Pearls of Grace – October 17

October 17 He is for You "What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us? He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?" Romans 8:31-32 It was a... Read more

Garden Dwelling – Daughters of Promise – October 16

GARDEN DWELLINGBy: Christine WyrtzenThe tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Genesis 2:9There, in their midst, was the ultimate temptation and test of obedience. They could walk with God, the source of all knowledge, and hear things first hand, or eat of the... Read more

Esther – Encouragement Café – October 16

Esther By Carolyn Dale Newell And so I will go to the king, which is against the law; and if I perish, I perish! Esther 4:16b NKJVGod is very present in the book of Esther, even though His name is never mentioned.  God gave Esther tremendous courage and patience when she needed it most. There was a... Read more

Gods Love Language – Its Powerful! – Beloved Women – October 16, 2020

Gods Love Language Beloved Women October 16, 2020READ: If you love me, you will keep my commandments. (John 14:15 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: If someone asked you, Whats the best way I can show you love today? What would you say? For me, the answer is easy. Empty the dishwasher. Fold those clothes. All those things speak love to... Read more

Pearls of Grace – October 16

October 16 The Pathway to Godlessness "In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own eyes." Judges 21:25 The nation of Israel had finally entered into the Land God had promised to Abraham. They encountered giants in the land and won their land battle by battle against... Read more

The Breathe of God – Daughters of Promise – October 15

THE BREATH OF GODBy: Christine WyrtzenThen the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature. Genesis 2:11God breathes. When He does, life erupts. Adam was just a physical man, made of the dust of the ground. He was not... Read more

Pearls of Grace – October 15

October 15 Fearless "In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge." Proverbs 14:26 As a little girl, I was terribly afraid of the dark. I would look under my bed several times before getting into bed and anywhere else that I thought someone could hide. I was... Read more

Till the Storm Passes By – Encouragement Café – October 15

Till the Storm Passes By By Dawn NeelyWhen He (Jesus) got into the boat, His disciples followed Him.   Then He came to the other side.  Matthew 8:23, 28 NASBetween verses 23 and 28 in the 8th chapter of Matthew, we have a great storm!  Not just a spring shower or a gentle rain, but an... Read more

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made is No Joke – Its Powerful! – Beloved Women – October 15, 2020

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made is No Joke - Its Powerful! Beloved Women October 15, 2020READ: I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. (Psalm 139:14 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: I find it comical how easily I can get derailed from the truth of this Psalm.... Read more

The Ultimate Spiritual Rest – Daughters of Promise – October 14

THE ULTIMATE SPIRITUAL RESTBy: Christine WyrtzenSo God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation. Genesis 2:3I plugged in the meanings from the Hebrew words and couldnt believe what I discovered. Here it is: So God praised and gave strength to... Read more

The Disease to Please – Encouragement Café – October 14

The Disease to Please By Jill BeranThe fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is safe. Proverbs 29:25 ESVWhat will she think?  He wont like this decision.  They wont approve.  This will make her upset.  If I do this, she wont be happy; but if I do that, he wont like... Read more

Pearls of Grace – October 14

October 14 Memorial Songs "Remember the days of old, consider the years of all generations..." Deuteronomy 32:7 Moses, Gods servant, was about to die when he penned a song for Gods people. It was a song that God said they were to take to heart for by it they would prolong their days in the... Read more

From Dying Faith to Supernatural Strength – Beloved Women – October 14, 2020

From Dying Faith to Supernatural Strength Beloved Women October 14, 2020READ: And the angel of the LORD came again a second time and touched him and said, Arise and eat, for the journey is too great for you. (1 Kings 19:7 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: When the journey is excessive, even warriors grow tired. The prophet, Elijah, boldly confronted... Read more

Fully Persuaded – Beloved Women – October 13, 2020

Fully Persuaded Beloved Women October 13, 2020READ: In hope he believed against hope, that he should become the father of many nations, as he had been told, So shall your offspring be. (Romans 4:18 ESV)What do you do when God makes a promise to you, but it hasnt been fulfilled yet? Most of us dont enjoy waiting... Read more

Hindsight is 20/20 – Encouragement Café – October 13

Hindsight is 20/20 By Stephanie DavisFixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2 NASBRemember Whose you are Oh how my prideful heart would cringe each and... Read more

Pearls of Grace – October 13

October 13 Seasons of Life "Be ready in season and out" II Timothy 4:2 There was a man who had four sons. He wanted his sons to learn not to judge things too quickly. So he sent them each on a quest, in turn, to go and look at a pear tree that was a... Read more

Everything God Starts, He Finishes – Daughters of Promise – October 13

EVERYTHING GOD STARTS ~ HE FINISHESBy: Christine WyrtzenAnd on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. Genesis 2:1God finished what he set out to do. No detail was left undone. No outcome was disappointing. He rested, not... Read more

Ruling My Garden – Daughters of Promise – October 12

RULING MY GARDENBy: Christine WyrtzenAnd God blessed them. And God said to them, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it. Genesis 1:28Adam was told to subdue the earth. That was to rule and bring it under subjection. Subjection to what? The laws of the Creator. He was to take the principles of... Read more

Daring Dreams – Encouragement Café – October 12

Daring Dreams By Angela MackeyFor I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11As a child I dreamed huge dreams.  I was going to be the first female major league baseball player or president of... Read more

A Calling for All Believers – Beloved Women – October 12, 2020

A Calling for All Believers Beloved Women October 12, 2020READ: The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those... Read more

Pearls of Grace – October 12

October 12 The Gavel is Not Yours "Do not complain, brethren, against one another, so that you yourselves may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing right at the door." James 5:9 How patient God has been with us every day of our life. He did not give to us what we deserved but... Read more

Pearls of Grace – October 11

October 11 The Fleeting of Time "For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few years of his futile life? He will spend them like a shadow" Ecclesiastes 6:12 When I received the invitation in the mail to attend my High School Reunion I was immediately taken back twenty... Read more

Pearls of Grace – October 10

October 10 Who Do You Belong To? "Then the king ordered Ashpenaz, the chief of his officials, to bring in some of the sons of Israel, including some of the royal family and of the nobles, 4 youths in whom was no defect, who were good-looking, showing intelligence in every branch of wisdom, endowed with... Read more

What Were We Like When We Were Holy? – Daughters of Promise – October 9

WHAT WERE WE LIKE WHEN WE WERE HOLY?By: Christine WyrtzenThen God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. Genesis 1:26aMan is made in the image of God. He has full understanding of divine things. There are no flaws or mistakes in his thinking. He has intense desires to walk Gods path without... Read more

Fresh Lettuce – Encouragement Café – October 9

Fresh Lettuce By Linda GrayLet us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace in time of need. Hebrews 4:16 NKJVNot long ago, a friend and I stopped for lunch at a popular sandwich restaurant.  We placed our orders and were waiting at the register.  We then witnessed... Read more

Bless the Lord at All Times – Beloved Women – October 9, 2020

Bless the Lord at All Times Beloved Women October 9, 2020READ: I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. (Psalm 34:1 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: I dont know about you, but blessing the Lord can come relatively easy some days. However, the struggle comes in doing it at all times and continually,... Read more

Pearls of Grace – October 9

October 9 The Place Of Keeping "The LORD shall establish thee an holy people unto himself, as he hath sworn unto thee, if thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, and walk in his ways" Deuteronomy 28:9 "The only fear I have it to fear to get out of the will of... Read more

Pearls of Grace – October 8

October 8 Deadly Detours "But you have departed out of the way; You have caused many to stumble at the law..." Malachi 2:8 Walk with God long enough and sooner or later your life will converge with another path bringing you face to face with a choice; a decision you must make. Daily we are... Read more

He Made it Home – Daughters of Promise – October 8

HE MADE IT HOMEBy: Christine WyrtzenAnd God said, Let the waters under the heavens be gather together into one place. Let the earth sprout vegetation. Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens. And God made the two great lights the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule... Read more

Your Life – Encouragement Café – October 8

Your Life By Paris RenaeBut what the Lord has said will stand forever. Our good news to you is what the Lord has said. 1 Peter 1:25 CEVWe spend a lot of time thinking about tomorrow. It starts young "When I grow up...". We always think we have tomorrow, until we don't.I spend a lot of... Read more