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…

Prayer

Scripture “Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for… For everyone who asks, receives.” ~Matthew 7:7-8, NLT Quote When we pray we enter the real world, the substance of the KINGDOM. ~Dallas Willard I write things down that I do not want to forget and many of the blogs are simply study…

Faithful To The End

Scripture So, Daniel, be faithful until the end! You will rest, and at the end of time, you will rise from death to recieve your reward. ~Daniel 12:13, CEV Quote I don’t have to be successful but I do have to be faithful. ~James E. Turrentine The first six chapters of Daniel contain historical data…

The Songs of Jesus

Scripture   Let all who want to kill me be disappointed and disgraced. Chase away and confuse all who plan to harm me. ~Psalm 35:4, CEV Quote David’s call for God to punish his enemies is not personal vindictiveness but a concern for justice to prevail in his kingdom. ~Timothy Keller Psalm 35 is one of the imprecatory…

It’s Time For A Tent Meeting

Scripture It was Moses’ practice to take the Tent of Meeting and set it up some distance from the camp. Everyone who wanted to make a request of the LORD would go to the Tent of Meeting outside the camp. ~Exodus 33:7, NLT Quote Prayer does not fit us for the greater work: prayer is the greater work. ~Oswald Chambers It is my understanding that initially…

Prayer And Jesus

Scripture May we shout for joy over your victory and lift up our banners in the name of our God. May the Lord grant all your requests. ~Psalm 20:5, NIV Quote Apart from Jesus, I don’t have a prayer. ~Ya’akov Prayer is a big deal: it was to David and it is to me. David was a king and a commander-in-chief;…

When We See Jesus

Scripture As for me, I will be vindicated and will see your face; when I awake, I will be satisfied with seeing your likeness. ~Psalm 17:15, NIV Quote To gaze into the infinite beauty of Christ and to receive such infinite love will give us satisfaction that will last for all eternity. ~Timothy Keller We live in…

Always Pray

Scripture How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and day after day have sorrow in my heart? How long will my enemies triumph over me? ~Psalms 13:1-2, NIV Quote Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work.…

Abraham The Prophet

Scripture “Now return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, know that you will certainly die, you and all who are yours.” ~Genesis 20:7, CSB Quote Living by faith includes the call to something greater than looking…

Ezra The Scribe

Scripture After all that has happened to us because of our evil deeds and terrible guilt ​— ​though You, our God, have punished us less than our iniquities deserve and have allowed us to survive — should we break Your commands again. ~ Ezra 9:13 (CSB) Quote When life’s burden grow so heavy that you…