If God said it, that settles it

So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it. Isaiah 55:11 The world changes, circumstances change, we change but God's word never changes. Warren Wersbe Abraham … Continue reading If God said it, that settles it

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Get ready!

Now Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink, for there is the sound of the roar of an abundance of rain. 1 Kings 18:41 The only way to be fruitful for God is if your heart is in His garden. Rain is important and necessary in the natural. It feeds the green of the earth: … Continue reading Get ready!

Serve God, not people

So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the … Continue reading Serve God, not people

The turn around

[This is] because the foolish thing [that has its source in] God is wiser than men, and the weak thing [that springs] from God is stronger than men. 1 Corinthians 1:27 Don't get down in the pit and start doubting what God showed you. Your dream is just as real in the pit as it … Continue reading The turn around

God deals with us directly and individually

I have been very zealous for the LORD, the God of Hosts,” he replied, “but the Israelites have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars, and killed Your prophets with the sword. I am the only one left, and they are seeking my life as well. 1 Kings 19:14 Sometimes your clearest view of God … Continue reading God deals with us directly and individually

Girl talk

Some advice from my youth on dating and waiting on God for our spouses Check out our Girls talk:https://youtu.be/guasUhbytCc Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/riseabove720

Making your way through this world

Dear friends, I warn you as “temporary residents and foreigners” to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against your very souls. 1 Peter 2:11 If you are a Christian, you are not a citizen of this world trying to get to heaven; you are a citizen of heaven making your way through this … Continue reading Making your way through this world

The landscape has changed

Behold, the former things have come to pass, And new things I declare; Before they spring forth I tell you of them. Isaiah 42: 9 Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God. William Carey Just about this time every year, we get a revived drive and a refreshed passion to begin a new … Continue reading The landscape has changed

We are no longer slaves…

We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Corinthians 4:8–9 Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - … Continue reading We are no longer slaves…

Devotional 7/5

“Hagar, servant of Sarai,” He said, “where have you come from, and where are you going?” “I am running away from my mistress Sarai,” she replied. Genesis 16:8 Hagar could not but admire the Lord's mercy, and feel, Have I, who am so unworthy, been favored with a gracious visit from the Lord? Matthew Henry We … Continue reading Devotional 7/5

Devotional 6/17

For there is a right time and procedure to every purpose, though a man's misery weighs heavily upon him. Ecclesiastes 8:6 There are years that ask questions, and years that answer. Zora N. Hurston We all know the phrase "God's timing is perfect". But we should also know that waiting for that time is quite … Continue reading Devotional 6/17

Devotional 5/8

But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers. 1 Kings 19:4 There is no time … Continue reading Devotional 5/8