My Faith
on April 30th, 2015
Hebrews 11:1 - Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. 2 Corinthians 5:7 - For we walk by faith, not by sight. Hebrews 12:2 - We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith... Ephesians 6:16 - hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. 1 Peter 1:7 - Thes...  Read More
We Are Your Temple
on April 16th, 2015
Ephesians 2:20–21 (nlt) - Together, we are his house... And the cornerstone is Christ Jesus himself. We are carefully joined together in him, becoming a holy temple for the Lord.Hebrews 3:6 (nlt) - But Christ, as the Son, is in charge of God’s entire house. And we are God’s house...1 Peter 2:4–5 (nlt) - You are coming to Christ, who is the living cornerstone of God’s temple... And you are living s...  Read More
You Know Me
on April 7th, 2015
Psalm 139:1–6 (nlt)O LORD, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. 2 You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. 3 You see me when I travel and when I rest at home. You know everything I do. 4 You know what I am going to say even before I say it, LORD. 5 You go before me and follow me. You place your hand of blessing on my head. 6 Such kno...  Read More
We Are Your Body
on March 21st, 2015
Romans 12:5–8... so it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other. In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well... prophesy... serving... teaching... encouraging... giving... leading... showing kindness...Lord, You have made your body perfect. It is so awesome to see you working through each part of your body around me. Som...  Read More
The Spiritual Battle
on February 13th, 2015
1 Pet 5:8–9 (nlt) Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. 9 Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith... 2 Cor 2:11 (nlt)... For we are familiar with his evil schemes. 2 Cor 10:4 (esv) For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. Eph 6:10–18 (esv)... be...  Read More
Free To Love, Not Sin
on February 4th, 2015
Galatians 5 (nlt)1 So Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law... 4 For if you are trying to make yourselves right with God by keeping the law, you have been cut off from Christ! You have fallen away from God’s grace... 6 For when we place our faith in Christ Jesus... What is important is faith expressing itself in love......  Read More
I Will Bless The Lord
on January 28th, 2015
Psalm 34:1–5 (esv) 1 I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. 2 My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. 3 Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! 4 I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. 5 Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.Dear L...  Read More
Peace For Jerusalem
on November 19th, 2014
Psalm 122 (NLT)A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. A psalm of David.1 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD.” 2 And now here we are, standing inside your gates, O Jerusalem. 3 Jerusalem is a well-built city; its seamless walls cannot be breached. 4 All the tribes of Israel—the LORD’s people— make their pilgrimage here. They come to give thanks to the name of ...  Read More
God's Throne Room
on November 12th, 2014
Daniel 7:9–10 (nlt)9 I watched as thrones were put in place and the Ancient One sat down to judge. His clothing was as white as snow, his hair like purest wool. He sat on a fiery throne with wheels of blazing fire,10 and a river of fire was pouring out, flowing from his presence. Millions of angels ministered to him; many millions stood to attend him. Then the court began its session, and the book...  Read More
In You Alone
on November 4th, 2014
Psalm 34:1-8 - I will praise the Lord at all times. I will constantly speak his praises. 2 I will boast only in the Lord; let all who are helpless take heart. 3 Come, let us tell of the Lord’s greatness; let us exalt his name together. 4 I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears. 5 Those who look to him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken...  Read More
Hear My Cry
on October 9th, 2014
Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer. From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For You have been a shelter for me, A strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in Your tabernacle forever; I will trust in the shelter of Your wings. Selah (Psalm 61:1–4, NKJV)Hear my cry O God, attend unto my prayer. From the end of the ea...  Read More
No Other Gospel
on October 2nd, 2014
Jesus gave his life for our sins, just as God our Father planned, in order to rescue us from this evil world in which we live . . . I am shocked that you are turning away so soon from God, who called you to himself through the loving mercy of Christ. You are following a different way that pretends to be the Good News but is not the Good News at all. You are being fooled by those who deliberately t...  Read More
Light of the World
on September 26th, 2014
Jesus . . . said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life” (John 8:12, nlt). The Lord went ahead of them. He guided them during the day with a pillar of cloud, and he provided light at night with a pillar of fire... (Exodus 13:21, nlt). The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brou...  Read More
God's Love and Care
on September 19th, 2014
The scriptures noted turned into personal prayer.Heavenly Father, you love us so completely (John 16:27). We trust in you alone God, because you richly give us all we need in this life (1Tim 6:17). You Lord, who has made all of heaven and earth, you pour out your blessing upon us from your holy throne room (Psalm 134:3). And the blessing you pour out on us makes us rich Lord, you add no sorrow wit...  Read More
on September 5th, 2014
And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him (Heb 11:6 nlt).Because of Christ and our faith in him, we can now come boldly and confidently into God’s presence (Eph 3:12 nlt)....hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil (Eph 6:16 nlt).For we walk by faith, not b...  Read More
Seek God
on August 27th, 2014
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually! (Psalm 105:4, esv).You have said, “Seek my face.” My heart says to you, “Your face, Lord, do I seek.” (Psalm 27:8, esv).Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully. He will receive ble...  Read More
Persevere Together
on August 21st, 2014
2 Thessalonians 1:3 (nlt)3 Dear brothers and sisters, we can’t help but thank God for you, because your faith is flourishing and your love for one another is growing.2 Thessalonians 1:11–12 (nlt)11 So we keep on praying for you, asking our God to enable you to live a life worthy of his call. May he give you the power to accomplish all the good things your faith prompts you to do.12 Then the name o...  Read More
My Life Is In Your Hands
on July 30th, 2014
Exodus 33:14 (amp)And the Lord said, My Presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.Psalm 139:1,3,5 (nlt)O Lord, you . . . know everything about me. You see me when I travel and when I rest at home. You know everything I do. You go before me and follow me. You place your hand of blessing on my head.Psalm 16:6–8 (nlt)The land you have given me is a pleasant land. What a wonderful inheritan...  Read More
Jesus Is MY Lord
on July 25th, 2014
John 13:15–17 (nlt)I have given you an example to follow. Do as I have done to you. I tell you the truth, slaves are not greater than their master . . . Now that you know these things, God will bless you for doing them.Luke 9:23 (nlt)Then he said to the crowd, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross daily, and follow me.Matthew 10:38-39 (nlt...  Read More
Jesus Is Lord
on July 17th, 2014
Colossians 1:15–20 (NLT)15 Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation,16 for through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see— such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world. Everything was created through him and fo...  Read More
Brokenness - Pt 2
on July 13th, 2014
Part 2 of praying Psalm 51Psalm 51:10–17 (ESV)10 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.11 Cast me not away from your presence, and take not your Holy Spirit from me.12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.13 Then I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will return to you.14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, O G...  Read More
Brokenness - Pt 1
on July 12th, 2014
Psalm 51 is a scary psalm to pray in this setting. “What will people think?” makes this psalm hard to pray here. But I know that’s pride, being worried about what people think, and this psalm is about brokenness, which is the only cure for pride.Psalm 51:1-9 (esv)1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.2 Wash me thoro...  Read More
You Are My Peace
on July 2nd, 2014
Psalm 4:8 (nlt) - In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.John 14:27 (esv) - Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.John 16:33 (esv) - me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.Ephesia...  Read More
Search My Heart
on June 26th, 2014
Psalm 139:1–41 O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. 2... You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. 3... You know everything I do. 4 You know what I am going to say even before I say it, Lord.Luke 6:4545 A good person produces good things from the treasury of a good heart... What you say flows from what is in your heart.1 Timothy 1:55... that all believers would be fi...  Read More