A Heart of Continued Trust

“And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all who were with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and He was entreated by them, because they put their trust in Him.” (1st Chronicles 5:20)During devotion this morning I was actually doing a “word study” on

Thank God For His Enablement

Scripture Reading: “I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has granted me [the needed] strength and made me able for this, because He considered me faithful and trustworthy, putting me into service [for this ministry]”- 1 Timothy 1:12 [AMP] In Thursday night bible study we have been working our way through the book of Acts,

Work while It is Day

“I must work the works of Him that sent Me while it is day; the night cometh when no man can work.” – John 9:4 Yesterday I had the wonderful privilege and Blessing of celebrating my 50th Birthday with family and Friends. My wife did the most wonderful job of putting this all together without

Only By The Grace Of God

Scripture Reading: “But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.” (1st Corinthians 15:10) This morning I left for work a

The Danger Of Neglect

“I went by the field of the lazy man, And by the vineyard of the man lacking understanding and common sense; And, behold, it was all overgrown with thorns, And nettles were covering its surface, And its stone wall was broken down. When I saw, I considered it well; I looked and received instruction.“Yet a

Abiding In The Father’s Care

And he said, “A certain man had two sons:and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living”. – Luke 15:11-12  Recently, my wife and I had been helping my youngest son out with financial counsel and guidance.

God Watches Over Us

Behold, I am with you and will keep [careful watch over you and guard] you wherever you may go, and I will bring you back to this [promised] land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”  (Genesis 28:15… Amp) Oftentimes, The Lord does things on our behalf

Shielded From The Sun

Scripture Reading: “The Lord is thy Keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand. The Sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.”  (Psalms 121:5-6)A large majority of the work that I do is outdoors. I love and enjoy what I do; it’s a craft that the Lord taught me.Yet,

Depending On God

Scripture Reading: “O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.”  (Jeremiah 10:23)This morning I was thinking on the words of Jesus when He said in John 15:5, “apart from me you can do nothing.”Out of all of the truths

The Gethsemane Experience

Scripture Reading: “And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as though wilt.” (Matthew 26:39)Have you ever personally been to the garden of Gethsemane?Me neither; at least not in any