The Glory Restored

Scripture I will be to Israel like a refreshing dew from heaven. Israel will blossom like the lily. ~Hosea 14:5, NLT Quote Are you in peril through some crushing affliction? Seek communion with Christ and you will receive strength to carry on. ~Charles Cowman Charles Cowman had a garden behind his house and there was one particular…

Daily Bread

Scripture Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. ~Romans 12:2, NIV Quote Even the most faithful believers, can from time to time, find themselves running on…

Dying For Control

Scripture “Stay awake and pray that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” ~Matthew 26:41, NET Quote The LORD wants you to die…to your sense of control so that He can live through you in resurrection power. ~Charles F. Stanley I read five different devotions each morning…

Maintaining Focus

Scripture Let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. ~Hebrews 12:1-2, NLT Quote One of the marks of Christian maturity is the calm assurance that God is in control, without the need to understand exactly…

Fascination With The Future

Scripture Or let them tell us what the future holds, so we can know what’s going to happen. ~Isaiah 41:22, NLT Quote We don’t know what the future holds but we know who holds the future. ~Source Unknown Today scripture out of Isaiah is his comments about idols and their impotence. He is chiding the Israelites…

Currency Exchange

Scripture “Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal.” ~Matthew 6:19-20, NLT Quote Exchange that which you cannot keep for that which you…

Stewardship 101

Scripture If you help the poor, you are lending to the Lord—and He {the LORD} will repay you! ~Proverbs 19:17, NLT Quote Nothing you have not given away will ever be really yours. ~C.S. Lewis I have never been rich; therefore I can only imagine what it would be like to be rich. Although I…

I Shall Not Want

Scripture The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. ~Psalm 23:1, NKJV Quote The goal of grace is that we should come to a place where we desire only what pleases God. ~Ya’akov Do you still want or are you content with what the LORD has given you? The amazing grace of God does not…

A Joyful Noise

Scripture O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the Rock of our salvation. ~Psalms 95:1, KJV Quote The same gospel that once caused men to shout, now puts them to sleep. ~Vance Havner I am a baptist, make no mistake about that and yes I have heard…

The Auroch

Scripture But you have made me as strong as a wild ox. You have anointed me with the finest oil. ~Psalm 92:10, NASB Quote Our ultimate hope lies in the fact that Christ is greater than all our enemies. ~Ya’akov Dennis Tucker, Jr. in the NIV Application Commentary says that the “wild ox’ {re’em} is most…