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 »

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 »

Five Encouraging Bible Verses About Facing Life’s Storms

5 encouraging Bible verses about life's storms

I thought it might be fitting to talk about the topic of storms this week as the news has been warning us constantly about storms. Bringing back the memories of my childhood, my dad loved to go out on the front porch to watch a storm. I’d stand next to… 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 »

Help My Unbelief!

Help my unbelief - women's devotional

Just how BIG and MIGHTY is God? Really, think for a moment… and seriously try to answer that question. Whatever your answer is — you’re wrong! He’s bigger and mightier than even that! 🙂 Our human mind often struggles to understand or grasp the wondrous love and power of our… Continue reading »

Did This Man’s Riches Keep Him from Going to Heaven?

Did this man's riches keep him from going to Heaven?

There once was a young man who had great possessions… And he thought he was in pretty good standing when it came to keeping all the commandments that Jesus had mentioned in Matthew 19:18 & 19. He was a decent person…what more could he lack to get to Heaven someday? This man felt… Continue reading »

Let’s Take a Closer Look at Jesus’ Example

Let's take a closer look at Jesus' example

Bible Reference: Luke 6:12-16 KJV 12 And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God. 13 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named… 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 »

The Lions and the Bears Make Your Faith Grow Stronger

Lion and bear faith devotional #devotional

I Samuel 17:33-37 33 And Saul to David, Thou art not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him: for thou art but a youth, and he a man of war from his youth. 34 And David said unto Saul, Thy servant kept his father’s sheep, and there came a lion, and… Continue reading »