Abounding in Hope

By the Holy Spirit Romans 15:14-16 ESV I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another. But on some points I have written to you very boldly by way of reminder, because of the grace given me by God … Continue reading Abounding in Hope

Give Me Courage, Lord

I believe that one of Satan’s greatest weapons against us is his lies and deceptions. Through the use of lies and deceptions, his objective is to get us to be afraid and to doubt God. As well, he wants us to question God’s sovereignty over our lives, his many promises to us, and his awesome … Continue reading Give Me Courage, Lord

Not too Hard for God

Have you ever gotten to the point in your life where you felt like you were at the end of your rope? Everything you tried seemed to just blow up in your face. Nothing went like you had hoped, or even as you had planned. And, you felt as though you just kept coming up … Continue reading Not too Hard for God

A People Divided

There are so many things which divide us as a nation, as a people, and as the children of God. We are divided by hatred, violence, political affiliation, denomination, race, religion, social status, culture, belief systems, etc. We are also divided by greed, love of power, idolatry, spiritual and physical adultery, wars of men, lies, … Continue reading A People Divided

Closer to God

Do you ever have times in your life when you feel… well, maybe you don’t even know what you feel exactly, or you don’t know how to express it. But, you know you want to go deeper with God. You want more of him in your life, i.e. more of his life being lived out … Continue reading Closer to God

Our Only God

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 95 (vv. 1-7a NIV). Do you ever feel saddened by circumstances or by how people respond to you? You know what God has called you to do. You know the words of encouragement he has whispered in your heart. You heard him clearly. There is no doubt … Continue reading Our Only God

Words

I read Psalm 119:137-144 NIV You are righteous, Lord, and your laws are right. The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. So, what are these statutes that God has laid down for us which are righteous and fully trustworthy? When we talk about the “Word of God,” what do we … Continue reading Words

Waiting

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 5:11 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Trust Him.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 27 (Select vv. ESV). No Fear (vv. 1-3) The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; … Continue reading Waiting

Run to God

Friday, September 8, 2017, 6:37 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Cry for Mercy.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 143 (ESV). Our Prayers (vv. 1-4) Hear my prayer, O Lord; give ear to my pleas for mercy! In your faithfulness answer me, in your righteousness! … Continue reading Run to God

My Portion

Saturday, September 2, 2017, 5:27 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee, Blessed Redeemer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 119:57-80 (NASB). Heth (vv. 57-64) The Lord is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words. I sought Your favor with all … Continue reading My Portion