Do You Have Confidence That Your Prayers Are Being Heard?

And this is the confidence that we have in him I john 5:14 kjv

I’ll be honest.  Sometimes it seems like my prayers are just hitting the ceiling.  But, those thoughts are certainly not from the Lord. These thoughts stem from: – The lack of faith Dig into God’s Word more.  Reading and hearing God’s Word increases your faith. “So then faith cometh by… Continue reading »

10 Ways to Have a Positive Attitude About Your Day

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*Updated March 12, 2019. Originally posted February 24, 2016 It seems that in today’s society, we have a lot of whiners and complainers. As a child of God, you and I must realize that this displeases the Lord.  (Numbers 11:1)  When you pinpoint the root of the problem, it’s all… Continue reading »

For We Walk by Faith — Just Take the Next Step

For We walk by faith not by sight. II Corinthians 5:7 KJV #faith #bibleverses #devotional sight. II Corinthians 5:7 KJV #

*Updated 3/5/2019; Originally posted July 22, 2015 Do you feel that you don’t have much FAITH? No one ever plants a little seed without a little faith that it will grow someday… One will water and wait patiently and expectantly for the sprout to make it’s first grand appearance.  The… Continue reading »

Let’s Leap, Let’s Leap!

by my God have I leaped over a wall. - Psalm 18:29 kjv

Did you know that LEAPING is a biblical activity? It’s amazing the challenges that you and I are able to LEAP over by the grace and help of God.  He gives us the power and strength to do what we cannot do on our own. With God’s help, you can… Continue reading »

Is God “My Everything”?

Thou Shalt Love the Lord thy God, Deuteronomy 6:5 KJV

I read a quote this morning that stirred my heart… and sparked a fire in my soul… “If Christ is not ALL to you, He is nothing to you. He will never go into partnership as a part Saviour of men. If He be something, He must be everything, and… Continue reading »

Stop being so serious. Seriously!

Laugh and find humor every day - watercolor art by herchristianhome.com

Isn’t it a great experience when a friend says something so funny that you begin to laugh exceptionally hard… I mean to the point that your stomach hurts and you almost begin to cry? Didn’t you feel the tension dissipate? What you are experiencing is a release of stress that… Continue reading »

Are You a Couch Potato Christian?

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I’ve heard it said that many people in our churches are mere “pew warmers.” In other words, they do believe in the importance of being present in the House of God when the doors are open, but they will rarely be seen taking an active role in areas of service,… Continue reading »

Be Sticky Like Duct Tape

Be ye steadfast I Corinthians 15:58 KJV bible verse

*Originally posted: February 3, 2016 / Updated December 18, 2018 When my hubby was in Bible college, we lived in a little apartment.  It was far from a fancy place, but it was our HOME.  While living there, God blessed us with three baby boys.  (One at a time, of… Continue reading »

The 10 Second Prayer

The 10 Second Prayer

*Originally Posted March 30, 2016 – Updated December 4, 2018 Do you know that each prayer doesn’t have to be an hour long? Or even 10 minutes long?  We’re to pray without ceasing. (I Thessalonians 5:17) So how can one pray without stopping and still get all their daily tasks… Continue reading »

How to Stay Away From Sin

*Updated: November 27, 2018 Note: This devotional was originally posted on my youngest son’s 16th birthday, July 6, 2016. (He’s now 18)  This young man brings me joy and never ceases to put a smile on my face or make me laugh.  Rarely can you take a “normal” snapshot of him. … Continue reading »