Category: devotions

words to live by

Grace and peace on this terrific Tuesday Dear Hearts I love this verse (Matthew 6:26) but today my thoughts are centered on the words of Jesus as translated by English Bible scholar, translator, author and clergyman J. B. Phillips: “That is why I say to you, don’t worry about living—wondering what you are going to…

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a spirit of heaviness

Grace and peace on your Monday Dear Hearts Today let’s address the “spirit of heaviness” so many have been dealing with lately, myself included. In 700 BC the prophet Isaiah penned these words foretelling the Good News of Salvation: “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me,Because the Lord has anointed MeTo preach good…

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famine

Grace and peace on this mid-April Monday Dear Hearts . Today I’ve been thinking about what the Lord has commanded us to do and to be. I believe there is wisdom in Apostle Paul’s words, spoken in city of Antioch, toward the end of his missionary travels. Famine! The word hangs like an awful omen…

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light vs. darkness

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid.” Matthew 5:14 be a light in the darkness Don’t give up! Those who give up do so because they are living according to their own strength, according to what their natural eyes see, and according to what their emotions dictate.…

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the headlines

Grace and peace on your day Dear Hearts This morning let’s talk about fear. It is something we’ve all been offered as a daily diet in the headlines for over a year now. Some have accepted fear and some have refused it, and some have waivered back and forth between fear and faith moment by…

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grow in grace

Grace and peace on this terrific Tuesday Dear Hearts This morning I’ve been looking at Peter’s thoughts on grace. 1 Peter 1:2 God planned long ago to choose you and to make you his holy people, which is the Spirit’s work. God wanted you to obey him and to be made clean by the blood…

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microwave miracles

“Don’t allow the chaos of the world to settle within you. True miracles happen everyday, even if the news doesn’t show it. Choose for yourself peace and light, even though you know that wars and darkness also exist. Appropriate what’s good for you.” We are bound to thank God always for you, brothers, as it…

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be a light

Jesus Teaches about Salt and Light 13 “You are the salt of the earth. If salt loses its taste, how can it be made to taste like salt again? It is no good. It is thrown away and people walk on it. 14 You are the light of the world. You cannot hide a city that is on…

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are you content?

Would you take more? Some are satisfied with just getting by. They call it contentment but if you offered them more, they would take it. They would take a happier marriage. They would take better health. They would take successful children. They would take a job that they enjoyed and paid them more. They would…

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be relaxed

Grace and peace on this Lord’s Day Dear Hearts. ❤ Today I am reminded: “This is why the Scriptures say: Things never discovered or heard of before, things beyond our ability to imagine—these are the many things God has in store for all his lovers.” __1 Corinthians 2:9 (TPT) “He has made everything beautiful in…

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