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 »

A TRIBUTE TO ALEX – Guest Post & Poem by Kathy McCullough

A Tribute to Alex - ALS and Poem

A TRIBUTE TO ALEX – Guest Post and Poem by Kathy McCullough, Pastor’s Wife, Ark City, KS As a guest writer for this blog, I wanted to pay tribute to our son-in-law, Alex.  Alex had ALS and went to Heaven over 7 months ago. Before I go on, I am… 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 »

How Do You Overcome Fear During Fearful Times

how do you overcome fear in fearful times #overcomefear #fear

Aren’t we living in scary times? Have you felt fearful when turning on the news and you begin hearing about all the turmoil that our world is facing? Our human nature desires security and instinctively fights for survival. We long for peace. We seek health, happiness, financial security and safety. … Continue reading »