, what seems like a theme for the holidays or children's c
Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, you and me, that we should be called the sons of God! What would happen if we beheld that love? Here, Mark Wilkes shares what would happen. With joy, he recounts both the challenge and reassurance of being honest with
It may take a "strange" determination, raising children without the conventions of the world, yet God rewarded Mark & Alice Wilkes when they chose to seek His way for their family and the size of their family. Grading papers, dealing with sleepless nights, tending to skinned knees, lear
Any husband or father can be a critic. So Gil Bates challenges us as men to check our expectations. In place of criticism, leading wives and children requires something different. It's called cultivation.
Harking back to his Cajun upbringing in Louisiana, Don Courville uses a Boudreaux and Thibodeaux story to lighten the mood of this sobering message. Thibodeaux wonders how to get Boudreaux to see that his sin has lured him away. It seems impossible. After all, what do we do if o