I am Doing a New Thing

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“This is what the Lord says, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.”  Isaiah 43:16,18-19 Thought The year is gone, finished, past. We […]

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Whatever You Do

Category: Daily Devotions
“Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.”Colossians 3:17 Thoughts on today’s verse Everything! All! No matter what we say, no matter what we do, it is to be offered as a gift of thanks to God […]

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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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Wait on the Lord

Category: Daily Devotions
“Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord” . — Psalm 27:14 Thought If there is anything we don’t like to do, it’s wait. Maybe that is why God is so interested in us learning to do it! There is something purifying about remaining strong in tough times and […]

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His Presence and Help

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“For I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.”  Isaiah 41:13 Thought Life crashes in and we wish we could be children again and have someone to take care of us and protect us. Into our confused and chaotic […]

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My Refuge and My Shield

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.” Psalm 119:114 Thought Where can we go to remain secure from the onslaught of bad ideas, evil influences, and false hopes? We can go to God and his Word. While people can be disloyal and misguided, God’s love is proven […]

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Wonderful Promises

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
Wonderful Promises “Since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.” —2 Corinthians 7:1 Thought God has blessed us with so many wonderful promises. He has secured them through

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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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Trust in the Lord

Category: Daily Devotions
“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight” — Proverbs 3:5-6 Thought What do you use for your life’s compass? No matter how insightful, wise, experienced, or knowledgeable we may be, only

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Kind and Compassionate

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love, prayer
“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”  Ephesians 4:32 Thought Be kind and compassionate — two qualities that seem to be in short supply. Maybe it’s because we hold up the wrong heroes. Unfortunately these two qualities are often

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God’s Purpose

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, O Lord, endures forever — do not abandon the works of your hands.”  Psalm 138:8 Thought God has a purpose and plan for each of our lives. The greatest thing we can do is to find that purpose and live it out. We can trust […]

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Perfect Peace

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you” — Isaiah 26:3 Thought While it is naive, on one hand, to think that trusting in God makes all of our problems go away — Christians have many of the same problems that unbelievers do because they share the

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I Love the Lord

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“I love the Lord. He heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.” — Psalm 116:1-2 Thought Understanding the Lord’s love, presence, and nearness should lead us to serve him and to deepen our relationship with him. […]

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God is our Refuge and Strength

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble”  Psalm 46:1 Thought Where can we go when all the walls fall and all the armies crumble and all hope is lost? To the eternal God, who is our Father. He preserved Israel through the most difficult of times, protected the Bible from

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