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Articles by Christina Fox

Theology That Comforts the Weary Soul

Christina Fox
Theology That Comforts the Weary Soul
The doctrine of God’s sovereignty is an important one to study and learn during the calm seasons of life.
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The Savior’s Tears Shed for Yours

Christina Fox
The Savior’s Tears Shed for Yours

Once during morning devotions, I asked my children, “What are some verses in the Bible that give you hope?”

One of them squirmed, “I don’t know . . . ” Then a silly grin spread across his face. “Wait,” he…

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Rejected by Men, Even Our Friends

Christina Fox
Rejected by Men, Even Our Friends

Wounds from a friend can hurt much more than those from an enemy. It’s the kind of pain that cuts deep. It’s a wound that aches and throbs and is slow to heal. The rejection’s unexpected, and therefore worse —…

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When God Interrupts Your Plans

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When God Interrupts Your Plans

We were recently on a vacation when God interrupted my plans. My family and I had traveled hundreds of miles to stay at a hotel on the beach. I had made arrangements to spend one day visiting with friends. But…

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Moms Need Theology Too

Christina Fox
Moms Need Theology Too
Moms, theology isn’t just for pastors, teachers, and professors; it’s for you too. And it’s not for another stage of life. It’s vital for you right here, right now, in the trenches of your daily life as a mom.
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Remembering the Unquantifiable Love of God

Christina Fox
Remembering the Unquantifiable Love of God

When I was in elementary school, each year before Valentine’s Day we would bring in an empty shoebox. We would cover those boxes with pink and red papers and heart shaped cut-outs, and then add our names in big, sparkly…

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Trading Fear for Fear

Christina Fox
Trading Fear for Fear
Scripture has a lot to say about fear. If we were to look up the word “fear” in our English Bibles, we’d find hundreds of occurrences. Yet in the Bible, not all fear is the same...
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God Writes a Great Story

Christina Fox
God Writes a Great Story
Scripture gives us the backstory of this world, and a vision of where we’re headed. God tells us how the world came to be, how sin came into the Garden, and what God is doing about it. It’s a story we need to remember.
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One Question God Always Answers

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One Question God Always Answers
Just as my children ask questions about life, I have questions of my own. When the storms of life come upon me suddenly, I immediately ask, “Why is this happening to me?”
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The Cure for Our Envy

Christina Fox
The Cure for Our Envy
While our love for Jesus ebbs and flows and is often fickle, his love is constant and unwavering. When we find our heart wandering in envy, we need to remember and return to him, the One who is always jealous for his Bride.
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The Joy Will Come

Christina Fox
The Joy Will Come
The psalms of lament echo our own struggles with loss and brokenness. But the truth is, these psalms do more than just vent our woes. The psalmist follows a trajectory. He is on a journey, and it’s one we can follow as well.
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Preparing for the Storms of Life

Christina Fox
Preparing for the Storms of Life

Where I live it is hurricane season. And like anyone familiar with the Atlantic or Caribbean knows, it’s important to be prepared for a hurricane. Every summer we stock up on supplies of batteries, water, canned goods, and other necessities…

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Hope for the Despairing Heart

Christina Fox
Hope for the Despairing Heart

The gospel saved me.

“That’s elementary,” you might be thinking. Yes, the gospel, the truths of Jesus’s life, death, and resurrection, appropriated by faith, have saved me for all eternity. But that’s not the salvation about which I am thinking.

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Show Your Kids the Glory

Christina Fox
Show Your Kids the Glory

Psalm 145:4–7 is a beautiful Scriptural summary of our responsibility as parents.

One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will…

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Speak the Truth to Yourself

Christina Fox
Speak the Truth to Yourself

I woke up sick that morning. “I’ll never make it to the end of the day,” I muttered to myself.

My husband was due to leave town for work. “How am I going to manage the kids while feeling like…

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Four Things to Teach Your Children This Easter

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Four Things to Teach Your Children This Easter

Spring is upon us. Flowers are beginning to bud, leaves are reappearing on trees, and birds are building their nests. Signs and decorations herald the arrival of our favorite season when we walk into local stores. Bags of plastic eggs…

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When Distractions Keep Us from Our Kids

Christina Fox
When Distractions Keep Us from Our Kids

“Mom. Mom. Mom!”

I looked up at my son. “I’m sorry. What?” I asked.

“Did you hear anything I said?”

“No,” I admitted.

“I think you are addicted to your phone,” he remarked.

Justifications and excuses lingered on the tip…

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Don’t Waste Time with Your Children

Christina Fox
Don’t Waste Time with Your Children

“Do you think you’ll always want a story and snuggle time before bed?” I asked my youngest child. Lying amid piles of his stuffed animals, books, and favorite blankets, my son turned to me and smiled. “No, Mom. Probably not.”

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Five Things to Teach Your Children This Christmas

Christina Fox
Five Things to Teach Your Children This Christmas
If we leave our children’s understanding of Christmas to the world, they will miss the most important things. Here are five things to teach your kids about the birth of Christ.
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The Idols of a Mother’s Heart

Christina Fox

Note: This article now appears in Desiring God’s free ebook Mom Enough, available in three electronic formats, as well as paperback.

When you are upset because you can’t do something you’ve wanted to do, it might be because that

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A Prayer for the Worried Mom’s Heart

Christina Fox

Note: This article now appears in Desiring God’s free ebook Mom Enough, available in three electronic formats, as well as paperback.

Do you ever worry?

I think we can all admit that we do. In fact, we probably worry…

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We Really Need the Gospel

Christina Fox

Someone asked me recently, “If you could say one thing to women, what would it be?” My response was, “You need the gospel more than you think you do.” This sounds rather trite, like something we’ve heard over and over…

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A Tantrum for My Transformation

Christina Fox

Some days I wake up and nothing seems to go right.

The alarm fails to sound. The kids are slow to get ready. The fridge is empty of milk (after I set the table with bowls of cereal). And then…

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The Most Frightening Prayer I Could Pray for My Children

Christina Fox

Note: This article now appears in Desiring God’s free ebook Mom Enough, available in three electronic formats, as well as paperback.

The most frightening prayer I could pray for my children is the one they need the most.

Now…

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The Gospel Cure for a Child’s Heart (and Our Own)

Christina Fox

Lying in his bed, with tears running down his face, my son tried to calm down after an emotional outburst. I came into the room to talk to him about it. Snuggling up next to him, we discussed what had…

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