Swallowed by Mercy
Swallowed by Mercy
Debi Tesser · Feb 14 6 minute read

God is always within our reach, so He knows where we are at all times, even if we try to run away. In that case, if God is always with us, do we need to be afraid when He calls us, even if the situation is less than desirable? Are we going to make God work overtime and do...

Nothing Else Satisfies
Nothing Else Satisfies
Lisa Lothian · Feb 9 5 minute read

As we age, we go through life seasons. It is a natural part of life. Four years ago, I went through a season that helped me realize that my priorities were out of line with God’s plan. It wasn’t in the form of actual life duties or pursuits. It involved relationships. My heart was...

Top 10+ Stories from 2023
Top 10+ Stories from 2023
Time to Get Ready Team · Feb 6 1 minute read

For this e-Magazine, we are featuring the most-read articles published in 2023. We pray that you are blessed as you read and share and as the Holy Spirit leads you and others in this new year.

Discover Jesus in His Word and in Prayer
Discover Jesus in His Word and in Prayer
Don MacLafferty · Feb 2 6 minute read

Every day, look for a fresh picture of Jesus in the written Word of God. Pray and apply what you’ve discover to the way you live and how you worship Him. Take the promises of God and personalize them and pray over them, applying them to your daily needs. God’s Word isn’t just meant to be read through; it’s also meant to...

Strawberry Cheesecake Flan
Strawberry Cheesecake Flan
Monica Hurtado · Jan 31 1 minute read

This flan is so creamy, topped with ripe strawberries, it’s the perfect dessert to enjoy, especially if you like strawberries.

Stuck in the Mud: The Power of Confession & Prayer
Stuck in the Mud: The Power of Confession & Prayer
Jaël Naomie · Jan 26 3 minute read

As I turned, I almost got my car stuck in the mud in someone’s yard. When we got to the church, I lingered outside to take pictures. Soon, a car pulled up with an angry-looking couple, barefoot, saying that I had...

Horseshoe Crab Blood Saves Lives
Horseshoe Crab Blood Saves Lives
Ophelia Barizo · Jan 24 3 minute read

Many of the horseshoe crabs are caught and brought to laboratories where scientists extract their blue blood for medical purposes. Horseshoe blood has an enzyme called...

Power of Prayer: Victory Over the Enemy
Power of Prayer: Victory Over the Enemy
Sandra Price · Jan 19 5 minute read

The markers for blood clots in the lungs and heart were “off the chart.” One was over 4,000, where it should have been 4, and the second one was over 300 where it should have been 0.4. As I pondered my situation, which at this point I knew was life-and-death, it was time for some deep intercessory prayer with the Father. My prayer went something like...

A Fresh Start
A Fresh Start
Cheryl Silvera · Jan 17 2 minute read

Consider this resolution for the New Year—forgiveness. When our hearts are open and free from grudges, inspiration follows—and a newness of life—freeing our minds from the encumbrances of hostility. Thoughts of anger, bitterness, and hate are like shackles to the ankles. All aspects of life are adversely affected when...

The Mustard Seed of Faith
The Mustard Seed of Faith
Rachel Anderson · Jan 12 7 minute read

My husband and I brought home a bottle of wine. We didn’t like it much at first. But it eventually became a staple. A few years later, I found myself divorced, addicted to alcohol, and separated from God. After a while, my health began to bother me. I had bad stomach aches and...

Miracle of Persistence
Miracle of Persistence
Debi Tesser · Jan 10 5 minute read

I called a local no-kill sanctuary, but they were full. A local veterinarian’s office offered several options, but my phone messages went unheeded. Finally, the Saturday night before Thanksgiving, I found the Facebook page for lost pets in the area. Someone had posted in May 2022 about a cat in town that looked...

Mistaken for Jesus
Mistaken for Jesus
Lisa Lothian · Jan 4 4 minute read

When this new group of missionaries started talking to the inhabitants about Jesus, they immediately got excited and started telling the missionaries, “We know who Jesus is! We know Him!!! He lives in our village!!” They took the missionaries to a humble hut, and to their surprise it was...