Devotionals

Aug
13
2014

Endurance And Encouragement

Listen to God’s Word for you in Romans 15:4. “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.”       One of the assignments against the people of God is to oppress them by wearing them down (Dan. […]
Aug
6
2014

Direction

Isaiah 11:2-3       Listen Isaiah 11:2-3. “The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him: the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord; and he will delight in the fear of the Lord. He will not judge by […]
Jul
30
2014

Your Heavenly Father’s Blessing

Be blessed to know your identity as your Father’s beloved son or daughter. “Those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God” (Rom 8:14). Be blessed with fully realizing the life-changing truth of the Spirit of sonship in you, living in you so that you can know you are the beloved […]
Jul
23
2014

Living In Resurrection Power

John 11:25      Hear God’s Word for you in John 11:25. “I am the resurrection and the life.” And in 1 Peter 1:3 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ […]
Jul
16
2014

Holy Exchange Prayer

As a kid, did you ever make a trade, “no trades back”? I’d always draw back, thinking, “Now wait a minute. What does he know that I don’t? I may decide that what I had was better and want it back!” In every need, Jesus invites us to exchange our insufficiency for His all-sufficiency, no trades […]
Jul
9
2014

You Display His Splendor

Isaiah 61:3 Listen to the Word of God for you in Isaiah 61:3. “They will be called … a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor.” Jesus quoted Isaiah 61:1-2 as he announced his purpose statement. He said, “The Spirit of the Lord is on me to preach the gospel to the […]
Jul
2
2014

Pleading Your Case In The Court Of Heaven

The covenant of God with His people is a contract, and His protection and provision are in the terms of the contract on His part.  Intercession means to present a case in council or to plead the terms of the covenant (Ps. 74:20).  Can you imagine presenting your case before the bench of the Ancient […]
Jun
25
2014

What is Worship, Part Two

Worship is prizing God our Father, Jesus our Savior, and our Holy Spirit.             We most truly worship God when we prize Him as the sole object of our heart’s desire. Right after Philippians 3:3, where Paul said worship is by the Spirit of God, he expresses the pinnacle of his relationship with Jesus. He so […]
Jun
18
2014

What is Worship, Part One

            I heard a broadcast of John Piper’s message at Passion in Atlanta. It galvanized my attention to making much of God as a priority, not because he loves us (which he does) or anything else centered in myself, but because of Him. He deserves all glory in and of Himself. We are His treasure, but that […]
Jun
18
2014

What is Worship? Part One

            I heard a broadcast of John Piper’s message at Passion in Atlanta. It galvanized my attention to making much of God as a priority, not because he loves us (which he does) or anything else centered in myself, but because of Him. He deserves all glory in and of Himself. We are His treasure, but that […]
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