Approval

“It is dangerous to be concerned with what others think of you, but if you trust the Lord, you are safe.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭29‬:‭25‬ Lately I have been second guessing everything I consider to be true of myself. I shared yesterday that although I consider myself content, in a recent study I recognized areas of discontentment.... Continue Reading →

Won’t Waste It

“So then, my dear friends, stand firm and steady. Keep busy always in your work for the Lord, since you know that nothing you do in the Lord's service is ever useless.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭15‬:‭58‬ I like to be busy when I work. Too muchdown time and I quickly get bored andrestless, two things that... Continue Reading →

Refining Trials

“My friends, consider yourselves fortunate when all kinds of trials come your way, for you know that when your faith succeeds in facing such trials, the result is the ability to endure.”‭‭James‬ ‭1‬:‭2‬-‭3‬ ‭ This scripture has came up a lot in the past few days in different devotions and readings Ihave been in. When... Continue Reading →

Impossibly Possible

“Jesus looked straight at them and answered, “This is impossible for human beings, but for God everything is possible.”” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭19‬:‭26‬ ‭ Jesus told the disciples that for a rich man to enter Heaven it would be very hard because they wouldn't want to give their wealth away. The disciples questioned who could be saved.... Continue Reading →

Waiting for Help

“I waited patiently for the Lord's help; then he listened to me and heard my cry. He pulled me out of a dangerous pit, out of the deadly quicksand. He set me safely on a rock and made me secure.” ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭40‬:‭1‬-‭2‬ ‭ I am that person. The one who waits impatiently for help. The... Continue Reading →

Fear Not

“Do not be afraid—I am with you! I am your God—let nothing terrify you! I will make you strong and help you; I will protect you and save you.” ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭41‬:‭10‬ Loneliness as descibed by Psychology Today as “a state of distress or discomfort that results when one perceives a gap between one's desires for... Continue Reading →

Prayer for today

To you, O Lord, we offer our prayer; in You, our God, we trust. Save us from the shame of defeat; don't let our enemies gloat over us! Defeat does not come to those who trust in You, but to those who are quick to rebel against You. Teach us Your ways, O Lord; make... Continue Reading →

Don’t Give Up

“Let us be concerned for one another, to help one another to show love and to do good. Let us not give up the habit of meeting together, as some are doing. Instead, let us encourage one another all the more, since you see that the Day of the Lord is coming nearer.” Hebrews‬ ‭10‬:‭24‬-‭25‬... Continue Reading →

“Put on all the armor that God gives you, so that you will be able to stand up against the Devil's evil tricks.”‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭6‬:‭11‬ ‭ When I think about a soldier with his full armor on, I picture someone ready to engage in battle. A warrior ready to fight. Another time where I have seen... Continue Reading →

Supply For All Your Need

“And with all his abundant wealth through Christ Jesus, my God will supply all your needs.” ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭4‬:‭19‬ ‭ Paul knew what it was like to have God meet his needs through others. He was a tent maker, but often received help from those he ministered to. Paul was letting the people of Philippi know... Continue Reading →

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