A Future And A Hope

Scripture For this world is not our permanent home; we are looking forward to a home yet to come. ~Hebrews 13:14, NLT Quote “Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.” ~Viktor Frankl Everyone needs something to look forward to, we call this hope. Regret looks backward but hope always…

Refusing A Gift

Scripture For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord. ~Romans 6:23, NLT Quote A person who has given himself entirely to Jesus Christ will never think that he has done too much for Him. ~Henry Scougal I read a devotion yesterday that…

Satan’s Devices

Scripture I forgive whatever needs to be forgiven…so that Satan will not outsmart us. For we are familiar with his evil schemes. ~2 Corinthians 2:10-11. NLT Quote Study the scriptures: in them alone will we get the insight we need to withstand the evil one. ~Martyn Lloyd Jones The NKJV translated noēma {schemes} ‘devices’. It is also…

Thank You Jesus

Scripture Remember… few of you were wise in the world’s eyes or powerful or wealthy…Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who are powerful.  ~I Corinthians 1:26-17, NLT Quote God can humble the great…

The Infinite Giver

Scripture  “I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.” Quote His love has no limit, His grace has no measure, His power no boundary known unto men, For out of His infinite riches in…

Invisible Scars

Scripture Please deal gently with me, Yahweh; show me mercy, for I’m sick and frail and weak. Heal me, Yahweh, for I’m falling apart. ~Psalm 6:2, TPT Quote Invisible scars are those deep hurts and wounds that can’t be seen, but still cause real pain and anguish. ~Lisa M. Samra [ODB] Most of us carry scars that…

The Joy of Giving

Scripture Let giving flow from your heart, not from a sense of religious duty. Let it spring up freely from the joy of giving. ~2 Corinthians 9:7, TPT Quote There ought to be things we should like to do, and cannot do because our gifts to the Kingdom work exclude them. ~Lewis and Bailey There…

The Holy Spirit

Scripture “And when He [Holy Spirit] has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: ~John 16:8, NKJV Quote We cannot  become holy and blessed except by confessing ourselves as sinners before God. ~Martin Luther I actually love to read the Bible more than at any time in my…

Keep It Vague

Scripture The pastors who lead the church well should be paid well. They should receive double honor for faithfully preaching and teaching the revelation of the Word of God. ~1 Timothy 5:17, TPT Quote The more vague and indefinite our preaching, the more comfortable the people sitting in the pew. ~Martyn Lloyd Jones {modified} Jesus…

Good For Nothing

Scripture Your lives are like salt among the people. But if you, like salt, become bland, how can your ‘saltiness’ be restored? Flavorless salt is good for nothing and will be thrown out and trampled on by others. ~Matthew 5:13, TPT Quote It is due to our failure in deportment, conduct and witness that the…