Latest Devotionals

Monday’s Eclipse Was Not an Omen of Evil—

A Word of Encouragement from Elizabeth Rice Handford Monday’s eclipse was not a omen of evil, as some predicted. On the contrary, it was visible proof of God’s loving faithfulness and His full control of the beautiful universe He created for us. Monday I watched the...

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Protected by My Almighty God

A Word of Encouragement from Rice Elizabeth Handford Sometimes in life there is absolutely no one, nothing, that can help you except your Almighty God. There are crises in life that no amount of money, no amount of influence, no education or intelligence can solve....

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When God Prompts You to Do Something— Why Not Do It Today?

A Word of Encouragement from Elizabeth Rice Handford I woke up one morning this week, feeling that I needed to call a friend who’d been going through a difficult time with her aged husband’s illness. Was it a prompting by God? I thought so. I knew it certainly wasn’t...

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Yoga? Meditation? Or Waiting Quietly in God’s Presence?

A Word of Encouragement from Elizabeth Handford Yoga and meditation had become popular in the United States by the time I was a sophomore in high school. My English teacher thought we might write more freely if we learned to “meditate.” She told us to sit without...

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Should We Be Afraid of Global Warming?

A Word of Encouragement from Elizabeth Rice Handford That the earth has gotten warmer in the last few decades is a fact, though some politicians have tried to exploit the danger for their own profit. Should we Christians be afraid of global warming? What is our...

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