All in My Head

Colossians 2:6-7 (NIV) So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. In the season of thankfulness, I am not feeling very appreciative of this head cold that decided to plague me. Having…

Invited Guest

John 14:26-27 (NKJV)  But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you. Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your…

Scattered

Luke 1:46-55 (NKJV) And Mary said: “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. For He has regarded the lowly state of His maidservant; for behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed. For He who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is His name. And His mercy is on those who fear Him from generation to…

Delightful

Psalm 37:4 (NKJV) Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. In Psalm 37, there are many instructions for successful Christian living. Such as do not fret (v1), trust in the Lord (v3), dwell (v3), feed on His Faithfulness (v3), commit your way (v5), trust (again v5), rest (v7)…

Shake It Off

Acts 16:25-28 (NLT) Around midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening. Suddenly, there was a massive earthquake, and the prison was shaken to its foundations. All the doors immediately flew open, and the chains of every prisoner fell off! The jailer woke up to see the prison…

Every Blessing – A Devotion

James 1:16-18 (NLT) So don’t be misled, my dear brothers and sisters. Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow. He chose to give birth to us by giving us his true…

I Want to Live Like That – A Devotion

Psalm 103:1-5 (NLT) Let all that I am praise the Lord; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. He redeems me from death and crowns…

I Walked Away – A Devotion

Isaiah 42:9 (NIV) “See, the former things have taken place and new things I declare; before they spring into being I announce them to you.”   As winter turns into spring, the bare trees around our house are beginning to bud and bloom. The birds have returned and serenade whoever ventures outside. Walking around the pool this…

Live Like a Conqueror – A Devotion

Romans 8:37 (NIV) No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.    Today is the big day! Cheerleading tryouts for our middle-schooler who fancies spreading happiness and joy in football stadiums, basketball arenas, and other playing arenas across our great city. Shocked when she came to me proclaiming her…

Let’s Settle This – A Devotion

Psalm 139:7-10 (NIV) Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.  If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even…