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The Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast

English, Christianity, 2 seasons, 299 episodes, 2 days, 17 hours, 29 minutes
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In these tough times, could you use a word of encouragement? The Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast is all about the greatest story ever told—the living Savior who brings you a lifetime of hope. With rich biblical insight, heartwarming storytelling, and Max’s comforting tone, you’ll be empowered to place your faith in a loving God who is always near you, always for you, and always in you. For more encouragement from pastor and bestselling author, Max Lucado, visit www.maxlucado.com.
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291: I’ve Lost My Halo

We’re starting a new series today on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word podcast. We’re going to be spending some time studying the life of Jacob. If you’ve ever wondered if you’ve stumbled one too many times for God to use someone like you, if you could benefit from an encounter with God’s unending, unbending, unswerving love, then Jacob’s story is for you.  Max shares more of Jacob’s story and God’s never-ending grace in his new book God Never Gives Up on You. Visit MaxLucado.com for more information.  Save 25% on Dwell at DwellBible.com/Max
1/1/129 minutes, 13 seconds
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292: Jacob Vs. Shortcuts

In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, Max shares a story about a time in college when he used a shortcut to get what he wanted. Spoiler alert: It didn’t work out too well for him. Jacob used a shortcut too. He was impatient, and he manipulated his family to get his way. It didn’t work out well for them either. Friend, there are no shortcuts with God. He doesn’t need our help to speed up his plans. Don’t take matters into your own hands. Be obedient and wait on the Lord.  Max shares more of Jacob’s story and God’s never-ending grace in his new book God Never Gives Up on You. Visit MaxLucado.com for more information. Lisa Harper “Jesus” is available wherever you buy books
1/1/125 minutes, 24 seconds
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293: Jacob Vs. The Wilderness

Fund Conversations that Matter: donate.accessmore.comIn today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we find Jacob as a fugitive. He’s fled his home, running away from his angry brother. He’s penniless and in an unfamiliar land. But in this most unexpected place, Jacob encounters God in a dream. God met Jacob when Jacob wasn’t even looking for him, and God will meet you too.  Max shares more of Jacob’s story and God’s never-ending grace in his new book God Never Gives Up on You. Visit MaxLucado.com for more information. 
1/1/129 minutes, 18 seconds
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294: Jacob Vs. Jacob

Fund Conversations that Matter: donate.accessmore.comThanks for joining us for another episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast. We have a tendency to try to negotiate with God. We say things like, “If I get this job, I’ll be kinder to my spouse.” I’ve done this. Jacob did this – we see it in Genesis 28 when he says, “If God will be with me and will watch over me on this journey I am taking and will give me food to eat and clothes to wear so that I return safely to my father’s household, then the Lord will be my God.” But God isn’t like us; he isn’t transactional. And I’m so glad he isn’t.  Max shares more of Jacob’s story and God’s never-ending grace in his new book God Never Gives Up on You. Visit MaxLucado.com for more information. 
1/1/130 minutes, 28 seconds
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295: Jacob Vs. A Taste of His Own Medicine

Thanks for joining us for another episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast. You’ve heard it said, “We reap what we sow”? Jacob certainly experienced this. God used it to shape him, to teach him, to sanctify him. What might God be using in your life to get your attention, to prepare you for your part in his plan?  Max shares more of Jacob’s story and God’s never-ending grace in his new book God Never Gives Up on You. Visit MaxLucado.com for more information. 
1/1/132 minutes, 23 seconds
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296: Jacob Vs. Domestic Disaster

Thanks for joining us for another episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast.  In this episode, we’re talking about family. Perhaps you’ve known your share of family drama. Jacob’s family knew drama. And yet, they might be the most influential family in history – the Twelve Tribes of Israel. Their story reminds us God works through even the most crooked family tree.  Max shares more of Jacob’s story and God’s never-ending grace in his new book God Never Gives Up on You. Visit MaxLucado.com for more information. Sign up for the FREE 5 week Bible Study on the life of Jacob at MaxLucado.com
1/1/125 minutes, 41 seconds
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Special Encouraging Word From Max Lucado

Israel is under attack. Just the announcement was enough to heavy our hearts. Perhaps you, like I, have been unable to turn away from the news reports. But there is good news: Jesus, the one who warned of these days, will deliver us from these days
1/1/16 minutes, 36 seconds
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297: Jacob Vs. Self-Sufficiency

When I first began writing a book about Jacob, the working title was Faith with a Limp thanks to the story in today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast. It’s the story of a strange, but significant experience in Jacob’s life. It took me a while to make sense of this story, but over the years I’ve learned we all have moments when we learn what Jacob learned that night by the river. Sign up for the FREE 5-week Bible Study on the life of Jacob at MaxLucado.com  National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child is November 13-20. Click here to learn more.
1/1/129 minutes, 50 seconds
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298: Jacob vs. His Past

Today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast finds Jacob confronting his checkered past. He didn’t want to. He didn’t want to face the brother he had tricked all those years before. If you, like Jacob, are afraid or ashamed to face your past, remember this promise: anyone who is in Christ has become a new person.  National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child is November 13-20. Click HERE to learn more. 
1/1/127 minutes, 36 seconds
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299: Jacob Vs. His Guilt

If you ever wonder if God has a place for those who doubt, and those who struggle, Scripture has plenty of examples for you. The disciples, who spent more time with Jesus than anyone, needed proof of his resurrection. And Jacob, who encountered God in miraculous ways when he wasn’t even looking for him, still had dark chapters in his story. If you can relate, I pray this episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast reminds you just how far God’s grace reaches.  National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child is November 13-20. Click HERE to learn more.
1/1/130 minutes, 20 seconds
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300: Jacob Vs. Death

Today on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we conclude our series studying the life of Jacob, and it seems fitting we do so by looking at his death. I know, not exactly a fun topic. But Genesis tells us something important about Jacob’s death. Jacob, for all his foibles and flaws, died by faith. At the end of his life, he worshiped. I don’t know exactly what that looked like, but I know I’d like the same to be said of me someday.  National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child is November 13-20. Click HERE to learn more.
1/1/134 minutes, 7 seconds
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301: The Good Life

Fund conversations that matter: donate.accessmore.com  In today's episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we look at the Apostle Paul's instructions in Philippians 4 to "Come to God with Thanksgiving". He suggests that being thankful makes us happier, and less anxious. Sounds like a good reason to focus on gratitude, today and every day.
1/1/126 minutes, 32 seconds
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302: Making Sense Out Of Chaos

Fund conversations that matter: donate.accessmore.com If your faith could use a lift this holiday season, join us here on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast for the next few weeks. We’ll spend some time in the book of Matthew as we study and celebrate the arrival of Jesus. This week, we focus on the genealogy of Jesus. We see how Matthew turns a boring genealogy into an uplifting theology.
1/1/136 minutes, 45 seconds
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303: God's Plan For Common People

Thanks for joining me for another episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast. Today we return to Matthew chapter one and learn a bit more about Joseph. We learn why Joseph was chosen to be the earthly father of Jesus. It’s not because he was well-known or well-spoken or well-educated. But he was more concerned with obedience to God than what people thought of him. May we all aim to be more like Joseph.
1/1/132 minutes, 17 seconds
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304: What Are You Looking For

Looking for Christmas podcasts? We curated some of our favorite episodes just for you here! In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we meet some more characters in the story of Jesus’ birth: the Magi. They were unexpected visitors to a young Jewish family, but we learn something so important from their journey to worship the King – Jesus came for everyone who looks for him. 
1/1/127 minutes, 20 seconds
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290: The Tenderhearted Home

In past episodes of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’ve talked about praying for our children and speaking encouraging words to our spouses. These things are so important, and, by God’s grace, we’ll do them often. But what about when it’s really, really hard? The Bible has something to say about this too: Love bears all things.
18 minutes, 19 seconds
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289: Our Words, God’s Words

In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re talking about how we talk. The words we say to one another, especially to our spouse and to our family, have a tremendous impact. Proverbs 18:21 says, “Death and life is in the power of the tongue.” What we say to the people closest to us matters. Let me encourage you today to be an encourager.
25 minutes, 58 seconds
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288: Our Children, God's Gift

Parenting. It’s a challenging, worry-inducing job. But it’s not one you’re left to do alone. In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re talking about the power of a praying parent. May the story of Jairus in Mark chapter 5 remind you that God hears the prayers of parents because our kids were his before they were ours.
24 minutes, 9 seconds
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287: This House, God's Sacred Home

For many of us, mid-August means summer is coming to a close. We’re planning for back-to-school or fall work projects. As we prepare to resume busier schedules and stricter routines, we’re going to spend the next few weeks on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast talking about God’s plan for home and family. More outside demands for our time and attention makes now a great time to remember that the family is God’s idea, and in our homes, he does his most sanctifying work.
27 minutes, 16 seconds
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286: The Case of the Older Brother

In the last episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we focused on the father of the prodigal son. Today we’re looking at the older brother, the responsible one who stayed home and did what was expected, and honored his family. Jesus included the older brother character to remind us we don’t decide who’s in and who’s out. The father recognized his son, even when he stumbled toward him, dirty and broken. And the dutiful older brother? Well, he was still invited to the party.   
26 minutes, 39 seconds
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285: When Your Heart Needs a Father

Today on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast we’re continuing our study of Luke 15. Most of us know the story of the prodigal son – the boy who rebelled and left home. But just as central to the story is the father who eagerly awaited his return. If your heart needs a reminder of God’s passionate love for you, I pray this episode encourages you. 
25 minutes, 17 seconds
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284: When Heaven Celebrates

Fund Conversations that Matter: donate.accessmore.com In the next few weeks on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re going to look at some of Jesus’ most well-known teaching – the Lost and Found parables in the gospel of Luke. Think about how disappointing or discouraging it is to lose something important to you. Now think about how happy and relieved you are when you find it. What do you do? You celebrate, right? If you rejoice when a precious item is returned to you, can you imagine how God celebrates when his children return to him? 
26 minutes, 30 seconds
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283: Me-ism or Deism

Today on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re spending another week in Matthew chapter 6, studying what Jesus has to say about stuff. Our world is full of stuff; it’s part of life. Most of us like our stuff, and that’s ok. The Bible doesn’t tell us we can’t enjoy possessions, but it does offer some guidance about how those possessions fit into our lives. How can we own things without things owning us? Well, the first thing to remember about all that stuff? It’s not yours.
30 minutes, 16 seconds
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282: The Prayerful Life

Today on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast we’re talking about one of the most profound parts of a life of faith: prayer. When Jesus taught about prayer in the Sermon on the Mount, he emphasized simplicity and humility. If you’ve ever struggled with how to approach God in prayer or wondered if He hears you, this message is for you.
25 minutes, 47 seconds
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281: Worry? You Don’t Have To (Come Thirsty Series)

Would you like to worry less? Maybe even not worry at all? It’s possible! The past several weeks on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast we’ve been talking about receiving the love of God, about drinking deeply from his well of love so that we can love and serve others. Receiving God’s love means trusting in what he offers, and, according to Scripture, he offers you a worry-free life. I pray this episode helps you to remember God’s faithfulness and experience his peace.
33 minutes, 18 seconds
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280: God’s Unending Love (Come Thirsty Series)

In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re taking a look at the promise Paul shares in Romans chapter 8: that nothing, no bad circumstance or bad decision, can separate us from the love of Christ. May you, like Paul, be convinced of that promise.
33 minutes, 30 seconds
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279: Changing Love (Come Thirsty Series)

Not much in life stays the same. We change, our friends change, and the world around us changes. But not God; God doesn’t change. It’s foundational to his character – he’s the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow.    In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word podcast, I encourage you to anchor yourself to God’s unwavering strength and unchanging love and trust he will hold you.  New episodes release every Monday. Be sure to like and subscribe so you never miss out!
28 minutes, 24 seconds
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278: How Deep Is God’s Love (Come Thirsty Series)

Today on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word podcast, we’re exploring the profound depth of God’s love. My prayer for you as you listen echoes Paul in Ephesians chapter 3: “And may you have the power to understand how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is.” May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God. New episodes release every Monday. Be sure to like and subscribe so you never miss out!
24 minutes, 15 seconds
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277: When You’re Out of Gas (Come Thirsty Series)

Do you remember when you had to go inside the gas station and pay the attendant to put gas in your car? In this week's episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word podcast, I share a story about the transition to “pay the pump” some years ago and the lesson it brought to mind about how to fill an empty tank. Our spiritual tanks get empty too, but God has shown us where to go to fill up. If you’re out of gas, the Bible has a word of encouragement for you.
30 minutes, 45 seconds
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276: Connected to Christ – (Come Thirsty Series)

This week on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word podcast, we're going to be meditating on the words from Jesus, “Abide in me.” He says this over and over in John 15. It must be important. But what does it mean? In today’s episode, we’re looking at what means to live connected to Christ. Not just be around him or near him, but truly connected. To make him your home, to take shelter in the walls of Jesus, and to be transformed by his love.
21 minutes, 24 seconds
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275: Divine Drinking – (Come Thirsty Series)

This week on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word podcast, we're going to be discussing the saying, “you are what you eat.” I’m going to make a small edit for our purposes today: “you are what you drink.” And you can choose what you drink. This episode talks about one of those big church words: “sanctification.” Turning down the cups of anxiety, anger, and guilt, that show up in your life. And instead accepting what the Holy Spirit offers – to drink from the rivers of living water.
38 minutes, 18 seconds
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274: The Dehydrated Heart (Come Thirsty Series)

Fund conversations that matter: donate.accessmore.com This week on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word podcast, we're continuing our Come Thirsty Series. You know it’s important to stay hydrated, don’t you? We’re coming up on summer, and here in South Texas, that means brutally hot days are around the corner. Down here, if you don’t drink enough water, your body will suffer. The same is true of your soul. It needs to be hydrated. Jesus does for your soul what water does for your body – come in, invade every little part, and give you what you need to live.
36 minutes, 39 seconds
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273: God’s Motherly Love (Come Thirsty Series)

Fund conversations that matter: donate.accessmore.comMoms are special, aren’t they? That's exactly what we're talking about on this week's episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast.  If you’ve ever felt cared for or protected, chances are good a mom had something to do with it. Thank God for moms.  Or maybe that doesn’t feel so true for you. On a day when many people celebrate the mom they love or the mom they love being, we know others wait eagerly for the holiday to pass. But no matter what feelings such days stir in you, may I remind you of God’s great motherly love for you? His affection for you is so deep; he does not forget you. Drink in the promise from Isaiah chapter 49: “I have engraved you on the palms of my hands."
18 minutes, 37 seconds
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272: You Can’t Give What You Don’t Receive (Come Thirsty Series)

This week on the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re beginning a series that looks at what it means to live immersed in God’s love. To allow his love to fill your dry heart and then, by his power, enable to you love those around you. If you’ve been feeling a little thirsty lately, I pray this message quenches your soul. May you receive God’s love and trust that he will give you what you need.
31 minutes, 7 seconds
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271: Almost Heaven (Psalm 23 Series)

In our last few episodes of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’ve been revisiting some messages Max shared with his church based on the twenty-third Psalm. Today we’re looking at the final promise in this cherished passage: And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. As he concludes his song of praise, the psalmist reminds us this place we live now is temporary, and our forever home awaits us. We just don’t belong here. Now, hopefully, this life provides more than just a few moments of joy, but it’s still a short-term solution. Jesus Christ offers an eternal one. He is preparing a place for you, and he is coming to take you home.
24 minutes, 14 seconds
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270: God’s Loving Pursuit (Psalm 23 Series)

In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re discussing some of the sweetest words in the Bible…Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life. This phrase from Psalm 23 reminds us that the love of God pursues us. His love comes after us. His love follows us.  Do you believe that? I know you may not feel it every day, but do you believe it? Do you trust it? Today’s episode is for anyone who needs to hear that God loves you, he sees you, and he’s calling to you. I pray it encourages your heart.  
25 minutes, 24 seconds
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167: Your Turnaround is Coming (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
7 minutes, 35 seconds
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140: Honest to God (In the Grip of Grace Series)

God's grace means we don't have to run and ride any more. Grace means it's finally safe to turn yourself. In this episode, Max looks our honesty before God and how confession brings relief to our soul. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit:  MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 5 seconds
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153: Thoughts on Thoughts (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
10 minutes, 45 seconds
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229: Grace for the Shady Lady (They Walked with God Series)

Max's new book, They Walked with God: 40 Bible Characters Who Inspire Us, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: https://amzn.to/39Ivfgz
11 minutes, 31 seconds
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84: The Divine Stump-puller (Begin Again Series)

If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: BeginAgainTheBook.com
8 minutes, 52 seconds
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164: Don't Face Your Problems Without Facing God First (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit:  YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
9 minutes, 18 seconds
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30: Surprised by Grace (3:16)

Do you feel wounded, weary, and worried? In this episode, Max tells us that John 3:16 offers us the gift of certainty about your eternal life. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
8 minutes
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211: Let Christ Do The Work (3:16 Series)

Can we really trust the simple invitation to believe? In this episode, Max reminds us that we can't fix our lives, all we can do is fix our gaze on Jesus. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, visit 316hope.com
9 minutes, 53 seconds
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136: God's Gracious Anger (In the Grip of Grace Series)

Many people don't understand God's anger, because we confuse the wrath of God with the wrath of people. In this episode, Max explores the difference between human anger and the gracious anger of God, and what it means for us today. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 34 seconds
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31: Are We Nearing the End? (3:16 Series)

Jesus likens the signs of the end times to birth pains. In this episode, Max looks at some of the signs found in Scripture that point to the inauguration of God's Kingdom. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
9 minutes, 55 seconds
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218: Pray for Healing (Start with Prayer Series)

Max's new devotional, Start with Prayer: 250 Prayers for Hope and Strength, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/startwithprayer
9 minutes, 30 seconds
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95: Christ's Call to Kindness (Begin Again Series)

7 minutes, 45 seconds
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245: Max & Lisa Harper discuss the Holy Spirit 2 of 2 (Help Is here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
21 minutes, 20 seconds
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171: A Conversation with Tony Evans and Family (Bonus Episode)

This podcast episode features a special conversation between Tony Evans, Chrystal Evans Hurst, Priscilla Shirer, Jonathan Evans, and Anthony Evans that took place on Max's recent virtual special. If you're experiencing some tough times right now, this conversation is for you. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
9 minutes, 10 seconds
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105: Your Prayers Have Power (Unshakable Hope Series)

Your prayers matter to God. Your prayers are heard in Heaven. In this episode, Max reminds us of this powerful promise and the hope it provides us today. For more hope and encouragement from the promises of God, Max's book, Unshakable Hope, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 14 seconds
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230: Don't Let Your Heart Be Troubled (Bonus Episode)

For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
6 minutes, 57 seconds
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40: The Creator's Greatest Creation (You Are Never Alone Series)

In this episode, Max's shows us how the Creator of the universe continues to create new life in us and in our circumstances. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
13 minutes, 47 seconds
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206: Christ, Forsaken? (3:16 Series)

Jesus, the Son of God, feels abandoned by God. What are we to make of this? In this episode, Max helps us see the importance of Jesus' cry on the cross. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, visit 316hope.com
15 minutes, 3 seconds
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75: The Gospel of the Second Chance (You Are Never Alone Series)

No matter where you are, no matter what you're going through, no matter what you've done in your past, God is a God of second chances. In this episode, Max will encourage you from the story of the restoration of the Apostle Peter. If you'd like more comfort and encouragement, Max's book You Are Never Alone is available now wherever books are sold. Visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
9 minutes, 8 seconds
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184: Could You Use Some Christmas This Christmas? (Christmas Stories Series)

The Christmas season prompts Christmas questions. What's the big deal about the baby in the manger? Who was he and what does his birth have to do with us today? In this episode, Max recounts the first time he asked those questions. If you could use some Christmas this Christmas, this episode is for you. To order Max's book Christmas Stories, along with other inspirational titles for under the tree, visit the Max Lucado Christmas Collection from our friends at Christianbook: https://bit.ly/MaxLucadoChristmasCollection
8 minutes, 45 seconds
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124: Don't Give Up (Facing Your Giants Series)

Recorded in May of 2020, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in America, Max brings a timeless word of hope and encouragement in how God triumphs in our circumstances. For a deeper experience with this topic, Max's book Facing Your Giants is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 40 seconds
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64: The God of Great Turnaround

Is your life in a season of weeping but you long for a time of rejoicing? In this episode Max shares the encouraging news from Esther that our God is the God of the great turnaround. To learn more about Max, visit MaxLucado.com.
10 minutes, 18 seconds
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112: The Message of the Two Crosses (He Chose the Nails Series)

Have you ever wondered why there were two crosses next to Christ? In this episode, Max looks at the crosses on each side of Jesus and shares how they are symbolic of one of God's greatest gifts to us. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
10 minutes, 56 seconds
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54: Your Feet Are Wet (You Are Never Alone Series)

What was is like when Jesus chose, on the night before his own crucifixion, to wash the feet of his followers? In this episode, Max examines what this loving act of service means for us. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
8 minutes, 32 seconds
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155: God's Peace, Your Peace (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 30 seconds
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32: The Final Kingdom (3:16 Series)

God provides a map as all of history moves toward a one King kingdom. In this episode, Max looks at some of the events in history that show us where we find ourselves today, and what's ahead. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
12 minutes, 27 seconds
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200: God's Love Never Changes (3:16 Series)

With change comes fear and insecurity. The good news is we have an unchanging God. In this episode, Max discusses how God's unchanging love has nothing to do with our characteristics or actions: God loves us because he has chosen to do so. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit 316hope.com
12 minutes, 18 seconds
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269: Alone But Not Alone (Psalm 23 Series)

In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re discussing how the last few years have revealed a lot about us. Perhaps, more than anything, we’ve learned how isolated so many people are and how lonely they feel. If this describes you, if you ever find yourself convinced that no one cares, that no one can help you, hear you, or heed your call, then Psalm 23 has some encouragement for you.  Max studied the twenty-third Psalm not too long ago with his church in San Antonio, at a time when we all needed words of comfort and hope. But this well-known, well-loved Psalm is timeless. No matter what you’re facing today, let this promise from the middle of David’s poem wash over you: You are with me. 
28 minutes, 8 seconds
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241: Adopted & Anointed (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 9 seconds
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258: Welcome the Holy Spirit (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
15 minutes, 43 seconds
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51: Christ Will Help You See (You Are Never Alone Series)

Could you use some new vision in this year of confusion? Max unpacks the curious story of Jesus' encounter with a blind man and how his touch, and a bit of mud, changed everything. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
10 minutes, 28 seconds
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94: When We Serve Them, We Serve Him (Begin Again Series)

7 minutes, 43 seconds
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266: The God Who Saves (Advent Series)

For some, Christmas is a time of excitement, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. For others, it's full of loneliness, grief, and loss. Join Max Lucado for this special advent series, as he unwraps the enduring promises of Christmas and discovers a lifetime of hope, all because of one baby born in Bethlehem. https://bit.ly/BOBbookCB
13 minutes, 57 seconds
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53: Jesus in the Cemetery (You Are Never Alone Series)

The story of Lazerus reminds us that Jesus is the Lord of life and resurrection. Listen to Max unpack the beauty of Christ's tenderness and the assurance of his power in the midst of our loss. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
11 minutes, 34 seconds
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120: Let's Face This Giant (Facing Your Giants Series)

Recorded in May of 2020, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in America, Max brings a timeless word of hope and encouragement in how God triumphs in our circumstances. For a deeper experience with this topic, Max's book Facing Your Giants is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 55 seconds
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72: Hope for the Fear-Filled (You Are Never Alone Series)

Could you use a peace that interrupts your fear? In this episode, Max looks at how Jesus gave the disciples exactly that on the first Easter after his crucifixion. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
8 minutes, 37 seconds
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62: You, me and Wile E Coyote (You Are Never Alone Series)

Though the Apostle Peter denied the Christ who came to save him, Christ never forgot the Peter he came to save. In this episode, Max will encourage you with a look at God's relentless grace for Peter, and his relentless grace for you. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
9 minutes, 6 seconds
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233: God Is Seeking You (Grace for the Moment Series)

For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 44 seconds
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240: A Sure Salvation (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
10 minutes, 59 seconds
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152: The Secret of Happiness (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 45 seconds
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252: Max Answers Your Questions About the Holy Spirit Pt. 5 (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 33 seconds
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234: Are you coasting? (Grace for the Moment Series)

For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
6 minutes, 21 seconds
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260: He Made Himself Nothing (Advent Series)

For some, Christmas is a time of excitement, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. For others, it's full of loneliness, grief, and loss. Join Max Lucado for this special advent series, as he unwraps the enduring promises of Christmas and discovers a lifetime of hope, all because of one baby born in Bethlehem. https://bit.ly/BOBbookCB
10 minutes, 49 seconds
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134: De-Stress Yourself (How Happiness Happens Series)

Martha was in the presence of the Prince of Peace and yet she was the picture of stress. In this episode, Max looks at the surprising lesson to be learned from Martha's frustration and what it means for us today. If you want to know more about life-altering, uplifting, heart-stabilizing, peace-producing joy, Max's book How Happiness Happens is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit HowHappinessHappensBook.com
9 minutes, 49 seconds
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126: Facing Death Unafraid (Facing Your Giants Series)

Recorded in May of 2020, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in America, Max brings a timeless word of hope and encouragement in how God triumphs in our circumstances. For a deeper experience with this topic, Max's book Facing Your Giants is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 7 seconds
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147: Asking God for Help (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
15 minutes, 29 seconds
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161: Hope for the Checkered Heart (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

In this episode, Max explores what God saw in an unassuming shepherd boy by the name of David, and how he used him for extraordinary purposes. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
8 minutes, 59 seconds
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185: Never Lonely at Christmas Again

The last two years have taught us the meaning of words like quarantine and social distancing, leaving us lonelier than ever. In this episode, Max shows us why we are never alone-not this Christmas, not ever. To order inspirational titles from Max for under the tree, visit the Max Lucado Christmas Collection from our friends at Christianbook: MaxLucadoChristmasCollection
10 minutes, 45 seconds
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177: It's a Jungle Out There (You Can Count on God Series)

With everything going on around us, do you feel confused and disorientated? In this episode, Max uses the analogy of hiking through a jungle to illustrate our ability to rely on God in times of confusion. Max's new 365-day devotional, You Can Count on God, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
6 minutes, 39 seconds
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267: The Lord Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23 Series)

In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re taking a look at the twenty-third Psalm. Max shared these messages with our church in San Antonio, Texas a while back, in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when so many of us were weary and worried. But many of us are still weary and worried, aren’t we? We could use a dose of comfort and strength from this beloved passage, a reminder of our unchanging shepherd.
26 minutes, 14 seconds
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163: Come in Out of the Cold (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
9 minutes, 26 seconds
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89: When Mourning Comes (Begin Again Series)

Are you heavy-hearted? In this episode, Max will comfort you in God's great love for you amid difficult days. If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: BeginAgainTheBook.com
9 minutes, 37 seconds
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154: Rejoice Always? (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 10 seconds
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119: Lessons Learned in a Pandemic (Bonus Episode)

What is the meaning of all we've been through the last year? In this special Resurrection Sunday episode, Max reflects on lessons learned during the COVID pandemic and the profound call from God amid these tough times. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 53 seconds
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173: A Grateful Heart (You Can Count on God Series)

Did you know that a grateful heart is a healthy heart? In this episode, Max encourages us to take up the posture of gratitude, and looks at how that could change our lives starting today. Max's new 365-day devotional, You Can Count on God, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
5 minutes, 59 seconds
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56: Need Peace? (You Are Never Alone Series)

During these chaotic times, we could all use some peace. In this episode, Max helps us learn how to have peace that passes understanding. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
7 minutes, 55 seconds
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45: What's This World Coming To? (You Are Never Alone Series)

We all have the question on our minds: What's this world coming to? In this episode, Max tells us God's answer is The Great Day. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
9 minutes, 3 seconds
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28: Don't Get Too Cozy Here (3:16 Series)

We have a yearning for our forever home. In this episode, Max discusses that the greatest calamity in this life is to feel at home when we're not.  If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
9 minutes, 48 seconds
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157: When You Think You're Past Your Prime (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

God used Moses at the most unusual time in his life. In this episode, Max's speaks directly to those who think they're past their prime to show us that our best days are not behind us. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
8 minutes, 45 seconds
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101: The Struggle of Forgiveness (Bonus Episode)

Forgiveness is not an easy topic. In this episode, Max discusses the practical application of the noble calling on God's people to forgive others. Max's new gift book, God Will Help You, is available in-store and online wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 11 seconds
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247: The Spirit Intercedes for Us (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 54 seconds
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43: God's Answer for Troubled Times (You Are Never Alone Series)

Are you on the long walk between offered and answered prayer? In this episode, Max encourages us that when calamity strikes, we can entrust our troubles to God. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
10 minutes, 47 seconds
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217: The Width of God's Love (Revisited)

Have you ever wondered why the cross of Christ is the symbol of our faith? In this episode, Max looks at the profound simplicity of the cross and what it means for us today. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit:  MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 50 seconds
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106: Jesus is Praying for You (Unshakable Hope Series)

In the midst of these difficult days, Jesus Christ is speaking up for you on your behalf. In this episode, Max takes a look at this powerful promise and how it shapes our hope amid the storms of life. For more hope and encouragement from the promises of God, Max's book, Unshakable Hope, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 30 seconds
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209: God's Whoever Policy (3:16 Series)

Whoever unfurls 3:16 as a banner for the ages. After all, who isn't a whoever? In this episode, Max discusses how God's whoever policy sledgehammers racial fences, dynamites social classes, and bypasses gender borders.  If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, visit 316hope.com
6 minutes, 15 seconds
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239: The Holy Spirit is our Teacher (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 58 seconds
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96: Happy are the Heaven-Bound (Begin Again Series)

7 minutes, 59 seconds
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39: What Matters to You Matters to God (You Are Never Alone Series)

God wants you to know that you can take your needs-all your needs, big or small-to him. In this episode, Max shows you how Jesus cares about everything you are going through and wants to hear about it. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com 
10 minutes, 28 seconds
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81: God Will Help You (Special Episode)

Do you have concerns about tomorrow? Are you weary from your current struggle? Does anxiety steal your sleep? In this special episode, Max will encourage you with a heartwarming story as you learn to trust in the God who is willing and able to help you through whatever it is you face in life. Max's new book, God Will Help You, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 32 seconds
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29: The Gift of Unhappiness (3:16 Series)

Do you feel unhappy? In this episode, Max says we're unhappy because we're not supposed to be happy here. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
8 minutes, 16 seconds
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268: I Will Give You Rest (Psalm 23 Series)

In today’s episode of the Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast, we’re continuing our study of the twenty-third Psalm.  Do you ever have trouble sleeping? So do sheep. They, like so many of us, need their environment to be just right before they can sleep. But sheep can’t create this environment. The psalmist David knew this. He was a shepherd before he was a king. He knew sheep need help to rest. Psalm 23 reminds us just how much like sheep we are. They need their shepherd to do for them what they cannot do for themselves. If this sounds familiar, if you’ve ever wondered if you could ever do enough to finally rest, this message is for you.
26 minutes, 30 seconds
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58: The Problem with Your Problem

Problems come with life. In this episode, Max discusses scripture's answer to our problems.  If you'd like to dive deeper, visit: maxlucado.com
9 minutes, 38 seconds
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149: Meditating on the Good Things (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
19 minutes, 4 seconds
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116: The Width of God's Love (He Chose the Nails Series)

Have you ever wondered why the cross of Christ is the symbol of our faith? In this episode, Max looks at the profound simplicity of the cross and what it means for us today. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 50 seconds
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156: Hidden Heroes (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

Heroes are sometimes hard to identify because they don't look like heroes. In the first episode of this new series, Max helps us peer into a Roman prison cell at a man who was a Christian killer before he was a Christian leader, and reminds us that while none of us are perfect, we're in the hands of a perfect God. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
9 minutes, 23 seconds
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131: The Simplest Step Toward Happiness (How Happiness Happens Series)

In this episode, Max explores the simplest way to increase the happiness level in your own heart, as well as the happiness levels in the world. If you want to know more about life-altering, uplifting, heart-stabilizing, peace-producing joy, Max's book How Happiness Happens is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit HowHappinessHappensBook.com
8 minutes, 48 seconds
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139: God's Greatest Achievement (In the Grip of Grace Series)

In this episode, Max looks at what theologian John R.W. Stott calls the most startling statement in the book of Romans. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 48 seconds
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205: Your Next Door Savior (3:16 Series)

Jesus is completely God and completely human. In this episode, Max teaches us why believing this is vital to our faith. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit 316hope.com
13 minutes, 9 seconds
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144: Don't Let Your Hurts Become Hates (In the Grip of Grace Series)

In this episode, Max shows us that where the grace of God is missed, bitterness is born. But where the grace of God is embraced, forgiveness flourishes. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 8 seconds
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1 minute, 23 seconds
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115: Christ Knows How You Feel (He Chose the Nails Series)

In the concluding measure of Jesus' earthly composition, we hear the sounds of a thirsty man. In this episode, Max looks at the final act of Christ's life and what it means for our relationship with him today. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 22 seconds
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42: A Friend of the Friendless (You Are Never Alone Series)

Friend, you are special. And in this episode, Max will comfort you with the truth that you have a loving God who values you more than you know. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
5 minutes, 31 seconds
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232: An Ocean of Grace (Bonus Episode)

For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
4 minutes, 40 seconds
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83: It's Never Too Late to Begin Again (Begin Again Series)

If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: BeginAgainTheBook.com
7 minutes, 39 seconds
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199: Christine Caine and Max Lucado Discuss God's Relentless Love (Bonus Episode)

In this bonus episode, author and activist Christine Caine joins Max to discuss God's relentless love and the life-changing truths found in John 3:16. Max's book, 3:16: The Numbers of Hope, has been revised and updated with new content and includes a 40-day devotional. To learn more, visit: 316hope.com
32 minutes, 3 seconds
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70: Your Sunday is Coming (You Are Never Alone Series)

We all face tragedy in life. And we all receive the symbols of our tragedies. In this episode, Max looks at how God takes symbols of tragedy and turns them into symbols of triumph. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
9 minutes, 28 seconds
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251: Max Answers Your Questions About the Holy Spirit Pt. 4 (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 32 seconds
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111: What Language is God Speaking to You? (He Chose the Nails Series)

There is no language God will not speak. In this episode, Max looks at the ways in which you can hear from God amid the day-to-day drama of your life. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
10 minutes, 1 second
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102: What is Shaking in Your World? (Unshakable Hope Series)

You have a choice: You can ponder the problems in life, or you can remember the promises of God. In this episode, Max encourages us to take our eyes off the problems we face and set them on the promises of God. For more hope and encouragement from the promises of God, Max's book, Unshakable Hope, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
10 minutes, 27 seconds
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61: Jesus Prayed for You (You Are Never Alone Series)

In this episode, Max looks at John 17 and how Jesus was present with you even during his arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
9 minutes, 15 seconds
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91: God Will Calm Your Chaos (Special Episode)

Dread dominates the days these days, doesn't it? In this episode, Max explores another option for those who could use some peace amid these difficult days. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 35 seconds
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189: Every Day Deserves a Chance (Great Day Every Day Series)

Max's book, Great Day Every Day, is available from your preferred online bookseller. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 40 seconds
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257: The Spirit Gives Life (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
17 minutes, 15 seconds
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146: Anxiety in a Post-Pandemic World (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
21 minutes, 11 seconds
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193: The Advantages of Anxiety (Great Day Every Day Series)

Max's book, Great Day Every Day, is available from your preferred online bookseller. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 51 seconds
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242: Whom Will I Hear! (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 38 seconds
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93: You Can Find Peace (Special Episode)

Anxiety is filling the world-but it doesn't have to fill your world. In this episode, Max reveals how God's nearness quells our anxiety. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 16 seconds
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135: Do This One Thing and You'll Be Happier (How Happiness Happens Series)

In this episode, Max reveals the single purest source of happiness-the one thing you can discover that is too wonderful to be measured. If you want to know more about life-altering, uplifting, heart-stabilizing, peace-producing joy, Max's book How Happiness Happens is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit HowHappinessHappensBook.com
8 minutes, 6 seconds
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213: Our Good God (Start with Prayer Series)

In today's epsiode, Max encourages us in the truth that God's goodness can be the foundation for all our prayers. If you'd like to feel more comfortable communicating with God, Max's new devotional, Start with Prayer: 250 Prayers for Hope and Strength, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit  https://bit.ly/startwithprayer
9 minutes, 37 seconds
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212: Hope for Prayer Wimps (Start with Prayer Series)

Prayer is not a privilege for the pious, nor is it the art of a chosen few. Prayer is simply a heartfelt conversation between God and his child. In this episode, Max shows us where to begin in our prayers to our heavenly father, as seen in the life of Jesus himself. If you'd like to feel more comfortable communicating with God, Max's new devotional, Start with Prayer: 250 Prayers for Hope and Strength, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit  https://bit.ly/startwithprayer
9 minutes, 26 seconds
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109: He Chose the Nails (He Chose the Nails Series)

Between his hand and the wood, Jesus saw something being nailed to the cross that caused him to not resist. In this episode, Max helps us see through the eyes of Jesus as they nailed him to the cross-and what it means for us today. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 44 seconds
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132: Assume the Power Posture (How Happiness Happens Series)

Our prayers unlock the storehouse of heaven. In this episode, Max looks at the power of prayer and what it means for your happiness today. If you want to know more about life-altering, uplifting, heart-stabilizing, peace-producing joy, Max's book How Happiness Happens is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit HowHappinessHappensBook.com
8 minutes, 53 seconds
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108: The Problem with Being Good (Bonus Episode)

God saves not on a merit system, but on a grace system. In this episode, Max examines the deep hope found in the gift of salvation by grace for all who believe. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
13 minutes, 5 seconds
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23: A Peek Into Paradise (3:16 Series)

These difficult times are really requiring us to quarry a deep faith. In this episode, Max discusses that death triggers the greatest part of our story: eternal life. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
13 minutes
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151: Treat Despair with Prayer (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 22 seconds
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179: The Power of Kindness (You Can Count on God Series)

Galations 5:14 reminds us that the entire law is fulfilled in keeping one command: love your neighbor as yourself. In this episode, Max challenges us to focus on loving our neighbor-even amid all the disagreements of the day. Max's new 365-day devotional, You Can Count on God, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
6 minutes, 17 seconds
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36: The Coolest Part of the Coming (You Are Never Alone Series)

John 1:14 tells us, "The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us". In this episode, Max discussed the most remarkable aspect of the incarnation. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
11 minutes, 16 seconds
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191: Receive Grace (Great Day Every Day Series)

Max's book, Great Day Every Day, is available from your preferred online bookseller. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 55 seconds
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148: Leaving Your Concerns with God (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
18 minutes, 22 seconds
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236: What Makes Grace Amazing (Grace for the Moment Series)

For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 42 seconds
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202: The One and Only One and Only (3:16 Series)

Does the world sometimes seem like it's spinning out of control? In this episode, Max encourages us to put our faith and trust in the One and Only Son who has ultimate authority over all history. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit 316hope.com
17 minutes, 34 seconds
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174: The Power of Hello (You Can Count on God Series)

Did you know that gratitude can pull a person out of a slump? In this episode, Max shares a recent and personal story that illustrates the power of gratitude to turn our heart around during a tough time. Max's new 365-day devotional, You Can Count on God, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 5 seconds
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254: Understanding Spiritual Gifts, Part 1 (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 35 seconds
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1 minute, 31 seconds
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87: God Has Not Forgotten You (Begin Again Series)

Experience the care of a loving God in the midst of our difficult days. If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit:  BeginAgainTheBook.com
6 minutes, 55 seconds
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130: Don't Pet the Peeves (How Happiness Happens Series)

Do you have any pet peeves? We all do. And don't they take a toll on our joy count? In this episode, Max encourages us to protect our joy amid the irks in our life. If you want to know more about life-altering, uplifting, heart-stabilizing, peace-producing joy, Max's book How Happiness Happens is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit HowHappinessHappensBook.com
8 minutes, 4 seconds
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150: Winning the War on Worry (Anxious for Nothing Series)

Based on Max Lucado's book, Anxious for Nothing, this podcast series is for adults and children who struggle with anxiety. If feelings of anxiety grow to a level where daily activities are severely affected or are causing other serious harm, please do not hesitate to seek professional help by calling 1-800-662-4357. A trained professional will listen to how you're feeling and will help you decide how to get help. To learn more about Max Lucado and his ministry, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 49 seconds
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223: The Man Who Saw God (They Walked with God Series)

Max's new book, They Walked with God: 40 Bible Characters Who Inspire Us, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: amzn.to/39Ivfgz
11 minutes, 2 seconds
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128: How Happiness Happens (How Happiness Happens Series)

How long has it been since you've felt a level of contageous, infectious, unflappable, unstoppable happiness? In this episode, Max shows us where to begin finding lasting joy in a rugged world of comparison, disapointment, and unmet expectations. If you want to know more about life-altering, uplifting, heart-stabilizing, peace-producing joy, Max's book How Happiness Happens is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit HowHappinessHappensBook.com
7 minutes, 16 seconds
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225: Dealing with Difficult Relatives (They Walked with God Series)

Max's new book, They Walked with God: 40 Bible Characters Who Inspire Us, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: amzn.to/39Ivfgz
15 minutes, 49 seconds
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48: Rivers of Living Water (You Are Never Alone Series)

Are you thirsty for happiness, answers, strength? In this episode, Max tells us the source of the rivers of living water. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
11 minutes
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98: Five Steps Toward a Better Tomorrow (Begin Again Series)

In the final episode of the Begin Again Series, Max shares five simple and practical things you can do today to begin again. If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: BeginAgainTheBook.com
7 minutes, 56 seconds
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248: Max Answers Your Questions About the Holy Spirit Pt. 1 (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 25 seconds
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69: Difficult December

Is this a hard Christmas season for you? In this episode, Max gives us a glimpse into how timeless and precious the story of Christmas really is... even amid our difficult days.. To learn more about Max, visit MaxLucado.com.
7 minutes, 24 seconds
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73: God Loves Doubters (You Are Never Alone Series)

Are you dealing with doubt in life? Doubt in your faith? In this episode, Max shows us how God's love for us is so evident in the life of perhaps the most famous doubter of all, Thomas. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
8 minutes, 34 seconds
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158: Abigail: A Woman of Secret Strength (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

In this episode, Max looks at an ulikely hero who teaches us the contagious power of kindness and the strength of a gentle heart. But she also teaches us something much greater. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
9 minutes, 23 seconds
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125: The Battle Belongs to the Lord (Facing Your Giants Series)

Recorded in May of 2020, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in America, Max brings a timeless word of hope and encouragement in how God triumphs in our circumstances. For a deeper experience with this topic, Max's book Facing Your Giants is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
11 minutes, 21 seconds
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180: The Power of Encouragement (You Can Count on God Series)

Do you know someone who is a master encourager? How do you feel after being with them? Max describes how you can change your world by speaking encouraging words. Max's new 365-day devotional, You Can Count on God, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com.
7 minutes, 19 seconds
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25: Anticipate the Anti-Christ (3:16 Series)

More than 100 passages of scripture describe the prince of darkness. In this episode, Max discusses the darkest chapter of history yet to come and the good news that believers won't have to live through it. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
11 minutes, 55 seconds
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118: What Will You Leave at the Cross? (He Chose the Nails Series)

In this special Good Friday episode, Max reflects on the awful sacrifice of Christ on the cross, and remembers his love for us as well. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 37 seconds
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27: Eternal Weight of Glory (3:16 Series)

Does it ever feel like the tough times will never end? In this episode, Max affirms that from the light of heaven, our suffering will be but a grain of sand in the dunes of eternity.  If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
9 minutes, 40 seconds
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237: The Holy Who (Help Is here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
14 minutes, 32 seconds
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71: Don't Give Up (You Are Never Alone Series)

Is the road you're on long? Is the trail you're on dark? In this episode, Max gives incredible encouragment to keep going by looking at the story of Mary the morning after the crucifixion of Jesus. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
8 minutes, 23 seconds
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262: Jesus Is Coming Back (Advent Series)

For some, Christmas is a time of excitement, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. For others, it's full of loneliness, grief, and loss. Join Max Lucado for this special advent series, as he unwraps the enduring promises of Christmas and discovers a lifetime of hope, all because of one baby born in Bethlehem. https://bit.ly/BOBbookCB
14 minutes, 30 seconds
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74: God Loves Prodigals (You Are Never Alone Series)

In this episode, Max reminds us that no matter what you're going through; no matter how far you've wandered from God; his arms are wide open to you. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
7 minutes, 34 seconds
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127: Treating the Trauma of the Soul (Bonus Episode)

For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 12 seconds
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159: Hope for the Left Out (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

Jesus chose a most unusual candidate to be his disciple. In this episode, Max takes a look at this unlikely disciple and shows us what his story means for us today. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
8 minutes, 40 seconds
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99: Is It Winter Where You Are? (Bonus Episode)

Winter comes to us all. In this bonus episode from snowy South Texas, Max will encourage you to look up amid the winter of your current circumstances, and to stand on the goodness and promises of God. For more encouragement from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
3 minutes, 55 seconds
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110: Don't Miss the Sign (He Chose the Nails Series)

The framer of our destiny knows that sometimes we miss the signs-perhaps that's why he gives us so many. In this episode, Max looks at a literal sign on the cross and what that means for those who read its words and understand its message. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 24 seconds
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114: You Have Access to God (He Chose the Nails Series)

That which once separated you from God has now been removed. In this epsidode, Max looks at the promise given through Jesus' torn flesh. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 6 seconds
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204: Christ Will Teach You (3:16 Series)

Do you long to have a closer relationship with God? In this episode, Max helps us realize that Jesus has an unrivaled knowledge of God and wants to share it with us. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit  316hope.com
13 minutes, 10 seconds
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165: Got Some Struggles? Here's How to Manage Them (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit:  YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
8 minutes, 10 seconds
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Encouraging Word Preview (Psalm 23 Series)

Welcome to The Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast. As we study God’s word together, may our time uplift and encourage you. If you could use some hope, we pray you find it here today.   We invite you to join us as we’re taking a look at the twenty-third Psalm. Max shared these messages with his church in San Antonio, Texas a while back at a time when so many of us were weary and worried. But many of us are still weary and worried, aren’t we? We could use a dose of comfort and strength from this beloved passage, a reminder of our unchanging shepherd.   If you haven’t already, make sure to subscribe on AccessMore or wherever you're listening so you never miss an episode.  
1 minute, 43 seconds
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123: Run Toward Your Giant! (Facing Your Giants Series)

Recorded in May of 2020, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in America, Max brings a timeless word of hope and encouragement in how God triumphs in our circumstances. For a deeper experience with this topic, Max's book Facing Your Giants is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 12 seconds
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113: Clothed with Christ (He Chose the Nails Series)

In this episode, Max shares a beautiful message that comes through the robe Christ wore as he walked to the cross. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 9 seconds
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192: Don't Stare at the Weeds (Great Day Every Day Series)

Max's book, Great Day Every Day, is available from your preferred online bookseller. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 52 seconds
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250: Max Answers Your Questions About the Holy Spirit Pt. 3 (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 24 seconds
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228: Weeping Comes, But So Does Joy (They Walked with God Series)

Max's new book, They Walked with God: 40 Bible Characters Who Inspire Us, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: https://amzn.to/39Ivfgz
14 minutes, 20 seconds
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222: The Person Who Baptized Paul (They Walked with God Series)

Max's new book, They Walked with God: 40 Bible Characters Who Inspire Us, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: amzn.to/39Ivfgz
14 minutes, 11 seconds
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33: Need Life? (3:16 Series)

Life has its share of letdowns. How do you know Jesus won't be one of them? In this episode, Max discusses daring to believe that Jesus can give you what he promises. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
11 minutes, 11 seconds
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122: The God-Saturated Mind (Facing Your Giants Series)

Recorded in May of 2020, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in America, Max brings a timeless word of hope and encouragement in how God triumphs in our circumstances. For a deeper experience with this topic, Max's book Facing Your Giants is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
11 minutes, 5 seconds
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85: Stay Safe. Stay Sane. (Begin Again Series)

Maintain sanity in challenging times with a fresh dose of hope in Christ!  If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: BeginAgainTheBook.com
9 minutes, 10 seconds
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182: What Made the Wise Men Wise (Christmas Stories Series)

Holiday time is travel time! As you hit the road this time of year, remember those who made that initial Christmas journey - the magi. They experienced challenges, wrong turns, and the hope that their gifts might be well received - sounds a lot like our holiday jaunts. But the valuable gifts they brought were eclipsed by the incalculable value of the recipient - the King of Kings. They understood it was not about the presents, but about his presence. Max's new Christmas compilation, Christmas Stories, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com.
10 minutes, 18 seconds
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92: Praise Instead of Panic (Special Episode)

Trepidation has taken a lot from many people-but it doesn't have to. In this episode, Max looks at how the Holy Spirit can be your source of calm amid troubled days. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 37 seconds
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145: Who Can Accuse You? (In the Grip of Grace Series)

In this final episode of the In the Grip of Grace Series, Max looks at the accusations against God's people and how grace covers them all. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit:  MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 49 seconds
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255: Understanding Spiritual Gifts, Part 2 (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
20 minutes, 55 seconds
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166: This is Your Hour (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
9 minutes, 51 seconds
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137: The High Price of Godlessness (In the Grip of Grace Series)

In this episode, Max looks at three things we lose when we live a godless life. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 33 seconds
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168: A Conversation with Louie Giglio (Bonus Episode)

This podcast episode features as special conversation between Max and Louie Giglio that took place on Instagram live. Get ready for an insightful and powerful discussion inspired by Max's new book You Were Made for This Moment, as well as Louie's latest release Don't Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
38 minutes, 29 seconds
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26: Believers Will Be Leaving (3:16 Series)

The Bible is a forward facing book and equips us for the future. In this episode, Max helps us understand the promise of the rapture to comfort and bless us. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
11 minutes, 40 seconds
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187: You Are a Modern Day Mary

Have you ever wondered what it must have been like for Mary to carry God in her womb? To bear a baby is remarkable, but to bear God within you? What was that like? In this episode and with Mary as the backdrop, Max looks at just how far Jesus will go to touch our hearts. For a deeper look at this message, Max's book, Next Door Savior, is available from your favorite online booksellter. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 56 seconds
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264: The Miracle of Worship (Advent Series)

For some, Christmas is a time of excitement, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. For others, it's full of loneliness, grief, and loss. Join Max Lucado for this special advent series, as he unwraps the enduring promises of Christmas and discovers a lifetime of hope, all because of one baby born in Bethlehem. https://bit.ly/BOBbookCB
8 minutes, 51 seconds
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162: You Were Made for This Moment (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
10 minutes, 9 seconds
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138: Calling All Corpses (In the Grip of Grace Series)

Sin infects the entire person, from eyes to feet. Not only does sin contaminate every human being, it contaminates the being of every human. In this episode, Max looks at some stinging words in scripture about our spiritual state, but also at what God says about how we can be right in this eyes. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 54 seconds
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24: Your Reward is Coming (3:16 Series)

We're saved by grace but our deeds will be recognized. In this episode, Max tells us that our good efforts on earth will not go to waste and will be noticed. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
9 minutes, 6 seconds
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57: The Vote That Matters

Millions are voting during this stress-filled week. In this episode, Max teaches from Romans 8 and encourages us that God casts his vote for us. If you'd like to dive deeper, visit: maxlucado.com
9 minutes, 2 seconds
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77: Because of Bethlehem (Because of Bethlehem Series)

Could you use some Christmas this Christmas? In this first episode of the Because of Bethlehem Series, Max encourages us in the miracle of Christ's birth and the promise of his return as we reflect on the true meaning of Christmas: Immanuel, God with us. If you could use more joy and hope this Christmas season, Max's book Because of Bethlehem is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 4 seconds
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129: The Power of Encouragement (How Happiness Happens Series)

Jesus did for Peter what encouragers do, he summoned the best out of him. In this episode, Max looks at the power of encouragement and how it leads us toward a deeper joy in life. If you want to know more about life-altering, uplifting, heart-stabilizing, peace-producing joy, Max's book How Happiness Happens is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit HowHappinessHappensBook.com
8 minutes, 23 seconds
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256: Tongues of Fire (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
16 minutes, 48 seconds
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214: Present Your Problems to Christ (Start with Prayer Series)

Max's new devotional, Start with Prayer: 250 Prayers for Hope and Strength, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/startwithprayer
9 minutes, 13 seconds
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176: The Small Stuff (You Can Count on God Series)

It's the small stuff in life that can drive us crazy, isn't it? In this episode, Max gives us a helpful perspective for dealing with the small stuff in the day-to-day routine of life. Max's new 365-day devotional, You Can Count on God, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 28 seconds
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52: Christ is No Cowboy (You Are Never Alone Series)

When you find yourself straying or lost, do you need a cowboy or a shepherd? In this episode, Max looks at the picture of Christ we find in John 10 - the good shepherd who loves and knows his sheep. Aren't we glad for his faithful care? If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
10 minutes, 43 seconds
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221: In the Name of Jesus (Start with Prayer Series)

Max's new devotional, Start with Prayer: 250 Prayers for Hope and Strength, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit bit.ly/startwithprayer
7 minutes, 43 seconds
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86: Face Your Fears with Faith (Begin Again Series)

Winning the battle over fear with a conversation with your Father. If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: .BeginAgainTheBook.com
9 minutes, 11 seconds
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80: The Crown. The Cradle. The Cross. (Because of Bethlehem Series)

n this special Christmas day episode, Max looks at Jesus' humble service to us as he went from heaven's crown to Bethlehem's cradle to Jerusalem's cross. If you could use more joy and hope this Christmas season, Max's book Because of Bethlehem is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 45 seconds
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97: You Were Made for More (Begin Again Series)

God tailored you for more than a casket. He fitted you for a grander destiny than a graveyard. In this episode, Max discusses God's grand plan for your life so that you can have purpose today and peace about tomorrow. If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: BeginAgainTheBook.com
8 minutes, 3 seconds
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100: The Challenge of Change (Bonus Episode)

Change is all around us. In this episode, Max discusses God's plan for the changes you face in life right now. Max's new gift book, God Will Help You, is available in-store and online wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 38 seconds
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49: He Will Meet You in the Storm (You Are Never Alone Series)

In this episode, Max opens up about a personal storm he encountered as a young man, and how Jesus met him in the midst of that storm. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
9 minutes, 57 seconds
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235: The Unslobbed Self (Grace for the Moment Series)

For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
6 minutes, 55 seconds
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263: O Come, Emmanuel (Advent Series)

For some, Christmas is a time of excitement, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. For others, it's full of loneliness, grief, and loss. Join Max Lucado for this special advent series, as he unwraps the enduring promises of Christmas and discovers a lifetime of hope, all because of one baby born in Bethlehem. https://bit.ly/BOBbookCB
9 minutes, 27 seconds
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224: The Man Who Heard God's Voice (They Walked with God Series)

Max's new book, They Walked with God: 40 Bible Characters Who Inspire Us, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: amzn.to/39Ivfgz
15 minutes, 8 seconds
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227: Your Place in God's Story (They Walked with God Series)

Max's new book, They Walked with God: 40 Bible Characters Who Inspire Us, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: https://amzn.to/39Ivfgz
11 minutes, 1 second
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197: God's Got This (3:16 Series)

Is your hope in short supply? Do you need a reminder of God's great love for you? In this episode, Max reassures us that we have a mighty God who is ready to help us face mighty problems. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit www.316hope.com
9 minutes, 36 seconds
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190: Today, Live Today (Great Day Every Day Series)

Max's book, Great Day Every Day, is available from your preferred online bookseller. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 53 seconds
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175: When Storms Come (You Can Count on God Series)

Have the storms of life left you bobbing in the wake of anxiety? In this episode, Max looks at an unexpected solution to finding peace amid life's chaos. Max's new 365-day devotional, You Can Count on God, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 34 seconds
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170: A Special Message from Natalie Grant (Bonus Episode)

This podcast episode features Natalie Grant who was a guest on Max's recent virtual special. Get your tissues ready because you'll be moved by Natalie's powerful testimony of God's faithfulness and how God used Natalie's challenges for a great purpose. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
9 minutes, 34 seconds
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67: The Next Big Event in History

A day is coming in which Christians, upon the signal of Christ, will be transported into the presence of Christ never to depart. In this episode, Max shares why this is encouraging news for believers. To learn more about Max, visit MaxLucado.com.
15 minutes, 51 seconds
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133: The Secret of Service (How Happiness Happens Series)

In this episode, Max looks at how we can elevate our joy by giving joy to others. If you want to know more about life-altering, uplifting, heart-stabilizing, peace-producing joy, Max's book How Happiness Happens is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit HowHappinessHappensBook.com
8 minutes, 57 seconds
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41: The Spirit Will Help You (You Are Neer Alone Series)

The Spirit is wholly holy and unlike any being in our world. In this episode, Max shows us how the Holy Spirit is a source of strength that is unbuffeted by that which buffets us, undisturbed by that which disturbs us, untethered to whatever ties us down. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
8 minutes, 5 seconds
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34: The Offer of a Lifetime (3:16 Series)

The Bible says Christ will live in your heart as you open the door and let him in. In the final episode of the 3:16 Series, Max urges us to not walk away from the greatest offer ever extended. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 is available wherever books are sold.
7 minutes, 53 seconds
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238: The Holy Spirit is all about Jesus (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 58 seconds
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160: How God Breaks Down Walls (You Were Made for This Moment Series)

Jesus loves to break down walls. In this episode, Max looks at why Jesus sent Philip to Samaria and how it broke down an ancient bias of the day. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
9 minutes, 36 seconds
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220: When Gratitude Wins the Day (Start with Prayer Series)

Max's new devotional, Start with Prayer: 250 Prayers for Hope and Strength, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit bit.ly/startwithprayer
6 minutes, 28 seconds
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143: Sufficient Grace (In the Grip of Grace Series)

The Apostle Paul had a thorn in his flesh-an unidentified prayer request that he brought before God for removal. In this episode, Max helps us understand why God may not remove the thorn in our own flesh, and how it causes us to seek refuge in his sufficient grace. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit:  MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 48 seconds
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261: The Last Days (Advent Series)

For some, Christmas is a time of excitement, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. For others, it's full of loneliness, grief, and loss. Join Max Lucado for this special advent series, as he unwraps the enduring promises of Christmas and discovers a lifetime of hope, all because of one baby born in Bethlehem. https://bit.ly/BOBbookCB
19 minutes, 2 seconds
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210: It's Not Too Late (3:16 Series)

John 3:16 contains a "whenever" policy. In this episode, Max encourages us that it is never too late to accept God's free gift of grace.  If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, visit 316hope.com
9 minutes, 36 seconds
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249: Max Answers Your Questions About the Holy Spirit Pt. 2 (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 22 seconds
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82: More Than a Dot on a Rope (Special Episode)

The Bible says our days on earth are like a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. In this special birthday episode, Max will bring you fresh encouragement for the new year as you learn to look at your life through the lens of eternity. For more from Max Lucado, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 47 seconds
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244: Max & Lisa Harper discuss the Holy Spirit 1 of 2 (Help Is here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
14 minutes, 20 seconds
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59: The Secret of the Vine (You Are Never Alone Series)

Could you use some peace in your life? In this episode, Max teaches from John 15 on how Christ creates peace as stay attached to him. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
9 minutes, 28 seconds
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37: Grace and Truth (You Are Never Alone Series)

Don't we all long for a father who will love us no matter what? In this episode, Max shows us that we all have that type father in our Heavenly Father. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
10 minutes, 43 seconds
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78: It All Began with a Baby (Because of Bethlehem Series)

On a starlit night in the company of sheep, cattle, Jesus entered our world not like a human but as a human. In this episode, Max looks at what this means for us today, and the comfort we can find in the miracle of Immanuel-God with us. If you could use more joy and hope this Christmas season, Max's book Because of Bethlehem is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 24 seconds
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76: The Message of the Miracles (You Are Never Alone Series)

In the final epsiode of the You Are Never Alone Series, Max encourages us in the overarching message and purpose of the miracles as recorded in the Gospel of John-that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. If you'd like more comfort and encouragement, Max's book You Are Never Alone is available now wherever books are sold. Visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
8 minutes, 59 seconds
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207: Your New Heart (3:16 Series)

The Bible says only the Holy will see God, but how can this be possible when we feel unholy? In this episode, Max discusses how Christ has exchanged hearts with us. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, visit 316hope.com
12 minutes, 6 seconds
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183: The North Pole or the Manger (Christmas Stories Series)

Santa can't provide what we really need. When January chills our souls, Santa is history. When December's requests become January's payments, Santa has left the mall. When it comes to healing hurts, we can't go to Santa. But there is good news: we do have the Hero we need. To order Max's book Christmas Stories, along with other inspirational titles for under the tree, visit the Max Lucado Christmas Collection from our friends at Christianbook: https://bit.ly/MaxLucadoChristmasCollection
12 minutes, 31 seconds
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104: The Devil is a Defeated Devil (Unshakable Hope Series)

Were Satan to read the Bible, he would be utterly discouraged. In this episode, Max shows us who the promise of Satan's eternal defeat assures us of our eternal hope. For more hope and encouragement from the promises of God, Max's book, Unshakable Hope, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
7 minutes, 32 seconds
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194: When You Get Bumped Off Track (Great Day Every Day Series)

Max's book, Great Day Every Day, is available from your preferred online bookseller. For more content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 54 seconds
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198: Let God Love You (3:16 Series)

We often act like we can exhaust God's love, but do we truly know it's depth? In this episode, Max reminds us that we are loved by an endless love, revealed by Christ on the cross.  If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit www.316hope.com
11 minutes, 39 seconds
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265: The Problem of the Human Heart (Advent Series)

For some, Christmas is a time of excitement, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. For others, it's full of loneliness, grief, and loss. Join Max Lucado for this special advent series, as he unwraps the enduring promises of Christmas and discovers a lifetime of hope, all because of one baby born in Bethlehem. https://bit.ly/BOBbookCB
12 minutes, 45 seconds
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38: Come and See (You Are Never Alone Series)

God comes to you. In this episode, Max invites you to come and see how Jesus comes to you in the midst of the storms in your life. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
10 minutes, 17 seconds
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55: Facing Death Unafraid (You Are Never Alone Series)

What does God say about death? In this episode, Max teaches from John 14 and affirms that death is no tragedy but the beginning of life. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
8 minutes, 49 seconds
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141: Is God's Grace Too Good to be True? (In the Grip of Grace Series)

In this episodes, Max unpacks three objections to God's grace as addressed by the Apostle Paul in the book of Romans. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
10 minutes, 31 seconds
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142: The Three Blessings of Grace (In the Grip of Grace Series)

God's grace has placed us on a dream team beyond imagination. In this episode, Max looks at three blessings of God's grace that will bring you encouragement in your walk today. To dive deeper into this message of grace, Max's book, In the Grip of Grace, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 55 seconds
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253: Max Answers Your Questions About the Holy Spirit Pt. 6 (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 5 seconds
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103: Why You Matter to God (Unshakable Hope Series)

God made you in the image of God, in order to reflect the image of God. In this episode, Max shows us how this eternal reality brings us hope today. For more hope and encouragement from the promises of God, Max's book, Unshakable Hope, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
11 minutes, 11 seconds
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208: What Jesus Gave (3:16 Series)

By the grace of God, we go from graceless to grace-shaped. In this episode, Max reminds us that God doesn't want to just get us into heaven, but to also get heaven into us. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, visit 316hope.com
7 minutes, 26 seconds
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44: Getting Unstuck (You Are Never Alone Series)

Does your life feel stuck? In this episode, Max invites us to reflect on Jesus' question, "Do you want to get well?" If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
11 minutes, 51 seconds
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216: Christ Knows How You Feel (Revisited)

In the concluding measure of Jesus' earthly composition, we hear the sounds of a thirsty man. In this episode, Max looks at the final act of Christ's life and what it means for our relationship with him today. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit:  MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 22 seconds
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186: No Ordinary Christmas

Have you ever wondered why God chose shepherds to first hear the news of Jesus' coming? In this episode, Max looks at how God can hook an 'extra' on the front of the ordinary this Christmas. To order inspirational titles from Max for under the tree, visit the Max Lucado Christmas Collection from our friends at Christianbook: MaxLucadoChristmasCollection
6 minutes, 57 seconds
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196: The Greatest Conversation in the Bible (3:16 Series)

Maybe you've heard the phrase "born again" tossed around, but do you truly know what it means? In this episode, Max discusses how the invitation to be born again leads us into a Kingdom in which God himself does the work and generates a miracle within us. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit www.316hope.com
12 minutes, 47 seconds
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246: A Rainfall of Revival (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
11 minutes, 41 seconds
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169: A Conversation Between Max and Denalyn Lucado (Bonus Episode)

The podcast episode features a conversation that aired on Max's recent virtual special between Max and his wife of 40 years Denalyn Lucado. Get ready for a heartwarming discussion about how God can use your challenging moments to impact the lives of others. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
7 minutes, 57 seconds
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107: No Condemnation (Unshakable Hope Series)

God put the wrong on Jesus, who never did anything wrong, so we could be right with God. In this final episode of the Unshakable Hope Series, Max looks at the promise from God that there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For more hope and encouragement from the promises of God, Max's book, Unshakable Hope, is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
10 minutes, 32 seconds
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46: Christ's Cure for Anxiety (You Are Never Alone Series)

Are you feeling anxious and worried by life's many challenges? In this episode, Max encourages us that God's presence cures our destructive anxiety. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
10 minutes, 12 seconds
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117: The Message of the Spit (He Chose the Nails Series)

Spitting isn't intended to hurt the body, it's intended to degrade the soul. Who would draw pleasure from spitting on a half-dead man? In this episode, Max looks at this often overlooked moment during Jesus' crucifixion and how it applies to us today. For a deeper look at the hope we have because of the cross of Christ, Max's book 'He Chose the Nails' is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 31 seconds
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66: It Is Finished (You Are Never Alone Series)

Have you ever thought of Jesus' crucifixion as a miracle? In this episode, Max shows us how the crucifixion embodies the feature of all the other miracles in the book of John, and what that means for us today. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
9 minutes, 36 seconds
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201: Christ's Love, Your Home (3:16 Series)

We're used to being surrounded by imperferect love. In this episode, Max encourages us to take up permanent residence in God's perfect love. How would your life be different if you were forever soaked in God's love? If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit 316hope.com
12 minutes, 58 seconds
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88: The God Who Goes Ahead of Us (Begin Again Series)

God is always leading the way. He is ever the Good Shepherd-clearing the path and preparing the land. In this episode, Max will encourage you in the truth that God who has gone ahead of you. If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: BeginAgainTheBook.com
8 minutes, 11 seconds
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172: A Conversation with Tony Dungy (Bonus Episode)

This podcast episode is a special conversation between Max and Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy that happened over zoom in Max's recent virtual special. Get ready to be inspired to rely on God for the courage you need to face any circumstance that comes your way. Max's new book, You Were Made for This Moment, is available now wherever books are sold online and in-store. To learn more, visit: YouWereMadeForThisMoment.com
14 minutes, 3 seconds
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243: The Verse & The Voice (Help Is Here Series)

Max's book, Help is Here, is dedicated to understanding the Holy Spirit and available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold. For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
12 minutes, 55 seconds
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47: Christ is With You in This Storm (You Are Never Alone Series)

Are you in a storm right now? In this episode, Max affirms that before God stills the storm, he comes to you in the midst of the storm. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
10 minutes, 29 seconds
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188: The Message of the Messy Manger

In Jesus, God was content to enter the world in the presence of sleepy sheep and a wide-eyed carpenter. In the final episode of the year, Max reflects on the peculiar story of Christmas, and the hope it gives us today. For more inspirational content from Max, visit: MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 46 seconds
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50: The Plot Twist of Grace (You Are Never Alone Series)

Are you in need of a fresh dose of God's grace? In this episode, Max explores the surprising story of the woman caught in the act of adultery. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
11 minutes, 4 seconds
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259: A Remarkable Gift in An Unremarkable Package (Advent Series)

For some, Christmas is a time of excitement, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. For others, it's full of loneliness, grief, and loss. Join Max Lucado for this special advent series, as he unwraps the enduring promises of Christmas and discovers a lifetime of hope, all because of one baby born in Bethlehem. https://bit.ly/BOBbookCB
12 minutes, 36 seconds
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203: Jesus: Ruler and Revealer (3:16 Series)

Is God asking you to know him better? To know God, we have to know Jesus. In this episode, Max reminds us that Jesus holds the key to the Kingdom and is holding the door wide open, waiting for us to walk in. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit 316hope.com
10 minutes, 50 seconds
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63: God Gets You (You Are Never Alone Series)

God understands what it's like to be a human. In this episode, Max shows you that God gets you because he became like you. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
8 minutes, 6 seconds
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181: Mary's Prayer (Christmas Stories Series)

As we turn our hearts toward this much needed Christmas season, wouldn't we all be encouraged by focusing on the stories we all hold dear at this time of year. And there is none so inspiring, so wonder-producing as the account of teen-aged Mary as she cradles the newborn King. Max's new Christmas compilation, Christmas Stories, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com.
9 minutes, 38 seconds
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219: The Stunning Promise of Prayer (Start with Prayer Series)

Max's new devotional, Start with Prayer: 250 Prayers for Hope and Strength, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/startwithprayer
9 minutes, 13 seconds
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215: God's Remedy for Our Guilt (Start with Prayer Series)

Max's new devotional, Start with Prayer: 250 Prayers for Hope and Strength, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/startwithprayer
6 minutes, 28 seconds
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60: Calling All Peacemakers

Do you think the world could use a little more peace? Would you like to see more peace in your world? In this episode, Max looks at Jesus' call to us to be peacemakers. If you'd like to learn more, visit: maxlucado.com
10 minutes, 11 seconds
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195: The Hope Diamond of the Bible (3:16 Series)

Any serious consideration of the Christian faith must include this 26-word parade of hope: John 3:16. In this episode, Max discusses how the "Hope Diamond of the Bible" begins with God and ends with life, and urges us to do the same. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book 3:16 has been updated with new content and is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit www.316hope.com
10 minutes, 9 seconds
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35: You Are Never Alone (Series Preview)

You have a loving, Heavenly Father who will meet you in the midst of life's messes. In this series preview, Max gives an introduction to the miracles of Jesus as recorded in the book of John, and shows us that John recorded them, not to impress us, but to urge us to believe in the tender presence and mighty power of Christ. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
8 minutes, 19 seconds
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68: Leave These at the Cross

You can analyze the cross; you can read abou the cross; you can discuss the cross. In this episode, Max shows us that it isn't until you leave something at the cross that you really embrace the cross. To learn more about Max, visit MaxLucado.com.
10 minutes, 17 seconds
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79: Hope for the Hole-idays (Because of Bethlehem Series)

Is your Christmas shaping up to be a difficult one? In this episode, Max will encourage you to take heart: God is still in his temple, still on his throne, still in control. If you could use more joy and hope this Christmas season, Max's book Because of Bethlehem is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
10 minutes, 46 seconds
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121: Pray First. Pray Most. (Facing Your Giants Series)

Recorded in May of 2020, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in America, Max brings a timeless word of hope and encouragement in how God triumphs in our circumstances. For a deeper experience with this topic, Max's book Facing Your Giants is available from your favorite online bookseller. To learn more, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
8 minutes, 20 seconds
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65: The Blood and the Water (You Are Never Alone Series)

Could you use a reminder of God's and devotion to you? In this episode, Max shows us the significance of the blood and water that poured out of Jesus' body on the cross, and how that demostration of his devotion is just as significant today as it was then. If you'd like to dive deeper into this message, Max's book You Are Never Alone is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: YouAreNeverAloneBook.com
9 minutes, 10 seconds
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226: Escaping a Toxic Ancestry (They Walked with God Series)

Max's new book, They Walked with God: 40 Bible Characters Who Inspire Us, is available now wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: https://amzn.to/39Ivfgz
12 minutes, 46 seconds
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90: Since God Is With You (Begin Again Series)

When tragedy strikes, we find ourselves looking to heave asking "God, where are you?" In this episode, Max brings good news of God's presence in your life, no matter the circumstances. If you could use a fresh start, Max's new book, Begin Again, is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit: BeginAgainTheBook.com
7 minutes, 53 seconds
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178: You Have a God Who Listens (You Can Count on God Series)

Have you ever thought about God being a good listener? In this episode, Max encourages us with the simple yet profound truth that God listens to us when we talk to him. Max's new 365-day devotional, You Can Count on God, is available now wherever books are sold in-store and online. To learn more, visit: MaxLucado.com
6 minutes, 10 seconds
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231: May You Find Peace (Bonus Episode)

For more encouraging content from Max, visit: www.MaxLucado.com
9 minutes, 58 seconds