I’ve decided along with my daily devotional readings from various “Reading Lists” of which I have mentioned when I first began my journal earlier this year, I would like to go back to The Experiencing God series and journal on one unit each week for the next twelve weeks. What’s nice about doing this is that I can review and refresh what I learned in a great study and I’ll have scripture verses and topics that I can expand on in my devotional journal… Continue reading Change Up: Journaling from Experiencing God
Psalm 34:17-18 “The LORD hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those who are crushed in spirit.” Continue reading God Hears Your Cry
‘Jesus went on a little farther and fell face down on the ground, praying, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. Yet I want your will, not mine.” Mt 26:39
~Are you fighting the will of God? Or just asking, “Lord can you ease up and not allow what’s happening to happen cause I don’t want to feel the pain? Continue reading Gods Will – Not Our Own
At times it may seem that we are not “rewarded” for our good characteristics – yet others are rewarded and are just evil – see “Why does God allow good things to happen to bad people ~ //www.gotquestions.org/good-things-bad-people.html
Also check out the link on, “Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people.” http://www.gotquestions.org/bad-things-good-people.html Continue reading Why good things happen to bad people?
Forgiveness: How Many Times Must I Forgive? ~ Peter asked, “Lord, how often should I forgive someone who sins against me? Seven time?” “No, not seven times,” Jesus replied, “but seventy times seven!” (NLT) Matt 18:21-22 Continue reading How Many Times Must I Forgive?
Today’s Date: January 17, 2010 Title: Forgiveness: Be Reconciled Reading: Gen 35-36:43, Matt 12:1-21, Psalm 15:1-5, Proverbs 3:21-26; Blackaby daily devotional: Matt 5:24 S – Scripture: “Leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.” –Matthew 5:24 Here’s Blackaby’s daily devotional: “It is useless to give offerings to God while … Continue reading Forgiveness: Be Reconciled
Date: January 16, 2010 Tired? Be Yoked with Jesus Scripture Readings: Gen 32:13-34:31, Matt 11:7-30, Psalm 14:1-7, Proverbs 3:19-20 S – Scripture: Matt 11:28-30 Then Jesus said, “come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you … Continue reading What is a Yoke?
Today’s Date: January 15, 2010 Will You be “Liked”, if you Deny Christ? Reading: Gen 31:17-32:12, Matt 10:24-11:6, Psalm 13:1-6, Proverbs 3:16-18 S – Scripture: “Everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. But everyone who denies me here on earth, I will also deny before my Father in heaven.” Mt 10:32-33 O – Observation: Jesus … Continue reading Will You be Liked, if you Deny Christ?
Is accountability important?: Answer: With much temptation already in the world today, Satan is working overtime to create even more. We must have a brother or sister we can count on when we are facing temptations that threaten our spiritual lives. King David was alone the evening he was tempted into adultery by Satan. It may have appeared to be Bathsheba who tempted him (2 Samuel 11), but the Bible tells us we fight a war not of flesh but of the spirit, against powers and spiritual forces who threaten us (Ephesians 6:12). Continue reading Must Have: Accountability Partners
Today’s Date: January 12, 2010 Honor the Lord Reading: Gen 26:17-27:46, Mt 9:1-17, Psalm 10:16-18, Proverbs 3:9-10 S – Scripture: “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce. Then he will fill your barns with grain, and your vats will overflow with good wine.” Proverbs 3:9-10 O – Observation: Proverbs 3:9-10 are verses that show further benefit … Continue reading Honor God with Your Best