Then I heard a voice from heaven say, “Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them.” —Revelation 14:13 Ⓒ 1996-2020 Heartlight, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in […]
He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again. —Mark 8:31 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Knowing Jesus is God’s […]
One thing about the Lord is that we can be honest with Him. In Psalm 6:1-10, David opened up his heart to the Lord. He was weary from crying and asked the Lord for mercy. Let us not give up seeking God.
The other thing I purpose to hold onto is hope in God. Difficult times are not easy to bear, but when we are in His will, His grace abounds and hope keeps us looking forward to deliverance, because Jehovah is a loving God. Lamentations 3:16-26.
Our attitude and general disposition going forward needs to be based on our understanding of God and our relationship with Him. Who is God to me? How do I relate with Him? Am I growing in my walk with Him? Do I hear Him, do I follow where He leads […]
To fit into Moses’ shoes and lead the children of Israel, Joshua needed courage. Some of the things God is calling us to do with Him require courage. We can draw courage from knowing that we are in God’s will and that there is nothing too difficult for Him. Joshua […]
For changing circumstances a certain amount of resilience, faith, trust and grace is required. Willingness to learn is also key. Some other specialist skills may also be necessary to make the necessary adjustments. Joshua had to have the requisite character and skills to lead God’s children into the promised land. […]
We are living in changing times. We may not clearly see what tomorrow holds, but we need to be sure about who holds tomorrow. We need to be clear about who we put our trust in. In Joshua 1:10-18, Joshua and the children of Israel were clear about what to […]
Listen to Today’s Devotion The story of Jesus reads a bit like a scrapbook. Headline clippings, Jesus’ favorite stories and lesson outlines, Luke’s snapshot of Jesus riding in Peter’s boat. Matthew took the group photo when the seventy followers met for a party after the first mission trip. John pasted a wedding napkin from […]
Had the wireless radio been on, they would have known the Titanic was sinking. Cyril Evans, the radio operator of another ship, had tried to relay a message to Jack Phillips, the radio operator on the Titanic—letting him know they had encountered an ice field. But Phillips was busy relaying […]