Thorned for a Reason | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

How do you see someone who is being a thorn in your flesh? I am struck by Davids words in 2 Samuel 16 when Shimei, a relative of Saul, curses him and pelts him with pebbles David, Gods anointed king, could have ordered the man to be imprisoned or killed. But instead, he tells his... Read more

Mouthing the Words | by Julie Cosgrove

“Open my lips, Lord, and my mouth will declare your praise. Psalm 51:15 During the recent pandemic, a dear friend of mine did something rather unusual. A wiz at sewing, she normally makes prayer quilts for hospice patients and the elderly as a ministry. But during the lock down, she switched gears. She made cloth... Read more

Dont Go It Alone | Thoughts about God by Julie Cosgrove

“The Lord God said, It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him. Genesis 2:18 Many of you have heard the adage that FEAR is False Evidence Appearing Real. But right now, whats going in isnt false. It is very, very real. So I am offering... Read more

Heart Directions | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

May the Lord direct your hearts into Gods love and Christs perseverance. 2 Thessalonians 3:5 I want to have a loving heart, dont you? One that beats for others and yet stays strong. One that is so filled to the rim with godly love that nothing can break it. A love that will cushion my... Read more

Download | Thoughts about God by Julie Cosgrove

I knew it was there. I recalled downloading it in the past. It was exactly the picture I needed. But, even though I was confident it was somewhere in my folders, I had to search for it. Sometimes I think it is the same with the things that God provides. At times, what I need... Read more

Love’s Form | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] The fruit of the Spirit is love. Galatians 5:22 There are extra facets of the fruit of the Spirit, however I feel Paul listed love as the primary as a result of with out it, its arduous to perform the remainder, similar to pleasure, peace, forbearance, gentleness, kindness, and so on. The Greeks had... Read more

Is Jesus Asleep? | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] And when he obtained into the boat, his disciples adopted him. And behold, there arose an awesome storm on the ocean, in order that the boat was being swamped by the waves; however he was asleep. Matthew 8:23- 24 (ESV) You have got accepted Him as Your Savior you may have adopted Christ into... Read more

Dont Depart Me | Devotionals by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] Don't solid me out of your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Psalm 51:1 I will need to have been about eight-years-old. We had been purchasing within the mall, which was a brand new expertise for me. So many individuals. A lot noise. Instantly I spotted Id dropped my moms hand. From... Read more

The Doormat | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] “You might be already clear due to the phrase I've spoken to you. John 15:3 Palestine was a dusty place. Individuals walked alongside dust roads barefoot or in sandals of woven leather-based or reeds. Ft grew to become extraordinarily soiled, so it was commonplace to clean them upon coming into a home. The rich... Read more

The Treasure of His Presence | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] You'll search me and discover me; if you search me with all of your coronary heart Jeremiah 29:13 Have you ever seen proof of God in your life lately? God typically revealed Himself by indicators and wonders all through the Bible, and I consider He nonetheless does so right this moment. His holiness breaks... Read more

Being Good or Being Sensible | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] Is there a distinction? I believe being sensible typically depends on our personal cognitive talents. He certain is smart. That was a sensible answer you got here up with. What a sensible factor to do! We faucet into our personal data, be it by way of studying, finding out or experiences. Once we are... Read more

Fill the Temple | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] Then the glory of the Lord rose from above the cherubim and moved to the edge of the temple. The cloud stuffed the temple, and the courtroom was filled with the radiance of the glory of the Lord. Ezekiel 10:4 Are you able to image what Ezekiel describes? Its laborious to as a result... Read more

Fishy Reactions | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] When he had completed talking, he mentioned to Simon, Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch. …Once they had executed so, they caught such numerous fish that their nets started to interrupt. Luke 5:4,6 At first Peter questioned Jesus command. Then he obeyed. The end result was phenomenal.... Read more

Is it All about Cash? | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] One factor you lack, he [Jesus] stated. Go, promote every part you may have and provides to the poor, and you should have treasure in heaven. Then come, comply with me. At this the mans face fell. He went away unhappy, as a result of he had nice wealth.Mark 10:21-22 This story used to... Read more

H.O.P.E. | Ideas about God by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] Sure, my soul, discover relaxation in God; my hope comes from him. Psalm 62:5 As Christians, we're known as to hope. Not wishful considering, imagining issues, or pining for higher days. Hope. Hope will not be a pipe dream or a fairy story. It's a sturdy motion as an alternative of a response. Once... Read more

One thing Else | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] Some males got here, bringing to him a paralyzed man, carried by 4 of them. Since they might not get him to Jesus due to the gang, they made a gap within the roof above Jesus by digging by way of it after which lowered the mat the person was mendacity on. Mark 2:3-4... Read more

Proper Us Once more | Ideas about God by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] When he [Jesus] noticed the crowds, he had compassion on them, as a result of they had been harassed and helpless, like sheep and not using a shepherd. Matthew 9:36 The speaker entered the room dressed as a sheep. After the laughter calmed down, she defined concerning the shepherds relationship together with his flock.... Read more

Unresolved Anger | Devotional by Julie Cosgrove

[ad_1] However God mentioned to Jonah, Is it best for you to be offended concerning the plant? It's, he mentioned. And Im so offended I want I had been lifeless. Jonah 4:9 Anger is a silent killer. Not solely can it fester in our hearts and trigger our blood stress to rise it additionally discolours... Read more