Fight Back

Praise the LORD, who is my rock. He trains my hands for war and gives my fingers skill for battle. Psalm 144:1 NLT Every day you will face challenges that try to move you away from God’s plan and purpose for your lives. You will be tempted to act out of character. You will be…

Be A Gardner

Here is another story Jesus told: “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a farmer who planted good seed in his field. 25 But that night as the workers slept, his enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat, then slipped away. 26 When the crop began to grow and produce grain, the weeds also grew. 27 “The farmer’s…

You Can Do It

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace [Who imparts all blessing and favor], Who has called you to His [own] eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will Himself complete and make you what you ought to be, establish and ground you securely, and strengthen, and settle you. 1 Peter 5:10…

No More Baggage

Take control of your life today! Refuse to allow bad decisions to dictate your actions any longer. Every day you are awarded new mercies, new opportunities, and a clean slate. Go ahead, pick yourself up and keep moving forward. No more living by feelings and emotions, they are not reliable. Live by what you know…

Stop For A Moment

This last week was a week of refreshing and renewal for me. Normally, going into downtime, I go in with an agenda. The last couple of years, that agenda was to meet my deadline to complete my second devotional.  So, needless to say, all of my time went into finishing and not really enjoying the…

Help Me Believe

“What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Jesus asked. “Anything is possible if a person believes.”24 The father instantly cried out, “I do believe, but help me overcome my unbelief!” Mark 9:23-24 (NLT) In life, we are faced with many challenges that test our faith. It is so easy to get bombarded by what we…

How’s Your Faith Walk?

If you have not been walking by faith, start today. Your spiritual life depends on it. Your destiny depends on it. For without faith, it is impossible to please God. (Hebrews 11:6) Father, we are so accustomed to living by what we see, forgive us for losing sight of your commands when times get tough;…

What’s On Your Mind?

  Joshua 1:8 NLT says “Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do.” Did you know what you think about the most determines your outcome in life? I am…

Stay The Course

You’re blessed when you stay on course, walking steadily on the road revealed by God. You’re blessed when you follow his directions, doing your best to find him. That’s right—you don’t go off on your own; you walk straight along the road he set. You, God, prescribed the right way to live; now you expect…

Be Recharged

Finally, receive your power from the Lord and from his mighty strength.                           Ephesians 6:10 (GW) Ever had one of those days when you felt as though you had nothing left in you; no motivation, no passion, no desire to move forward? Feelings of worthlessness begin to surface and it seems as though you are headed…