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Monthly Archives: October 2019

What You Should Say

[Jesus said,] “I tell you, whoever publicly acknowledges me before others, the Son of Man will also acknowledge before the angels of God. … When you are brought before synagogues, rulers and authorities, do not worry about how you will defend yourselves or what you will say, for the Holy […]

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James 1:17 – Verse for Oct. 31st

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. —James 1:17 Ⓒ 1996-2019 Heartlight, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in part or whole for commercial use without written consent. James 1:17 – Verse […]

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Today's Verse – 2 Thessalonians 3:3

The Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one. —2 Thessalonians 3:3 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… The Bible repeatedly reminds us that we are in a spiritual war with forces that are strong, malicious, and evil (Ephesians 6:10-12). We should steer clear of every […]

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The Happiness Challenge

Listen to Today’s Devotion Desire a rain shower of joy?  Then do this:  serve someone, greet someone, give up your seat, listen to someone’s story, write a check, pen a letter, give your time, your counsel, and your heart.  Jesus said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive” […]

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Be Strong!

Note from Jesus Dear Disciple, In today’s verses Paul was urging Timothy to be strong. I urge you as well to be strong in Me. With Paul’s impending martyrdom, he was passing the torch of leadership, mission, and equipping of new leaders to Timothy. To do all the things Timothy […]

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Daily Prayer for October 31

Let those who fear the Lord say: “His love endures forever.” When hard pressed, I cried to the Lord; he brought me into a spacious place. The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? Psalm 118:4–6, NIV Lord our God, dear […]

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31 Oct 2019

Therefore, if we are a remnant, what should our focus be? We cannot afford to waste time, other resources and energy on irrelevant issues. Our focus should be on how to live for God and how to help one another be the best that God wants us to be. Romans […]

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Scar Stories

The butterfly flitted in and out of my mother’s panda-faced pansies. As I child, I longed to catch it. I raced from our backyard into our kitchen and grabbed a glass jar, but on my hasty return, I tripped and hit the concrete patio hard. The jar smashed under my […]

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Today's Verse – Acts 14:21-22

They preached the good news in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. —Acts 14:21-22 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Do you know a new Christian? Paul and Barnabas […]

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