O Sing to the Lord!

Isaiah 42:10-Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise from the ends of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and all that is in it, you islands, and all who live in them. NKJV When I woke up this morning, a song rang in my spirit. It was an oldie, “I Will Trust in the Lord.”Continue reading “O Sing to the Lord!”

Let Everything That Has Breath!

Psalm 150:6- “Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord! KJV I was about eleven when I visited my first “sanctified” church. I went with a friend and her family to a church that was out in the country. I remember they packed food to take with us, and I thought that wasContinue reading “Let Everything That Has Breath!”

Rescue Me!

Luke 11:4-And forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And do not lead us into temptation,but deliver us from the evil one.” NKJV The way that Jesus taught His disciples to pray covered all of life. It doesn’t seem like it when you first read the words, but itContinue reading “Rescue Me!”

This is Not From God!

Luke 11:4-And forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us.And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.” NKJV In my previous post, I took a lighter look at temptation. But today, I want to dive a little deeper into the more challenging side ofContinue reading “This is Not From God!”

Fresh Bread!

Luke 11:3- Give us day by day our daily bread. NKJV The Bible speaks a lot about bread. Bread is mentioned as a part of the regular diet of the children of Israel. God told them to prepare unleavened bread for their exodus from Egypt, which became part of the seder meal. He provided manna,Continue reading “Fresh Bread!”

He Rides the Heavens!

Luke 11:2-Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come.Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. NKJV The place of prayer begins with knowing who that Someone is listening to us and the identity of that Someone. Jesus starts His lesson on prayer by telling the disciples that the direction of theirContinue reading “He Rides the Heavens!”

Teach Us to Pray!

Luke 11:1- Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.” NKJV Lately, I have felt a burden to pray more. With all of the happenings in the news (fires, floods,Continue reading “Teach Us to Pray!”

God Don’t Never Change!

Malachi 3:6 -“For I am the Lord, I do not change; therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob. NKJV It’s funny, but as soon as I pasted the verse to this blog I heard my mother-in-law’s voice say, “God don’t never change!” And that’s the gospel truth! God don’t never change! Change is a way of life.Continue reading “God Don’t Never Change!”

The Beauty of Holiness!

1 Chronicles 16:29-Give to the Lord the glory due His name; bring an offering, and come before Him. Oh, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! NKJV We think of a lot of things as beautiful. We recognize beautiful people, beautiful homes, beautiful places, and even beautiful words. Such was the case when David watched the Levites place the arkContinue reading “The Beauty of Holiness!”

Why Miracles Don’t Bring Devotion!

1 Corinthians 10:1,5- Moreover, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware that all our fathers were under the cloud, all passed through the sea…But with most of them, God was not well pleased, for their bodies were scattered in the wilderness. I’ve been a Christian for over a half-century. I know I have some of you wonderingContinue reading “Why Miracles Don’t Bring Devotion!”