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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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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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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God Knows Our Needs

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
Read: Philippians 4:10-19 Today’s passage presents an interesting paradox. Paul promises the Philippians that God will supply all their needs (Philippians  4:19) yet admits that he has experienced times of want (Philippians  4:12). To reconcile these two statements, let’s consider

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Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”  1 John 4:18 Thought While I approach God with reverence and awe because he is the holy and majestic God, I don’t have to fear his […]

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Finding Perfect Peace

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You.” Isaiah 26:3 Almost everyone I know wants more peace in their lives. Many people that I know are desperately hoping and grasping for what seems altogether impossible in their present situations. They

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Journey of Surrender

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
Long ago, when I gave my heart to Christ, I jumped into the driver’s seat, thanked God for the car, asked Him for the keys and expected that He would ride shotgun. I gratefully invited Him to sit beside me to be my copilot on my journey.  I wanted God in my life to help […]

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Every Reason to be Content

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content.” Philippians 4:11 You have every reason to be content! A man once went to a minister for counseling. He was in the midst of financial collapse. “I’ve lost everything,” he bemoaned. “Oh, I’m so sorry

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Abundant, Supernatural Life

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“Even so, consider yourself to be dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus” Romans 6:11 (NAS). My friend Randy had given up on the Christian life. He said, “I have tried, but failed so many times; nothing seems to work. God doesn’t hear my prayers, and I am tired of trying. I’ve […]

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Soar Like an Eagle

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They  will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 40:31 Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by life’s problems? You want to soar above them but you feel yourself being sucked

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Energizing Verses for Every Day

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
I rarely watch daytime television, but every six months when I go to the dentist The Price is Right is already showing on the screen above the patient chair. Since I don’t know what else is on and I don’t want to flip channels and extend my appointment, I leave it. Whenever I see it, […]

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When Life Isn’t Fair

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“The one who calls you is faithful and He will do it” 1Thessalonians 5:24 “I was overlooked for the leadership position again. Someone much less qualified than me was chosen,” she wrote. She was committed and qualified, but overlooked again and again. It was not right. She asked me, “Is this

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