O come let us adore Him, Christ the Lord

Come let us adore him

As we sing Christmas songs this season, do we pay attention to the words we’re singing? Do we really bring honor and glory to our Lord and Savior before the world? Do we really adore Him? The dictionary says that “ADORE” means to love and respect someone deeply. To worship…. 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 »

Why We Should LOVE God’s Commandments?

Why Should We Love God's Commandments #devotional

How much do you LOVE your Bible? Have you ever thought about how much it means to you? There’s a lot of things to LOVE about the Word of God. We read in its pages the greatest LOVE story of all. God gave His only Son, Jesus, to die on… 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 »

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 »

How to Fight and Finish Well

How to Fight and Finish Well

Weariness.. Perhaps you’re facing a trial where there is no easy solution to conquer the situation. Our human nature often tries to prevail with a courageous “fight” to survive. After we realize that there’s no easy way out, we lose our peace…we toss and turn in bed at night. The more we… Continue reading »

When Is It a Good Time to Rest?

When is it a good time to rest? #devotionalforwomen

As women, we often push ourselves to be the “superheroes” for our family and friends. Admittedly, it’s good character to be a dependable, hard worker. I’m really big on the importance of having good character, but I have to push myself at times because the older I get, the more… 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 »