Hymn Stories: “My Jesus, I Love Thee”

 

Many of our great hymns of the faith have heart-warming histories. Born out of the daily struggle, toil, and victory of saints before us, they ring through the ages with truth.

Here is the story behind the timeless hymn “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Read more…



Your Prayers Aren’t Enough (But His Are)

 

Have you ever prayed for months and months without receiving an answer? If so, you know that prayer is tough. It’s not for the faint of heart. 

When our prayers go unanswered, we often ask, “Why, God? What am I doing wrong? Are my prayers not good enough?” 

To be honest, our prayers are not enough. But our prayers don’t depend on us. They depend on Him.

Here are 3 reasons why our prayers are not enough (and why we should pray anyway.)

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How to Find True Joy At Christmas

 

We’ve all met a Scrooge at one time or another. Whether they’re decrying the price of turkeys this year or complaining about the incompetence of government, Scrooges are no fun to be around. They have a remarkable talent for sucking every last drop of happiness and joy out of the Christmas season. Instead of rejoicing, they are bitter and miserable. How can we avoid becoming one of these Scrooges? How can we rejoice even if this Christmas is going to be tougher than usual?

 

Here’s what we need to remember so we can find true joy at Christmas.

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