Leave behind the familiar

The LORD had said to Abram, "Go from your country, your people and your father's household to the land I will show you. Genesis 12:1 Those who have walked through the fire, leave sparks of light wherever they go. Father God, we thank you for being the one who sets our crooked paths straight, the one … Continue reading Leave behind the familiar

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Prayer for guidance

For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. Romans 8:14 God will never come to your level, you'll have to come to His. He will not come to you requirement; you have to come to God's. William BranshenFather God I thank you for your love and tender … Continue reading Prayer for guidance

Prepared in advance

But who are you, a human being, to talk back to God? "Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, 'Why did you make me like this?'" Romans 9:20 God uses men who are weak and feeble enough to lean on him. Johnson Taylor The calling of the Lord is not reserved for … Continue reading Prepared in advance

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

Devotional 6/5

No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us. Romans 8:37 Negative emotions like loneliness, envy and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life. They're big, flashing signs that something needs to change. Gretchen Rubin The word of God tells us that we are overcomers but … Continue reading Devotional 6/5

Devotional 3/29

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 Sometimes the worst place you can be, is in your own head. Nobody is born with an identity: identity is something that evolves over time. Identity is in what we associate ourselves with and how we understand and perceive things. Identity is vitally important because it can either make us  act … Continue reading Devotional 3/29

Devotional 3/20

Walk in the spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. Galatians 5:16 There's no such thing as indecision: you either decide, or decide not to decide but you have decided. Get it? Pastor John Hagee Your flesh wants something, but the Spirit doesn't want you to go that route! What do … Continue reading Devotional 3/20

Devotional 3/19

But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ! 1 Corinthians 15:57 Your warfare is an indication to the level of your breakthrough! Medina Pullings If Satan's snipers can hit or wound our hearts and minds, then they can direct our actions with heavy influence. The Lord gave us spiritual weapons … Continue reading Devotional 3/19

Devotional 1/8

Let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire. Hebrews 12:28-29 The struggle you're in today, is developing the strength you will need tomorrow. Is the God you serve a bipolar God? One day … Continue reading Devotional 1/8

Devotional 1/6

So take a new grip with your tired hands and strengthen your weak knees. Mark out a straight path for your feet so that those who are weak and lame will not fall but become strong. Hebrews 12:12-13 If I went through what you went through... I would be in a bad mood too. Steven … Continue reading Devotional 1/6

Devotional 11/16

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but *mighty in God for pulling down strongholds... 2 Corinthians 10:3-4 I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves. Harriet … Continue reading Devotional 11/16

Devotional 11/13

Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; even today I declare that I will restore to you double. Zechariah 9:12 The more you pray, the less you'll panic. The more you worship, the less you worry. You'll feel more patient and less pressured. Rick Warren We can hope in the LOVE which the Most High has for … Continue reading Devotional 11/13