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Renewed

Posted on May 30 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. II Corinthians 4:16 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT Paul experienced over and over again God’s “hope for the helpless.” While in prison, while shipwrecked, while being persecuted or barely having enough to eat, he knew God […]

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Hope

Posted on May 29 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE LORD, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them. Psalms 10:17 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT When are you helpless but not really helpless? When you have hope. No more than a young child is totally helpless when their parent stands nearby, so we are when God […]

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Be Strong and Courageous

Posted on May 28 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT It is so easy to let fear grip our heart and influence our decisions. We rationalize why we can’t […]

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Accepting His Love

Posted on May 27 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “But I am trusting you, O LORD, saying, “You are my God!” – In your unfailing love, rescue me.” Psalms 31:14, 16 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT Accepting salvation is an act of faith. It is the result of repenting and accepting Christ’s sacrifice for us. We accept His sacrifice for us but that doesn’t […]

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Spiritual Wisdom

Posted on May 26 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE I pray for you constantly, asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to give you spiritual wisdom and insight so that you might grow in your knowledge of God.” Ephesians 1:16-17 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT There are many things we could ask for in life, but I think Paul listed two […]

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Peace

Posted on May 23 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Turn away from evil and do good. Search for peace, and work to maintain it.” Psalms 34:14 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT Who said peace is easy? Anyone can be at peace when there aren’t any problems. Instead we need to work for it. We are to turn from evil and pursue peace. We need […]

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Spiritual Gifts

Posted on May 22 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well. So if God has given you the ability to prophesy, speak out with as much faith as God has given you. If your gift is serving others, serve them well. If you are a teacher, teach well. If your […]

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Take Heart

Posted on May 21 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “I will boast only in the LORD; let all who are helpless take heart.” Psalms 34:2 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT We all have choices to make. We have all had times when we have come up against seemingly helpless situations. It is what we do with that helplessness that counts. Dr. Martin Seligman coined […]

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His Love

Posted on May 20 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “May you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. May you experience the love of Christ. Ephesians 3:18-19 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT Trying to experience the love of God is like trying to experience the ocean or a beautiful […]

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Unfailing Love

Posted on May 19 , 2014 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Remember me in the light of your unfailing love, for you are merciful, O LORD. The LORD is good and does what is right; he shows the proper path to those who go astray.” Psalms 25:7-8 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT How merciful God is. He could look at our behavior and condemn us. He […]