A Person of Faith

For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. 1 John 5:4, KJV ~ JANUARY 1, 2020 DEVOTION ~ We all desire the abundance and success God has promised. The first principle of a spiritual life that is influential and impacting is faith:…

Christ-Like Love Changes Everything

~ JANUARY 2, 2020 ~ For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. Colossians 3:3, KJV There is no greater love than that of Jesus Christ. his love is perfect, steadfast, enduring, and unconditional. Despite our fallibility and waywardness – Christ, the Good Shepherd, cares for us. What does this…

Genuine Christian Peace

The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lord will bless his people with peace. ~ Psalm 29:11, KJV ~ ~ January 8, 2020 Devotional ~ There is a shallow and empty sense of contentment and peace in the world today. The happiness that the world promises is incomplete. It is fleeting and requires some sacrifice of our genuine self. God…

Do Not Become A Victim of Self-Pity

I am only responsible for learning to judge my own motives, to evaluate my own actions, in order to bring them in line with what God’s standards and ideals are. This is accomplished little by little as I continue to seek His will and guidance.

Hope in God’s divine power

… Is my hand shortened, that it cannot redeem?    Or have I no power to deliver? … ~ Isaiah 50:2 – ESV ~ Radically surrendering our lives and will over to God is no easy task. Yet, those parts of ourselves we attempt to keep hidden, and keep back from God, means we lack awareness of…

He Who Hates His Brother Lives in Fear

Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness. Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him there is no cause for stumbling. But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his…

He Knows Our Heart

Prove me, O Lord, and try me test my heart and my mind. ~Psalm 26:2, ESV ~ Our Heavenly Father knows our hearts and He stands ready to help us recognize our weakness and faults. He is there to help us overcome the shame of our past deeds and mistakes. He knows our nature and humanity. Through Him,…