Thank God For Closed Doors

“And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith He that is holy, He that is true, He that Hath The Key of David, He that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth.” (Revelation 3:7)Recently I was thinking about all of the reasons that I personally have

“Just Because”

“And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.”-( Isaiah 65:24 KJ21) A couple of weeks ago my wife wrote a small post on Social media, to me personally, that tremendously blessed my heart. She had no specific, or particular, reason for

Be Thankful For The Small Things

“Who with reason despises the day of small things (beginnings)? For these seven [eyes] shall rejoice when they see the plumbline in the hand of Zerubbabel. They are the eyes of the Lord which roam throughout the earth.”  (Zechariah 4:10… Amp) This morning, before getting out of bed, I was thinking and meditating on all

Strengthen The Inner Man

“May He grant you out of the riches of His glory, to be strengthened and spiritually energized with power through His Spirit in your inner self, [indwelling your innermost being and personality], – (Ephesians 3:16 Amp) A common illustration, that I like to use when teaching, is one in which a man goes around fighting

God Truly Takes Care of His Own

And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.  (Philippians 4:19) The other day, while heading to a jobsite that we’d been working on for a couple of weeks, I was sharing with the young man working with me of how rewarding this work had been for

Casting Your Care Upon Him

“Casting all your cares [all your anxieties, all your worries, and all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares about you [with deepest affection, and watches over you very carefully].” 1st Peter 5:7This morning, when I awoke, this particular verse was on my mind. It has long been one of my

Divine Intervention

“So Peter was kept in prison, but fervent and persistent prayer for him was being made to God by the church.” – Acts 12:5 (Amp) Last week in bible study we were going thru chapter 12 in the book of Acts.The chapter began with the record of Herod raising his hand against certain of the

Joining God’s Work

But Jesus answered them, “My Father has been working until now [He has never ceased working], and I too am working.” – John 5:17 AMP I remember years ago being in a prison setting at a church revival meeting that was taking place over the course of several days. I was a part of the

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,