Faith

When the Battles of Life Loom Large

When the Battles of Life Loom Large

Being still, especially in times of crisis, can be very tough. We may be worried and frustrated but remember this God fights your battles.

God’s Unmerited Favor

God’s Unmerited Favor

The persistent and unyielding faith of the gentle woman, even when it seemed otherwise, led to her daughter’s healing. Let’s remember to remain steadfast in our faith and trust in God’s grace, regardless of the challenges we face.

Who Do You Say I Am?

Who Do You Say I Am?

Is Jesus your personal Savior? Do you believe He is truly the Son of God? How is knowing Jesus personally, affecting your life each day?

Response of the Heart: A Psalm Through Every Season

Response of the Heart: A Psalm Through Every Season

Who, what do you turn to when life is tough? In happy times? Isaiah worshipped.
May the words of this poem encourage us to worship Him with surrendered hearts.

#FaithfulJourney
#PraiseAndResilience
#PraiseInEverySeason
#SpiritualSerenity
#JourneyToRest
#EchoesOfGratitude
#Isaiah
#WhispersOfTheSoul

A Fruitful and Anchored Life: Enriched by Living Waters

A Fruitful and Anchored Life: Enriched by Living Waters

Where are you anchored? Firm in the soil of God’s Word, or easily swayed by the cares of the world? The Psalmist urges us to be rooted by the living waters

#LivingWaters
#ThriveInHisWord
#Psalms
#SpiritualGrowth
#BearingFruit
#FaithJourney
#WaterOfLife

Not Easy, Not Fair and Yet: Transforming Pain into Faith

Not Easy, Not Fair and Yet: Transforming Pain into Faith

When faced with overwhelming situations, betrayal unfairness, what is your coping mechanism? Crumble? Bitter?
David’s spiritual resilience finds strength in Him
#FaithInAdversity
#StrengthThroughFaith
#OvercomingChallenges
#SpiritualResilience
#David
#FindingHope
#CopingWithAdversity
#ResilientFaith
#1Samuel

Willing Surrender: A Matter of Faithful Choices

Willing Surrender: A Matter of Faithful Choices

Feeling overwhelmed? Small actions can create an immense impact. Embrace the power of surrendering your seemingly insignificant little into His Almighty hands.

#FaithfulChoices
#SurrenderedFaith
#WillingGiving
#TrustAndSurrender
#FaithJourney
#ChoicesInFaith
#SurrenderedHeart

Sink or Walk: Strengthening Faith Amid Life’s Storms

Sink or Walk: Strengthening Faith Amid Life’s Storms

Are you overwhelmed, mind clouded with the storms of life? Have fear and doubt replaced your faith? Peter walked the waters when his eyes were fixed on the Lord

#WalkingOnWater
#FaithOverFear
#StormsOfLife
#FixYourEyesOnJesus
#OvercomingDoubt
#FindingStrength
#TrustInGod
#SinkingAndWalking
#BelieveInFaith
#SpiritualJourney
#Matthew

Only When: Power of Embracing Faith Over Logic

Only When: Power of Embracing Faith Over Logic

Have you ever trusted when logic failed? How do you respond when exhausted?

Peter reminds us we can trust Jesus even against our instincts and experience.

#FaithOverLogic #TrustInJesus #DivineEncounters #ExhaustionAndFaith #TrustBeyondExperience #SpiritualJourney #FaithInAction #EmbracingDivineGuidance

Choose to Remember: The Powerful Impact of Memory on Faith

Choose to Remember: The Powerful Impact of Memory on Faith

Ever wondered about the power of memory in shaping your faith journey? The psalmist cautions us of the importance and impact of what we choose to remember.

#RememberingGodsGoodness
#FaithWalk
#GratitudeJourney
#FaithFormation
#SpiritualGrowth
#MemoryAndFaith
#ReflectiveFaith
#GodsFaithfulness

Trusting God in the Midst of Questions

Trusting God in the Midst of Questions

Ever wondered why God appears silent in the midst of chaos? Hesitant to ask questions, fearing they might be impertinent? Habakkuk has timeless wisdom to share.

#FaithJourney
#TrustInGod
#QuestioningFaith
#SeekingAnswers
#Devotional
#HopeInHardTimes
#BelieveInHisPlan

Conquering Giants with David’s Mighty Battle Cry of Faith

Conquering Giants with David’s Mighty Battle Cry of Faith

In the face of various challenges, do you find yourself overwhelmed and fearful? David reminds us that our God stands ever-ready to fight our battles.

#FaithOverFear
#TrustInGod
#OvercomingGiants
#DavidAndGoliath
#UnwaveringFaith
#GodIsInControl
#BattleIsTheLords
#1 Samuel

Walking by Faith: Own Your Promises

Walking by Faith: Own Your Promises

The Lord had an interesting conversation with Abram, after Lot and he parted ways. There are some rich truths there that are relevant for us even today

#FaithJourney
#PromisesOfGod
#BibleReflection
#WalkingInFaith
#TrustInGod
#SpiritualGrowth
#DivinePromises

When Fear Strikes – CPR for a Believer

When Fear Strikes – CPR for a Believer

Feeling overwhelmed by life’s battles? Ever wonder how to respond to challenging times with resilience? Jehoshaphat reminds us to confront fear with faith

#FaithOverFear
#TrustInGod
#OvercomingChallenges
#SurrenderToGod
#FindingComfort
#PromisesOfGod
#StrengthInFaith
#Jehoshaphat
#GodFightsOurBattles

On Whom Are You Leaning?: Trust in Him

On Whom Are You Leaning?: Trust in Him

What keeps you from trusting God completely today? Do you feel God does not understand or care? Or just that you can manage? There is wisdom in leaning on Him

#TrustInTheLord
#FaithJourney
#SurrenderedHeart
#PathOfFaith
#Proverbs356
#GodsGuidance
#WholeheartedTrust
#LeanOnGod
#WalkingByFaith

For Perspective, For Context

For Perspective, For Context

When you face loneliness, confusion, unsure of what to do next, what do you do? May the words of this poem remind us to turn to Him, in every context.

#Faith #Perspective #ChristianPoetry #WhispersOfTheSoul #Guidance

From Despair to Faith: A Biblical Approach to Stress Reduction

From Despair to Faith: A Biblical Approach to Stress Reduction

When confronted with times of despair or stress, how do you respond? The psalmist sets an example for us in the way he counsels his heart

#FaithJourney
#StressReduction
#PositiveSelfTalk
#FromDespairToFaith
#HopeInGod
#InnerStrength
#PrayerfulReflection
#ChristianLiving

Battle Offense: Renewing Your Mind

Battle Offense: Renewing Your Mind

Pause for a moment, take stock of the kind of thoughts that fill your mind. Our thoughts have greater impact than we might realize.

Meditation
#Psalm1
#Blessings
#TransformYourMind
#FaithJourney
#InnerPeace
#RenewYourMind
#ChristianLiving

Emergency Drill: When the Battles of Life Loom Large

Emergency Drill: When the Battles of Life Loom Large

When faced with unexpected challenges who or what do you turn to? Jehoshaphat put his emergency drill into action, giving him victory.

#FaithInCrisis
#Preparedness
#CrisisManagement
#SeekingStrength
#SpiritualPreparedness
#EmergencyDrill
#FacingChallenges
#PrayerPower

Holiness in Today’s World – Unshackled!

Holiness in Today’s World – Unshackled!

In a world where ‘everything is acceptable’ how do you maintain your moral compass? Are you shackled by your past? Jesus alone
can make whole.

#TransformedByGrace
#LivingPureAndFree
#HopeInChrist
#OvercomingGuilt
#RelativismVsFaith
#EmbracingHoliness
#Sin
#Hebrews

Abraham’s Faith – Right Standing With God: Part 2

Abraham’s Faith – Right Standing With God: Part 2

Do you truly believe God has the power to fulfill His promises? Are you intentional about strengthening your faith?

Abraham fully believed God’s power, promise

#FaithJourney
#AbrahamsFaith
#StrengthenYourFaith
#TrustInGod
#DailyDevotion
#KnowGodMore
#PromisesOfGod
#SeekHisWord

Abraham’s Faith – Right Standing With God: Part 1

Abraham’s Faith – Right Standing With God: Part 1

Are you struggling to accept God’s promises because facts seem contrary?

Abraham’s unwavering faith inspires us to overcome doubt and unbelief.

#FaithJourney
#OvercomingDoubt
#UnwaveringFaith
#BelieveInGod
#TrustHisPromises
#FacingChallenges

In Quiet Faith We Wait

In Quiet Faith We Wait

How do you respond to times of waiting, are you able to be patient or do you prefer to take things into your own hands?

The word says – wait patiently for Him.
#ChristianFaith
#PatienceInWaiting
#TrustInGod
#QuietFaith
#Devotion
#Reflection
#SpiritualGrowth
#InHisTime
#FaithJourney
#PreciousJewel

From a Place of Love: Trusting God in Trials

From a Place of Love: Trusting God in Trials

How do you typically respond to challenges and difficulties? Resentful? Discouraged? Doubt God?

Moses pointed the Israelites to God’s love in discipline.

#GodsDiscipline
#FaithLessons
#CharacterDevelopment
#DependenceOnGod
#GodsLove
#SpiritualGrowth

Take Position: A Journey of Surrender

Take Position: A Journey of Surrender

When you have prayed and prayed. When you have done all that you know to do, yet the answer has not come, what do you do? Habakkuk reminds us – take position.
#SurrenderToGod
#TrustHisTiming
#PatienceAndFaith
#HabakkukJourney
#WaitOnTheLord

Choosing the High Road: Trusting God’s Sovereignty

Choosing the High Road: Trusting God’s Sovereignty

Are there times you find life is not fair, wondering what have you even done to be treated like this? David trusted, accepted the sovereignty of God, would you?

#ChoosingTheHighRoad
#TrustingInGod
#GodsSovereignty
#FaithInDifficultTimes

Past the Yada Yada: Choosing Faith Over Criticism

Past the Yada Yada: Choosing Faith Over Criticism

All of us have been misunderstood, and wrongly criticized at some time or the other.
David chooses not to take offense, moving forward in God-Confidence.

#FaithOverCriticism #DavidAndGoliathInspiration #RisingAboveNegativity #TrustingGodsPlan #MovingForwardInFaith

Faith Tested: What’s On Your Altar Today?

Faith Tested: What’s On Your Altar Today?

What is that, one most precious thing or person in your life? If the Lord were to ask you for it what would be your response?

Abraham obeyed, and immediately.

#FaithTested #SurrenderedFaith #AltarOfTrust #UnwaveringObedience #TrustingGod #BelieveAndObey #DivineSurrender #TrustingHisTiming

Singing Through the Night: Finding Freedom in Adversity

Singing Through the Night: Finding Freedom in Adversity

Do you feel imprisoned by your circumstances? Are you limited by your education, finances, health, or some relationships? Paul and Silas sang in their prison.

#FaithInAdversity #PraiseAndTrust #MiraclesInChallenges #SingingThroughStruggles #HopeInHardTimes #PrayerChangesThings

Trusting in Stillness: Not Easy, But Worth It

Trusting in Stillness: Not Easy, But Worth It

When faced with challenges do you feel the compelling need to do something, anything? Maybe it gives relief. sense of control? The Lord reminds us to be still.

#BeStillAndKnow #TrustingInStillness #RestInFaith #FaithOverFear #SurrenderToGod

To Receive, Expect: Hope Against Hope

To Receive, Expect: Hope Against Hope

Romans 4:18-20: Against  all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”  Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as...

Claiming the Inheritance: Embracing God’s Abundant Promises

Claiming the Inheritance: Embracing God’s Abundant Promises

Titus 1:2 - in the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time The story is told of a man who was poor. He lived on rather frugal means, just about getting through each day. Often barely having two square meals a day,...

God Answers Faith-filled Prayers

God Answers Faith-filled Prayers

Consider the mountains you may be facing today. Persist in faith-filled prayer, knowing that He is able to move and overcome the impossible.

God Heals: On the Jericho Road

God Heals: On the Jericho Road

Read: Mark 10:32-52 Mark 10:49 - Jesus stopped and said, “Call him.” “On the Jericho road, there is room for just two, no more and no less, just Jesus and you. “ Having walked long distances, and dealt with many questions and requests, Jesus now passes through...

The Power of Faith: Rejection Expected, Limitations of Unbelief

The Power of Faith: Rejection Expected, Limitations of Unbelief

Read: Mark 6:1-29 Mark 6:4-6 - Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home. He could not do any miracles there, except lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them. He was amazed at their lack...

08: Strengthened not Sapped

08: Strengthened not Sapped

Ephesians 6:10 - Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.  Paul reminds his readers that every Christian is engaged in spiritual warfare. Spiritual warfare is to stand against the devil and face the forces of evil and darkness....

Day 4: From Controlling to Liberating Faith

Victorious Christian Living Lord so often in our fear or pride, we tend to try and control our circumstances and the people around us. We are so bent on having our own way. We want to be in control of every detail, big and small. We have failed to seek your will or...

Part 7 – Take Up, Hold Up

Part 7 – Take Up, Hold Up

Ephesians 6:16 - above all, taking the shield of faith with which, you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.  The fourth piece of armor Paul discusses in Ephesians 6 is the shield of faith. In ancient warfare, arrows on fire were...

Part 1 – Increasing Strength

Part 1 – Increasing Strength

Series: Spiritual Warfare Ephesians 6:10 - Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.  Having carefully established our place in Jesus and the basics of our Christian faith, Paul now says, finally, my brethren. Paul has established...

The Battle Is Not Yours

The Battle Is Not Yours

2 Chronicles 20:15 (NIV) - ...This is what the Lord says to you: ‘Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s. When battles of life overwhelm you And each day brings challenges anew When the pain and...

Choose to Stand

Choose to Stand

Isaiah 43:17-18 - “Do not remember the former things, Nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? Lord as into this new year I stepMy heart is heavy, my feet are cold.I, Lord, tend to worry and to...

Even Now?

Even Now?

So when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days. John 11:6 Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. This probably was the most remarkable miracle Jesus performed. “There is no parallel whatever for the raising of a man who had been dead for...

More Than Able

More Than Able

Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. As we look around and are often overwhelmed by all that is happening, the Word of God reminds us...

Master the Tempest is Raging!

Master the Tempest is Raging!

Mark 4:37-40A great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that the boat was already being swamped. But he was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and they woke him up and said to him, “Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?” He woke up...

I AM the Bread Of Life

I AM the Bread Of Life

John 6:35 (NIV) Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. I AM says the Lord I AM the Bread of life I AM the only One who can feed you The only One who can satisfy...

Just Trust Me

Just Trust Me

Matthew 6:25-27 (NIV) - “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 than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or...

Look And Look Again

Look And Look Again

Hebrews 3:1 (NIV) - Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, whom we acknowledge as our apostle and high priest. When you happy and joyful And you have all you need When life is going well Look at Him who is...

What Next?

What Next?

1 Thessalonians 3:13 (NIV) - May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones. Every one of us is born And so also it will not be long When every one of us will...

Lean On The Rock

Lean On The Rock

Psalm 18:2 (NIV) - The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Disappointments are real Discouragements are sure to come No one is perfect, no not one...

I AM the Resurrection and Life

I AM the Resurrection and Life

John 11:25 (NIV) - Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; I AM says the Lord I AM the Resurrection and life I AM the One who alone gives Eternal life beyond earthly lives As you look around...

Humbly Recieve

Humbly Recieve

John 19:30  (NIV) - When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. Even as I look at the cross And the pain for me you bore My mind cannot even grasp The amazing love at its core My heart is...

The Rock That is Higher Than I

The Rock That is Higher Than I

When I am overwhelmed, sheer exhausted

And the day seems full of pain

Then Lord then, lead me

To the Rock that is higher than I

Remember

Remember

Deuteronomy 15:15 (NIV) - Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you.   When life is tough And you are confused When you feel you’re done And just cannot move on When you simply cannot find A single reason to smile Remember...