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Learning to trust

Robyn drifted throughout life searching for love, fulfillment and purpose. She finally found it when she committed her life to Jesus. But when it felt as though every time she was happy those dear to her were ripped away, Robyn would have to decide if God was trustworthy in spite of her circumstances.

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The power of love and forgiveness

God’s love, grace, and forgiveness covers all our sin and shame. It also teaches us what it means to forgive others. John found out that no matter what you’ve done, no matter how many mistakes you’ve made, God has a plan for your life. After several devastating losses, Liz could have become withdrawn and bitter, but instead reached out in…

“God, I cannot do this journey"

Carol’s son Jason had big dreams: a U.S. Naval Academy graduation, a fairy-tale
wedding, and a new life with his wife and her two young daughters. But one fateful
decision would end it all. Learn how even a life behind bars could not stop God’s
redemptive plan for both Carol Kent and her son.

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God is enough

Is God really enough? In the face of losing a child, the grief can feel overwhelming. But as Mindy and Arlen found, God is more than enough. Discover God’s comfort and security for whatever you’re facing, even when you grieve.

 

Since the time Arlen's story was recorded, Hannah's cancer has returned.  She has just completed a round of chemotherapy…

Learning to trust God again

If you faced one devastating event after another, would you still be able to trust in God’s goodness? On the next Words to Live By, hear the story of a pastor’s wife whose faith was tested to the limit leaving her questioning whether or not God is trustworthy. Discover how Charity’s faith was renewed as she allowed Jesus to heal…

His chosen child

Did you know that the Creator of the universe wants to adopt you to be His very own? Ephesians chapter one, verse five, says that God “predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ.” After being adopted at a young age by a loving family, it wasn’t hard for Judy to understand that truth. Discover how you too can…

Finding freedom in forgiveness

There’s no mistake so big, no sin so great, that God cannot forgive. Hear how God gave both Brenetia and LaRue freedom from their past and healing through His Word. No matter where you’ve been, or what you’ve done, you can find freedom through forgiveness in Jesus Christ!

“Are you there God? Do you see me?”

Christian music artist Tammy Trent’s faith in Jesus was her firm foundation but that desire for an authentic, growing relationship with God was tested when the unimaginable happened. It caused her to ask God questions like, “Do you see me?” “Do you hear me?” “Are you even there?” Discover how in the midst of tragedy God is near to the brokenhearted.

Can I know for certain I’ll go to heaven?

For Lavonne and Joe, the sudden death of their daughter caused them to reexamine what they had been taught about heaven. Do believers need to keep getting saved or is it a once-and-for-all proposition? For Jack and Leann, being heaven-bound was tied to being a faithful churchgoer. But was that enough to satisfy God? How to have the assurance of salvation and the hope of heaven.

Imprisoned by choice

After her daughter was killed, God led Edith to help other mothers of murdered children. But years later, she was called to do the unimaginable: minister to those in prison who committed murder. Leonard was raised in a Christian home but made poor choices, the last one landed him behind bars . . . for life. But he soon discovered that no place is too dark for the light of God’s love to shine through. Discover the power of forgiveness.