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God is Able | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Her faith felt weak as she faced this new challenge. Her husband just lost his job. Inwardly shaky yet outwardly strong she said all the right and reassuring things. She only wished she could believe them. Faith is easy when the way is well lit. Yet when you walk in the dim light of struggles,... Read more

Absolute Dependence | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Yes, I am the vine, you are the branches For apart from me you can do nothing. John 15:5 The Christian Life is a life of Absolute dependence. At Hampton Court there was a vine that sometimes bore a couple thousand cluster of grapes. People were amazed at its productivity. Later the secret was discovered.... Read more

5 Prayers That Battle Negative Thoughts in Isolation

Crystal Caudill iBelieve Contributing Writer For most people, the long-term isolation that COVID-19 has imposed is a new and difficult struggle. Every aspect of our lives has been affected, and it leaves us emotionally vulnerable to negative thoughts. While it is perfectly normal and acceptable to experience these thoughts, it is crucial to be intentional... Read more

Our Conflict is with Satan | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Make no mistake the devil is a real devil! Every conflict is a contest with Satan and his forces. For that reason, the Bible says, though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down... Read more

Dealing with Fear | Thoughts about God by Mike Woodard

Domonic, our two and a half year old grandson was helping Papa (Grandpa) do some much needed spring cleanup in the back yard. Our backyard is terraced, so when we went to the second layer he started to cry. I asked him why he was crying, and he said, Me Scared. It turned out he... Read more

God Can Speak into the Chaos of Your Life | Thoughts about God by Jon Walker

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalms 51:10 (NIV) God spoke the world into existence, and He spoke you into your mothers womb. Even now, He can speak into the chaos of your life to bring it shape and form (Psalm 51:10 MSG). This is a... 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

He Knows Pain | Thoughts about God by Idelette McVicker

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross. Hebrews 12:2 (NIV) One of my close friends suffers from chronic headaches. She lives with pain. It is something I am, thankfully, rather unfamiliar with. Her suffering, however, has introduced me... 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

Knocking on Heaven’s Door | Thoughts about God by Allan Mitchell

So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. Luke 11:9-10 Do you believe God answers... 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

Relying on God in Times of Trouble | Thoughts by Charles Stanley

Counting on God in Instances of Hassle | Ideas by Charles Stanley

[ad_1] Its simple to consider Paul as a non secular big who by no means grew to become discouraged by the various afflictions he suffered. In any case, he tells us to exult not solely within the hope of the glory of God but in addition in our tribulations, since they're a device the Lord... Read more

When Roses Don't Come | Mother's Day Thoughts by Gail Rodgers

When Roses Do not Come | Mom’s Day Ideas by Gail Rodgers

[ad_1] It was Sunday morning, Moms Day, and I used to be greeting ladies in the back of the church. First one took my hand and blinked again a tear as she instructed me how onerous today is for her. She by no means might have a child of her personal. One other hugged me... Read more

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The Battle is the Lords | Every day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] Our enemies are God’s enemies, and He's an lively and aggressive Mighty Warrior towards them. We face an enemy that has already misplaced the battle however received’t concede and not using a fierce combat. Lots of the Psalms might appropriately be referred to as “Battle Psalms.” It was not by chance that essentially the... Read more

His Gifts and Powers | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

His Presents and Powers | Day by day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] “It is the same and only Holy Spirit who gives all these gifts and powers, deciding which each of us should have” 1 Corinthians 12:11 As I counsel within the space of Christian service, I discover a lot confusion amongst many Christians relating to the presents of the Holy Spirit. Believers typically are so... Read more

Be In the Moment | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Be Within the Second | Each day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] At any time when you might be arrested and delivered to trial, don't worry beforehand about what to say. Simply say no matter is given you on the time, for it's not you talking, however the Holy Spirit. Mark 13:11 I noticed a T-shirt on-line this week that made me chortle as a result... Read more

You Qualify | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

You Qualify | Each day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] “For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek; for the same Lord over all is rich unto all who call upon him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.”Romans 10:12-13 She didn’t really feel worthy of praying to God herself, so she got here to... Read more

Knots in the Sail | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Knots within the Sail | Each day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] Due to this fact, since we're surrounded by such an important cloud of witnesses, allow us to throw off all the pieces that hinders and the sin that so simply entangles. And allow us to run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1 Be crammed with the Spirit. After I learn... Read more

More than a Helper | Thoughts about the Holy Spirit by Rich Vega

Greater than a Helper | Ideas concerning the Holy Spirit by Wealthy Vega

[ad_1] I'll give them an undivided coronary heart and put a brand new spirit in them; I'll take away from them their coronary heart of stone and provides them a coronary heart of flesh. Ezekiel 11:19 The primary time I heard his voice, it introduced discomfort and worry. I stayed away so long as attainable.... Read more

Prayers Matter to God | Thoughts about prayer by Max Lucado

Prayers Matter to God | Ideas about prayer by Max Lucado

[ad_1] God delights in listening to your prayers! We cant even get the plumber to name us again, so why would God take heed to our prayers? Your prayers matter to God since you matter to God. You arent simply anyone, you might be his little one. When God saved you, he enlisted you. He... Read more

God Listens to Us | Thoughts about God by Katherine Kehler

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

When Panic Attacks - Thoughts about God by Sue Braid

When Panic Assaults – Ideas about God by Sue Braid

[ad_1] “For I have given them the words you gave me, and they have received them and have come to know in truth that I came from you; and they have believed that you sent me.” John 17:6 As soon as, throughout a time of acute nervousness, I selected to speak in confidence to my... Read more

One with God | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

One with God | Each day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] …that every one of them could also be one, Father, simply as you might be in me and I'm in you. Might in addition they be in us in order that the world could imagine that you've despatched me. I've given them the glory that you simply gave me, that they could be one... Read more

Imperfect Perfection | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Imperfect Perfection | Each day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] “And just as we have borne the likeness of the earthly man, so shall we bear the likeness of the man from heaven.” 1 Corinthians 15:49 Anger, bitterness, profanity. One or all three of those indiscretions have been part of my life for the previous a number of months. Simply after I suppose one... Read more

The Other Side of Confession | Thoughts about God by Claire Colvin

The Different Aspect of Confession | Ideas about God by Claire Colvin

[ad_1] If we confess our sins, he's devoted and simply and can forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 You in all probability know that the phrase confession means, agreeing with God. After we confess our sins we dont do it to inform God what weve accomplished. He already... Read more

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The Downside with Unresolved Guilt | Ideas by Max Lucado

[ad_1] What sort of individual does unresolved guilt create?An anxious one, ceaselessly hiding, operating, denying, pretending.As one man admitted, I used to be all the time residing a lie for concern somebody may see me for who I actually was and assume much less of me. I hid behind my tremendous spirituality however this lie... Read more

Never Abandoned | Thoughts about God by Helen Lescheid

By no means Deserted | Ideas about God by Helen Lescheid

[ad_1] “By no means will I go away you; by no means will I forsake you. So we are saying with confidence, the Lord is my helper; I cannot be afraid what can man do to me? Hebrews 13:5,6 Do you generally really feel on their lonesome on the earth? Like youve been forsaken by... Read more

Wisdom for Deep Waters | Thoughts by Fab Batsakis

Knowledge for Deep Waters | Ideas by Fab Batsakis

[ad_1] “For who knows a persons thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.” 1 Corinthians 2:11 It takes knowledge to elevate your head above the deep waters of life. It doesnt all the time imply having a head full... Read more

The Unchanging Creator is For us | Thoughts by Max Lucado

The Unchanging Creator is For us | Ideas by Max Lucado

[ad_1] All the things is altering! Flight schedules are altering. The financial system is altering. The schoolschedule isaltering. Adjustments, all over the place. However what hasnt modified? Gods love for us. The 4 most welcome phrases within the Bible are Godis for us. GOD is for us the unchanging Creator is FOR us. His love... Read more

Covered with His Love | Thoughts about God by BIll Bright

Lined with His Love | Ideas about God by BIll Vivid

[ad_1] “Way back, even earlier than He made the world, God selected us to be His very personal, by what Christ would do for us; He determined then to make us holy in His eyes, with out a single fault – we who stand earlier than Him coated with His love“ Ephesians 1:4 On each... Read more

Jesus the Nazarene | Day by day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] he went and lived in a city known as Nazareth. So was fulfilled what was stated by means of the prophets, that he can be known as a Nazarene. Matthew 2:23 What did it imply for Jesus to be a Nazarene? Some imagine that the time period Jesus of Nazareth is a success of... Read more

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Jesus Prays for You Ideas about God by Jon Walker

[ad_1] My prayer will not be for them alone. I pray additionally for individuals who will imagine in me by means of their message.John 17:20(NIV) In the course of the Final Supper, Jesus prayed for himself after which he prayed for the disciples. After which, with the hour of his demise approaching, he took time... Read more

Shine Like the Sun | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Shine Just like the Solar | Each day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] “And those who are wise – the people of God – shall shine as brightly as the sun’s brilliance, and those who turn many to righteousness will glitter like stars forever” Daniel 12:3 Did it ever happen to you that as a baby of God you're to radiate in your countenance the sweetness and... Read more

True Love Acts | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

True Love Acts | Day by day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] A brand new command I offer you: Love each other. As I've liked you, so you have to love each other. By this everybody will know that you're my disciples, in case you love each other. John 13:34-35 Love is the signifying issue that we belong to Christ. 1 John 3:18 instructs us, as... Read more

Many Hardships | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Many Hardships | Every day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] We should undergo many hardships to enter the Kingdom of God Acts 14:22 Gods individuals will encounter many hardships. It was by no means Gods intention when He selected His those that they might be untested. They had been by no means chosen simply to expertise worldly peace and earthly pleasure. Freedom from illness... Read more

Christians and the Corona Virus | Thoughts about God by Marilyn Ehle

Christians and the Corona Virus | Ideas about God by Marilyn Ehle

[ad_1] … Don't be troubled about something, however in all the things, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, current your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus Philippians 4:6-7 It hits us with an nearly paralyzing thud: corona virus, nationwide... Read more

Like A Deer | Thoughts about God by Gail Rodgers

Like A Deer | Ideas about God by Gail Rodgers

[ad_1] The Sovereign LORD is my power; He makes my toes just like the toes of a deer, He permits me to go on the heights. Habakkuk 3:19 This morning I opened the curtains simply because the solar was developing. The motion startled a deer consuming the seeds that had fallen from the chicken feeder.... Read more

The Gift of Grace | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

The Reward of Grace | Every day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9 Thought As a baby, I beloved to obtain items. In such a easy time of life, a present meant I used... Read more

He's in the Midst | Thoughts by Bill Bright

He is within the Midst | Ideas by Invoice Vivid

[ad_1] “For where two or three gather together because they are Mine, I will be right there among them” Matthew 18:20. What higher proof is there of the truth that Jesus is God, that He's omnipresent? As you and I collect with our little teams – whether or not two or three, or 200 –... Read more

Fast Of Words: A Different Kind of Fast | Thoughts by Sylvia Gunter

Quick Of Phrases: A Completely different Sort of Quick | Ideas by Sylvia Gunter

[ad_1] Repeatedly God brings me to my knees over my coronary heart perspective expressed out of my mouth. Greater than as soon as, God has led me to quick of unfavourable, vital, judgmental, and complaining phrases. Why a quick of phrases? Is {that a} reliable software of fasting? The Hebrew phrase quick means to cowl... Read more

The Enemy Within | Thoughts about God by Joshua Lim

The Enemy Inside | Ideas about God by Joshua Lim

[ad_1] “Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall” Proverbs 16:18 Pleasure… is the foundation of virtually each sin. Why is delight so harmful? Pleasure blinds us to who we actually are. Pleasure tells us we’re higher than we actually are; so there’s no must repent or to vary. Do you pray, “God,... Read more

Assured Heart | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Assured Coronary heart | Day by day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] Many people had been taught the stability precept rising up. , the idea that if our good deeds outweigh our unhealthy deeds on the finish of the day then we can be entitled to get into heaven. I can clearly bear in mind my mom admonishing us to reside proper in order that we... Read more

COVID-19 and the Church: An Emergency Physicians Thoughts | RELEVANT Magazine

COVID-19 and the Church: An Emergency Physicians Ideas | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Authors Observe: I'm an Emergency Medication Resident and a Resident Consultant for the Christian Medical and Dental Affiliation. My Spouse, Elizabeth, works as a Pediatric Oncology Nurse and we're members of our native church The Oaks. The Views expressed right here to not replicate my residency or employer however are my very... Read more

A Guide for Our Steps | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

A Information for Our Steps | Each day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] The steps of a person are established by the LORD, And He delights in his means. Psalm 37:23 It's so encouraging to know tips on how to delight the Lord. Simply stroll within the steps He units for us!!! As we exit this week lets bear in mind to behave with braveness and do... Read more

Confidence | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Confidence | Every day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] The dictionary defines confidence as the sensation or perception that one can depend on somebody or one thing; and the state of feeling sure concerning the reality of one thing. We learn that, religion is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we don't see. Hebrews 11:1 It's thrilling to know... Read more

Follow the Good Shepherd | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Observe the Good Shepherd | Day by day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] For that is what the Sovereign Lord says: I personally will seek for my sheep and take care of them. As a shepherd takes care of his scattered flock when he's with them, so will I take care of my sheep. I'll rescue them from all of the locations the place they have been... Read more

Chaos Now For Beauty Later | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Chaos Now For Magnificence Later | Every day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] For I'm about to do one thing new. See, I've already begun! Do you not see it? I'll make a pathway by way of the wilderness. I'll create rivers within the dry wasteland.Isaiah 43:19 (NLT) I'm within the midst of a kitchen reno and my home appears like a catastrophe zone. The best duties... Read more

Loving Jesus Doesn't Automatically 'Cure' Suicidal Thoughts | RELEVANT Magazine

Loving Jesus Does not Routinely ‘Treatment’ Suicidal Ideas | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Editor’s Word: This piece initially ran in 2018.. I used to be in California on a enterprise journey, simply yards from the seaside, consuming ice cream and laughing because the dialog drifted away from enterprise. Ultimately, any individual talked about a friend-of-a-friend who had died by suicide. The acquainted ache and nausea... Read more

You Make a Difference | Thoughts about God by Roy Lessin

You Make a Distinction | Ideas about God by Roy Lessin

[ad_1] God is utilizing you for His particular objective. To Shine His mild.To Share His love.To Form His Individuals. You're making a distinction in methods you don’t even notice. And also you’re very a lot appreciated. God is ready to make all grace abound to you, in order that in all issues always, having all... Read more