Do You Have Confidence That Your Prayers Are Being Heard?

And this is the confidence that we have in him I john 5:14 kjv

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. “So then faith cometh by… Continue reading »

For We Walk by Faith — Just Take the Next Step

For We walk by faith not by sight. II Corinthians 5:7 KJV #faith #bibleverses #devotional sight. II Corinthians 5:7 KJV #

*Updated 3/5/2019; Originally posted July 22, 2015 Do you feel that you don’t have much FAITH? No one ever plants a little seed without a little faith that it will grow someday… One will water and wait patiently and expectantly for the sprout to make it’s first grand appearance.  The… Continue reading »

How to Stay Away From Sin

*Updated: November 27, 2018 Note: This devotional was originally posted on my youngest son’s 16th birthday, July 6, 2016. (He’s now 18)  This young man brings me joy and never ceases to put a smile on my face or make me laugh.  Rarely can you take a “normal” snapshot of him. … Continue reading »

But God is With Us

But God is With Us

Good morning to you! This morning I’m sharing a “mini devotional”, as I am busy this week with food and family preparations going on for Thanksgiving Day.  (By the way, I wish you and your family a “Happy Thanksgiving”. I hope you can enjoy some time with your family.) The… Continue reading »

I Shall Not Be Moved — Are You Planted Deeply in Your Christian Faith?

I shall not be moved #devotional

The first chapter of Psalms tells us of one who is strong, well-rooted, grounded, productive, prosperous… not easily moved in their Christian faith. “And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither;… Continue reading »

How to Overcome Negative Thoughts of Failure

How to Overcome Negative thoughts of failure

*Updated 7/31/18 – Originally posted July 6, 2014 Satan tries to keep reminding me of my past failures and past sins. Does he do that horrendous thing to you? Without a doubt, I could probably answer that question with a heart-wrenching “yes” on your behalf. How do I know?  Because… Continue reading »

Hit Delete on Negative Thoughts

*Updated 7/24/18 – Originally posted Aug 25, 2013 “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” Philippians… Continue reading »

Every Knee Shall Bow – Bible Verse and Poem

Every knee should bow Philippians 2:10,11 KJV

That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. – Philippians 2:10,11 KJV I want to encourage you, my… 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 »

How to Adjust the Spiritual Climate of Your Home

(*Updated:  Originally posted on March 18, 2015) Do you ever have those days when you feel like locking yourself in the bathroom?  I sure have felt like it. Okay, I’ve actually even done it!  Yes, I’ve locked myself in the bathroom! 😉 There are simply going to be days where… Continue reading »