Our Proper Response

Romans 12:1 says, “Beloved friends, what should be our proper response to God’s marvelous mercies? To surrender yourselves to God to be his sacred, living sacrifices. And live in holiness, experiencing all that delights his heart. For this becomes your genuine expression of worship” (TPT).  The question - “What should be our proper response to … Continue reading Our Proper Response

Letting Doubt Win

Today’s verse speaks about letting doubt win. Matthew 14:31 says: “Jesus immediately stretched out His hand and lifted him up and said, ‘What little faith you have! Why would you let doubt win?’” (TPT). This response was directed to Peter who walked on water until he saw the strength of the wind and was afraid. … Continue reading Letting Doubt Win

Until I Become Prayer

Psalm 109:4 says, “Though I love them, they stand accusing me like Satan for what I’ve never done. I will pray until I become prayer itself (TPT). Our focus for today: “Until I become prayer itself” or “I give myself to prayer.” The Psalmist was in a tough spot. He was trying to love people … Continue reading Until I Become Prayer

Anything That Moves My Heart

In Philippians 4, we are reminded of the importance of focus. The Bible tells us: “Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things” (v. 8 NASB). … Continue reading Anything That Moves My Heart

Overwhelmed

Today’s big question — are you overwhelmed? I have been overwhelmed a lot, especially this past year. I wish there was some real life Vitameatavegamin available. If you don’t know about this amazing product, it appears in one of my favorite television shows, I Love Lucy, in my all-time favorite episode of the show. Lucy … Continue reading Overwhelmed

For A Moment

There are moments in life when we see people getting ahead in the world despite their lack of hard work and integrity. It can result in us to becoming upset, distraught, or even jealous. At times, we may observe people who are going about things the wrong way and flourishing, and we consider following in … Continue reading For A Moment

Our Eternal Home

“Lord, You have always been our eternal home, our hiding place from generation to generation” (Psalm 90:1 TPT). The Psalmist makes this declaration, yet it’s not something we always live out. We may know that as believers in Jesus, as children of God, that we are held in the safety of His hands (John 10:28). … Continue reading Our Eternal Home

They Seemed to Have It Made

Today’s passage is a great reminder of the thoughts we have as we look at others who seem to have things going their way. We all get jealous. We have longing for things that other people own, or relationships other people are involved with, positions people hold, etc. It is so easy to look at … Continue reading They Seemed to Have It Made