Gods Got You | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

You can trust the Lord to protect you. He will not let you fall into harm.” Proverbs 3:26 (ERV) Trusting God has become a new buzz word. It is thrown around so loosely that we forget its connotation. Anytime we are going through challenging times the first words off the lips of others is normally... Read more

The Daily Cure for a Heavy Heart – Encouragement for Today – November 19, 2020

November 19, 2020The Daily Cure for a Heavy HeartLYSA TERKEURST Lee en espaolThis, then, is how you should pray Matthew 6:9 (NIV) Did you know Jesus has given us the perfect prayer to pray each day to help us get ahead of any offenses that may be coming our way?In Matthew 6, we read about Jesus... Read more

Life is So Daily! – Girlfriends in God – November 17, 2020

November 17, 2020Life is So Daily! Mary SoutherlandTodays TruthThis is my commandbe strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go (Joshua 1:9, NLT).Friend to FriendLife is so daily, isnt it? Hard times come and they usually come with big doses of discouragement, fear, depression or anxiety.... Read more

Be Anxious for Nothing | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Jesus warned that, in the last days, the world would face unfolding trauma. There would be wars, earthquakes and many other disasters. Yet, to His disciples, He said, “Do not be terrified” (Luke 21:9). He also said that, because of world conditions, men’s hearts would fail “from fear and the expectation of those things which... Read more

The Soldiers’ Psalm | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Soldiers’ Prayer Psalm 91 is called the Soldiers Psalm. We are told that in World War I, the soldiers of the 91st Brigade recited the 91st Psalm daily. This brigade engaged in three of the wars bloodiest battles. Other units suffered up to 90% casualties, but the 91st Brigade did not suffer a single combat-related... Read more

Words | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Ephesians 4:29 You are a good boy. These words caught my attention because they were new words. I dont remember if I verbalized it,... Read more

The Lord will Keep You | Daily Devotional by Phil Ware

The Lord will keep you from all harm — he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. Psalms 121:7-8 Thoughts on today’s verse Our lives are not lived alone. The Lord is with us personally. He holds each of futures and our safety in... Read more

Blessed are the Humble | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

“Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” Matthew 5:3. A young Christian leader, who was probably more impressed with himself than he should have been, shared with me one day how he had difficulty in being humble about all of his talent. He was a better than average speaker... Read more

Crossing Turbulent Waters | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

In 1969, Reggae singer Jimmy Cliff recorded a song titled, Many Rivers to Cross. Jimmy Cliff mentioned that the song was birthed out of the frustration and helplessness he felt after moving from Jamaica to the UK. The feelings came about because unlike what he had expected, nothing significant seemed to be happening in his... Read more

Life Support | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

“Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me.” Psalm 54:4 It felt like someone pierced me in the eye with an ice pick. The tree Id cut down spewed sawdust into my left eye. I scrambled to dislodge the debris. Despite irrigation and eye drop applications, my condition grew worse.... Read more

The Seal of Your Fathers Pleasure | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Hear God’s Word in Mark 1:11. “And a voice came from heaven: ‘ You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased. “ God told his Son how he felt about him. He fed him with his words that nourished him with the vital emotional nutrients of sonship. If the Son... Read more

6 Beautiful Psalms to Encourage You in Your Daily Life

Many of us have learned how to cope with lifes big momentsthe mountains and the valleys, the times of wild bliss, and those dark periods of anguish and turmoil. But what about regular daily life, the day-to-day grind that can feel at times monotonous or even meaningless? On occasion, we all experience seasons when daily... Read more

In All Things | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

In All Things In my seeing, be my sight.In my knowing, be the light;In my listening, be whats heard,In my speaking, be the word. In my building, be the stone,In my living, be my home;In my praying, be the prayer,In my helping, be the care. In my seeking, be the prize.In my thinking, be whats... Read more

Dealing with Guilty Feelings | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God by Charles Stanley

John 5:24-26 Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life. Most assuredly, I say to you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead will hear the... Read more

His Presence Draws You | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Amidst all the lists and details running through my mind I found words from Psalm 23 pushing into my consciousness. Gods presence was nudging me to draw close. I realized again that where I focus is my choice. Even when life is full and good I need to be aware of choosing my focus. Otherwise... Read more

The Good Shepherd | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. John 10:11 Thought Isn’t it absolutely unbelievable that the Supreme God of the universe would love us so generously! Yet he has shown his love for us in the past through Jesus. He will dramatically show his love for us... Read more

Inspired by Joy | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Consider it pure joy whenever you face trials of many kinds because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. James 1:2-4 A few years ago he lost all he had. Everything. But he found Jesus. He... Read more

Taking Jesus with You | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16 When you travel overseas, there are certain items banned from your return flight.Adrian Rogers told of a time he viewed an example of this as he was going through security.... Read more

Becoming A People of Mercy | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Throughout His life, Jesus reached to those rejected by others. He loved the outcasts, those who were despised, scorned, and excluded. Yet His practice of dining with known evildoers offended the Pharisees, and they confronted Jesus’ disciples with this question: “Why is your Teacher eating with the tax-gatherers and sinners?” (Matthew 9:11). When Jesus heard... Read more

Disruption to Daily Life amid COVID-19 Could Be a Blessing, Chuck Bentley Says

Disruption to Daily Life amid COVID-19 Could Be a Blessing, Chuck Bentley Says The head of a prominent Christian financial ministry says the pandemic could be a blessing for many Americans who were stuck in the wrong job before they were laid off.Chuck Bentley, the CEO of Crown Financial Ministries, said his organization has received... Read more

Die Daily | Devotional by Suzanne Benner

Then he said to them all: Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23 Luke records Jesus words about what it means to be his disciple. Two thousand years later, the requirements for Christ followers remain the same. Each must do three things.... Read more

His Grace Is Enough | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

..And He has said to me, My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness. 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NASB) STOP trying to do it all in your own strength. HIS Grace is Enough! I know its easier said than done, but when pressure mounts, dont resort back to the old way of... Read more

Our Safety Net | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. Luke 6:38 Lately, Ive been thinking more about the security of my family. During uncertain times, my need for... Read more

Behold, I Thought | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Elisha sent a messenger to say to him, ‘Go, wash yourself seven times in the Jordan, and your flesh will be restored and you will be cleansed.’ But Naaman went away angry and said, ‘I thought that he would surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the Lord his... Read more

India now topping charts for daily COVID-19 cases

India (MNN) — COVID-19 has been seemingly slow to rise in India, but now well into the global pandemic Indias coronavirus numbers are gaining traction. India currently has over 3.2 million coronavirus cases the third-highest globally. And for daily new cases, theyre at the top of the chart. If India maintains this trajectory, they could... Read more

The Secret to a Joyful Life | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

“give thanks in all circumstances. 1 Thessalonians 5:18a Recently, I found myself in an uncertain season of life. I was in a position I didnt necessarily want to be in, although I felt that God had led me to where I currently was. Yet, the whispering of doubt grew into a thunderous voice that eventually... Read more

10 Powerful Christian Meditations to Use Daily

Today, more than ever, we all arefeeling the effects of stress, whether from our families, our jobs or even the news on our screens (mobile, TV, tablet, or otherwise). For over300 million individuals, this stress and anxiety can be overwhelming, leading to depression and other mental disorders.However, taking a moment of quiet and finding your... Read more

Kind and Compassionate | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God by Phil Ware

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 Thought Be kind and compassionate two qualities that seem to be in short supply. Maybe it’s because we hold up the wrong heroes. Unfortunately these two qualities are often seen as signs of weakness rather than... Read more