Embrace Good

Cling to what is good. Hold tightly to what is good. Embrace good. This is what we read at the end of Romans 12:9. It seems strange that it even needs to be said. Good is good. Why would we not want to cling to it? It’s what we want, right? It’s what we hope … Continue reading Embrace Good

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

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

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

Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: True

Today’s fortune cookie declared, “In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.” Isn’t this what we are witnessing in the world around us? We all decide what is true for us, and if something is not yet reality, our belief that it is true results … Continue reading Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: True

Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: Sun Shine

“Let the sun shine on your soul.” I thought today’s fortune cookie was strange. “Let the sun shine on your soul,” is what I read, and I continued to contemplate it later in the day. What does it even mean to have the sun shine on your soul? I picture some weird fantasy super-hero movie … Continue reading Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: Sun Shine

Planting for a Good Harvest Outline

Planting for a Good Harvest – New Years Day 2017 God has been preparing things at DRCC for this year – A Year of Planting First comes the Rototiller – breaks up the ground to prepare for the planting Purging / Preparing / Setting up Luke 6:38 MSG –“Give away your life; you’ll find life … Continue reading Planting for a Good Harvest Outline