Category Archives: NLD Devotional

Mary Was Wounded by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 08/26/11

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Eight days after giving birth to Jesus, Mary was told, “A sword will pierce your own soul.” She wouldn’t fully understand those words until thirty-three years later. When Mary watched as Jesus was crucified, her soul was pierced. … Continue reading

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Shy and Proud? by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 11/4/11

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: If you hear someone dominating a conversation, it’s pretty easy to say, “They’re arrogant.” But do you know that excessive shyness can also be an evidence of pride? Most people assume I’m an outgoing person. But the truth … Continue reading

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No Fruit on a Dead Tree by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 04/17/12

“I’m generally a good person. I make it to church when I can.” Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Christ calls us to something deeper and more fulfilling than just being a pretty good person. He invites us to be transformed into His image. … Continue reading

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Insulting Words by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 04/16/12

“Still I just well up with emotion as I remember all the times growing up that my father used the words, ‘You dummy.’ Because of that, I have not honored my father.” Nancy Leigh DeMoss: When we think about those who … Continue reading

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Broken or Crushed? by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 04/13/12

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Jesus once said something interesting. He described Himself as the “stone that the builders rejected.” Then He said, “Whoever falls on that stone will be broken; but on whomever it falls, it will grind him to powder.” What … Continue reading

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Handing God the Cup by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 04/12/12

(answering machine) “Please leave your question at the tone.” (beep) “I am facing a major decision. I’ve got two good opportunities. How do I know what to do?” Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Sometimes when I’m praying over a specific decision, I symbolically … Continue reading

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God’s Love Letter by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 04/11/12

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: When I was a teenager, my dad helped me learn how to speed-read. But he said there were two things that should never be speed-read: love letters and the Bible. Most of us wouldn’t think about quickly skimming … Continue reading

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An Example of Holiness? by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 04/10

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Do your kids see one side of you at church . . . “Now look down at verse 25. It says that we should put away lying and speak the truth.” Nancy: . . . and another side at … Continue reading

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I Can’t Find the Time by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 04/09/12

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: What are the things that keep you from spending time alone with the Lord? “It seems like something’s always breaking down, or getting spilled, or blowing up around the house.” Nancy: I once sent a survey to 300 women … Continue reading

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The Horse is Broken by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 04/06/12

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: It’s a beautiful thing to watch a horse that’s fast and powerful yet obedient to its master’s commands. A slightest move of the reins can immediately change a horse’s direction. But before a horse can be useful to … Continue reading

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