Do you believe this?

  Scripture: Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live. And everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?” John 11:25, 26   Reflection: Do you believe this?...

When “Not Knowing” is Good

Scripture: Hebrews 11:1-3   Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation.  By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was...

Godly Stubbornness

Scripture: Galatians 6:9  Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Colossians 3:23-24. Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know...

Hearing

  Reflection: I’ve been sending out weekly devotions now for over a year. This is probably the only devotion that will say something like this: “Reading devotionals is great practice, but it’s not the same as hearing from God for yourself.”  As I put together my...

Our Time – God’s Time

Quote: “Time is measured in minutes, life is measured in moments.” Mark Batterson Scripture: Acts 24:27 “When two years had passed..  Acts 28:30,31 For two whole years Paul stayed there in his own rented house and welcomed all who came to see him. He proclaimed the...

I Love Youth Pastors!

Scripture:  Proverbs 22:6. “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” Philippians 1:6  “Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ...

Tell your Story

Tell your Story! Psalms 107:1,2  “Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD tell their story..” Psalms 145:4 NLT. “Let each generation tell its children of your mighty acts; let them proclaim your power.” Psalms...

Fight the Gray

  1 Peter 1:25  the word of the Lord endures forever.”  Romans 5:17 …how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ 2 Cor. 2:14. But thanks be to...

Not Political, Just Not My Favorites

Scripture: Acts 10:34-35 “Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.” Romans 2:11 “For God does not show...

Then

Scripture: Then… the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace and was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it increased in numbers. Acts 9:31 Reflection: “Then” is a powerful word. It implies that...