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I Trust in You | Thoughts about God by Phil Ware

I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints.” Ephesians 1:18 Thoughts on today’s verse Heaven is something we see with our heart. When we are discouraged, doubtful, and... Read more

Who Do You Say I Am? | Devotional by Phil Ware

“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Peter answered, “You are the Christ.”  Mark 8:29 Thought The sweetest confession we will ever make is this: I believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and I want him to be Lord of my life. Let’s say it again,... Read more

In Our Weakness | Thoughts about God by Phil Ware

In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance... 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

Phil Robertson Prays for Trump’s Reelection: ‘Father, Give Us Four More Years with Him’

Phil Robertson Prays for Trump's Reelection: 'Father, Give Us Four More Years with Him' On Wednesday, Duck Dynasty star, author, and Blaze TV host Phil Robertson posted a special prayer over the state of America and for President Trumps re-election as votes continue to be counted.The 74-year-old outspoken Christian and Trump supporter asserted in his... Read more

God is Kind | Devotional by Phil Ware

“… I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,” declares the LORD. Jeremiah 9:24 Thought Two truths are equally crucial for us to understand in this passage. First, God is kind, just and righteous. Second, he delights in these things when he sees them in us.... Read more

Skewed Values | by Phil Ware

“Let him who boasts boast in the Lord.” For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends. 2 Corinthians 10:17-18 Thoughts on today’s verse In a world with skewed values, and false promises, and fleeting fame, what can we boast in other than the steadfastness... Read more

Our Loving Sacrificial Savior | by Phil Ware

On hearing this, Jesus said, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.” Matthew 9:12 Thought Why did Jesus associate with sinners? Because we need him to associate with us! What’s the most crucial part of that truth: Jesus’ desire to save or our recognition of our sinfulness? Of course the... Read more

A Blessing to Everyone – Words of Blessing | by Phil Ware

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Philemon 1:25 Thought Have you noticed how words of blessing are in such short supply? There is something about our fallen state that makes sarcasm and ridicule easier to use than blessing. But, in God’s family, words are always to be used for the... Read more

Gods Hands | Thoughts about God by Phil Ware

By God’s will I may come to you with joy and together with you be refreshed. Romans 15:32 Thought Our lives, our futures, and our plans are in God’s hands. This inescapable reality is the basis of our existence. It is also the foundation of our joy and refreshment when we are with each other.... 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

Duck Dynasty Star Phil Robertson Is Baptizing Fans of His Podcast: ‘They Just Keep Coming’

Duck Dynasty Star Phil Robertson Is Baptizing Fans of His Podcast: 'They Just Keep Coming' A new podcast by Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has climbed the charts, sparked discussion and led to an unforeseen blessing for the outspoken Christian: fans wanting to be baptized by him.The Unashamed with Phil Robertson podcast launched in 2019... Read more

Keeping with Gods Will | Thoughts about God by Phil Ware

“And they did not do as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then to us in keeping with God’s will. 2 Corinthians 8:5 Thought Paul was surprised at the Macedonians’ generosity to the Lord’s work for two reasons. First, they were very impoverished and didn’t have much to share. Second,... Read more

‘I Pointed Him to Jesus’: Phil Robertson Says He and Trump Always Discuss ‘Spiritual Matters’

'I Pointed Him to Jesus': Phil Robertson Says He and Trump Always Discuss 'Spiritual Matters' The patriarch of the Duck Dynasty family says spiritual issues always are at the center of his discussions with President Trump.Phil Robertson, who starred in the popular reality show series Duck Dynasty (2012-2017) and endorsed Trump during the... Read more

Let Your Light Shine | by Phil Ware

“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 Thought As Christians, we are not called to isolate ourselves from culture. We are not called to be hermits or monks. Instead, we are to recognize that we are in... Read more

Worry about Your Life | Devotional by Phil Ware

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes?” Matthew 6:25 Thought God gives beauty to the flowers and life to grass. In the grand scheme... Read more

A Daily Battle | Devotional by Phil Ware

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Ephesians 6:12 Thought This is war! We face a daily battle and it is not just with sin and temptation. We... Read more

Pent Up Anger | Thoughts by Phil Ware

“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold” Ephesians 4:26-27 Thought Pent up anger is an explosion waiting to happen. Sooner or later, the pent up frustration will explode, either in our own life or into the... Read more

Be Anxious for Nothing | Devotional by Phil Ware

Cast all your anxiety on him [God] because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7 Thought Isn’t it absolutely incredible that the God who made the universe cares about us and our needs, hurts, and fears! So let’s trust that he will do what is best for us and show it by living for him!... Read more

Trust in the Lord | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God by Phil Ware

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight Proverbs 3:5-6 Thought What do you use for your life’s compass? No matter how insightful, wise, experienced, or knowledgeable we may be, only God can guide our... Read more

Refuge and Strength | Devotional by Phil Ware

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1 Thoughts Where can we go when all the walls fall and all the armies crumble and all hope is lost? To the eternal God, who is our Father. He preserved Israel through the most difficult of times, protected the Bible from those... Read more

‘Veggie Tales’ Creator Phil Vischer: ‘Racial Injustice Has Benefited Me’ | RELEVANT Magazine

Over at Holy Post,Veggie Talesarchitect Phil Vischer has written an interesting testimony about the ways he’s uncovered white privilege in his life, particularly in the ways it aided the creation of his animation studio Big Idea Entertainment. In detailing his own family history, Vischer does an excellent job of something that can be very... Read more

Understand the Lords Love | Devotional by Phil Ware

I love the Lord. He heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. Psalm 116:1-2 Thought Understanding the Lord’s love, presence, and nearness should lead us to serve him and to deepen our relationship with him. While... Read more