Christ's Glory, Not Mine

Devotions, advice, and book reviews from science fiction author Andrea J. Graham

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Be Bold, Be Brave

Eleven years ago, my friend Brandi Swindell lost her election for City Council in Boise. She faced a tough election and was hit with both barrels and attacked by vile people. She got volunteers who worked hard for her with great determination. She lost by a lot more than I would have imagined. It was […]

Blessings

As some of you may know, my husband and I suffer from infertility, both male and female factors. Sometimes, I don’t know what is more painful, when your dreams of biological children start to die inside you or when others give up on you ever conceiving. I turned thirty-four earlier this month and my husband […]

Feeling Defeated? Rest in the Conquering King

“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) Troubled? Christ tells us we can turn to his speech in John 14-16 any time and receive comfort and peace from knowing the Father […]

Faith Guarantees We Won’t Need Our Eternity Back

“ Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1) At the end of chapter ten, the author of Hebrews tells us we are saved by faith that is strong enough to endure through hard struggles and suffering that cause us to be destroyed if we shrink […]

“Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” (Romans 12:12) Pretty simple, right? Rejoice at having hope, patiently endure tribulation and pray consistently. Sure, so how about finding hope to rejoice at in the midst of tribulation? Remembering to pray consistently when your head was bashed around in a car wreck, you […]