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How to Trust God (and Not Just Your Feelings) When Switching Careers

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I sometimes wish I had a clear mandate from God, like how He had directed Abraham in no uncertain terms on where to go (Genesis 12:1–5). If only I could be as sure as Abraham, that I was going where God had planned for me to be! But I never got clear answers to my prayers. Instead, I made a decision based on what I knew and believed at that point, and asked God to see me through it. 
No one can serve two masters (ref. Matthew 6:24)

Typography: Matthew 6:24

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You might not see yourself as running after money, but Jesus's words have a wider implication for our hearts.
02-Mar-Featured-devotionals-2024

Fresh Love

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As His popularity rose, Jesus began to encounter opposition. This passage opens with questions meant to discredit Jesus and ends with a plot to kill Him.

ODB: Jesus Dwells Within

As a blizzard bore down on my state in the western United States, my widowed mother agreed to stay with my family to “ride out” the storm. After the blizzard, however, she never returned to her house.

ODB: A Heart for Christ

As long as you keep your mouth closed, I told myself, you won’t be doing anything wrong. I’d been outwardly holding back my anger toward a colleague after misinterpreting things she’d said.

ODB: Speaking as God Helps Us

One wouldn’t normally think of butterflies as being loud creatures: after all, the flapping of a single Monarch butterfly’s wings is practically inaudible.
01-Mar-Featured-devotionals-2024

Before All Else

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Imagine a pastor who has had an extremely busy and exhausting Sunday. He returns home to take a well-earned rest.

ODB: Owner or Steward?

“Am I an owner or a steward?” The CEO of a multibillion-dollar company asked himself that question as he weighed what was best for his family.
A woman is walking alone in the desert

3 Ways God Used Loneliness to Nourish My Faith

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Native to the Himalayan mountains, the blue poppy is regarded by some as “the holy grail” of flowers because of its beauty and rarity, and it is notorious for its precise and demanding conditions for growth.  A unique bloom that can only be found in a few places with the right environment, the blue poppy cuts a lonely figure in its uncommon loveliness. Like the blue poppy, there is a beauty in loneliness if we know where to look.