Daily Devotional

God Is Love

“Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love” – 1 John 4:8, NIV This is the week of love, of Valentines and flowers for some, and reminders of loneliness for others. The apostle John simplified everything when he stated, “God is love.” But sometimes we misunderstand the nature of that love. […]

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Alienated From God

“Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior.  But now He has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in His sight, without blemish and free from accusation.” – Colossians 1:21-22 “Alienated from God,” implies isolation, loneliness, and a deep sense […]

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Praying For Perseverance

“We pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please Him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience…” – Colossians 1:10-11, […]

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Encourage One Another

“But we, brethren, having been taken away from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavored more eagerly to see your face with great desire….For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Is it not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming?  For […]

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Our Garrison

“…And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:7 The peace of God is a miracle. There are moments when we experience God’s peace, when it’s not logical, rational, or even emotionally plausible. But it happens. And it is beyond understanding. Notice the […]

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Turn To The Lord

“…In everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God…” – Philippians 4:6b The things that most concern me and are prone to make me worry are the very things I need to be praying about. In yesterday’s devotional, I talked about the fact that it can be hard […]

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Be Anxious For Nothing

“Be anxious for nothing…” – Philippians 4:6a “Be anxious for nothing” – what an amazing feat that would be!  “Nothing” it says. We’re not even given a little room to be anxious for a few small things.  God is telling us that NOTHING is worth robbing us of our peace. Worry can become a lifestyle, […]

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Everything Is Rubbish

“I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ and be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith […]

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Faith That Saves

“Watch out for those dogs, those wicked men and their evil deeds, those mutilators who say you must be circumcised to be saved. For we who worship God in the Spirit are the only ones who are truly circumcised. We put no confidence in human effort. Instead, we boast about what Christ Jesus has done […]

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Praise The Lord

“And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed those who should sing to the Lord, and who should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army and were saying: ‘Praise the Lord, For His mercy endures forever.’  Now when they began to sing and to praise, the Lord set […]

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