Today's Devotions

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Showcase:Soaring

  • Right Where You Are by Sylvia Gunter +

    There are all sorts of friends. Read More
  • Embracing God's Mystery +

    One of the sad aspects of humanity is our jadedness, Read More
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Audio & Video

Jacob-a 1994 film

19089115 iZRBx MPretty amazing cast that fairly faithfully follows the life of Jacob as represented in the Bible. Matthew Modine as Jacob, Sean Bean as Esau, Laura Flynn Boyle as Rachel, Christopher Waltz as Morash, and Irene Papas as Rebekah, with Giancarlo Giannini as Laban.

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WHY PAUL’S PRAYERS STARTLE US by D.A. Carson

The video for this article is at the bottom of the page.

Editors' note: This excerpt comes from a new group study by D. A. Carson and Brian Tabb published jointly by The Gospel Coalition and LifeWay Christian Resources. The study builds on Carson's classic work on prayer, Praying with Paul: A Call to Spiritual Reformation (Baker).

2 THESSALONIANS 1:3–10: We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing.

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Reflections to Consider

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Publications

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Music

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Audio & Video

  • Storytelling

    Eugene Peterson discusses his influences as a writer, as well as how and why he created the Message translation. This Read More
  • No Longer Alone with God

    This is the first of a seven part series by Dallas Willard, a USC philosophy professor who is closely associated Read More
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Favorites

  • Baptism, Communion, Repentance: The Essential U-Turn +

    Very few people admit to making u-turns when driving. Read More
  • The Wonder of Grace +

    Grace–that which brings us delight. Read More
  • Embracing God's Mystery +

    One of the sad aspects of humanity is our jadedness, Read More
  • A Model for Coming to God-adapted from Sylvia Gunter +

    Sylvia Gunter uses Psalm 35 to show how David asked God to contend, fight, rescue, defend, vindicate Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • The Mystery of Godliness +

    Longings after God My dear Lord, I can but tell Thee that Thou knowest I long for nothing but Thyself, Read More
  • The Mystery of Iniquity by RC Sproul +

    It has been called the Achilles' heel of the Christian faith. Of course, I'm referring to the classical problem of Read More
  • The Mystery of the Trinity: One in Essence, Three in Person by RC Sproul +

    Do the three Persons of the Trinity truly exist? In this message entitled "One in Essence, Three in Person," Dr. Read More
  • Behold, I Tell You a Mystery by Baritone Coloratura· +

    Behold, I tell you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed in a moment, Read More
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