Devotionals

Jan
27
2011

What is Worship? Part 2

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 […]
Jan
19
2011

What is Worship? Part 1

I recently heard a broadcast of John Piper’s message at Passion 2011 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 […]
Jan
12
2011

Worship the Lord Your God

Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. Know that the Lord is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; […]
Jan
5
2011

Redeeming The Time With Restoration

Listen to God’s Word in Isaiah 58:12. “Your people will rebuild the ancient ruins and will raise up the age-old foundations; you will be called Repairer of Broken Walls, Restorer of Streets with Dwellings.” God wants to bless this time with his presence, power, and purposes for you to complete the tasks concerning ancient ruins, […]
Dec
29
2010

Praying for Rebellious Ones

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God In the face of Christ. 2 Cor. 4:6 Parents and intercessors ask, “Lord, what do You want for this young generation?” Surely God’s answer is […]
Dec
23
2010

Christmas: An Invitation To Reckless Abandon

For those of us who grew up celebrating the birth of Jesus, the Christmas story can become too familiar. It easily slips from a story of awe to simple facts of history. We rattle off these events, such as Mary gave birth to Jesus and then the shepherds and wise men came to see him, […]
Dec
15
2010

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, […]
Dec
8
2010

The Command To Hope

Listen as your Father commands in Romans 12:12. “Be joyful in hope.” Hope is a perspective, a promise of God, a position in him, and a command. Check the archives on the website if you missed the first three devotionals in this series. The Greek word translated hope means desiring good and confidently expecting to […]
Dec
1
2010

The Position Of Hope

Hope is a perspective of God, a promise of God, a position in him, and a command. We have already talked about the perspective and promise. This week we will enter in to the position of hope, and the next week the command. Listen to Psalm 62:1. “My soul finds rest in God alone; my […]
Nov
24
2010

God’s Bigger Picture Of Hope In Disappointment

Hear God’s Word for you in Isaiah 49:23. “Then you will know that I am the Lord; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.” And Romans 12:12. “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Hope is a promise of God, a position in him, and a command. This week we […]
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