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 »

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 »

Do You Have Confidence That Your Prayers Are Being Heard?

    I’ll be honest.  Sometimes it seems like my prayers are just hitting the ceiling.  But, those thoughts are certainly not from the Lord. These thoughts stem from: – The lack of faith ==>  Dig into God’s Word more.  Reading and hearing God’s Word increases your faith. (Romans 10:17) … Continue reading »

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

Pray without ceasing. – I Thessalonians 5:17 We can pray ALL throughout the day as we wash dishes, fold clothes, drive, do errands, take a shower, etc. The truth is, I don’t always FEEL like praying….but it’s especially during those times when I don’t feel like praying that I REALLY… Continue reading »

Pray for America – Every Time You See Our USA Flag

We’re having a great Sunday here today.  The weather is perfect for a July summer day. On the way to church I saw a HUGE, American flag waving in the wind.  It was so beautiful and grand! I prayed for America right away….and decided right then in there….every time I… Continue reading »

Day 40 – Break Up Your Fallow Ground: For It Is Time to Seek the Lord

“Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.” Hosea 10:12 kjv Today is the last day of my 4o Day Prayer Challenge which included focusing more on prayer and… Continue reading »

Day 37 – What Does Your Testimony Say to the World?

Day 37 Good  morning!  I’ve just grabbed my coffee and enjoying the quiet peaceful Saturday morning…and want to share with you some tidbits from my morning Bible reading from Daniel Chapter 3.  It’s stuffed full of tiny golden nuggets! Daniel had such a great testimony.  My question is do I… Continue reading »

Day 36 – Wisdom is the Principal Thing; Therefore Get Wisdom!

Day 36 “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding” Proverbs 4:7 kjv This morning I read one of my favorite stories in Daniel Chapter 2.  The King had demanded the wise men to interpret his dream.  This was a huge problem for… Continue reading »