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Be Patient | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

But when the Holy Spirit controls our lives he will produce this kind of fruit in us: love joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control Galatians 5:22 We were waiting for the traffic light to turn green. A car beside us (going the opposite direction) had her left turn signal light on, waiting... Read more

Dont Put God in a Box | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

The book of Acts is exciting! Miracles happen in every chapter. Although I have read through the entire Bible every year for over 25 years, every year, God opens my eyes to amazing new insights in His Word. This year my eyes were opened to the various ways (not just one way) God chose to... Read more

A Trampled Rose | Thoughts about Jesus’ Sacrifice by Katherine Kehler

Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God (Ephesians 5:2). Just over two years ago, while in church one Sunday morning, I was introduced to the song, Above All... Read more

Loneliness | Thoughts by Katherine Kehler

Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you Hebrews 13:5 Websters dictionary defines loneliness as, being without company; cut off from others; not frequented by human beings; sad from being alone; producing a feeling of bleakness or desolation. Have you ever felt lonely? Loneliness has many causes: The death of a loved one,... Read more

The Gentle Christian – A Devotional by Katherine Kehler

“I am gentle and humble in heart Matthew 11:28 I have been rereading The Glorious Pursuit, Embracing the Virtues of Christ by Gary L. Thomas. As before, the content is very thought provoking. Thomas opens with this thoughtful paragraph: Pause a moment and try to imagine yourself as a person who acts with the compassion... Read more

The Cure for Cynicism | by Katherine Kehler

And always be thankful Colossians 3:15 When I was younger, I naively thought temptations such as cynicism and critical attitudes would lessen with age. I thought I would be a nicer person when I became a senior. To my dismay, I find that my mind is still being attacked with those temptations. But why should... Read more

God Provides for His Own | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

And my God shall supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 This is the story of Marie. Marie is from Jamaica and is one of our (Thoughts About God) Prayer partners. She is 53 years old. Maries story of Gods daily provision throughout her life will... Read more

He is Out to Destroy You | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

The thiefs purpose is to steal, kill and destroy. My purpose is to give life in all its fullness John 10:10 In the fly leaf of my purse Bible, I often jot down quotes and thought-provoking ideas I hear in church. This morning I noticed one I had written a few years ago: Satan is... Read more

When Life Isnt Fair | Thoughts about God by Katherine Kehler

The one who calls you is faithful and He will do it 1 Thessalonians 5:24 I was overlooked for the leadership position again. Someone much less qualified than me was chosen, she wrote. She was committed and qualified, but overlooked again and again. It was not right. She asked me, Is this the norm for... Read more

Praying with Confidence | Thoughts about God by Katherine Kehler

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God (Philippians 4:6). How do you pray with confidence? How do you know if God will answer your prayers? Four key words answer this question: AbideAbiding is the key to successful praying. In John 15:7,... Read more

Struggling. What’s Struggling? | by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] I need to know Christ and the facility of His resurrection and the fellowship of His struggling Philippians 3:10 What's struggling? Elisabeth Elliot describes struggling as wanting what you dont have and having what you dont need. That definition fairly effectively covers all of the little and large troubles we undergo throughout our lifetime.... Read more

God Listens to Us | Ideas about God by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] The Lord sees the great individuals and listens to their prayers 1 Peter 3:12 Not too long ago, I obtained an e-mail from a brand new Christian. She had learn my devotional on the weather of efficient prayer and requested, What phrases would I take advantage of? Its an fascinating query to which I've... Read more

God Guides Us | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] The steps of an excellent man are ordered by the Lord: and He delighteth in his approach Psalm 37:23 I had deliberate to run errands within the morning however there have been so many pressing issues to do, I didnt depart till mid-afternoon. There have been a number of entrances to this car parking... Read more

God Will Take Care of You! | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] The LORD himself watches over you! The LORD stands beside you as your protecting shade Psalm 121:5 Does God watch over us? We all know the Bible tells us He does, however have you ever skilled it your self? I acquired this e-mail lately from a girl who tells her story of Gods care.... Read more

To Whom are You Listening? | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] The thiefs objective is to steal, kill and destroy. My objective is to present life in all its fullness John 10:10 Lately I spoke to somebody with a nasty tone of voice. I didnt even discover what I seemed like. However God did. Later whereas I used to be studying a devotional e book,... Read more

He Lets Me Relaxation | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] “The Lord is my shepherd; I've all the things that I would like. He lets me relaxation in inexperienced pastures. He leads me to calm waterPsalm 23:1,2 Searching for primary. Be in management. Make your self look good. Be on the high, or least close to the highest. This angle appears to be a... Read more

Hiding Place | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] Hold me protected, O God, for in you I take refuge. Psalm 16:1 You might be my hiding place; you'll shield me from bother. Psalm 32:7a Our granddaughter Renee, when she was little, was afraid of animals. All animals terrified her. We didnt know why. She simply was. Pat, our youngest daughter, was nonetheless... Read more

When Confusion Prevails | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] God is just not the writer of dysfunction, however of peace 1 Corinthians 14:33 Have you ever ever discovered your self in a state of affairs that appeared completely complicated? Choices wanted to be made, however issues didnt make sense and also you simply didnt know what to do? God is just not the... Read more

Depend it All Pleasure | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] “Contemplate it pure pleasure, my brothers, everytime you face trials of many varieties, as a result of you'll know that the testing of your religion develops perseverance. Perseverance should end its work so that you could be be mature and full, not missing something James 1:24 My husband quotes these verses loads. I used... Read more

I Love Encouragement | Ideas by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] Due to this fact encourage one another (1 Thessalonians 4:18).Allow us to encourage one another day by day (Hebrews 3:13).However allow us to encourage each other (Hebrews 10:25). Have you ever ever had an excessive amount of encouragement? Not me. In actual fact, I dont know of anybody who feels they've had an excessive... Read more

Cling to the Lord | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] “However cling to the Lord your God...” Joshua 23:8 (Amp) Throughout a transfer to a different home, our daughter Val was serving to me pack bins. Zachary, their eight-month-old son, was crawling by then however by no means wandered removed from his mom. Actually, he would seize on (cling) to her leg and she... Read more

A Prayer | Pattern Prayer by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] A Prayer Lord, little by little You might be getting by means of to my befuddled thoughts to show me one other sensible idea about dwelling a life pleasing to You. Lord Jesus, I do know You stated that on this world we'd have troubles, however for some purpose I actually thought there could... Read more

A Miracle on Christmas Eve | Christmas Devotional Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] All who're oppressed might come to Him. He's a refuge for them of their occasions of hassle Psalm 9:9 My father was born within the Ukraine and spent his first fifteen years there. One Christmas his two older brothers purchased a German-made Christmas musical wind-up tree stand for his or her mother and father.... Read more

Magnificence out of Brokenness | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] Do every thing with out complaining or arguing, so that you could be grow to be innocent and pure, youngsters of God with out fault in a crooked and wicked era, wherein you shine like stars within the universe as you maintain out the phrase of life. . . Philippians 2: 1416 My neighbor... Read more

Love will not be Simply Provoked – by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] Love doesn't behave itself unseemly, seeks not her personal, will not be simply provoked, thinks no evil 1 Corinthians 13:5 Every so often, the Lord impresses a Bible verse or phrase on my thoughts and I cant overlook it. That's what He did final month. Throughout a church service, the pastor spoke from 1... Read more

Peace or Panic? | Ideas about God by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] “He who watches over you'll not slumber Psalm 121:3 Peace and panic can not occupy the identical place. If we're full of worry, we arent peaceable. I'm not normally a fearful individual. My husband has travelled so much the previous years and once I go to mattress, I thank God that His angels are... Read more

Assault of Devil | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] Placed on the total armour of God so to take your stand in opposition to the devils schemes Ephesians 6:11 Each morning I start my day by asking God to direct, empower, and defend me, so I will please Him in all I do, suppose, and say.I wish to be in tune with what... Read more

No matter You Do | Ideas about God by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] Whenever you did it to those my brothers you have been doing it to me! Whenever you refused to assist the least of those my brothers, you have been refusing to assist me Matthew 25:40 I consider these verses are speaking about serving to folks in want or refusing to assist them. Whereas some... Read more

Rely Your Blessings | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] And dont neglect to thank Him Philippians 4:6 In my every day devotional at some point, the phrases of the tune Rely Your Blessings, Identify Them One by One was included. I havent sung that tune for a very long time – the phrases are large: Are you ever burdened with a load of... Read more