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 »

Consider the Great Things God Has Done For You

Consider the great things God has done for you #christinaquotes

I have a GOOD reason to serve God every single day!  Not only did Jesus pay the price for my sins so that I could enjoy Heaven, but He’s also done LOTS of GREAT things for me!  Even when I fail or sin, God is still yet mercifully GOOD! Today, I’m… Continue reading »

I Stand Amazed at God’s Goodness

I stand amazed at God's goodness #devotional #devotionalforwomen

Guest Post by Mary Sparks, Pastor’s Wife, Joplin, Missouri Count your blessings, name them one by one….. Have you had one today? two? three? more? Stop and just think about those “little things” that happen each day that we take for granted. Did the red light stop you and found… Continue reading »

Sometimes Things Get Worse Before They Get Better

Sometimes Things Get Worse Before They Get Better

Don’t you just wish that God answered our prayers immediately?  And sometimes things even get worse after we start praying! Where’s God?  Why isn’t He listening? Why isn’t God answering my prayers? God always works with a purpose, and His timing is always perfect!  But, do we really believe that… Continue reading »

A Lesson From David on How to Present Ourselves Before God

Low to present ourselves to God - a lesson from David #psalm #devotional

Psalm 40 has been a real blessing to me this week.  As I discussed this chapter with my sons, I explained how David set a good example for us on how to present ourselves in prayer to the Lord. To keep my devotional short, I will not be discussing every… Continue reading »

Free Prayer and Bible Reading Schedule Software

free prayer and bible reading schedule software

Watch my video below as I walk you through how to use this software to create your own customized Bible reading schedule and prayer list. Quote from my journal: Begin EVERYDAY by focusing on ONE question:  “What would Jesus do?”  DAILY make yourself available to God with the purpose of… Continue reading »

With God There Are No Surprises

With God There Are No Surprises #womensdevotionals #kjv

Sometimes I love surprises… That is, “when” they land in my own favor and advantage.  For example, a short while back my hubby brought me home a white rose with baby’s breath.  It was totally unexpected because it wasn’t my birthday or anniversary.  It was certainly a nice, little surprise…. Continue reading »

Facing Trials In Life… You’re Not Alone

Facing trials in life... You're Not Alone #facingtrials #Godisalwayswithyou

Guest post by Kristina Duncan, Pastor’s Wife  Victory Baptist Church, Pleasant Prairie, WI The Book of Psalms has been such a huge encouragement to me over the years. During this season that is designated by the world as Thanksgiving, I can’t help but think of the verses in Psalms 107:1,2, … Continue reading »

Letting Go and Forgiving the One Who Did You Wrong

letting go and forgiving #forgiveness #womensdevotionals

Avoid being the captive…the prisoner by letting go and forgiving the one who did you wrong… “Forgiveness does not release the evildoer from his debt; it releases the one who forgives from his captor.” *Resource mentioned in the video:  Christian Womanhood magazine  https://christianwomanhood.org *Recommended Book: Unbroken: A World War II… Continue reading »