Devotionals by Steve Arterburn

Always with Us

For a child is born to us, a son is given to us.
And the government will rest on his shoulders.
These will be his royal titles: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Isaiah 9:6 

Are you facing difficult circumstances or unwelcome changes? If so, please remember that God is far bigger than any problem you may face. So, instead of worrying about life’s inevitable challenges, put your faith in the Father and His only begotten Son: “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8 NKJV). And remember: it is precisely because your Savior does not change that you can face your challenges with courage for today and hope for tomorrow. Life is often challenging, but as Christians, we should not be afraid. God loves us, and He will protect us. In times of hardship, He will comfort us; in times of change, He will guide our steps. When we are troubled or weak or sorrowful, God is always with us. We must build our lives on the rock that cannot be moved . . . we must trust in God. Always.

In a world kept chaotic by change, you will eventually discover, as I have, that this is one of the most precious qualities of the God we are looking for: He doesn’t change. - Bill Hybels

The Holy Spirit can reveal to you why you are stuck, and he can empower you to change (although he won’t usually do all the work without your involvement). - Patsy Clairmont

The secret of contentment in the midst of change is found in

having roots in the changeless Christ—the same yesterday, today and forever. - Ed Young

Today’s Prayer

Dear Lord, our world is constantly changing. When I face the inevitable transitions of life, I will turn to You for strength and assurance. Thank You, Father, for love that is unchanging and everlasting. Amen

 

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Taken from The Life Recovery Devotional: Thirty Meditations from Scripture for Each Step in Recovery by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop. Copyright © 1991 by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved.

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About Steve Arterburn

Steve Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministriesand host of the #1 nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk showNew Life Live! heard and watched by over 2 million people each week on nearly 200 radio stations nationwide, on XM and Sirius Satellite radio and on NRBTV. Steve is also the host of New Life TV, a web-based channel dedicated to transforming lives through God’s truth. Steve is the founder of the Women of Faith conferences attended by over 5 million people. He also serves as a teaching pastor in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Steve is a nationally and internationally known public speaker and has been featured in national media venues such as OprahInside Edition,Good Morning AmericaCNN LiveThe New York TimesUSA TodayUS News & World ReportABC World News Tonight, and ironically in GQand Rolling Stone magazines. Steve has spoken at major events for theNational Center for FatheringAmerican Association of Christian CounselorsPromise Keepers CanadaLife Well Conferences in Australia and The Salvation Army to name a few.

Steve is a best-selling author of books such as Every Man’s Battle,Healing Is A Choice and his latest books, The 7-Minute Marriage Solution, The Book of Life RecoveryIs This The One? and recently co-authored Worthy of Her Trust with Jason Martinkus. With over 8 million books in print he has been writing about God’s transformational truth since 1984. He has been nominated for numerous writing awards and has won three Gold Medallions for writing excellence. Along with Dr. Dave Stoop, he edited and produced the #1 selling Life Recovery Bible. For a more comprehensive list of his books, visit our store site.

His speaking topics address issues common to leaders, adult men and women, including Every Man’s BattleLose it For LifeThe 7-Minute Marriage SolutionEvery Heart Restored, and Healing is a Choice. Steve’s ministry endeavors focus on identifying and compassionately responding to the needs of those seeking healing and restoration through God’s truth.

Steve has degrees from Baylor University and The University of North Texas as well as two honorary doctorate degrees and is currently completing his doctoral studies in Christian counseling.

Steve resides with his family in Fishers, Indiana.

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