Practice Giving Glory to God

Practice Giving Glory to God #devotional

After seeing the talented computer skills of her 9-year-old grandson, an admiring grandmother enthusiastically told her grandson, “You are amazing!”  Surprisingly, the little boy immediately replied, “No. Only God is amazing.” After reading this little story, I was taken years back into time when my step grandmother set before me… Continue reading »

I Shall Not Be Moved — Are You Planted Deeply in Your Christian Faith?

I shall not be moved #devotional

The first chapter of Psalms tells us of one who is strong, well-rooted, grounded, productive, prosperous… not easily moved in their Christian faith. “And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither;… Continue reading »

Sometimes You Just Don’t Feel Like Praying, But…

Sometimes you just don't feel like praying.. #devotional

The truth is… most of the time I don’t feel like praying. I could easily pass for the twin sister of Martha, who was cumbered about with much serving (Luke 10:38-42 KJV)  Martha was very concerned about the things that needed to be done. They were good things, but she… Continue reading »

Don’t Hide From God!

Don't hide from God #devotional

Last week something caught my attention in II Chronicles 12 that I wanted to share with you today.  In verse 13, we are informed that King Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem. As a king, Rehoboam had an important job to do…. Continue reading »

I will be GLAD in the Lord

I will be glad in the Lord Psalm 104:34 b KJV

Turning on the news these days does not seem to bring me much gladness.  Have you ever come away feeling happy and uplifted after hearing about fires, floods, earthquakes, volcano eruptions, tsunamis, violence and other catastrophes from all over our world? I suspected not. Me neither. The good news is… Continue reading »

Love Jesus ALL Year Long! (Christmas in July for Jesus)

Christmas in July for Jesus

At Christmas time, Christians tend to focus more on Jesus. We talk about Jesus being the wonderful GIFT to our world…and how much we should LOVE Jesus. As Valentine’s Day approaches…we speak of LOVE and remind others to also LOVE Jesus. By the time July comes…we’ve moved on…we busy ourselves… Continue reading »

Every Knee Shall Bow – Bible Verse and Poem

Every knee should bow Philippians 2:10,11 KJV

That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. – Philippians 2:10,11 KJV I want to encourage you, my… Continue reading »

The Importance of Good Christian Music – Guest Post

The Importance of Good Christian Music

*Guest post by Glenda Thompson, musician, Hope Baptist Church, Joplin Joplin, MO. [Note about our guest author: Glenda has played piano for many churches in and around the country;  she started at a very young age;  her music seems to flow from her fingers and her heart.] Having been raised in a… Continue reading »