I had to reboot my WiFi modem and I was annoyed. Have you ever had to reset your phone, modem, computer or cable box? It may be inconvenient for a few minutes, but the outcome is usually better. The quarantine has interrupted our lives and it may be annoying. But it is demanding that we… Read More Are you open for change?
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; Isaiah 41:10 No God, no peace; know God, know peace. Father God, thank you for giving us a new day, a healthy body and a sound mind. You are faithful… Read More Prayer relating to Corona Virus Pandemic
“Sir,” the invalid replied, “I have no one to help me into the pool when the water is stirred. While I am trying to get in, someone else goes down ahead of me.” Then Jesus said to him, “Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.” John 5: 7-8 If you don’t like something, change… Read More Get up! Pick up your mat & walk.
The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. Psalm 34:18 Success is heavily dependent on how we manage the trials and tribulations we face. Many of us have experienced trauma and different types of change and loss, and can relate to feeling depressed, angry, resentful or bitter. Anyone who… Read More Grief
But who are you, a human being, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’” Romans 9:20 God uses men who are weak and feeble enough to lean on him. Johnson Taylor The calling of the Lord is not reserved for… Read More Prepared in advance
Behold, the former things have come to pass, And new things I declare; Before they spring forth I tell you of them. Isaiah 42: 9 Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God. William Carey Just about this time every year, we get a revived drive and a refreshed passion to begin a new… Read More The landscape has changed
The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. Isaiah 9:2 Even a dim light looks bright in the dark. Darkness is the absence of light, and many of us have our dark seasons. We all experience gloom, lack, depression, ignorance,… Read More What does light have to do with darkness?
Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. Matthew 5:17 At its heart, legalism is a desire to appear holy. It is trying to be justified before men and not God. David Wilkerson The Lord is not a… Read More Tuesday word: Legalism
While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off. Acts 13:2-3 Where you go, I’ll go. What you say, I’ll say. Kim Walker What is God looking… Read More Devotional 6/29
I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. John 10:11 Why does God refer to us as sheep? In John 15, Jesus prays for his disciples and for the others who are not yet part of the sheepfold. And in John 10, He says that a hired servant… Read More Devotional 6/13
Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double for all her sins. Isaiah 40:2 Grace transforms her suffering into discipline. Ellicott He reminds us of His love while we’re in the wilderness… Read More Devotional 5/31
I, even I, am the one who wipes out your transgressions for My own sake, And I will not remember your sins. Isaiah 43:25 Sometimes God will give you exactly what you wanted just to show you it’s not, at all, what you needed. In the story of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32); the father… Read More Devotional 5/30