The Gift of Peace

Today on Christmas, as we open up gifts from loved ones and family, I think on how gift giving on Christmas is a reflection of the many gifts the come from our God. Scriptures talk about many wonderful gifts God gives us, spiritual gifts, heavenly rewards, to name a few. But one gift in particular…

Grace, Grace to Your Rebuilding

Is there a rebuilding happening in your life? Then this is for you! Last year and going into this year, we saw devastation come to our cities, our countries and our lives. And now, I believe there is a rebuilding taking place and the grace of God over it.  The Israelites too experienced a season…

Don’t Lose Faith!

This year has been a weary year, hasn’t it? And I don’t say it out of defeat, I say it out of the awareness of the refining season God is putting us through. But one belief I hold onto is that God has a purpose for it all and that there are bigger and better things coming…

It’s About Transformation!

I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.John 15:1-2 So all of us who have had that veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the…

It’s Good News!

“The same Good News that came to you is going out all over the world. It is bearing fruit everywhere by changing lives, just as it changed your lives from the day you first heard and understood the truth about God’s wonderful grace.” Colossians 1:6 --- This verse I “came across” last year when I…

Hope as an Anchor

“This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It leads us through the curtain into God’s inner sanctuary.”Hebrews 6:19 NLT God’s been speaking to me on hope recently and I want to continue to share these thoughts with you as well. I believe hope, on the surface, is an easily understood idea,…

Who Is Your Jesus?

“Then I saw heaven opened, and a white horse was standing there. Its rider was named Faithful and True, for he judges fairly and wages a righteous war.” Revelation 19:11 --- Yes, I am doing this devotional on a Scripture from Revelation! And yes, I did include just one verse—probably from one of the most…

How Are You Building?

One day King Joash said to the priests, “Collect all the money brought as a sacred offering to the Lord’s Temple, whether it is a regular assessment, a payment of vows, or a voluntary gift. Let the priests take some of that money to pay for whatever repairs are needed at the Temple.” But by…

How Big Is Your Faith?

Meanwhile, the disciples were in trouble far away from land, for a strong wind had risen, and they were fighting heavy waves. About three o’clock in the morning Jesus came toward them, walking on the water.When the disciples saw him walking on the water, they were terrified. In their fear, they cried out, “It’s a ghost!”But Jesus…