Are you feeling pounded by life? Being God’s Masterpiece means time under God’s chisel. Hope for the trials and discipline that accompany time on God’s anvil. Scripture from Ephesians, 1 Peter, James, Proverbs with biblical wisdom, inspirational quotes, and truth from the Word of God for Christians. Bible study, devotional, faith-based encouragement

What you need to hear if you’re on God’s anvil

Are you feeling hammered by life? We love the idea of being God’s masterpiece, but we often wish for an easy button or Fastpass through the chiseling process.

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In a style that reflects the Screwtape Letters, explore how the enemy of Christians might use American politics to distract and neutralize believers. Stay with it to the end and be encouraged at the power all believers hold. Sometimes fiction can open our eyes to see reality more clearly.

If demons held a national convention

In a style that reflects the Screwtape Letters, explore how the enemy of Christians might use American politics to distract and neutralize believers. Sometimes fiction can open our eyes to see reality more clearly.

ChristiIf demons held a national convention
3 things to do when you don't know what else to do. Christians will be encouraged by this Scripture-based lesson. Taken from a powerful story in the Bible with inspirational quotes and wisdom from God's Word. Bible study for anyone battling discouragement.

When the Odds are NOT in your favor

Have you ever felt outnumbered, powerless, and small? There’s a story in the Bible just for you! Here are 3 things to do when you don’t know what else to do.

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Trials in the believer’s life are inevitable and purposeful. Faith is not immune to trials; faith is fueled by trials. Encouragement to endure the valley of the shadow mentioned in the Bible in Psalm 23. Christian inspiration, wisdom and quotes from Scripture, including James, 1 Peter, and Hebrews.

5 things to do when you go through the valley

If your path is currently through the valley or you see one in your future, here are five things I’ve learned make the difference in the ability to endure.

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How do you grow in the grace of contentment? Here are 3 Scripture-based thoughts for pursuing joy, seeking God, and finding satisfaction in Jesus. Psalm 23 says, “I shall not want” and Paul’s words in the Bible give us some insight as well. Encouragement and inspiration for Christians.

Growing Contentment in a Garden full of Want

3 Scripture-based thoughts for growing in the grace of contentment and pulling the weeds of grumbling in a garden full of want.

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As a younger mom, I would have loved to hear these words from an older mom who remembered what it felt like, and who could assure me it would get better.

5 things I wish another mom had said to me

I spent years oscillating between stressing that I wasn’t doing enough to train my children and obsessing over not having enjoyed them sufficiently. I’ve thought about how much I would have loved to hear words from a mom who remembered what it felt like, but had gotten far enough down the path to assure me it would get better.

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