A prayer example

Jesus gave us directions on how to pray Matthew 6 5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when you…

Prayer

Pray Jesus wants to know what you need

Strength To Move

Sometimes we look around and wonder why all of the junk that surrounds us is a continual onslaught that never seems to end. Sometimes we find ourselves asking, is this worth it? There is an example we are given in the bible and when we read about everything that happened the faith shown was unmovable.…

Faith Like its Never Been Told

As I was praying about what God wanted me to share He reminded me of a story that I have never heard of being associated or taught as being a lesson in faith. After Joseph had passed away and the current king of Egypt did not know who Joseph was (Exodus 1:8 ESV) the new king was…

What is the Bible Part 1

Never let good books take the place of the Bible. Drink from the Well, not from the streams that flow from the Well.  Amy Carmichael Today I am going to start with prayer I want direction from God not input from outside sources, even myself. Dear Heavenly Father, as I begin this series into what…

Thankful for His Protection

Lorrie Anderson, missionary to the head-shrinking Candoshi Shapra Indians of Peru, was looking for a quiet place for her daily time of Bible reading and prayer, so she went down by the edge of the river. After reading the Bible, she took up her prayer list. Eyes closed, she did not see the deadly anaconda…

Division

It Has To Stop There seems to be something going on everywhere we turn. The division that has become an expected normal. The violence that appears to have gasoline being pored on it, always keeping it going. The lies that are getting told and accepted as truth. It feels like we are in a flood…

By The Hand

There seems to be something going on everywhere we turn. The division that has become an expected normal. The violence that appears to have gasoline being pored on it, always keeping it going. The lies that are getting told and accepted as truth. It feels like we are in a flood with our heads under…

Validation

Call on Him praying and worshiping always. When you pray and worship you are talking to and praising God Himself. You know how much you appreciate it when those who you love talk to you and validate that you exist. Thinking about it in this perspective it gives a little insight into the relationship that…

Freedom’s Use

Embrace Freedom There are times when we get comfortable in the freedom that’s been given to us. Sometimes with out realizing it our focus gets turned to ourselves. We don’t always know what’s best. We forget all that God has done, is doing, and will do. We make decisions that do not take into account…

Strength Training

Rest in the Lord wait for His direction and walk in His strength. Spread your wings and fly leaving the “stuff” that’s weighing you down and never looking back. Resting in the Lord would include focusing on Him. Praising Him and surrounding yourself in His word. Like any other exercise regiment the best way to keep…

Cleansed

There are so many “things” that are out there that will distract us. They will take our attention and direct it in so many different directions that sometimes it is hard to focus on our daily life. We often will categorize what is most important leaving God on the bottom of the list. When losing…

By The Hand

Kept The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand. The sun shall not strike you by day, nor the moon by night. Psalm 121:5-6 Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, I feel like I am surrounded by so much uneasiness, there seems to be turmoil every place I turn. Lord I need You. As I open this bible…

Blessed

What are Following The Sunday before He gave His life on the cross so that our sins might be forgiven. As He rode into town the people on the streets knew He was the “King”. When he got all the way into town the “religious” elite who “knew everything” and didn’t want to loose their power attacked and…

Remember Who You Are

Fight for it We’re going to have times in our lives that everything around us is making us feel surrounded like we cannot breath. Do you realize that you are a child of the creator of everything. You, through Him have overcome this stop listening to the whispers, the negative people, even yourself. Have faith…

Do Not be Deceived

Dear Heavenly Father, please give me insight and wisdom to make sure that I am never deceived. Thank you for the word that you have given me to fight off false teaching, people who try to twist Your words and those who use to fulfill an agenda. Lord always cover me with your armor in…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse God, keep me out of the clutch of these wicked ones, protect me from these vicious people; Stuffed with self-importance, they plot ways to trip me up, determined to bring me down. These crooks invent traps to catch me and do their best to incriminate me. Psalm 140:4-5 MSG Incriminate: to accuse of…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Guard me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from violent men, who have planned to trip up my feet. The arrogant have hidden a trap for me, and with cords they have spread a net; beside the way they have set snares for me. Selah Psalm 140:4-5 ESV Arrogant:…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Deliver me, O Lord, from evil men; preserve me from violent men; They devise mischiefs in their heart; continually they gather together and stir up wars. They sharpen their tongues like a serpent’s; adders’ poison is under their lips. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! Psalm 140:1-3 AMP Devise: to contrive, plan,…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse God, get me out of here, away from this evil; protect me from these vicious people. All they do is think up new ways to be bad; they spend their days plotting war games. They practice the sharp rhetoric of hate and hurt, speak venomous words that maim and kill. Psalm 140:1-3 MSG…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Deliver me, O Lord, from evil men; preserve me from violent men, who plan evil things in their heart and stir up wars continually. They make their tongue sharp as a serpent’s, and under their lips is the venom of asps. Selah Psalm 140:1-3 ESV Preserve: to keep alive or in existence; make…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for this opportunity to look further into Your word so that I may understand who You are, where You are coming from and what You have for me. In Jesus Name Amen In Psalm chapter 27 David reminds us that “The Lord is our light and salvation” so…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Here’s what I’ve learned through it all: Don’t give up; don’t be impatient; be entwined as one with the Lord. Be brave and courageous, and never lose hope. Yes, keep on waiting—for he will never disappoint you! Psalm 27:14 TPT Impatient: not patient; not accepting delay, opposition, pain, with calm or patience, indicating…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Take heart. Don’t quit. I’ll say it again: Stay with God. Psalm 27:14 MSG Stay: to spend some time in a place, in a situation, with a person or group, to continue to be as specified, as to condition or state, to hold back, detain, or restrain, as from going further. Synonym: break,…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Psalm 27:14 ESV Courage: the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery, the heart as the source of emotion. Synonym: audacity, bravery, daring, determination, endurance, fearlessness,…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Yet I totally trust you to rescue me one more time, so that I can see once again how good you are while I’m still alive! Psalm 27:13 TPT Rescue: the act of rescuing, to free or deliver from confinement, danger, or difficulty. Synonym: extricate, free, keep, liberate, preserve, protect, recapture, recover, release,…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse I’m sure now I’ll see God’s goodness in the exuberant earth. Stay with God! Psalm 27:13 MSG Exuberant: effusively and almost uninhibitedly enthusiastic; lavishly abundant, abounding in vitality; extremely joyful and vigorous, extremely good; overflowing; plentiful. Synonym: animated, brash, buoyant, cheerful, ebullient, elated, excited, lively, passionate, spirited, sprightly, vigorous Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,…