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Monthly Archives: April 2020

21 Apr 2020

We don’t serve a mean God who is always looking for an opportunity to inflict pain. Even in times of uncertainty, He gives reassurance and grace. What season is He taking you through? How are you holding up? Are you learning what He wants you to learn under the circumstances? […]

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Daily Prayer for April 21

He ransoms me unharmed from the battle waged against me, even though many oppose me. Psalm 55:18, NIV Dear Father in heaven, grant that we may come into your presence as your children. Give to us all that we need each day, so that we are no longer caught in […]

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Friends Again

A mother and her young daughter are sitting in church one day. During the service, opportunity is given for people to publicly receive God’s forgiveness. Every time someone walks forward to do so, the little girl begins to clap. “I’m so sorry,” the mother later tells the church leader. “I […]

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Today's Verse – Philippians 4:20

To our God and Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen. —Philippians 4:20 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… When was the last time that you prayed and didn’t request things from God and you simply thanked and praised him? Why not use today as a day of thanks and praise? […]

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As Near as Our Next Breath

Listen to Today’s Devotion God repeatedly pledges his presence to his people.  To Abram, God said, “Do not be afraid. . .I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward” (Genesis 15:1).  God told Joshua, “Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you […]

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Daily Prayer for April 20

Before they call I will answer; while they are still speaking I will hear. Isaiah 65:24, NIV Our great God, still hidden and yet so evident and near, we thank you that you are at work in us before we think of asking. We thank you that you hold us […]

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The Singing Revolution

What does it take to ignite a revolution? Guns? Bombs? Guerilla warfare? In late-1980s Estonia, it took songs. After the people had lived under the burden of Soviet occupation for decades, a movement began with the singing of a series of patriotic songs. These songs birthed the “Singing Revolution,” which […]

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Today's Verse – Galatians 4:19

My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you… —Galatians 4:19 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Paul had a clear goal for new followers of Jesus; he wanted Jesus to be formed in them. He wanted them to come to full […]

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