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Welcome to Raised to Walk! A site for discipleship resources. We publish deep dive Bible studies, Christian commentary, and are dedicated to connecting and growing the community of Christian writers and thinkers.

~ C.M. Alvarez, founder

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The Book of Job

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NoFear Devotional


A 7-day devotional to overcoming fear and anxiety

An Unexpected Journal Science Fiction

An Unexpected Journal: Science Fiction

Chapter contributions: “The Ethics of The Matrix” and “Gremlins and the Second Way.”

An Unexpected Devotional

An Unexpected Devotional

A 10-day devotional for Holy Week incorporating essays from An Unexpected Journal.


Just like the Israelites, we will encounter some giants. Circumstances that seem to make God a liar. The corruption will seem too great, the addiction too strong, or the diagnosis too dire. When the giant you are facing seems too big for God to handle, remember this . . . Jesus was dead. He had been in the grave for three days. When it seemed like it was all over, God proved His power and won the ultimate victory.

– C.M. Alvarez, #NoFear: a 7-Day Devotional

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January 29th, 2021

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Are We Seeking God’s Will or Our Will?

Are We Seeking God’s Will or Our Will?

In Job 40 and 41, the Lord ends his speech to Job. God began his speech to job in chapters 40-41, highlighting the wonders of creation, things that Job experienced every day, but didn’t understand.Then God continues: Job 40 And the Lord said to Job: 2...

When God Speaks to Job

When God Speaks to Job

In Job 38, we come to the climax of the book of Job. Job has experienced loss and devastation in every area of his life: his family, his business, his health, his influence, and his relationships. He has defended himself against the accusations of his...

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