Instrumentally

Scripture God chose things despised by the world, things counted as nothing at all, and used them to bring to nothing what the world considers important. ~1 Corinthians 1:28, NLT Quote It is not a question of our natural ability, but of our poverty {wretchedness}. It is not what we bring to Him but what…

The Eight Day

Scripture On exactly the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the crops of the land, you shall celebrate the feast of the LORD for seven days, with a rest on the first day and a rest on the eighth day. ~Leviticus 23:39, NASB Quote The ‘Gathering of the Eighth Day’…

The Tyranny of Time

Scripture Seventy years are given to us! Some even live to eighty. But even the best years are filled with pain and trouble; soon they disappear, and we fly away. ~Psalm 90:10, NLT Quote God is loving, but He is not lax. ~John Philips Jonathan Cahn’s devotion made reference to Psalm 90 so I opened my bible and…

Unloved But Not Unfruitful

Scripture When the Lord saw that Leah was unloved, He enabled her to have children, but Rachel could not conceive. ~Genesis 29:31, NLT Quote Commit any sorrow, rejection, frustration or broken dream to His omnipotent hand and He will turn it into a blessing. ~Cahn/Bailey Rachel and Leah were sisters. Leah was the older of…

Be Separate

Scripture “Therefore, COME OUT FROM THEIR MIDST AND BE SEPARATE,” says the Lord. “AND DO NOT TOUCH WHAT IS UNCLEAN; And I will welcome you.” ~2 Corinthians 6:17, NASB Quote Holiness is not the way to Jesus. Jesus is the way to holiness. ~Ya’akov A lot of people misunderstand holiness and separation. It does not mean that we…

The Second Temptation

Scripture Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few of you were wise in the world’s eyes or powerful or wealthy when God called you. ~1 Corinthians 1:26, NLT Quote Father help me seek You in the common and ordinary and not to yearn for the sensational. ~Charles Cowman In the second temptation, the devil tempts…

My Favorite Holiday

Scripture “For seven days you shall celebrate a feast to the LORD your God in the place which the LORD chooses, because the LORD your God will bless you in all your produce and in all the work of your hands, so that you will be altogether joyful.” ~Deuteronomy 16:15, NASB Quote The ways of God, in…

Relocating Your Enemies

Scripture Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord. ~Romans 12:19, NIV Quote Ultimately, no one will get away with anything. ~Ya’akov God said through Moses, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay. In…

Leadership

Scripture “I’m not going unless you go!” Barak told her [Deborah]. ~Judges 4:8, CEV Quote A leader is a person who takes us further than we would ever venture alone. ~Ya’akov The book of Judges is an interesting read. It reminds us that good leaders are to be valued. Everything rises and falls on leadership.…

Deuteronomy 28

Scripture No matter what you try to accomplish, the Lord will confuse you, and you will feel his anger. You won’t last long, and you may even meet with disaster, all because you rejected the Lord. ~Deuteronomy 28:20, CEV Quote Prophecy gives us hope when things appear hopeless. ~Timothy LeHaye Deuteronomy 28 is definitely one of the most…