God’s Covenant Love

Scripture “Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified Your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life.” ~Genesis 19:19, NASB [1995] Quote The most rewarding aspect of prayer is our intimacy with the Father. ~Charles F. Stanley Belinda gave me a devotional last Christmas by Charles…

Living Water

Scripture Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, “if anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink.” ~John 7:37, NASB Quote Water is essential: There is no life without water. ~Ya’akov We are so blessed with good water that we seldom give it…

Wounds

Scripture He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. ~Psalm 147:3, NASB Quote The most important part of the believer’s life is the part that only God sees. ~Warren W. Wiersbe I have a sister who is 85 and she was ten years old when daddy came home from WWII. Mother told me about…

Proud As A Peacock

Scripture “Is this not magnificent Babylon, which I have built as a royal capital by my mighty power and for my glorious majesty?” ~Daniel 4:30, NRSV Quote Pride first, then the crash, but humility is precursor to honor. ~Solomon {Proverbs 18:12, Msg} Life can be humbling for even the proudest and the most successful. Nebuchadnezzar was…

Every Knee

Scripture For it is written, “As I live, says the Lord, every knee will bow to Me, and every tongue will give praise to God.” ~Romans 14:11, NET Quote It will be the ultimate honor to bow the knee before the One who died for me. ~Ray dis Comfort Paul was quoting from Isaiah chapter…

Net Breakers

Scripture And this time their nets were so full of fish they began to tear! A shout for help brought their partners in the other boat, and soon both boats were filled with fish and on the verge of sinking. ~Luke 5:6, NLT Quote No matter what you face or what comes against you: it is…

The Conspiracy

Scripture Why are the nations {unbelievers] so angry? Why do they waste their time with futile plans? The kings {political leaders} prepare for battle; and the rulers {power brokers} plot together against the LORD and against His Anointed {Christ}. ~Psalm 2:1-2, NLT Quote God has conspired to overcome evil with good in human history via…

Adopt A Friend

Scripture “I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink…I was sick and in the nursing home and you did not visit me.” ~Matthew 25:42-23, JEV Quote It hurts when you realize you are not as important to someone as you thought you were. ~Pinterest…

The Absurdity Of Sin

Scripture The hopes of the godly result in happiness, but the expectations of the wicked come to nothing. ~Proverbs 10:28, NLT Quote A life lived without Christ will end in futility ~Timothy Keller You’ve heard me say that SIN IS STUPID but today I offer an new adjective; SIN IS ABSURD. I looked up the…

This Is War

Scripture “This is war, and there is no neutral ground. If you’re not on My side, you’re the enemy; if you’re not helping, you’re making things worse.” ~Matthew 12:30, MSG Quote Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak; not to act…