Choose Your Weapon

I Samuel 17:38-40 (NLT) Then Saul gave David his own armor—a bronze helmet and a coat of mail. David put it on, strapped the sword over it, and took a step or two to see what it was like, for he had never worn such things before. “I can’t go in these,” he protested to…

Time To Bloom

James 1:2-5 (TLB) Dear brothers, is your life full of difficulties and temptations? Then be happy, for when the way is rough, your patience has a chance to grow. So let it grow, and don’t try to squirm out of your problems. For when your patience is finally in full bloom, then you will be ready…

Have It All

I Timothy 6:6-8 (NLT)  Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth. After all, we brought nothing with us when we came into the world, and we can’t take anything with us when we leave it. So if we have enough food and clothing, let us be content. “Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious…

All Purpose Promise

Psalm 138:8 (NKJV) The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever; do not forsake the works of Your hands. (ESV) The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands. (NIV) The Lord will vindicate (clear of blame) me; your love, Lord, endures forever—do not abandon the works of your hands. (AMP) The Lord will…

He Knows My Name

Luke 10:19-20 (NLT) Look, I have given you authority over all the power of the enemy, and you can walk among snakes and scorpions and crush them. Nothing will injure you. But don’t rejoice because evil spirits obey you; rejoice because your names are registered in heaven.” Was that the doorbell? I know it was the…

Full Circle

Isaiah 55:10-11 (AMP) “For as the rain and snow come down from heaven, and do not return there without watering the earth, making it bear and sprout, and providing seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so will My word be which goes out of My mouth; it will not return to Me…

The Sea is Calling

Exodus 14:14 (AMP) The Lord will fight for you while you [only need to] keep silent and remain calm.” You split the sea… so I could walk right through it… my fears were drowned in perfect love… You rescued me… and I will stand and sing… I am the child of God. (No Longer Slaves – Bethel Music) Happy New…

Dry Bones

Ezekiel 37:1-3 (CSB) The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by his Spirit and set me down in the middle of the valley; it was full of bones. He led me all around them. There were a great many of them on the surface of the valley, and they were very dry. Then he…

Add Some Oil

Zechariah 4:6 (AMP) Then he said to me, “This [continuous supply of oil] is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel [prince of Judah], saying, ‘Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit [of whom the oil is a symbol],’ says the Lord of hosts. Several years ago, I came across a recipe for an easy Dump…

New Perspective

Psalm 33:6-8 (TLB) He merely spoke, and the heavens were formed and all the galaxies of stars. He made the oceans, pouring them into his vast reservoirs. Let everyone in all the world—men, women, and children—fear the Lord and stand in awe of him. “You were the Word at the beginning…One with God the Lord Most…