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And The Government Will Be Upon His Shoulder

December 11, 2018

For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end. Isaiah 9:6-7a Most English translations say “and the government shall be on his shoulder.”  In our modern culture when we say the word “government,” the image that comes to mind is the temporary nature of it. Governments rise and fall. If we don’t like who is in office now, we wait…

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Be Blessed As A Child In Your Father’s Heart

June 12, 2018

As we celebrate Father’s Day this Sunday, take some time to reflect on your relationship with your Heavenly Father. Regardless of what your experience has been with your earthly father,…

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No Fear In God’s Dwelling Place

June 5, 2018

Listen to the Word of God for you in Psalm 91:9-13. 9 If you make the Most High your dwelling- even the LORD, who is my refuge- 10 then no…

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Praying The Beatitudes

May 30, 2018

The Beatitudes outline the new way of the kingdom that Jesus said we should seek above all else (Matt. 6:33). It is a tall order to be like Jesus, like…

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Plead The Promises

May 22, 2018

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…

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Show Me Your Glory

May 8, 2018

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…

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Blessing Of Your Belovedness

May 2, 2018

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…

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Is My Heart God’s Resting Place?

April 25, 2018

“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…

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Widow’s Oil

April 18, 2018

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…

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Colossians 3: A Daily Choice

April 12, 2018

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…

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Morning Blessing

April 3, 2018

“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…

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

March 28, 2018

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…

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

March 22, 2018

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).…