The Benefits of Keeping The Word

December 12, 2017Daily Reading

“but his delight is in the law[a] of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.  He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither.  In all that he does, he prospers.” Psalm 1:2-3 It is one thing … Read More

Sharing The Word With Children

December 11, 2017Daily Reading

We know from the Bible that children are very important to Christ.  In Matthew 19, Jesus tells his disciples to allow the children to come to him so he can lay hands on them and pray for them.  He also stresses the importance of having a childlike faith.  But where does that faith come from? … Read More

The Holy Spirit Will Guide You In The Word

December 9, 2017Daily Reading

Sometimes when we approach the Word of God, we have a spirit of timidity because we fear the God of the universe won’t speak to us.  We see our past, we see our mistakes and we think why would He talk to me? Or maybe your fear is different.  Maybe your fear is you won’t … Read More

Obeying God’s Word Shows We Know and Love Jesus

December 8, 2017Daily Reading

That second winter of our marriage, as Claude and I held our firstborn son of two months, we knew we were in trouble.  This barely-five-pounds-at-birth child’s every inclination seemed to run contrary to anything that made us comfortable.  He was born by emergency c-section; his colicky tummy made me give up the idea of cloth … Read More

God’s Word is Eternally True and Never Fails

December 7, 2017Daily Reading

Eternal truth – what is it? Christianity is God reaching down. He always makes the first move – whether in Genesis when He created the heavens and earth by speaking into existence, then created man and woman giving them breath.  But God didn’t stop there – in the New Testament he sent Jesus, His son, … Read More

God’s Word is Our Spiritual Weapon

December 6, 2017Daily Reading

Ever since I was a little girl, I remember reading and memorizing Psalm 23.  I had no idea the impact it had on my life until I began to look back and reflect on all the times I know God was present in my life. I was a child who went to church with a … Read More

The Power of the Word

December 5, 2017Daily Reading

The saying goes, “sticks and stones can break my bones but names (or words) will never hurt me.”  I don’t fully subscribe to this idea because our words are powerful.  Individually, in pairs, as sentences or paragraphs, words have power to build up or tear down.  By the simplicity of words, our complex universe was … Read More

Jesus is the “Word Made Flesh”

December 4, 2017Daily Reading

John 1:14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. Luke 2:6-7 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her … Read More

Pray for one another

August 26, 2017Daily Reading

– James 5:16 PERSONAL: Ask God what He wants you to take away from these 14 Days of Prayer. Act on what He says. CORNERSTONE: Pray that this year we would see many salvations. MOTIVATION: Pray for Motivation’s Launch day!