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  • Give God First Place

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    Giving God first place in our lives is not a one-time event . . . it’s a life-long process for every Christian. Whether you’re new to the faith or a “veteran” follower of Christ, you’ll find this plan to be easy to understand and apply, and a highly effective strategy for victorious Christian living. Taken from the book, “Out of This World: A Christian’s Guide to Growth and Purpose” by David J. Swandt

  • NEXT STEPS: Bring

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    Ever wanted to invite a friend or family member to church, but just couldn't find the words to say? This plan is designed to help you understand why inviting people to church is so important, and then give you the resources to know how, where, and when to invite them. Learn how to be a bringer and start this plan today!

  • Daring To Hope: 5-Day Devotional By Katie Davis Majors

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    Ten years ago I moved across the ocean, from Tennessee to Uganda, full of something I thought was hope but was more like naive optimism. When I faced tragedy, loss, and my own weakness, I wondered, Is God really good? And that’s when I began to understand what true hope is. I pray you will find hope in these brief devotionals—a whisper from God that even in your deepest sorrow, He is near.    

  • Finding Hope, A Plan for Loved-Ones Of Addicts

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    Lance Lang and his parents understand what it feels like to endure a decade long battle with addiction. The worry, fear, pain & guilt. In the “Finding Hope Devotional” you will receive wisdom, insight & instruction from both the addict & the parent’s perspective. These hopeful, yet practical steps, will help you & your family battle the addiction issues plaguing your home. Come, find help, find hope, find peace in this nine-day devotional.

  • Your Best Us: Marriage Is Easier Than You Think

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    You and your spouse are unique. There has never been another US just like the two of you. No matter where you currently find your US, you can experience more moments of awesome and fewer moments of awful. And it’s easier than you think. Through humor, transparency, biblical wisdom, research, and practicality, Ted Lowe guides you through four, doable, easy-to-understand habits that will help you become... Your Best US . 

  • Forgive, Grow And Find God's Path for You

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    The NIV Life Journey Bible Reading Plan helps Christians from all walks of life to understand some of the most important concepts in the Bible. These 21 readings delve into forgiveness, spiritual growth, and what it means to follow God so that Christians can find God's path for them as they walk with Him each day.

  • Grace–Simple. Profound. Grace and The Gospel

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    This plan will take you through the beautiful topic of grace and grace alone. We read through Romans 3:21–28 where Paul writes this letter to help us understand grace better and practice grace with others. We run through the heart of Paul’s argument which many scholars believe is the heart and center of the whole gospel. This plan simplifies the topic of grace, explaining that it’s not by works; it’s not earned, but the most incredible and expensive gift we have been offered. 

  • Anger: The Good, The Bad, The Destructive

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    Some days it seems as if a spirit of anger is permeating the entire world. Stories of violence, rage, and discord fill the airwaves while families are being torn apart by unresolved conflict. Where can you turn to find peace in this angry world? Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he helps you define this universal, persistent, and pervasive emotion in Part 1 of his series on Anger. 

  • Thankfulness

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    God wants His children to be thankful.  This is an evidence of an intimate, abiding relationship with Jesus Christ.  If you are having difficulty in giving thanks, perhaps we can help your perspective and give you a process to find what your heart is seeking.

  • Get The Veil Off Your Bible

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    Why is the Bible so confusing? Why is it so hard to understand the Old Testament? Why does it often feel harder to engage the Bible as opposed to any other book? Why can't we often find what we are looking for in the pages of the Bible?  In this series of teaching videos, David will work through 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:6 and explain how there is a veil over our Bibles and how Jesus removes it.

  • You Belong

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    “Where do I belong?” For thousands of years people have pondered this question. To understand where we belong, we must understand our identity. This five day devotion is founded on one key truth: we belong to God. It is only when we realize that we are His, that we can discover our purpose. It is my prayer that this plan will help you recognize God’s unmistakable design for your life.  

  • The Vine - Fasting

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    Fasting is a spiritual discipline that makes our prayers focused, opens our hearts, and releases God’s presence to us. It is an ancient practice that finds its roots in Biblical history and has been a blessing to the global church for thousands of years. This is a good devotional for both new and seasoned Christians on Fasting, provided by The Vine Church Hong Kong.

  • You Can Understand the Book of Genesis

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    It's easy to dismiss the book of Genesis without engaging in the text beyond creation and the fall. But understanding the book of Genesis is crucial to understanding the rest of the Bible. In Genesis, we find the very foundation of our faith, not just the origin of man, but also the origin of God's plan for redemption. Creation is just the beginning.

  • From Generation To Generation

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    Building a legacy of blessing, power, and character for the coming generations is an indispensable part of God’s plan. These readings and videos give you and your church a blueprint for maximizing your legacy and passing the baton of faith to those who will stand for Christ after you. Understand God’s plan for all generations to work together to build His house and reach a lost world with the Gospel.

  • King David For You

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    Through David’s life, we learn that regardless of our upbringing or status, God has incredible purpose for our life. Readers will understand that everyone makes mistakes, but our mistakes are not what define us. God’s plans for our lives will be accomplished, no matter what or who tries to stop it.

  • How To Pray

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    We all have a sense that prayer is important, but few of us are actually taught to pray. What does it mean to pray? How does one do it? Prayer shows up in stories and letters as a vital practice, but how do we actual do it well? This seven day plan will help you understand what prayer is and how to engage with this life-changing practice.

  • Obedience: Calvary Hong Kong

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    Obedience is when a person yields to explicit instructions from an authority figure. It is one of the most important behaviors with universal impact. The Bible talks about 5 authority structures namely God, Family, Church, Government and Work. Believers are called to a life of obedience. Obedience is about hearing God’s word and doing accordingly.

  • Prayers Of Habits For Happiness

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    Are you happy? In this guide from Rick Warren, you will be challenged to live a life that is full of joy. When we learn to relax in God’s grace and practice habits of happiness, we begin to understand the secret of true happiness that comes only through Jesus.

  • Self-Harm And God's Love

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    This devotional takes an honest, compassionate and loving approach to the emotional challenges of self-harm. We look at why it happens and how God is ready to walk with us in order to redirect the pain and start healing from the inside out. Learn how Jesus knows our pain and wants to help us find true hope and joy.

  • FREEDOM From Porn For Men

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    Porn is a battleground with many casualties, including broken lives and relationships. It disconnects us from reality and negatively affects our expectations about sex and love. It triggers changes in our body that become addictive and harmful. It may lead to other sin and, worst of all, it moves us away from God’s love. God wants to help set you free from the pattern of lust, guilt, and broken promises.

  • Find Purpose And Passion In Your Daily Work

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    <p>This 7-day reading plan features devotions that help us understand how God has equipped us to live out our faith in all parts of our lives, including in the workplace. Readings are excerpted from the articles in the Faith &amp; Work Bible by David H. Kim, Director for the Center for Faith and Work and editors at Christianity Today.</p>

  • Search Me, Test Me, Lead Me

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    Who am I? What am I doing with my life? What can I do? These are questions you might be wrestling with if you’re in the 5th or 6th grade. And, guess what? God will help you find answers to those questions. This six-day Bible Plan digs into Psalm 139:23-24 and teaches you to ask God to search, test, and lead you into the purpose He designed for your life.

  • Daughters - A Seven Day Devotional for Women

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    This 7-day devotional plan will help you understand and walk through how God views you. He sees you. He adopted you. He frees you. He loves you. He disciplines you. He hears you. He calls you. You can walk through this plan on your own, but it can be more powerful to go through it in community as you find your place as His daughters.

  • Why Should I Spend Time With God?

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    Why spend time alone with God? Why meet with God in the secret place? To engage in this foundational, vital practice, we must first understand the immense value and availability of encountering God. As we discover God’s heart to meet with us and experience the depths of his love, I pray that your life would be marked by a new grace to consistently and powerfully encounter the living God.

  • Joy in Trial: 5 Simple Steps

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    How do we face each day when we are in the midst of a trial that seems to go on and on and we can't see the end or understand the purpose? Such trials can make us feel as though we are being punished, forgotten, or even forsaken. We can become so discouraged and lose the joy of the Lord. Yet even in the midst of such deep and ongoing trials, we are able to press in to the Lord and find His joy and His strength. Philippians 4:4-8 shows us how. May the Lord use these Scriptures to help you find joy and may He use all our trials for His glory and to bring us greater satisfaction in Him!