Sharon Jaynes

Sharon Jaynes

Sharon Jaynes is an international conference speaker and the author of 17 books from Harvest House, Moody Publishing, and Watherbrook/​Multnomah. She has written numerous magazine articles, and she’s a frequent guest on radio and television programs such as Focus on the Family, Revive Our Hearts, and Family Life. She is the cofounder of Girlfriends in God and a writer for their online devotions, which are read by approximately 500,000 subscribers each day.

Posts by Sharon Jaynes:

Do You Want to Get Well?

Sometimes the chains we wear shackled to our hearts become so comfortable, we get used to the pain and forget what it is like to be well. Perhaps some of us have never known. But the big question is — do you […]

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Ignored by Man and Chosen by God

Have you ever felt that you were overlooked or ignored…like you were a nobody? Well, take heart friend. You are not alone. In the Bible, we find the story of Samuel’s God-​​​​given assignment to anoint the next king of Israel. By God’s […]

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Filled to the Brim

Shortly after Jesus was baptized, he attended a wedding reception in the town of Cana, in Galilee. Apparently Jesus felt very comfortable at such a party, and I imagine Him laughing, mingling, and having a good old time with His friends. On day three of the […]

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Living Below the Bar

Who in the world is Mephibosheth and what possessed his momma to give him such a name? Well, I can’t answer the second question, but I can shed some light on the first. Mephibosheth was a man who was living way below his potential. […]

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God’s Living Letters

I received a letter the other day. Oh, it didn’t have a stamp in the right-​​​​hand corner or even a return address sticker. But I knew exactly where it came from and there was no doubt who had sent it. The letter was wearing jeans […]

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Your Scars Are Beautiful to God

“Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story.” (Psalm 107:2 TNIV) I have several scars on my body. One, in the middle of my forehead, I acquired during a rock fight when I was eight years old; one is on my lip from […]

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Emergency!

My husband, Steve, graduated from dental school in 1981. For the next two years, I was his only employee: his dental hygienist, dental assistant, receptionist, insurance clerk. On the days that I was not helping him, I worked for another dentist in town. […]

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