God is Our Guide

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way” Psalm 25:9. “For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end”Psalm 48:14. I was sitting in the middle section of a small theater but my mind was not on the play.   Once […]

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Peace Has Been Provided

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it of power

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Mercy and Grace

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
You and I have stumbled in life.  We’ve done our best, only to trip and fall.  The distance between where we are and where we want to be is impassable. Where do we turn? I suggest we look to one of God’s sweetest promises: “For our high priest [Jesus] is able to understand our weaknesses.  He

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Facing a Wall of Fear?

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
Perhaps standing before you is a wall of fear.  Brick upon brick of anxiety and dread. Haunting you are the kings of confusion.  Thanks to them, you’ve struggled with your identity and destiny. You’ve bought the lie that life has no purpose…that life has no absolutes. As a child of God, it

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Live Free

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“Jesus replied, ‘I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave of sin. A slave is not a permanent member of the family, but a son is part of the family forever. So if the Son sets you free, you are truly free.’” John 8:34-36 (NLT) Did Jesus say, “I died so you […]

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Who God Is

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
“The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children

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In My Life

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
In my trouble God is greater,In my weakness He is strong;In my trial God is dearer,In my sorrow He’s my song.In my burden God is mighty,In my storm He calms the sea;In my tears I know His comfort,In my life He’s all to me. “If God is for us, who can ever be against us? […]

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Make Time to be Quiet

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“Find a quiet, secluded place so you won’t be tempted to role-play before God. Just be there as simply and honestly as you can manage. The focus will shift from you to God, and you will begin to sense his grace” Matthew 6:6 (The Message). God isn’t going to speak to you if your life […]

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Am I Quiet?

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“I have stilled and quieted my soul…” Psalm 131:2 Whether it be the insistent cry of the corporate ladder, the more vocal cry of small children, or the never-ending cry of our loneliness, cacophony surrounds us. However, even the most “type A” personally eventually discovers that the soul, that

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It’s For You

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek; for the same Lord over all is rich unto all who call upon Him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.“ Romans 10:12-13 She didn’t feel worthy of praying to God herself, so she came to my office […]

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Pursue the Virtue of Contentment

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
A businessman bought popcorn from an old street vendor each day after lunch. He once arrived to find the peddler closing up his stand at noon. “Is something wrong?” he asked. A smile wrinkled the seller’s leathery face. “By no means. All is well.” “Then why are you closing your popcorn stand?”

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Time: God’s Gift to You and Me

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
Time is life. It should not be taken for granted. Time is clothed with opportunities. If lost, it might be difficult to be regained. Most things in life can be stopped but, time is one of those unstoppable giants. Even if a person decides to pause his/her own time, the real time will still be

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I Will Not be Shaken

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions
“I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken”. — Psalm 16:8 Thought There are many things that can trouble our lives, but none that can shake us loose from the grip of God’s grace if our hearts remain pointed at Jesus as our […]

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How to Pray Like a Pastor

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach, prayer
Of all that is unique about the Christian faith, this aspect stands apart: Its leaders are not called to their positions because of rare skill, raw talent, or overwhelming desire. They are not qualified by the charismatic personality, the ability to draw a crowd, or skilled rhetoric. Rather,

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God Helps Us Pray

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
Read: Romans 8:26-27 Why do we sometimes feel as if our prayers go no farther than the ceiling? We’re speaking, but is God listening? The truth is that the Lord is always attentive to the prayers of His people. He’s the one who has invited us to come boldly into His presence. What’s more, He

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Persistent Prayer

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
God hears your prayers, my friend!  No matter what the circumstance is—Matthew 21:22 says, “And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.” An elderly Korean lady attended her church’s early morning prayer meeting every day.  And without fail, she brought her husband’s

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Putting Our Affairs in Order

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“Put your affairs in order.” Words gripping the souls of husband and wife as the doctor pronounced that, although further palliative measures could be taken, this was a terminal illness. Disease was not a stranger to the couple as both had survived cancer and he had fought through several heart

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God Brings New Life Out of the Fire

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“Praise be to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, who has sent his angel and rescued his servants! They trusted in him and defied the king’s command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God”  Daniel 3:28 (NIV). When you trust God

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Declare

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; He is my God, and I trust him. “- Psalm 91:1-2 NLT What is it that we declare about the Lord? […]

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