Devotional

Tools: Reading, Meditating On, and Praying God’s Word

Have you ever opened up about something to a fellow Jesus follower, and without skipping a beat they ask, “Are you reading your Bible? Have you been praying?” The thing is, they’re not wrong to ask that. But there is so much more to it. What tools do we have?  We were on our way… Continue reading Tools: Reading, Meditating On, and Praying God’s Word

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Silence: Practicing Solitude to Truly Connect with the Lord

God can truly speak to us through any means necessary. However, the practice of silence and solitude is the most effective way to truly connect and hear from the Lord.   But the Lord is in his holy Temple. Let all the earth be silent before him. Habakkuk 2:20, NLT There’s been a running theme in our devotionals lately:… Continue reading Silence: Practicing Solitude to Truly Connect with the Lord

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Hero: We Are Not the Main Character of this Story

God’s word is applicable to our lives, but this cannot be where we start. We must begin by acknowledging the true Hero of the story. I grew up in a family that attended church every Sunday morning, Sunday night, and Wednesday night. I heard a lot of preaching. But, it was only until college I… Continue reading Hero: We Are Not the Main Character of this Story

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Remembered: Being Comforted and Held by the God Who Sees

We are told to take care of our heart, because that is where the enemy will attack. In these attacks, we may not be able to trust our feelings, but we can trust the God who sees. We are remembered and cared for. Soon, my son, Evan, and I will get on a plane and… Continue reading Remembered: Being Comforted and Held by the God Who Sees

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Stillness: Creating Oneness with God in Quiet Meditation

Stillness can be a daily habit to insure our whole being aligns with God. Creating oneness with God in our busy lives, becomes easier during quiet meditation. Life is a whirlwind of happenings, appointments, activities, stuff. The world yanks us in many different directions and the multiplication of all of life’s intricacies, create huge “energy… Continue reading Stillness: Creating Oneness with God in Quiet Meditation