Daily Devotions (Page 83)

Daily Devotions (Page 83)

Blessed Dependence

Blessed Dependence We are all, especially in these times, learning to depend more and more on God. We no doubt should always depend fully on God, but, unfortunately in good times we have a tendency to depend on ourselves or other human generated sources. It’s usually during a crisis when our abilities don’t seem to be sufficient that we turn to God. O how wonderful it…

Always This Way

Always This Way Charles Colson in Loving God shares this: Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be my people.(Jeremiah 7:23) What God wants from his people is obedience, no matter the circumstances, no matter how unknown the outcome. It is always been this way -God calling his people to obedience and giving them at best a glimpse of the outcome of their…

Can You Trust God

Can You Trust God? Before I share this devotion I want to apologize for a spell check error. In God Sustains You and Me the sentence should have read the “virus settled in my eyes”. I am deeply embarrassed 😔 Jerry Bridges shares the following: For most of us, life is filled with frustrations, anxieties, and disappointments that tempt us to fret, fume, and worry.…

Following Hard After God

Following Hard After God My soul clings to you, your right hand upholds me.(Psalm 63:8)   Christian theology teaches the doctrine of prevenient grace, which briefly stated means this, that before a man can seek God, God must first have sought the man. Before a sinful man can think a right thought of God, there must have been a work of enlightenment done within him;…

God’s Invitation

Gods Invitation Those who know your name but their trust in you, for you,O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.(Psalm 9:10) God is not a concept or a doctrine. He is a person who seeks a close one-on-one relationship with you and me. God does not want us to merely believe in Him, He wants to relate to us on a personal level. God’s plan is not to abandon Christians…

God Sustains You And Me

God Sustains You and Me The rain and the snow come…water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater. (Isaiah 55:10) The Bible teaches that Garden long as it stands the universe around us, but also sustained you need. He himself gifts for all mankind life and breath and everything…….”in him we live and…

God Sustains All Things

God Sustains All Things And He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.(Colossians 1:17) The Bible teaches that God not only created the universe but that he upholds and sustains it day by day, hour by hour. Scripture says that Christ, the son of God, upholds the universe by the word of his power. (Hebrews 1:3) As theologian A.H. Strong said, “Christ is…

Always A Test

Always a Test You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth.(Deuteronomy 8:18) Those who know their own hearts recognize how easily each of us may fall into the sin of pride and self-sufficiently, when God intends us to be humble and learn that our sufficiency depends upon Him. Have affluence and prosperity proved to be a snare in…

How He Seeks Us

How He Seeks Us You have tried my heart, you have visited me by night, you have tested me.(Psalm 17:3) Repeatedly in the Bible, we see men and women of God drawn into a deeper relationship with God through adversity. There’s no doubt that all the circumstances in the long delay of the birth of Isaac and then the experience of taking his only son up the mountain too offer…

From Resurrection to Work

From Resurrection to Work Andrew Murray in his book Working for God states: Be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.(1 Corinthians 15:58) The 15th chapter of 1st Corinthians in it’s divine revelation of the meaning of Christ’s resurrection gives us a living Savior who revealed himself to his…