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Christian Worldview Devotionals - The Answer Book by Nancy Ruth (Unit 2 Sample Lesson)

Christian Worldview Devotionals - The Answer Book by Nancy Ruth (Unit 2 Sample Lesson)

What do you do when people tell you something that is different from what the Bible says? Find out in this sample from Nancy Ruth's Christian worldview devotionals. This excerpt is Lesson 2 from The Answer Book: Small-Group Guide by Nancy Ruth. This book presents seven weeks' worth of Bible...

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Do You Love Jesus More? Christian Worldview Devotionals (Unit 6 Sample Devotional)

God wants us to love Him more than anyone or anything else. Do you love Jesus more? Find out in this sample from Nancy Ruth’s Christian worldview devotionals. This excerpt is Week 6, Day 3 from The Answer Book: A Devotional for Busy Families by Nancy Ruth. This book presents...

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What to Do When You're Upset

What to Do When You're Upset

This video for kids talks about ways to work through strong emotions like anger, sadness, frustration, worry, and stress. We also discuss the following two verses: Phil. 4:6 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Eph....

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Prayer is more than a suggestion

Prayer is more than a suggestion

If you were completely honest, how would you rank your current prayer life? Non-existent? Mediocre? Ok? Strong? Or vibrant? I doubt many of us (including me) would rate ourselves as having a “vibrant” prayer life. What does the Bible say about prayer? Is an “ok” prayer life really ok? Colossians...

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Is "Biblical Meditation" an Oxymoron?

Is "Biblical Meditation" an Oxymoron?

Is your life as crazy as mine? There always seems to be something out of the ordinary going on. Sometimes I feel like it’s all I can do to keep my head above water. It’s at times like this I am reminded of my desperate need to spend time in...

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Success in Life

Success in Life

What constitutes a life well lived? What does it mean “to have success in life”? What can I do now and in the future to make my life a success? Let’s look at our life from God’s point of view. God has plans and goals for each of us on...

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No More Stinkin' Thinkin'

No More Stinkin' Thinkin'

Has it ever seemed like you’ve had the same point come up over and over again in sermons, personal Bible study, conversations, books you’re reading, and everywhere else? I call that a 2×4 – a time when God seems to be hitting you upside the head with a 2×4 piece...

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Is "Sin" Really A "Four-Letter Word"?

Is "Sin" Really A "Four-Letter Word"?

Sin. It is a word and concept no one likes to discuss. Sin carries connotations of wrongness, punishment, and unpleasantness. Even the word "sin" has become politically incorrect. It is a "four-letter word" in many circles. Should sin be a taboo subject? If not, how would that affect parenting (or...

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A Breath of Prayer

A Breath of Prayer

Sometimes, when life gets crazy, it's time to breathe a prayer.My mother was an amazing woman. I never knew how she kept it all straight, but she was always busy with something or other and seemed to be involved in everything. Still, I know it was not always easy. She...

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Faith in Action... by Kids!

Faith in Action... by Kids!

Isn't it a joy when we see glimpses of Jesus working in young hearts? I've been inspired lately by my dad (Roger) and other blogs I have been reading to take some of the pressure off blogging. Instead of writing lessons each week, I'm going to try sharing what I've...

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