Spiritual Disciplines for the purpose of Godliness

Ours is an undisciplined age. The old disciplines are breaking down … Above all, the discipline of divine grace is derided as legalism or is entirely unknown to a generation that is largely illiterate in the Scriptures. We need the rugged strength of Christian character that can come only from disciplines ~V. Raymond Edman~ Good … More Spiritual Disciplines for the purpose of Godliness

We shall never forget

“Is it nothing to you, all you that pass by? Behold and see if there is any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, with which the Lord has afflicted me in the day of His fierce anger.”  ~Lamentations 1:12 ~ Today, September 11, 2016 is a very somber day for many … More We shall never forget

Consider the teachings

~ Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things ~  2 Timothy 2:7, KJV Whether it is listening to a favorite Christian broadcast, sermon, or a daily devotion – immersion into the word of God is not merely a chore to be accomplished. It requires sincere time of meditation in … More Consider the teachings

Today’s Devotional | Our Daily Journey

She did what she could When her friends say thoughtless or outrageous things on social media, Charlotte chimes in with gentle but firm dissent. She respects the dignity of everyone, and her words are unfailingly positive.A few years ago she became Facebook friends with a man who harbored anger toward Christians. He appreciated Charlotte’s rare … More Today’s Devotional | Our Daily Journey

Our chiefest endeavor

Through the power of the Holy Spirit, we become enlightened to this simple and yet wonderful truth. It is where we receive sustenance from the Lord. This is because, through the Spirit of Christ, we are affected in a manner in which our lives are completely transformed. … More Our chiefest endeavor

Our refuge and our fortress

We grow in our faith and trust in God by our willingness to follow Him in obedience. The savior says, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. ” (See, Matthew 16:24 and Luke 9:23, ESV). This is a daily action on our part and it begins with our willingness to trust in Christ and our Heavenly Father. Trusting in the will of God as opposed to trusting in our own will. … More Our refuge and our fortress

Naked and ashamed before a Sovereign God

Our first parents hid themselves out of shame and guilt. Like Adam, we are afraid because of our own nakedness before a Sovereign God. They attempted to cover themselves with fig leaves. Through their disobedience in partaking of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, Adam and Eve placed humanity under the consequences of sin and death. Through Christ, we receive redemption and a new nature. … More Naked and ashamed before a Sovereign God

My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers | Intercessory Prayer

…men always ought to pray and not lose heart. —Luke 18:1   You cannot truly intercede through prayer if you do not believe in the reality of redemption. Instead, you will simply be turning intercession into useless sympathy for others, which will serve only to increase the contentment they have for remaining out of touch … More My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers | Intercessory Prayer

Today’s Devotional | Our Daily Journey |What can’t be seen

Read: 2 Corinthians 4:14-18 We fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen (2 Corinthians 4:18). On a Thursday, my friends’ 10-year-old daughter was laughing and playing with her family and friends. The following Monday, she was in heaven. The lovely little girl was abruptly stricken with a rare form of malaria that took … More Today’s Devotional | Our Daily Journey |What can’t be seen