Deliverance through Prayers and the Spirit of Jesus Christ

Philippians 1:19 – For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, Paul knew that the plans and purposes of God would never be thwarted, even though believers may be called upon to endure suffering and...
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Quiet Time With God

Psalm 23:2 – He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. The word connected captures our contemporary experience of life. Many people rarely go anywhere without a cell phone, iPod, laptop, or pager. We have become accessible 24 hours a...
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Grow in Faith by Being Faithful

John 16:22 – Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy. Do you find that some days you’re staring at your circumstances and making faithless judgments about the things you see? I know I struggle with...
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God’s Favor for Life

Psalm 30:5 – For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning.” We all have our good days and bad days. We tend to assume that God is favorable to us only when all is well in our world. But God does not...
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Be Strong

Deuteronomy 31:6 – “Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.” Today’s verse is a portion of Moses’ speech as he hands the mantle of leadership over...
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The Tender Gardener

Isaiah 27:3 – “I the LORD do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.” Have you seen a gardener at work? He is hardy, sitting in the dirt under a blazing sun… but he tends each plant with such delicate care. His fingers may be...
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Just Call To Him

Jeremiah 33:3 – “Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.” As humans, we find comfort in soothing words or the presence of a loved one. Crying babies find solace in the arms of a doting parent. Someone who’s...
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Approach the King in Humility

Psalm 2:12 – “Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.” In olden days, ministers of the palace bowed low before the king and kissed his hand to pay homage. It was a silent...
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Can you do it?

Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Often, we’re faced with circumstances so daunting that our first response is, “I can’t do it.” The job ahead seems to require too much and you feel unqualified. The mountain seems...
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Like a Strong Mountain

Psalm 125:2 – “As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.” Jerusalem is surrounded by mountains that offer it protection from stormy weather and marauders. In today’s verse, the Psalmist likens our...
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