My Son’s Question about His Tomorrows

​”Mom, will they ever find a cure for diabetes?” My ten-year-old boy’s voice trembles like he’s never asked a more important question. “And if they do, will it happen before I grow up?” This disease has “ruined his life,” he tells me. And he wants to know–needs to know–if it will really last all his tomorrows. I 

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Emmanuel’s Story: We Approach the Throne

I’ve always loved the story of Cinderella. A poor, orphan girl wins the prince’s love and becomes a princess. It reminds me of my story as a bride of Christ. Before I discovered that the prince chose me, I floundered as an unwanted daughter. Without a father to love and care for me, I was 

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Christmas and …Noah? Shelter from the Storm

Okay, we’ve seen that God loved us from before the beginning (how cool is that!). We’ve also discovered that right after we (represented by Adam) fell to sin, our gracious Friend promised to send a deliverer. He was already thinking about Christmas! But there’s still so long to wait. Who will the Messiah be? What 

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Emmanuel’s Story: Are You Your Own Savior?

Yesterday we talked about how before the foundation of the world, God made a promise, an Emmanuel promise, to rescue His children from the ugly sin that entrapped us. He’s loved us for so long! Today, let’s look at when we first heard about this promise.  It was early in the book of Genesis. Remember 

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8 Scriptures for a Radical Family

God’s wisdom scrapes against the world’s, doesn’t it? He says things like, “Love your enemy,” and “Think of others first.” Weird! (At least to the culture at large.) But when I’m looking for help to create a godly home, I LOVE the radical words of the Lord found in Scripture. So, with my eyes set 

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