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Made For Joy

Posted on May 31 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “I come to your altar, O LORD, singing a song of thanksgiving and telling of all your wonders.” Psalms 26:6-7 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT The Christian life was meant to be a life of joy. God created us for joy. That doesn’t mean that there won’t be pain or suffering. There will be, but […]

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Kingdom Of God

Posted on May 30 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” Matthew 6:33 (NASB) TODAY’S THOUGHT You would think as Christians we would put God’s will above our own. But instead we often find ourself putting our own desires first. We start by assuming God’s will is […]

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Blessing Or Blesser?

Posted on May 29 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Jesus asked, ‘Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine? Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?’ Then he said to him, “Rise and go; your faith has made you well.”’ Luke 17:17-19 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT It is so easy to seek the blessing […]

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What Do You Really Need?

Posted on May 25 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” II Corinthians 9:8 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT Need. That is certainly a relative word. We have taken the word “need” and have turned […]

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Bear Each Other’s Burdens

Posted on May 24 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Bear one another’s burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2 (NASB)    TODAY’S THOUGHT If I was asked to describe Christianity using only one word, I would choose the word, “love”. John tells us that God is love. It is His love that makes mercy and grace possible. Is it […]

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Discernment

Posted on May 23 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “O LORD, listen to my cry; give me the discerning mind you promised.” Psalms 119:169 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT There are many things that we need in life, but perhaps one of the most important is discernment. Things are seldom the way they appear. How important is it then to know the mind of […]

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Protection

Posted on May 22 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth! He will not let you stumble; the one who watches over you will not slumber… The LORD keeps you from all harm and watches over your life. The LORD keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.” […]

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No Revenge

Posted on May 21 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Dear friends, never take revenge. Leave that to the righteous anger of God.” Romans 12:19 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT Revenge. What a toxic emotion. What a deceptive motive. It is so easy to slip into this deadly trap. It starts with a wound. Perhaps a deep hurt, humiliation or betrayal. We start to think, […]

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God’s Provision

Posted on May 18 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT Self reliance. Isn’t that the modern day dream? I can do it myself. If I can perceive it, I can achieve […]

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Realization

Posted on May 17 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.” John 14:20 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT Realization is different than knowing something. You can “know” how difficult something may be and later explain, “I never realized how much work it was really […]