THE Universally -Needed GIFT
on December 9th, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  “But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.”  1 Corinthians 2:14   (NKJV)        Do you recall hearing people remarking somewhat glibly, ‘Oh, Christmas is really just  for the children?’ I, too, shared that sentiment before my spiritual birthdate-- October 8, 1984. ...  Read More
on December 8th, 2022
SCRIPTURE:   “Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind…..I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.”   Philippians 3:13, 14 (NKJV)    A young woman in her early thirties was asked to say a few words at a wake, in tribute to her uncle who had just died.  She got up and shared a heart-felt ...  Read More
The Elephant in the Room
on December 7th, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  “But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep.  For since by a man came death, by a man also came the resurrection of the dead.”  1 Corinthians 15:20 (NASB)      In most social settings, when the topic of death is mentioned, folks get uncomfortable.  The speaker may be accused of being maudlin, a “killjoy,” or even a “mood-buster.”  While many ...  Read More
a joy-bearing agent
on December 6th, 2022
SCRIPTURE: “So that you may walk in a manner worthy of the Lord and may please Him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God. “    Colossians 1:10 The description of character is presented in the Bible;My behaviors should resemble and imitate who I follow.Beyond what I say, walking in the spirit is the proof;Exhibiting Galatians 5 will attract others to His fr...  Read More
Lifelong Student
on December 5th, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  “Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful; but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and in His law he meditates day and night.”     Psalms 1:1-2 I am a child of God;I desire to have a servant’s heart.There’s no way I can keep His love to myself;His favor is seen through me for someone else....  Read More
The Enduring Word
on December 4th, 2022
Weekends in the month of December will be devoted to scripture and prayer! Weekly devotions will resume Mondays through Fridays.  Join us in  Word and Prayer! Scripture:  Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth [b]through the Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, love one another fervently with a pure heart, 23 having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, th...  Read More
The Living and Powerful Word
on December 3rd, 2022
Weekends in the month of December will be devoted to scripture and prayer! Weekly devotions will resume Mondays through Fridays in December. Join us in  Word and Prayer! Scripture: For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. ...  Read More
My Thoughts Need to be Fixed
on December 2nd, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and  lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.  Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and depart from evil.  It will be health to your flesh, and strength to your bones.”    Proverbs 3:5-8 I need to consider what I am thinking about;What’s going on in my mind may come out.Settli...  Read More
I Can, Because He Can
on December 1st, 2022
SCRIPTURE:   “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. “    Philippians 4:13 Mentally and physically I encouraged myself to accomplish tasks;However, the spiritual option of encouragement is overlooked, or last.So, I seek the resources around me to withstand the challenges I see;The Lord’s truth and promises are available, yet disregarded by me.Day after day I count on my limited abi...  Read More
I Am Gifted! Pt5
on November 30th, 2022
Scripture: 10 As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 11 If anyone speaks, let him speak as the [c]oracles of God. If anyone ministers, let him do it as with the ability which God supplies, that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the [d]dominion forever and ever. Amen.1 Peter 4:7-...  Read More
I Am Gifted! Pt4
on November 29th, 2022
Type your new text here. Scripture: And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, 12 for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, 13 till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Chris...  Read More
I Am Gifted! Pt3
on November 28th, 2022
Scripture: 14 For in fact the body is not one member but many. 15 If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I am not of the body,” is it therefore not of the body? 16 And if the ear should say, “Because I am not an eye, I am not of the body,” is it therefore not of the body? 17 If the whole body were an eye, where would be the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where would be the smelling...  Read More






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