Trusting God is a choice, one we must make daily. He is faithful and can be trusted, but it is up to you and me to choose to trust Him. Give Him whatever is weighing you down, whatever is troubling you, whatever is causing you pain~give it to God today and watch Him create something beautiful out of it. And He will bless you with rest! "Then the Lord said to him, “Go back to the land of your fathers and to your family, and I will be with you.” (Gen. 31:3) Jacob had wronged his brother … [Read more...] about Trusting God When Life is Hard
Prayer. Every believer knows the word 'prayer'. We understand the importance of communication with our Father. But there can be a lot of mystery, doubt, even fear surrounding the act of prayer. We all have many of the same questions and struggles, and Jesus has already given us the answers (just like He always does!). So, let's look at what it means to pray. What is Prayer? Prayer is simply communication, talking with God. He doesn’t expect fancy words or polished speeches. He doesn’t want … [Read more...] about What is Prayer and Why Does it Matter?
at His feet Daily Prayer Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart. Lord, teach me to trust and delight in You. Guard my heart and mind and keep my thoughts focused on You. You know what is best for me. As You fill my heart with dreams only You can fulfill, give me the courage and strength to pursue them. May others see Your love, grace, and goodness in me. In the name of Jesus, … [Read more...] about June 20, 2015
at His feet Daily Prayer Lord, make me like Jesus. Thank You for loving me and changing me, but I recognize my continual need for growth and wisdom. Flood me with Your Holy Spirit that others would see Your love and mercy in me. Make me like Jesus! Time in the Word: Mark 3 … [Read more...] about June 19, 2015 / Mark 3
God is Love... Love is more than what God does...Love is Who God is. If you are in Christ, you are a child of God, loved and cherished by your Father. His love is not dependent on your actions, your attitudes, or your beliefs. His love has nothing to do with your past or your circumstances. God loves you because He is love. There is nothing you can do to make Him love you more, and there is absolutely nothing that can separate you from His love. God is love. Children are known by their … [Read more...] about The Infinite Love of God
Teach me your way, LORD, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. (Psalm 86:11) So many things pulling at my heart,my time, my life-- some good, some not, but countless things demand my attention, scream for my focus. I am called, just as every believer is, to love God with all my heart, soul, mind and strength—all of it! Not pieces, not half, not most, not what's left...but all! Undivided, complete, whole--all for … [Read more...] about Undivided
FREE eBook on Amazon I am so excited to share my new 31-Day devotional Jesus Peace on Amazon.com this weekend for FREE! Please download your free copy here Amazon today, 4/24 through Sunday, 4/26 and share the link with friends and family. Peace does not depend on our situations. It has nothing to do with our circumstances. Peace, true peace, is Jesus! I pray you are blessed by the words in this book, but more importantly, I pray it moves you to find peace and comfort at the feet … [Read more...] about Jesus Peace..Free eBook
I can't do this. But God can! This is true for absolutely everything we do. But, the bigger the dream, the loftier the goal, the harder the challenge, the more we realize just how true it is! Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart. (Psalm 37:4, NASB). ~*~ This verse does NOT mean He gives us everything we want. We can't claim this verse for a new car, or quote it when we want new shoes. "Well, God wants me to have the desires of my heart … [Read more...] about But God!