DEVOTIONALS

WHAT’S SO HOLY ABOUT THIS WEEK?

Each year, a vast number of people around the world highly anticipate Holy Week, for varying reasons. The event meant to remember Jesus' life, death, and resurrection is also now greatly associated with painted eggs, bunnies, and thoughts of out-of-town trips due to...

TEARS IN A BOTTLE

“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in Your book.”  — Psalm 56:8 God collecting tears in a bottle is a powerful and emotionally intense image depicting the heart of God towards His own. It...

TO EVERY GIRL WHO FEELS ALONE

“You are not alone.” Those words echo through my mind, reverberating down into the achiest places of my soul today. I know how it feels to step aside and let the wave of darkness surge and swell and crash over your limp body—because it’s strong, you feel weak, and you...

DELIGHT IN THE LORD FIRST!

“Take delight in the Lord and he will give your heart’s desires.” — Psalm 37:4 When viewed in its proper context, this verse is truly liberating. If not, it has been the cause of much disappointment to those who claimed its promise but without understanding the...

HIS UNFAILING STRENGTH

“Be still and know that I am God.”  Psalm 46:10 Do you find yourself so caught up in the rush of living that you can scarcely remember what day it is? If so, there’s a lesson to learn from the prayer of an old country preacher: “Slow me down, Lord! Slow me down. Ease...

ATTACKED

“But take away his health, and he will surely curse you to your face!” Job 2:5 Health is wealth. And it’s precious, but is it all that matters in life? While health is at its peak, is life at its best? The greatest trial of all is when health is at stake. This was...

THE UNKNOWN PLACE CALLED HEAVEN

    “For I have come down from heaven to do the will of God who sent me, not to do my own will.” John 6:38 Writing of heaven, C.S. Lewis wrote, “Has this world been so kind to you that you should live with regret? There are better things ahead than any we...

HOPING FOR A CHRISTMAS GIFT

What's on your Christmas wish list this year? Is there one item in particular that you're hoping to receive? As you prepare for the gift-giving season, let's take the opportunity to remember the greatest Gift of all and our reason for hope. There are 3 reminders in...

DO YOU DESPISE HIM?

When Jacob had cooked stew, Esau came in from the field and he was famished; and Esau said to Jacob, “Please let me have a swallow of that red stuff there, for I am famished.” Therefore his name was called Edom. But Jacob said, “First sell me your birthright.” Esau...