Devotionals

May
22
2018

Plead The Promises

Prayer is like picking peas. You just get on your knees and do it. With an open Bible, praise the praises and plead the promises. Pleading the promises is a powerful form of prayer. God is a covenant-keeping God. He is faithful to His promises. I am an imperfect earthly parent, but as far as […]
May
8
2018

Show Me Your Glory

Hudson Taylor, missionary to China, said, “We are changed by beholding.” He may have had 2 Corinthians 3:18 in mind. “But we all, with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.” Isaiah […]
May
2
2018

Blessing Of Your Belovedness

You are your Beloved’s and He is yours (Song 6:3). He called you His beloved from eternity. Your Father was pleased to make you His own (1 Sam 12:22). The voice of your loving Father resonates in you in a deep place. He is blessing you every day with Himself, nothing less. He is there […]
Apr
25
2018

Is My Heart God’s Resting Place?

“This is what the Lord says: Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house you will build for me? Where will my resting place be?” (Isaiah 66:1). God is looking for men and women who hear and obey when He speaks, who follow the truth He reveals and have […]
Apr
18
2018

Widow’s Oil

Listen to God’s Word in 2 Kings 4:1-7. “The wife of a man from the company of the prophets cried out to Elisha, ‘Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that he revered the LORD. But now his creditor is coming to take my two boys as his slaves.’ Elisha replied to her, […]
Apr
12
2018

Colossians 3: A Daily Choice

I am grieved by the tone of today’s rhetoric as I am sure you are . There is so much toxic public conversation with accusation, shaming, vulgarity, you-name-it. It troubles me. Are we like the frog in the proverbial pot of water on the stove, with the temperature being raised so slowly that we did […]
Apr
3
2018

Morning Blessing

“This is the day that You have made. I will rejoice and be glad in it” (Ps. 118:24). Be blessed with waking up each morning refreshed and greatly anticipating another new day in communion with your Father, your Redeemer, your Friend. He awakens you morning by morning, and He is eager to speak to you […]
Mar
28
2018

Praying Psalm 28: A Prayer For Help And Praise For The Answer

Has there been a time when it seemed that God was not listening to you? Did you feel as if He was far away? Be encouraged that God sees and hears you. He will renew your sense of intimacy with Him, for He has not moved. Take your eyes off the problems and raise them […]
Mar
22
2018

You Are Blessed With The Seal Of His Pleasure – Ephesians 1:5-14

Your Father recorded in His Word the intention of His pleasure in you. Hear and receive His heart for you in Ephesians 1:5-14 (paraphrased from NLT and personalized for you). 5 God’s unchanging plan has always been to adopt you into His own family by bringing you to Himself through Jesus Christ. This is what […]
Mar
14
2018

Forgiving Yourself

You’ve blown it. You have really messed up. You have agreed with God that what you did was sin. You know that God heard your prayer asking forgiveness, and you really meant every word. You believe that Jesus died for you on the cross and that His sacrifice forgives all your sins. But you still […]
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