Evening Devotion: Heart

"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But when the desire comes, it is a tree of life. He who despises the word will be destroyed, But he who fears the commandment will be rewarded." Proverbs 13:12‭-‬13 NKJV Those are not verses you typically find on a coffee cup or in a journal but they really... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Comfort

“Comfort ye, comfort ye My people, Saith your God." Isaiah 40:1 KJV The comfort of His people has always been a priority to God. Not comfort as in a life of ease but the comfort of knowing God is there, that He is watching over us and that the Scriptures guide us. When Jesus was... Continue Reading →

Evening Devotion: Jesus

"The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham:" Matthew 1:1 NKJV The Hebrew Bible ends with the books of Chronicles. The books that tell the history of Israel. The last prophet is Malachi who says, "Behold I am sending My messenger" and "Behold I am going to... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Not

"Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’" Isaiah 41:10 NKJV Fear not Be not dismayed Fret not thyself because of evildoers Consider not the deadness of Sarah's womb. And... Continue Reading →

Evening Devotion: Praise

"I will praise You, O Lord , with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works." Psalm 9:1 NKJV Praise. To celebrate, glory, to boast (in God), and give thanks (Vine's Expository Dictionary). Praise has such a depth of meaning to it and to praise God with our whole heart has to... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Steadfastly

"And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers." Acts 2:42 NKJV If there is a verse that can sum up the activity of the Church it is Acts 2:42. Doctrine, fellowship, communion, and prayer. To continue steadfastly means to hold earnestly, to look fixedly, and... Continue Reading →

Evening Devotion: Love

"This is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it." II John 1:6 NKJV We talk about God's love often and that is good but there is another area of love to focus on as well, our love... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Wisdom

"He who deals wisely and heeds [God's] word and counsel shall find good, and whoever leans on, trusts in, and is confident in the Lord–happy, blessed, and fortunate is he. The wise in heart are called prudent, understanding, and knowing, and winsome speech increases learning [in both speaker and listener]." Proverbs 16:20‭-‬21 AMPC Any and... Continue Reading →

Evening Devotion: Power

"For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." I Corinthians 1:18 NKJV The gospel is the power of God. That should be the greatest comfort in our efforts to evangelize, it's not our responsibility to convince or... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Rock

"For You are my rock and my fortress; Therefore, for Your name’s sake, Lead me and guide me." Psalm 31:3 NKJV When Jesus asked the disciples who do men say that I am, they responded some say Elijah, some say John the Baptist. But when He asked, who do you say I am? Peter responded,... Continue Reading →

Evening Devotion: Faith

"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." Hebrews 11:1 NKJV I was reflecting on the subject of faith again the other day and the word substance was very prominent in my thinking. Faith is the substance... as I began thinking through the chapter it hit me, there... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Thankfulness

"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NKJV In everything give thanks. Even when things aren't all that great, we should find reasons to be thankful. That can be very difficult at times but it is necessary and... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Suffering

Shall we indeed accept good from God, and shall we not accept adversity?” In all this Job did not sin with his lips."" Job 2:10b NKJV Suffering is not a popular subject but it is covered in the Bible and it is a part of life, so we need to understand it rightly. Some think... Continue Reading →

Evening Devotion: Believe

Jesus answered and said to them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He sent.” John 6:29 NKJV Sometimes we can think believing is simply to believe, yet the demons believe and tremble. So is there "more to belief" than just acknowledging Jesus. Yes, acknowledging He is Lord, Romans 10:9.... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Written

But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’ ” Matthew 4:4 NKJV When Jesus was tempted in the wilderness He responded to the devil by quoting from Deuteronomy. At each temptation Jesus went to the written Word... Continue Reading →

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