Way of Suffering

Romans 8:10-18-19 (ESV) For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. How could a good God allow suffering in the life of those He loves? Why…

The Known God

2 Corinthians 1:3-5 (NKJV)  Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For as the…

Just Uncomfortable

Philippians 1:28-30 (NLT) Don’t be intimidated in any way by your enemies. This will be a sign to them that they are going to be destroyed, but that you are going to be saved, even by God himself. For you have been given not only the privilege of trusting in Christ but also the privilege of…

Just Jesus

Matthew 22:36-38 (NLT) “Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?” Jesus replied, ‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment.” The thought for today is not too complicated or complex to understand. No one will…

Nothing Can Stop Me Now – A Devotion

Psalm 30:4-7 (NLT) Sing to the Lord, all you godly ones! Praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime! Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning. When I was prosperous, I said, “Nothing can stop me now!” Your favor, O Lord, made me…

Approved – A Devotion

  2 Timothy 2:15-16 (AMP) Study and be eager and do your utmost to present yourself to God approved (tested by trial), a workman who has no cause to be ashamed, correctly analyzing and accurately dividing [rightly handling and skillfully teaching] the Word of Truth. But avoid all empty (vain, useless, idle) talk, for it will lead people into more and more ungodliness….

Pass the Cup – A Devotion

  Psalm 16:5-6 (NLT) Lord, you alone are my inheritance, my cup of blessing. You guard all that is mine. The land you have given me is a pleasant land. What a wonderful inheritance!   There have been many days over the past two years that I have pleaded with the Lord to pass this…

Pain is Good – A Devotion

Psalm 71:19-21 (NLT) Your righteousness, O God, reaches to the highest heavens. You have done such wonderful things. Who can compare with you, O God?You have allowed me to suffer much hardship, but you will restore me to life again and lift me up from the depths of the earth. You will restore me to…

suffering – a devotion

James 5:11 (NLT) We give great honor to those who endure under suffering. For instance, you know about Job, a man of great endurance. You can see how the Lord was kind to him at the end, for the Lord is full of tenderness and mercy.   Job was a Man of God doing his…

Grace, Grace and MORE Grace – A Devotion

Hebrews 13:8-9 (NKJV) Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Do not be carried aboutwith various and strange doctrines. For it is good that the heart be established by grace, not with foods which have not profited those who have been occupied with them.   There was someone who I am well acquainted…