Hunger and Thirst

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled” Matthew 5:6 (KJV ) Do you hunger and thirst after righteousness, for the fullness and power of the Holy Spirit in your life? If so, you can claim that fullness and power right now by faith. “The great

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Blessing of the Fruit of the Spirit

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control” Galatians 5:22-23. The fruit of the spirit is not an emotional response. It is God in you. Be blessed to keep in step with His Spirit and draw on who He is. Be blessed

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Just and True

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations. Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship before you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.” Revelation

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Too Much Grey!

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 Have you ever asked yourself, “What has this world come to?” As I reflect on my upbringing, I remember right and wrong being more […]

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Struggles

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
Struggles: Yes we all go through them. Sometimes we know why and probably most often we don’t. James tells us to… ‘Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,’ James 1:2. James tells us to consider it all joy when we go through them. But it can be […]

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Growling Like a Bear

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions
“We all growl like bears; we moan mournfully like doves. We look for justice but find none; for deliverance, but it is far away. For our offenses are many in Your sight, and our sins testify against us.” Isaiah 59:11-12a “It’s not faaaaaair!” How many times have I chastised my kids for their

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It’s Good to Draw Near

Category: Daily Devotions
Psalm 73 speaks of jealousy of the foolish and arrogant rich. These people became rich by mocking and extorting men. They spoke against God saying He had no power over them and could not judge them. They paraded their arrogance and enticed God’s people to drink from their cup and follow them.

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Feelings of Inferiority

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
Read: Ephesians 2:10 “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” Early in my life, I experienced some feelings of inferiority. Because we struggled financially, my mother and I didn’t live in the “right”

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Jewels from Junk

Category: Daily Devotions
“…I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out—plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you hope for.” Jeremiah 29:11 (The Message) ‘You are altogether beautiful, my love; there is no flaw in you.’ Song of Solomon 4:7 In her poem ‘What to do with […]

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Broken Relationships

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“I want to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His suffering” Philippians 3:10 How are you doing today? Is everything going great or are you struggling with a broken relationship? Or perhaps you have an incurable disease – maybe something worse. Some parts of our

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How Can I Remain Silent

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
“For how can I bear to see disaster fall on my people? How can I bear to see the destruction of my family?”  Esther 8:6 Harriet Tubman was an African-American who escaped slavery by means of the Underground Railway into Pennsylvania from the South. However, once freed, knowing that others

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Reflecting Christ

Category: Daily Devotions
Have you ever wished this world would ask to see lives that reflect the life of Christ? Have you ever hoped your life would be that reflection? Have you ever come to the end of yourself, realizing you can’t imitate Him as you had always hoped you could? Have you ever noticed the Bible says,

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How Temptations Lose Their Power

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions
We’ve all been there. The battle raging in the mind. Should I? Shouldn’t I? What would it hurt? I’m not sure I can say “no.” How can I say “no”? Peter did something he thought he would never do. He denied the Lord. In the heat of the temptation, he told others he never knew […]

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Hiding among the Trees

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
Please open your Bible and read Genesis 2:25-3:10 Take a trip with me back in time. Way back – to the dawn of creation, when Adam & Eve lived the good life in the Garden of Eden. They had a pretty sweet deal there. That is, until that infamous day, when as politicians are sometimes […]

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Faithful Friend

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“The saying is trustworthy, for: If we have died with him, we will also live with him; if we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he also will deny us; if we are faithless, he remains faithful.” 2 Timothy 2:11-13 Have you ever had a friend abandon you after a […]

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He Desires to Save Us

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“And Isaiah boldly says, ‘I was found by those who did not seek me, I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me.’” Romans 10:20 Sometimes God really surprises us with the people he decides to save. Saul of Tarsus comes to mind. He was a terrible person who dragged men and women […]

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Bitterness in the Garden of Our Hearts

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled“ Hebrews 12:15 It is impossible to pass through this world without being struck by injustice or heartache. Unless we process our struggles in Christ, a

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Barely Thriving

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“But in your great mercy you did not put an end to them or abandon them, for you are a gracious and merciful God” Nehemiah 9:31 Years ago, I was given a Chinese evergreen in a sympathy basket when my husband died. When it grew, I replanted it and all went well for a while. Then the

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