Believers in Jesus Christ: Is God always pleased with us, no matter what we do? Now that we have been saved, by God’s grace, through faith in Jesus Christ, when God looks at us, can he see when we sin against him? Or, does he only see Jesus? Can we believe in Jesus Christ, and … Continue reading It Matters!
We are saved from our sins, and given eternal life with God, not just so we can escape hell and have the promise of heaven as our eternal home. When we believe in Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior of our lives, our new lives in Christ Jesus have only begun. He has so … Continue reading Walk in Victory
Waiting on the Lord involves trusting in who he is, in his word, in his many promises, and in his power, sovereignty and grace in our lives to work out all things in our lives according to his plans and his purposes. Life doesn’t always make sense, and sometimes it may even seem unfair and … Continue reading Abide in Him
Some of you may have wondered why I do what I do, day in and day out, i.e. why I write these devotions, and why I talk so much about walking in the Spirit and not walking according the flesh. You may have wondered, too, why I am so passionate and so persistent in getting … Continue reading Just Say NO!
If you, being a follower of Jesus Christ, were to write a testimony of what difference Jesus Christ has made in your life, what would that say? Surely, each of our testimonies would be as individual as we are, but there should also be a common thread weaved throughout all of them. The Lord Jesus … Continue reading A Common Thread
The Lord Jesus gave me this song to encourage my heart. Life, as we all know, has its ups and downs. Some days are better than others. Things don’t always go the way we would hope or desire. We get sick. We get hurt. We have communication and relationship difficulties. We make bad judgments sometimes, … Continue reading His Tender Mercies
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 4:44 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “I’ll Walk with God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 119:65-72 (NASB). Teach Me (vv. 65-66) You have dealt well with Your servant, O Lord, according to Your word. Teach me good discernment and knowledge, For … Continue reading That I May Learn
Monday, October 30, 2017, 12:00 noon – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Muted Trumpet.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Ephesians 2 (Select vv. ESV). You Once Walked (vv. 1-3) And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this … Continue reading We Once Were
Monday, October 9, 2017, 6:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Galatians 5:13-26 (NASB). Law in One Word (vv. 13-15) For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for … Continue reading Called to Freedom
Friday, September 29, 2017, 5:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “The Peace of Christ.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Ephesians 5:1-21 (NASB). Imitators of God (v. 1-2) Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and … Continue reading Children of Light