What They Wanted

I definitely like to eat — a lot. Ever since I was young, food has been a comfort. As I got older, certain foods were more comforting than others. Do you have go-to items for stress relief? For comfort? To escape after a difficult day? For me, coffee is a comfort. Chocolate is a comfort … Continue reading What They Wanted

Continually Saves

In Psalm 88, we read: “Yahweh is the God who continually saves me. I weep before You night and day (v. 1 TPT). The Message translates this as “God, You’re my last chance of the day.” Most translations focus on the Psalmist calling out day and night to God. The Passion Translation uses the phrase … Continue reading Continually Saves

Giver of Strength

Read Psalm 86. Today’s verse is Psalm 86:16: “Bring me to Your grace-fountain so that Your strength becomes mine. Be my hero and come rescue Your servant once again!” (TPT).  Remember, we are cursed when we rely on human strength. Jeremiah 17:5 says, “This is what the LORD says: ‘Cursed are those who put their … Continue reading Giver of Strength

Full of Abounding Truth

Read Psalm 86. Today’s verse says, “But Lord, Your nurturing love is tender and gentle. You are slow to get angry yet so swift to show Your faithful love. You are full of abounding grace and truth” (Psalm 86:15 TPT). Note again, the verse says “grace and truth” — you have to have a balance … Continue reading Full of Abounding Truth

Nurturing Love

Read Psalm 86. Today, we will be looking at God’s nurturing love (Psalm 86:15). The beginning of today’s verse describes God with words translated as merciful, full of compassion, gracious, tender, and kind. The sad truth is that many people think of God as vengeful, and avoid God because of the fear of His wrath. … Continue reading Nurturing Love

Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: Always Cast

Fishing advice came within a recent fortune cookie. I am not interested in doing any fishing; in the past, I had better luck catching seaweed and it wasn’t my cup of tea. However, Jesus taught His friends to be fishers of men, and we have all be called to make Him known. This particular fortune … Continue reading Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: Always Cast