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Raising kids and pray for your child is a “two steps forward, one step back” kind of thing. But how can we influence our child's will to develop spiritual discernment? Read on to find out.

Praying for Your Child’s Will

In Sharon Jaynes’s book Praying for Your Child from Head to Toe, she tells a story about her grand-niece Lillian. My niece Anna dropped her kids off at school and then went

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We should see ourselves as a prayer guide for our children, while we continually learn about prayer as well.

Be a Prayer Guide for Your Children

My daughter attracted athletic awards like fruit flies on watermelon rinds. I felt sorry for the other girls in her grade on elementary school field days. She’d come home with a fistful

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Equipping your spirit and mind daily while activating your shield of faith will not only strengthen your faith, but serve as a visual reminder of where our help truly comes from through our God.

The Shield of Faith

Music has a remarkable way of evoking memories and feelings from our life experiences. My maternal grandmother was our family musician. As a self-taught pianist and vocalist, she was a mainstay at

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True peace is simply unattainable in the form of a place or thing; but it can absolutely be found in the gospel of peace that is revealed in the person of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

The Gospel of Peace Can Be Revealed

For me, the idea of peace conjures up images of comfortable chairs firmly planted into a warm, sandy beach. This imagery reminds me of my need to intentionally position myself in a

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The helmet of salvation, included in the armor of God found in Ephesians 6, protects our minds. But what do our minds need protection from?

The Helmet of Salvation

Helmets protect our heads. There are helmets to protect small skulls as they learn to ride bicycles. There are helmets that have been crafted with cutting-edge technology to reduce concussions for those

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Taking steps toward growing your faith or better loving God? You can be a prime target for spiritual attacks. Learn how to use the sword of the Spirit, to fight back.

How to Use the Sword of the Spirit

Have you ever felt powerless to control the spiral of thoughts, worries, or fears that consume your mind on a regular basis? Alternately, have you ever wished so badly that you could

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