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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

Pearls of Grace – August 2

August 2 A Change of Plans is Not Necessary "The counsel of the LORD stands forever, The plansof His heart from generation to generation." Psalm 33:11 Every woman or man that God has used mightily upon the earth has been life-long students of Gods Word. If we are not filling our hearts with His truth... Read more

Pearls of Grace – August 1

August 1 Finish Strong "God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, in order to make your hope sure." Hebrews 6:10-11... Read more

Put On Love – Beloved Women – July 31, 2020

Put On Love Beloved Women July 31, 2020READ: And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. (Colossians 3:14 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Have you ever longed for a stylist to help you pull an outfit together? Usually theres one thing that makes an outfit feel complete. Whether its that gorgeous necklace, a... Read more

Treasure Hunting – Encouragement Café – July 31

Treasure Hunting By Judy Fussell  Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is Gods will for you in Christ Jesus. 1Thessalonians 5:16-17As the sun peeked over the horizon dazzling the morning sky, an ominous black cloud of oppression slowly crept upon me. Circumstances, doubt, financial woes, and problems with children magnified as... Read more

The Cost of Mediocrity – Daughters of Promise – July 31

THE COST OF MEDIOCRITYAnd as they brought them out, one said, Escape for your life. Do not look back or stop anywhere in the valley. Escape to the hills, lest you be swept away. Then the Lord rained on Sodom and Gomorrah sulfur and fire from the Lord out of heaven. And he overthrew those... Read more

Pearls of Grace – July 31

July 31 The Sweetest Word Ever Spoken And The Spirit and the bride say, "Come." And let the one who hears say, "Come." And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost. Revelation 22:17 In a lonely cottage there sat one night, an aged... Read more

Trusting God as You Wait – Beloved Women – July 30, 2020

Trusting God as You Wait Beloved Women July 30, 2020READ: The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. (2 Peter 3:9 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Todays verse comes from 2 Peter 3:9 and happens about thirty... Read more

Raah-Raah Roi – Encouragement Café – July 30

Raah-Raah Roi By Luann PraterYou are the God who sees me, for she said, I have now seen the One who sees me.  Genesis 16:13I love to dig into the Word and find out the root Hebrew or Greek meaning behind common words we use today. The word that Hagar used here for SEE was Roi... Read more

How Could He Do Such a Thing?! – Daughters of Promise – July 30

HOW COULD HE DO SUCH A THING?!And they called to Lot, Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us, that we may know them. Lot went out to the men at the entrance, shut the door after him, and said, I beg you, my brothers, do not act so... Read more

Pearls of Grace – July 30

July 30 SilerRefinedTake away the dross from the silver, And there comes out a vessel for the smith; Proverbs 25:4 Silver is a most precious metal that is magnificent in appearance when the light hits it at just the right angle causing a radiance of beauty and splendor. Only God could make something so spectacular.... Read more

Does God Have a Heart for Your Family? – Daughters of Promise – July 29

DOES GOD HAVE A HEART FOR YOUR FAMILY?Then the men said to Lot, Have you anyone else here? Sons-in-law, sons, daughters, or anyone you have in the city, bring them out of the place. For we are about to destroy this place. Genesis 19:12The members of Lots family dont appear to have a deep and... Read more

Vain Brings Pain – Encouragement Café – July 29

Vain Brings Pain By Dawn MastYou shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name. Exodus 20:7It was a show we'd watched as a family many times. I thought we'd finally found something we could watch together and enjoy even though we have... Read more

Pearls of Grace – July 29

July 29 Weak Weapons and Imprisoned Tongues No weaponthat is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgmentthou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD. Isaiah 54:17 (KJV) When a loved one passes away... Read more

Farewell to Sorrow – Beloved Women – July 29, 2020

Farewell to Sorrow Beloved Women July 29, 2020READ: He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. (Psalm 147:3 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Some of us have been through some things that have rocked us to our core. Situations that have challenged our faith. Weve experienced things that have left us thinking, If God loves me, then WHY? So... Read more

Gods Workmanship – Encouragement Café – July 28

Gods Workmanship By Dawn NeelyFor we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we could walk in them. Ephesians 2:10 NASBI have my devotions early each morning. Someone once told me waiting to have ones devotions at the end of the day is like trying to play... Read more

Your Source of Strength – Beloved Women – July 28, 2020

Your Source of Strength Beloved Women July 28, 2020READ: Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. (Joshua 1:9 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Seen on items from coffee mugs to tee shirts, epithets like Strong Woman... Read more

Pearls of Grace – July 28

July 28 Unshaken Cast your burden upon the Lord, and He will sustain you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken. Psalm 55:22 Corrie tin Boom said: The worry of tomorrow robs us of strength for today. Our journey through this life will carry us to many places, some painful, some heavy and... Read more

Blind and Still Obsessed – Daughters of Promise – July 28

BLIND AND STILL OBSESSEDBut the men [angels] reached out their hands and brought Lot into the house with them and shut the door. And they struck with blindness the men who were at the entrance of the house, both small and great, so that they wore themselves out groping for the door. Genesis 19:10-11God is... Read more

Faith Training – Encouragement Café – July 27

Faith Training By Maria DraytonBeloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers. 3 John 2:1 NKJVWorking out is not one of my favorite past times.  I dont enjoy running, lifting weights, machine workouts and the worst of all is sweating.  But Ive learned that I... Read more

No Conditions Attached – Beloved Women – July 27, 2020

No Conditions Attached Beloved Women July 27, 2020READ: This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, declares the Lord: I will put my laws on their hearts, and write them on their minds," then he adds, "I will remember their sins and their lawless deeds no more."(Hebrews 10:16-17 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: An eye... Read more

Where Have Your Friends Gone? – Daughters of Promise – July 27

WHERE HAVE YOUR FRIENDS GONE?But they [the men of the city] said, Stand back! And they said, This fellow came to sojourn, and he has become the judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them. Genesis 19:9Lot put all his hopes for a future in Sodom. He conformed and got himself elected... Read more

Pearls of Grace – July 27

July 27 The Ground of Hope And there is hope for your future, declares the Lord, Jeremiah 31:17a God is a God of hope. He doesnt work in your past but only uses it to glorify your future. The word hope in this verse means, ground of hope. Hope is not a trinket we grasp... Read more