Devotionals

Jul
11
2012

What Is God Saying To Me? Part 1

           Sometimes it is good to take time to remember and reflect. I wrote the following severeal years ago. As I read back over it recently, it is amazing how timely this still is for 2012. I do not want to waste the lessons of the journey. So I am inviting you to join […]
Jul
4
2012

Possess Your Freedom

           On this day when the United States is celebrating Independence Day, beloved one, listen to God’s Word for you about freedom in Christ. “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” Galatians […]
Jun
27
2012

No Fear In God’s Hiding Place, Psalm 32:7; 42:8

Listen to the Word of God in Psalm 32:7. “You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.” And in Psalm 42:8. “By day the LORD directs his [covenant] love, at night his song is with me, a prayer to the God of my life.” Be blessed […]
Jun
20
2012

Praying The Names Of God

The name of the Lord is a strong tower. The righteous run into it and are safe. Proverbs 18:10             In Hebrew and Greek, a personal name communicated something indispensable for distinguishing that person’s character and personality. All the many names of God present some aspect of his inexhaustible, awesome glory. When God revealed Himself to […]
Jun
13
2012

Mighty Men Of Prayer For Spiritual Leaders

Spiritual leaders are both male and female, but this week let’s focus on the men in spiritual leadership as “fathers.” In a typical year, thousands of Christian leaders leave the ministry. Our “professional” staff is increasingly beat up, discouraged, burned out, frustrated, tired, isolated, and running on empty. Their wives are usually hurting as badly or worse. This ought […]
Jun
6
2012

Praying Psalm 9

A vice president of a national ministry attended a seminar on effective leadership which had as its humanistic premise, “You must take control of your destiny and your life because nobody else will.” Later he read Matthew 16:24-25 in The Message. “Jesus told His disciples, ‘Anyone who intends to come with Me has to let […]
May
30
2012

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 to praise […]
May
23
2012

Dry Bones Praying

You may be standing in a desperate situation in the battle of a lifetime. You may feel that you are in the darkest storm of your life. You may be the parent of an out-of-control child, and it seems that everything in your world is out of your control. Good news! It is! But God […]
May
16
2012

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
9
2012

Praise As Warfare

Praise is adoration of God for who He is, His person, His character, His names. It is loving God because He is God. The Bible gives more exhortations to praise than to pray, because God is altogether lovely, holy, and completely worthy of our worship. Reasons to praise Praise is the atmosphere of the throne […]
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