An Ongoing List of Resources for Family Discipleship

Resources for family discipleship can extremely useful in the making and maturing of your children into disciples of Jesus Christ. It is tough to find reliable and engaging resources that remain, above all, Christ and Bible centered. In an effort to help us all disciple our own family well (or prepare to disciple your future …

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Devos for A Strange, New World – Through Sorrow with Joy

COVID has brought many of us closer to death. This virus has made us think on mortality more – ours and our beloved. I pray this shouldn’t happen, but if a moment of loss comes, how will you react? Preparing to respond to loss biblically helps us process death’s sorrow with great joy. Mourning loss …

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Devos for A Strange, New World – The Good in Submitting

Good day. Our lives are a lot different than they were a couple weeks ago. A main catalyst for this change is our government, who, working to slow COVID19, has mandated strict restrictions on gathering, traveling, and working. These mandates have affected your church, school, relationships, jobs, and free time. An important question arises – …

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Devos for A Strange, New World – Ants and Home School

Everyone’s life has changed drastically in the past few weeks. All schooling is done from home. Most businesses are limited or closing. There is a curfew of 8pm-5am in NJ. And most people are expressing confusion, anxiety, and/or pride. It feels like a strange, new world. How does God expect you to live now? We …

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God’s Arrows, Your Kidneys (A Devotional on Lamentations 3:13)

In the book of Lamentations, Jeremiah describes how God’s holiness interacts with Israel’s unfaithfulness. For God, judging Israel is the perfect exercise of His covenant faithfulness. For Israel, receiving God’s judgment for their unfaithfulness is devastating. Jeremiah tries to capture this holy devastation from God in his writings. His hope is to alert Israel to …

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Laying Siege to the Heart (A Devotional on Lamentations 3:4-6)

Jeremiah, in Lamentations 3:4-6, tells of how God laid siege to Israel. The idea behind the ancient art of siege warfare is that a hostile force would encircle a city and slowly extinguish it. They would not let any provisions in and they would not let anything out. It was a long and terrible process …

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Designed for Purity 4 – Identity and Sexuality (Notes)

God’s Created Order God has designed humankind with intended design and purpose for his glory This includes our responsibilities, relationships, bodies, and identities We are fundamentally designed by God - physically, emotionally, spiritually, and relationally We are fundamentally dependent on God - including our sexuality and identity Trusting God’s design for us will lead to …

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Designed for Purity 3 – Marriage and Singleness (Notes)

God’s Created Order God has designed relationships with order and purpose for his glory. God has created marriage and sovereignly ordains marriage. God sovereignly blesses some with the gift of singleness. No status is more important than the other and one’s value is not tied to their relationship status. God calls us to be faithful …

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