Why We Should Speak About Who God Is To Us – Beloved Women – August 11, 2020

Why We Should Speak About Who God Is To Us Beloved Women August 11, 2020READ: For we have heard how the Lord dried up the water of the Red Sea before you when you came out of Egypt, and what you did to the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, to... Read more

Follow HIM, He KNOWS The Way – Encouragement Café – August 11

Follow HIM, He KNOWS The Way  By Roxanne BellamyAnd, I will be a Father to you, and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.  2 Corinthians 6:18Have you ever been in a situation where you were asked to drive to a place youve never gone to before, with not one detail about... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 11

August 11 Remember the Good In Others"Pray without ceasing" 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Praying Hyde had a wonderful experience to which he contributes his power with God, and therefore with man.He used to speak of it as one of the most direct and solemn lessons God ever taught him. He was up in the hills resting... Read more

When Two Parts of My Life Collide – Daughters of Promise – August 11

WHEN TWO PARTS OF MY LIFE COLLIDEAnd the child grew and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned. But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, laughing.Genesis 21:8-9 ESVSarah laughed for joy when Isaac was born. But Ishmael laughed in... Read more

Abandon & Trust – Encouragement Café – August 10

Abandon & Trust By Luann PraterMay the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13The word trust means that you are given something that belongs to someone else but they entrust you to... Read more

The Best Kind of Plans – Beloved Women – August 10, 2020

The Best Kind of Plans Beloved Women August 10, 2020READ: Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. (Proverbs 16:3 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: While meeting a friend for coffee, she said, Ive got big plans this year!  She was right. Her list of travel destinations has mega aspirations. I shared my goals too.... Read more

Breath – Daughters of Promise – August 10

BREATHEBlessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. James 1:12All over the world, Christians are suffering for their faith. I hear from some via email because they receive this daily devotional. I... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 10

August 10 Shameless Living "To Thee, O LORD, I lift up my soul, O my God, in Thee I trust, Do not let me be ashamed; Do not let my enemies exult over me." Psalm 25:1&2 Have you ever scooped up the frailty of a soul and with all the strength of faith you had... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 9

August 9 The Aroma of Joy ..."a joyful heart is good medicine."Proverbs17:22 "What's the funny for the day?" This is a question that is asked every day by my most precious co-worker who sets her mind every day to find laughter in at least one thing. So, at the end of each workday, she'll ask... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 8

August 8 Asking, Knocking and Opening "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you." Matthew 7:7 I want to share a "KNOCKING" with you today. May you use it to storm the favor of Heaven and in the rain that falls there... Read more

Commissioned – Beloved Women – August 7, 2020

Commissioned Beloved Women August 7, 2020READ: For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another place but you and your fathers house will perish. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this? (Esther 4:14 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Its easy... Read more

The Last Meal My Mama Cooked for Me – Encouragement Café – August 7

The Last Meal My Mama Cooked for Me By Dawn NeelyFor I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance... Read more

Wrong Expectations – Daughters of Promise – August 7

WRONG EXPECTATIONSJaime Wyrtzen LauzeMark 14Have you ever felt like God let you down. Have you been angry with Him for not delivering you from trouble at a time when you thought that He should?Jesus was not what was expected. People were upset that He didnt take over Jerusalem. They didnt understand from the prophecies that... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 7

August 7 The Quietness of Gods Love "The LORD your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy." Zephaniah 3:17 A friend of mine shared an experience of hers with me:"Yesterday, I... Read more

We Can Declare – Beloved Women – August 6, 2020

We Can Declare Beloved Women August 6, 2020READ: For all the promises of God find their Yes in him. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory. (2 Corinthians 1:20 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: I recently was digging deeper into the meaning of Amen and discovered that it... Read more

Forgiveness: The Truest Sense of Freedom – Encouragement Café – August 6

Forgiveness: The Truest Sense of FreedomBy Lara SadowskiSo watch yourselves. If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them.  Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying I repent, you must forgive them.  Luke 17:3-4To say that... Read more

When God Withholds – Daughters of Promise – August 6

WHEN GOD WITHHOLDSIn the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this. Then God said to him in the dream, Yes, I know that you have done this in the integrity of your heart, and it was I who kept you from sinning against me. Therefore I did not... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 6

August 6 Have You Tried Your Hardest?"Nowmay God give you of the dew of heaven, And of the fatness of the earth, and an abundance of grain and new wine" Genesis 27:28 A father and his young son went out to prepare the fields for planting. The day was hot and the work backbreaking. The... Read more

Fight For Your Joy – Beloved Women – August 5, 2020

Fight For Your Joy Beloved Women August 5, 2020READ: What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and in that I rejoice. Yes, and I will rejoice. (Philippians 1:18 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: I love that Paul tells himself what he will do in Philippians 1:8. I love that he's... Read more

He Came to Save – Encouragement Café – August 5

He Came to SaveBy Noelle DeyFor the Son of Man came to seek and to save those who are lost. Luke 19:10 NLTWell at least you look smart.Whats that supposed to mean?Being Asian and all you look smarter than what you are.  Maybe that will be enough to fool your professor into giving you a... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 5

August 5 A True Friend "A friend loves at all times." Proverbs 17:17 There are "acquaintances" and then there are true friends. Its been said that when you die if you have one true friend in this life you are truly blessed. Friendship is a most precious gift from God for every good gift is... Read more

What Fear is Driving My Choices? – Daughters of Promise – August 5

WHAT FEAR IS DRIVING MY CHOICES?And Abimelech said to Abraham, What did you see, that you did this thing, [turn over your wife to me]? Abraham said, I did it because I thought, There is no fear of God at all in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife. Genesis 20:10-11Sometimes,... Read more

Never Alone in the Dark – Beloved Women – August 4, 2020

Never Alone in the Dark Beloved Women August 4, 2020READ: I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. (John 14:18 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: When I was little, being alone in the dark was one of my greatest fears. With the lights out, my imagination would take over, and although my sisters and... Read more

Abandon & Serve – Encouragement Café – August 4

Abandon & Serve By Luann PraterServe wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people. Ephesians 6:7We must choose to uniquely serve God based on who we are. Proverbs 37:4-5 says:Delight yourself in the LORD and He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD. Trust in Him and... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 4

August 4 When Night Falls"He is your praise; He is your God, Who performed for you those great and awesome wonders." Deuteronomy 10:21 When God seeks to raise up a truth or to elevate His name in a particular time and place, it will be to secure His child or call His child to repentance.... Read more

God is Not Passive in my Mistakes – Daughters of Promise – August 4

GOD IS NOT PASSIVE IN MY MISTAKESFrom there Abraham journeyed toward the territory of the Negeb sojourned in Gerar. And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech sent and took Sarah. But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said to him, Behold, you are a dead... Read more

Weapons of Honor – Beloved Women – August 3, 2020

Weapons of Honor Beloved Women August 3, 2020READ: Let the high praises of God be in their throats and two-edged swords in their hands... This is honor for all his godly ones. Praise the Lord! (Psalm 149:6,9)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Have you been in a good fight lately? Hopefully as women of God, our brawling days are... Read more

Weed Control Is Important – Encouragement Café – August 3

Weed Control Is Important By Jill BeranFor the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edge sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 NIVWeed control is important on our family farm. We cover every acre of our... Read more

The Power of Desperation – Daughters of Promise – August 3

THE POWER OF DESPERATIONSo they made their father [Lot] drink wine that night also. And the younger arose and lay with him, and he did not know when she lay down or when she arose. Thus both the daughters of Lot became pregnant by their father. The firstborn bore a son and called his name... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 3

August3 Living to Die "No servant is greater than his master, if they persecuted Me, they will persecute you also." John 15:20 To follow Christ in all things even if the path leads to death is the calling of the cross. See how great a cloud of witnesses surrounds us to answer yes to this... Read more