Varied Expressions

Today’s verse speaks of varied expressions. This is the fruit produced by the Holy Spirit within you. Galatians 5:22-23 says:“But the fruit produced by the Holy Spirit within you is divine love in all its varied expressions: joy that overflows, peace that subdues, patience that endures, kindness in action, a life full of virtue, faith … Continue reading Varied Expressions

Opportunity for Trust

Too often lately it seems like the sky is falling. You’ve been there, right? We each have seasons that seem more trying than others. Usually when a few dominoes fall, it appears as if all the dominoes are going to collapse. This is when the anxiety gets high. This is when the depression settles upon … Continue reading Opportunity for Trust

Empowered for Triumph

Many people have low self esteem. I was once one of the many that would fall into that category. Words are powerful, having both the power to bring life or to bring death (Proverbs 18:21). From the very beginning, God spoke things into existence (Genesis 1). We are created in His image so we have … Continue reading Empowered for Triumph

Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: Definition of Success

Today’s fortune cookie said, “It doesn't take much to be a success. It takes everything.” I tell my kids to always give their best effort. Your best effort is everything. Perhaps it won’t earn a 100% or 1st place, but the best effort is all you can give. Today, ask yourself this: Did I give my best? … Continue reading Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: Definition of Success

The Lord is My Banner

In Exodus 17, after the defeat of the Amalekites, Moses builds an altar and named it Yahweh-nissi, which means “the LORD is my banner.” This may seem strange for us to embrace personally, unless we have a good understanding of a banner. When we think banner, we think of something posted at a convention or … Continue reading The Lord is My Banner