relationship with God

Open to Faith

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not…

Fear and Consequences

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has…

Honesty Isn’t Always Easy

And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all…

We Don’t Need Another Hero

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above…

The Patient Promises

Then he continued, “Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set…

I Am Who I Am

God said to Moses, “I am who I am. This is what you are to…

Trust Like Jesus

Going a little farther, he fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the…

It All Comes Down To ‘Why?’

You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.…

The Tainted Tongue

My brothers and sisters, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs?…

Actions Speak Louder

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name…

Our Moral Motivation

This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying…

Navigating Blindness

“Jesus said, ‘For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind will…

The Little Things

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in…

Deeper Than Words

The law of his God is in his heart; his steps do not slip. (Psalm…

The Mercy Of Waiting

Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful…

Embrace of the Rejected

George Elerick discusses truly loving and embracing the rejected.

A Kite String

Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by…

Life To The Fullest

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may…

God is Enough

“Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines,…

A Divine Comedy

He will yet fill your mouth with laughter,     and your lips with shouting. (Job 8:21,…

Recognizing God

You will seek me and find me when you seek Me with all your heart. (Jeremiah…

Working The Line

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.…

A Weighty God

“A son honors his father, And a servant his master. If then I am the…

Up Close And Personal

“Inside the Tent of Meeting, the LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as…

Higher Places

Acknowledge and take to heart this day that the Lord is God in heaven above…

The Lovely Dandelions

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners,…

Is Peace Attainable?

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in…

Shuddering In Silence

And all these, though commended through their faith, did not receive what was promised, since God…

Sitting Between

But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing…

Under The Umbrella

For the Lord your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God. (Deuteronomy 4:24) I…

All The Small Things

Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. (Psalm 119:105)…

A True Home

“I am going to prepare a place for you; I will come back and take…

The Whisper of God

“Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace to…

What’s In Your Box

The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit…

Today’s Devotional: A God Who Disappoints

Then you call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name…

Today’s Devotional: Living The Vows

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul…

Today’s Devotional: True Tradition

Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and…

Fighting with Swords

“Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did…

Today’s Devotional: Hearing The Voice

“Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace to…

Unfailing God

“Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes…