How to Experience Christ’s Peace

Category: Daily Devotions
Read: John 14:27-31 “My peace I give to you” (John 14:27). Jesus spoke these amazing words just hours before His crucifixion. His peace isn’t dependent upon external circumstances, but rather, it transcends them. Although He gives His peace to every believer as a gift, our experience of it is

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A New Year’s Resolution

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
Aaah, the New Year.  I don’t know about you but I always seem to have mixed feelings about the year to come? I think because it is the UNKNOWN! What will this New Year bring?  What joys?  What sorrows?  What losses?  What gains?  How strong will my faith be in 2019, I wonder?  What resolutions

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Assurance of Victory

Category: Daily Devotions
“This is the victory that conquers the world, Our faith.” 1 John 5:4 (NCV) What is unique about the kingdom of God is that you are assured of victory. You have won!  You are assured that you will someday stand before the face of God and see the King of kings.  You are assured that […]

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God’s Peace in the Storms of Life

Category: Daily Devotions
It is that time of year that we are faced with winter storms. During these storms the power often goes out in our neighborhood leaving us without power for light and heat. Last night it was off for several hours. It is amazing how dependent we have become on electricity and how dark it can […]

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Power in the Calm

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
“…Be still, and know that I am God…” Psalm 46:10 NIV The lights in the den flicker on and off twice, then total darkness settles over my house.  The alarm system makes the familiar fading beeping noise signaling power is lost.  No electricity is being transported to us on this hot, summer

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God is Thinking about You

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“How precious it is, Lord, to realize that You are thinking about me constantly.” Psalm 139:17 Our son and his wife arrived at our house just minutes before we were leaving for a conference. They lived in northern Alberta and had driven all night so we could meet our newest granddaughter,

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Being in God’s Thoughts

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them!” Psalm 139:17 Divine omniscience (God’s all-knowingness) gives no comfort to the ungodly mind, but to the child of God it overflows with consolation. God is always thinking about us, never turns aside His mind from us,

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Reasons for Joy

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“Happy are the people whose God is the Lord.”Psalm 144:15 “How’s life?” someone asks. And we who’ve been resurrected from the dead say, “Well, things could be better.” Or, “Couldn’t get a parking place.” Or, “My parents won’t let me move to Hawaii.” Or, “People won’t leave me alone so I can

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Invited to Rest

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 My life, […]

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Passionate about Jesus

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“…neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:39 Bobbi’s spiritual life needed refreshing. Prayer became a duty rather than a joy. Friend, God wants an intimate relationship with Bobbi!

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God, the One and Only

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father’s side, has made him known”. — John 1:18 Thought Jesus is God’s greatest message. He not only proclaims and declares God’s love, mercy, and grace, he has made it known. Only Jesus can display God to us fully, […]

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The Christmas Story

Category: Daily Devotions
Found in the Holy Bible, in the book of Luke. The story of the Birth of Christ Jesus: “About that time Caesar Augustus ordered a census to be taken throughout the Empire. This was the first census when Quirinius was the governor of Syria. Everyone had to travel to his hometown to be accounted

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A Miracle on Christmas Eve

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions
“All who are oppressed may come to Him. He is a refuge for them in their times of trouble” Psalm 9:9 My father was born in the Ukraine and spent his first fifteen years there.  One Christmas his two older brothers bought a German-made Christmas musical wind-up tree stand for their parents. It

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Let Us Go to Bethlehem

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“The angels left them and went back to heaven. The shepherds said to each other, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see what the Lord has told us about.” Luke 2:15 Christmastime is a season when many people are more interested in the present than the past. But, it is the past that Christmas is all […]

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Renew Your Faith at Christmas

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“But the angel said to them, “… I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.” Luke 2:10 (NIV) Knowing that Christmas time is God’s chosen time teaches us that Christmas is the time for us to renew our faith. We need not fear God because of the Good […]

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What God Already Gave: His Son

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
What is the best Christmas present you’ve ever received? When I was younger, it was anything Strawberry Shortcake. For a while, I was all about gift cards. This year, the Lord keeps reminding me of something He already gave. “Unto us a child is born. Unto us a son is given.“ (Isaiah 9:6) Unto

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A Different Kind of Resolution

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
Kathy thought about the approaching New Year as she filed away the boxes of last year’s paperwork. There were things she would like to do differently in this new year. Oh, there were the usual things most of her friends were claiming as their New Year’s Resolutions: Lose weight Stop smoking

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Happy Birthday, Jesus

Category: Daily Devotions
Wow! it is already December. How the time flies. Now it is time to get serious about Christmas. Serious in the sense that we need to take the time to reflect on what this season is all about. Christmas songs are filling the air. And as we sing along with the Christmas songs being played […]

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