Devotional 1/18

And then take on an entirely new way of life—a God-fashioned life, a life renewed from the inside and working itself into your conduct as God accurately reproduces his character in you. Ephesians 4:22 God's ultimate goal for your life on earth is not comfort, but character development. Rick Warren The promises of God do not… Continue reading Devotional 1/18

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Devotional 1/16

Then Jesus went to work on his disciples. “Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You’re not in the driver’s seat; I am. Don’t run from suffering; embrace it. Follow me and I’ll show you how. Self-help is no help at all. Self-sacrifice is the way, my way, to finding… Continue reading Devotional 1/16

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 12/13

Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain; and it did not rain on the land for three years and six months. And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth produced its fruit. ‭‭James‬ ‭5:17-18‬ To be hopeful, is painful. To… Continue reading Devotional 12/13

Devotional 12/12

Son of man, these leaders have set up idols in their hearts. They have embraced things that will make them fall into sin. Why should I listen to their requests? Ezekiel 14:3 Revenge, lust, ambition, pride, and self-will are too often exalted as man's idolatry; while holiness, peace, contentment and humility, are viewed as unworthy… Continue reading Devotional 12/12

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