God, Our sustainer

When I said: My foot slips, Your mercy, O Lord, sustained me. Psalm 94:18 No matter the hardship, God always gives us something to sustain us. Terry Mark It’s easy to say, "Praise God. When you are suffering: praise. When you are being tested: praise. If you have tears in your eyes: praise."  But it’s harder … Continue reading God, Our sustainer

Intimacy with God

... but now I think that all things are worth nothing compared with the greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. Because of Christ, I lost all these things, and now I know that they are all worthless trash. All I want now is Christ. Philippians 3:8 Biblical knowledge is far better than gold when … Continue reading Intimacy with God

Prayer for the new school year

Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. Matthew 18:19 Every kid is one adult away, from being a success story. Josh Shipp Thank you Jesus, for this new day, for a new opportunity. … Continue reading Prayer for the new school year

WWJD?

Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1 To walk with God means that you and God are in agreement about your life.   1 Corinthians 10 ends with, whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. It made me think of … Continue reading WWJD?

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

Devotional 4/30

So we’re not giving up. How could we! Even though on the outside it often looks like things are falling apart on us, on the inside, where God is making new life, not a day goes by without his unfolding grace. 2 Corinthians 4:16-17 God's preparing you for what He has prepared for you. Christine Caine … Continue reading Devotional 4/30

Devotional 3/24

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. Matthew 6:6 If you only pray when you are in trouble... you're in trouble. Father God, thank you for always being with us. Please … Continue reading Devotional 3/24

Devotional 3/12

But David said to Saul, “Your servant used to keep his father’s sheep, and when a lion or a bear came and took a lamb out of the flock, I went out after it and struck it, and delivered the lamb from its mouth; and when it arose against me, I caught it by its … Continue reading Devotional 3/12

Devotional 2/27

Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb. She conceived and bore a son and said, “God has taken away my reproach. Genesis 30:22-23 You've got to have a made up mind. It is impossible to not praise and glorify our God. He is God, He is the Most High, … Continue reading Devotional 2/27

Devotional 1/28

Therefore, brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure, for if you do these things you will never stumble; 2 Peter 1:10 Sometimes problems don't require a solution to solve them; instead they require maturity to outgrow them. Steve Maraboli Are there backsliders who will not receive the grace of God to repent … Continue reading Devotional 1/28

Devotional 11/10

Bring all who claim me as their God, for I have made them for my glory. It was I who created them. Isaiah 43:7 It's not the load that breaks you down. Its the way you carry it. C.S Lewis God doesn’t need you or me, He doesn’t need our worship, or our money. But He does call for … Continue reading Devotional 11/10

Devotional 10/5

Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. 1 Corinthians 1:22-24 In order to serve you have to anticipate a need before it … Continue reading Devotional 10/5