DO YOU GREATLY REJOICE

Loving God means rejoicing in God, being eager to think of and pray to God. It means being glad to be in God’s presence and to be with God alone. It means not grieving God, but rejoicing in God simply because it is God who is involved, and because we are permitted to know and […]

Love is the Soul of the Christian

Love is the soul of the Christian religion, and it is that which constitutes a real Christian. Thomas Watson Christian love is the greatest and yet seems to be the hardest and most elusive concept to understand many times. Have you ever felt that way to? Well, I believe the Bible gives us the greatest […]

Be Still!

Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God. Author Unknown I have touched on the subject in past writings and think I am going to go back to it and this time go a lot deeper. The problem that has been proposed to new Christians and even those who […]

WHAT GREAT A DISTANCE

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Archimedes I am super excited this morning to write on this devotional! Why? Because when you get to be my age and you learn something new, you learn to appreciate it more, especially when it is ordained by God! 🙂 However, I must apologize ahead […]

DEBT AND INDEBTED

“A man in debt is so far a slave.” Ralph Waldo Emerson To many people (myself included) live in debt because we are not happy with what we have or the way things are. We think by having the next greatest thing will make us happier. So we do whatever we can to obtain it, […]

IT’S NOT JUST THAT EASY

Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. – Matthew 7:13-14 Jesus Christ Tweet The […]

WHODUNIT PART 2

If I cast up a confessed, repented, and forsaken sin against another, and allow my remembrance of that sin to colour my thinking and feed my suspicions, then I know nothing of Calvary love. Amy Carmichael Last week in Whodunit Part 1 we spoke of the importance and the difficulty of confessing our sins, because […]

THE SWEETNESS OF THE WORD OF GOD

Meditates ~ hagah – to murmur or mumble “Meditation is to the soul what ‘digestion’ is to the body. It means understanding the Word, ‘chewing on it,’ and applying it to our lives, making it a part of the inner person.” Warren Weirsbe​ Tweet Have you ever heard the saying “Honesty is the best policy”? […]

ARE YOU PLANTED PART 2

Even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. – Matthew 3:10 John the Baptist One of the greatest ways that the Bible teaches us, the students who study the Bible, the way to absolute […]

ARE YOU PLANTED PART 1

Spiritual growth depends on two things: first a willingness to live according to the Word of God; second, a willingness to take whatever consequences emerge as a result. Sinclair B. Ferguson This is beautiful imagery using an analogy of what a true Christian is like. First we have that the Christian is like a tree […]