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The Hardest Peace - II
with Dr. Dobson from 'Family Talk Weekends'

Kara Tippetts is a young mom and wife without much time left. She is dying of cancer, and yet her story is one of hope and grace. Today on Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson interviews Kara Tippetts about her journey through a dire diagnosis, and the way she is preparing her family and friends for her passing…   (click here to read more)

October 25, 2014
with John Fuller from 'Focus on the Family Weekend'

When managed wisely, technology provides us with many benefits, like convenience and communication. This weekend authors Dr. Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane discuss the dangers of overusing digital gadgets and media. From brain chemistry to addiction, they share how technology is impacting our families.…   (click here to read more)

The Legacy of Jesus, Part 1
with John MacArthur from 'Grace to You Weekend'

Even if you don’t leave your children a house, car, or even a dime when you die . . . you’re going to leave them a legacy. Question is, what will it be? Find out what Jesus left behind for His followers . . . and how it should affect your life and legacy   (click here to read more)

There’s No Pain Like Family Pain
with Mark Gregston from 'Parenting Today's Teens Weekend'

Have family issues brought you to the end of your rope? Do interactions with your teenager leave you feeling worn out, spent, and overwhelmed? On this edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston shares biblical hope and practical tips for dealing with the pain.   (click here to read more)

Today's Articles  from  StudyLight and LiveAsIf

1 Peter....
'Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, who are kept by the…(continue reading article)

Ten Soldiers
'The Way' from Kevin Pauley

“I always pray for you, and I make my requests with a heart full of joy because you have been my partners in spreading the Good News about Christ from the time you first heard it until now.” Philippians 1:4-5 You may not be gifted as a missionary. You may never have to face the danger of martyrdom.…(continue reading article)

'Find the Call' from Andy Castro

If you’ve ever been a snowstorm you may have experienced a whiteout. In my experience in a whiteout, I couldn’t see very far in front of me and lost my sense of direction. There was so much snow and cloud cover, I could only see vague outlines of dark objects. I was surrounded by so much “white”,…(continue reading article)

A Walk Through The Future
''Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs

"Now He said to them, “These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.” - Luke 24:44 - (NASB) Here Jesus states plainly that He is spoken of in the Psalms, as well as in…(continue reading article)

Jesus the Passover Lamb
'Refreshment in Refuge' from Gina Burgess

Centuries before Jesus was led to Golgotha, God provided a picture of that event, a promise to His chosen people in the form of the Passover. He said it was to be an ordinance forever. Even today, Jews have Passover Sedar and speak the Hagadah. All Christians should understand how completely Jesus fulfills the Passover.…(continue reading article)

Additional Articles

•  MENO* - 2014-04-20
•  qâdhar - 2015-03-28
•  The Peshitta - 2014-04-18
•  Is Gad Jacob's son, a troop, fortune or a pagan deity? - 2007-03-08
•  Easter Wonders - Inspiration For You
•  Bible and Quote May 3-7, 2010 - Bible verse and quote

Additional Articles

•  Finding Jesus - Point of Reference
•  God With Us - God's Words For US
•  Winning in Christ Jesus - Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life
•  Inspired - 'Winging It
•  Can We Not Preach And Teach Without Causing Division And Unrest? - Word from Scotland
Daily Refractions
Daily Wisdom
Proverbs 26:7 - Like the legs which are useless to the lame, So is a proverb in the mouth of fools.
Words to Ponder
You are leaving port under sealed orders and in a troubled period.
You cannot know whither you are going or what you are to do.
But why not take the Pilot on board who knows the nature of your sealed orders from the outset,
and who will shape your entire voyage accordingly?
He knows the shoals and the sandbanks, the rocks and the reefs,
He will steer you safely into that celestial harbor where your anchor will be cast for eternity.
Let His almighty nail-pierced hands hold the wheel, and you will be safe. - Peter Marshall
Daily Dose
Daily Devotionals  for  March 29

Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"
Our Lord'S Surprise Visits

The great need for the Christian worker is to be ready to face Jesus Christ at any and every turn. This is not easy, no matter what our experience is. The battle is not against sin or difficulties or circumstances, but against being so absorbed in work that we are not ready to face Jesus Christ at every turn. That is the…… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"
Morning and Evening for October 4

"At evening time it shall be light." - Zechariah 14:7 Oftentimes we look forward with forebodings to the time of old age, forgetful that at eventide it shall be light. To many saints, old age is the choicest season in their lives. A balmier air fans the mariner's cheek as he nears the shore of immortality,…… — (click here to read more)

Daily Light on the Daily Path
Morning / Evening Devotional — March 29

Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. — Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him? — Heirs of God, and joint… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"
Dauntless Faith

"I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee."   Acts 18:10 So long as the LORD had work for Paul to do in Corinth, the fury of the mob was restrained. The Jews opposed themselves and blasphemed; but they could neither stop the preaching of the gospel nor the conversion of the hearers. God has power over the most violent minds. He makes… — (click here to read more)

Voice of the Lord
Devotional for 'Nisan 09'

The Talmud (Ta'anit 21a) tells the story of Nachum who "was blind in both of his eyes, his two hands and legs were amputated, and his whole body was covered with boils and he was lying in a dilapidated house on a bed, the feet of which were standing in bowls of water in order to prevent the ants from crawling on him." In the midst of all this suffering,… — (click here to read more)

Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life
Try Ignorance

Just this past evening I followed a woman with a car full of people and a rather dubious bumper sticker on her rear bumper. "If you think Education is Expensive - Try Ignorance!!!" I then watched her as she made her way across Long Lick Road. Long Lick Road (State Route 32) is a meandering highway that is rife…… — (click here to read more)

'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes
God marginalized

A minister speaking at a recent conference of a well-known denomination said: "The reason why there is so much depletion of spiritual energy in people nowadays is due to the rush of modern-day life." But is this really true? If it is then it puts the blame for our condition outside of us rather than inside us - the place…… — (click here to read more)

"Today's Word" with Skip Moen

Wisdom - Yesterday we discovered that the word translated "knowledge" in this verse was intensified. It really means "stuff full to overflowing knowledge". Now we will look at another important New Testament word wisdom. The Greek is sophia. In English we have the word "philosophy" it means love (philo)…… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer
Morning / Evening Devotional — March 29

The coming of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost was a gracious experience of fulfillment and blessing and direction for the Christian church. It was the continuing emphasis for believers that we must live to gear ourselves into things eternal and to live the life of heaven here upon earth. We must yield our first obedience and loyalty to Jesus… … — (click here to read more)

The Believer's Daily Remembrancer
"Cease ye from man." Isaiah 2:22

"Cease ye from man." Isaiah 2:22

NEVER trust him, for his heart is deceitful; never expect from him, for he is an empty cistern; never follow him, for he is a false guide. Cursed be the man who trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. Trust ye not in a friend. One object of trust is enough:…

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Christian Headlines  from  The Christian Post

Our Humble King

Typically, as the world's kings entered their capital city, they were decked out in silver armor, riding pure white warhorses to signify their power. But the way God's King rode into Jerusalem was similar to how He arrived in Bethlehem the night He was born. Jesus balanced on the back of a donkey, demonstrating humility and peace. Remarkably, the donkey was borrowed, just like Jesus' first bed--a feeding trough.

ISIS Cuts Off 4 Kids Hands, One for Stealing Toy; Executes Starving Child for Stealing Food

A mixed Sunni-Shia family that once lived in ISIS' Iraqi stronghold of Mosul but has fled to live in the Kurdish north after the militant group took over the town last June, has provided deeper insight and revelations about the horrors that people living under the jihadis brand of sharia rule must deal with.

Black Pastor Explains Why He Decided to Become a Leader in a White Church

A black pastor who dared to be different by challenging racially stereotypical church models to become a leader in a white church in Louisville, Kentucky, explained at The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention's leadership summit Friday that he did it in pursuit of the unity of the faith.

NJ Megachurch to Hide 100,000 Easter Eggs in State's Largest Ever Easter Egg Hunt

One of New Jersey's fastest growing Christian churches will be hosting the state's largest Easter egg hunt ever by hiding more than 100,000 eggs in its campuses in four counties for children and families on Easter Weekend.

The Clothing You Need to Enter Heaven

Ever since the first two people walked on earth, man has sought to clothe his body. In the case of Adam and Eve, it was only after they sinned that they felt this need for clothing. "Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they realized they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made coverings for themselves." (Genesis 3:7) Prior to their sin, Adam and Eve felt no shame over their physical nakedness.

Duke Blue Devils vs Gonzaga Bulldogs Live Stream Free, CBS TV Start Time: Watch NCAA March Madness 2015 College Basketball Online

South's top two teams meet for a spot in the Final Four as the Duke Blue Devils meet the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.

Louisville Cardinals vs Michigan State Spartans Live Stream Free, CBS TV Details: Watch NCAA March Madness 2015 Basketball Online

With a place in the Final Four of the NCAA Men's Division I basketball tournament up for grabs, the Louisville Cardinals play the Michigan State Spartans in the East Region final.

Malaysia Grand Prix 2015 Live Stream Free: Watch Online Formula 1 Racing

The Formula One 2015 season continues Sunday with the Malaysia Grand Prix set to take place from the Sepang International Circuit. Britain's Lewis Hamilton is once again on pole as he looks to claim a second win out of two races.

Australia vs New Zealand Live Stream Free: Watch Online World Cup 2015 Cricket Final

Australia and New Zealand will contest the ICC 2015 World Cup Final on Sunday in a mouth-watering game between the two best sides of the tournament. Australia will be favorites to claim the title at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, but New Zealand have already managed to overturn the Aussies in the group stages of the tournament and so know they have what it takes to defeat their neighbors and most fierce rivals.

Gays, Murderers, Remarried Catholics All the Same Says Catholic Cardinal

Lifesite News has a nearly 5,000 word interview with a traditionalist Cardinal about Catholic controversies and doctrine, which a Religion News Service headline remarkably distilled down to "Cardinal Raymond Burke: Gays, remarried Catholics, murderers are all the same."

Televangelist Benny Hinn Released from Hospital After Health Scare; 'God Is Faithful, My Heart Is Strong,' He Says

A week after he was admitted to Orange County Medical Center in California with heart trouble, popular televangelist and faith healer Benny Hinn has been released and his says "God is faithful, my heart is strong."

iPhone 7 Release Date, Specs News: Report Debates Claims iPhone 7 Will Have LCD or OLED Technology

Apple made a big stir in the tech market when it unveiled the Apple Watch with an OLED display. This has also stirred rumors that the next generation iPhone, perhaps the iPhone 7, could ditch LCD technology in favor of what the smartwatch has when it is released later this year - currently touted for a September 2015 launch date.

Truth Still Matters in Egypt, Middle East Three Years After Media Trip

Three years ago, I went on a one-week media trip to Cairo, Egypt. The hotel we stayed at during our time there was only a few blocks away from Tahrir Square. I could hear gun shot volleys coming from the square every night around the same time.

'Orange is the New Black' Season 3 Release Date, Cast News: Jason Biggs Explains Absence; Is Vee Really Alive?

Original cast member Jason Biggs previously confirmed to the press that his character, Larry, won't be appearing on the third season of the hit drama-comedy series "Orange is the New Black."

Sexual Sin: America, Are You Ready to Face the Cost of Speaking the Truth?

There is a cost to speaking the truth. This realization came nearly 10-years ago when I was asked to speak at the annual conference for the American Baptist...unaware that they were about to divide over ordaining those who embrace the homosexual lifestyle.

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris Dating News: Spotted at Nashville Concert, Reignites Relationship Rumors

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris have been rumored to be dating since they were spotted having a conversation at length at the Universal after-party following the Brit Awards last month. This week, the "Style" singer and the "Feel So Close" hitmaker were seen getting cozy at Kenny Chesney's concert in Nashville.

Kate Middleton Baby Due Date: Duchess Attends Final Official Appearances Before New Baby Arrives

Kate Middleton, who has a month to go before she gives birth to her second child, attended three engagements in one day on Friday, March 27 in South East London. This marks the Duchess of Cambridge's final public appearance before she goes on maternity leave.

'The Incredibles 2' Release Date, Plot Rumors: Two Mystery Dates Penciled In for Sequel

It's been more than a decade since Pixar Animation Studios released the hit film 'The Incredibles' that tells the story of the Parr family, a family of superheroes who are trying to adjust in a world that has shunned anyone with superpowers.

'Grey's Anatomy' Season 11 Spoilers, Plot Rumors: Episode 17 Recap 'With or Without You'

This week on 'Grey's Anatomy', Derek comes home to Meredith, and it's finally revealed whether he cheated on her or not while he was in D.C.

Bobbi Kristina Health Latest News Update: Cissy Houston Breaks Silence on Granddaughter's Condition, 'Not a Great Deal of Hope'

Many of Bobbi Kristina Brown's relatives have given updates about her condition since she was found face down and unresponsive in her bathtub in her Atlanta home. Now, her grandmother, Cissy Houston, is breaking her silence to talk about the 22-year old's condition.

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Lectionary Calendar
Sunday, March 29th, 2015
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Today in Christian History
German reformer Martin Luther wrote in a letter: 'There has never been a great revelation of God's Word unless God has first prepared the way by the rise and the flourishing of languages and learning, as though these were forerunners, a sort of John the Baptist.'
Daily Reading Plan
Bible-in-a-Year — NIV
Numbers 23:27-24:25; Song of Solomon 5:2-6:3; Matthew 23:13-39:
Then Balak said to Balaam, “Come, let me take you to another place. Perhaps it will please God to let you curse them for me from there.”And Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor, overlooking the wasteland.Balaam said, “Build me seven altars here, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me.”Balak did as Balaam had said, and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.Now when Balaam saw that it pleased the to bless Israel, he did…
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