Pray Before You Leap

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love, Pray, prayer
As I recently prayed about an important decision I needed to make, I remembered there was a time when I didn’t. As a young Christian I didn’t even know that I should. When I was in my early twenties I moved without even praying about it. I loved God and it was not my intention […]

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Immediately

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
“And immediately they left their nets and followed him.”  Mark 1:18 I’ve often thought of the Gospel of Mark as the “book of immediately.” This is a favorite term of the author when describing the actions of our Lord and those around him. In the first chapter alone, he uses it nine

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Spirituality

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
Spirituality is a popular subject these days. Whole stores are filled with books and various gadgets that are sold to help one get in touch spiritually. There is just so much out there and at times one can feel confused about it all. In these days of growing awareness in the spiritual and the

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Attack of Satan

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
“Put on the full armour of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes” Ephesians 6:11 Every morning I begin my day by asking God to direct, empower, and protect me, so I will be able to please Him in all I do, think, and say. I want to be in tune […]

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Exceedingly Abundantly

Category: Daily Devotions, prayer
‘By His mighty power at work within us, He is able to accomplish infinitely more than We would ever dare to ask or hope.” Ephesians 3:20 In the great prayer which Paul had just written, he had apparently reached the highest expression possible of the life to which God’s mighty power could bring

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God’s Grace

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
“In Christ we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.” — Ephesians 1:7 Thought Forgiveness! What a sweet and precious gift. What we were powerless to fix, make up or pay for, God did for us in Jesus. With him, each day is a fresh

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Patience: The Glory in Waiting

Category: ALL, prayer
“And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.” Romans 5:3–5 In our

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Peace in a World of Turmoil

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, 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) “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts […]

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Fall on the Lamb

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
A dear friend of mine relayed a story to the rest of us in our women’s Bible study. In Scotland, two men were thatching a roof. One slipped and fell off. The other heard him cry out but couldn’t reach out fast enough to save his friend. As he inched toward the edge, the second […]

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THE DECISION OF A LIFETIME

Category: prayer
Finally, I confessed all my sins to you and stopped trying to hide my guilt. I said to myself, “I will confess my rebellion to the Lord.” And you forgave me! All my guilt is gone. —Psalm 32:5 The moment you made the decision to begin a personal relationship* with God through His Son, Jesus,

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Prayer Journey

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
Have you ever taken the time to evaluate your journey with God? Are you growing in your love relationship with Him? You may be thinking, “Can you really know if you are growing spiritually?” Yes, there are ways you can evaluate your spiritual growth. One way is to think through your prayer

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Praying When in Need

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
Read: James 1:1-5 What do you do when you lack clarity in the midst of a trial? Oftentimes we are tempted to do something, anything. But the wisest approach is to pray and wait on the Lord for direction. But how do we begin? Prayer starts with transitioning our thoughts from the situation at

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Six Needs You Will Have in 2019

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
“If the Lord is willing, we shall live and we shall do this or that [thing]“.James 4:15 (AMP) “Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself.” Matthew 6:34 (AMP) “Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God. May Your gracious Spirit lead

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A New Year Prayer

Category: Daily Devotions, prayer
From the Bible comes this beautiful and powerful prayer of David. A perfect prayer to write out and keep as a daily prayer throughout 2019. Psalm 25:4 & 5 “Show me your ways, oh LORD,teach me your paths.Guide me in your truth and teach me,for you are God my Savior,and my hope is in you […]

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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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Truth Can Set You Free

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
Read: John 8:31-36 Freedom is something we all love, but do we really know what it is? Some people think it’s being able to choose or act with few if any restraints, limits, or accountabilities. But that is what God calls rebellion because it’s a rejection of authority, as each one does as he

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