His Kingdom Belongs to Me

Matthew 6:33 (NKJV) But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. To seek the Kingdom of God and His Righteousness means the addition of all things to us. What does it mean? It depends on who is preaching the message, I guess. I believe in…

Forecast for Rain

Isaiah 55:8-10 (NKJV) “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts. For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, and do not return there, but water the earth, and make it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed…

Mighty Warrior

I Corinthians 15:57 (NIV) But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Do you feel victorious today? Like a mighty warrior, who celebrates the spoils of overcoming winning, do you live a confident life in Jesus Christ? God has given us celebratory victory in Jesus Christ, His Son. The…

Undignified Worship

Psalm 30:11-12 (NIV) You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing your praises and not be silent. Lord my God, I will praise you forever. When our oldest daughter married a couple of years ago, her wedding was truly a celebration. After months of planning and preparing,…

Tiny Cracks

Luke 6:47-49 (NIV) “As for everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like. They are like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock. When a flood came, the torrent struck that house but could not…

Pruning Me – A Devotion

John 15:1-3 (NKJV) “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.”   There is a little crepe myrtle tree in the backyard that I rescued from the garbage many…