This blog is 60+ daily devotional readings for how to remain unbroken amidst life's tough stuff.

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A Cord of Three Strands

Difficulty from the sin of others

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Genesis 4:7-10 The Lord said to Cain, “If you do well, will you not be accepted. And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it.” Cain spoke to Abel his brother. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up...

Difficulty of a crippled creation

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Genesis 3:17-19 Then to Adam God said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; cursed is the ground because of you. In toil you will eat of it all the days of your life. Both thorns and...

The Good News: God's Son offers confidence in grace

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Hebrews 4:14-16 Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet...

The Good News: God’s Son destroys the power of death

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Hebrews 2:14-16 Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery. For...

The Good News: God’s Son took our tough stuff

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Hebrews 2:9-11 But we see him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone. For it was fitting that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, in...

The Good News: God sent His Son for our tough stuff

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Genesis 3:14-15 The Lord God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, cursed are you above all the livestock and above all the beasts of the field. On your belly you shall go and dust you shall eat all the days of your life. I will put enmity between you and the woman, and...

The Good News: God loves us in our tough stuff

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Genesis 3:6–9 So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate. Then the eyes of both of them were...

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