Devotions

  • Devotions,  Faith

    Seek First The Kingdom

    Today’s devotion is part of the Stepping Out In Faith Devotional Series and we’re looking at the blessing of when we seek first the Kingdom. This devotion comprises a focus verse, a reflection, some questions for you to meditate on, and a prayer. Focus verse “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” — Matthew 6:33 Devotion We are part of an Upside-down Kingdom. A Kingdom where we are most blessed when we give than when we receive. A Kingdom where the last is the first. A Kingdom in which we receive provision, not when we are seeking it,…

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    Whom Shall I Fear?

    This devotion is part of the Overcoming By Faith Devotional Series and we’re looking at how we can say, together with David, whom shall I fear? Today’s reflection is based on Psalm 27:1 “The LORD is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?” Ok, so let’s jump right in! Whom Shall I Fear? Focus verse “The LORD is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?” – Psalm 27:1 Devotion One of the wonderful things that happens when we…

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    Faith To Overcome!

    This devotion is part of the Overcoming by Faith Devotional Series and today we’re looking at faith to overcome! The focus verse is from 1 John 5:4 and we’re looking at how we can overcome struggles and doubts by meditating on and applying God’s word. So let’s get into it: Faith To Overcome Focus verse “…for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.” 1 John 5:4 Devotion It is by faith that we overcome the world. Faith that Jesus has been raised from the dead and is alive. Faith that He is with us, through His Holy Spirit.…

  • Faith,  Rescued By Faith

    If You Abide in Me

    This is the fourth devotion in the Rescued By Faith Devotional Series and we’re focusing on John 15:7 where Jesus says: “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” What does that mean exactly? Today we’re going to be exploring the meaning of Jesus’ words and also offering a practical reflection moment, as well as a model prayer. Focus verse “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” John 15:7 Devotion This is an amazing promise! When we abide in Jesus, we…

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    Grow In Perseverance!

    Hi mama! Today I’m sharing the third devotion in the Rescued By Faith Devotional Series: Grow in Perseverance. In this devotion, we’re looking at God’s desire to mature us when we face trials and tribulations of many kinds. If you’re experiencing a season of difficulty, please be encouraged today, mama, God loves you and He works all things together for your good. Focus verse “Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. ” James 1:4 Devotion The Bible shows us that when we experience trials, the testing of our faith produces perseverance. (James 1:2-3) And so we have this assurance from God’s…

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    They Cried Out To The Lord

    This devotion is based on Psalm 107:19 and it focuses on our need to cry out to the Lord when we’re afflicted by trouble. This devotion is part of the Rescued By Faith Devotional Series and it comprises a focus verse, a reflection, questions for meditation and application, and a prayer. Focus verse “Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble; He saved them out of their distresses.” Psalm 107:19 Devotion Thank the Lord that He is good and everlasting in love. When we cry out to Him in our trouble, He answers. Sometimes God answers by delivering us from our troubles instantly. Other times, God doesn’t deliver…

  • Devotions,  Faith,  Rescued By Faith

    The Lord Delivers Me

    Hi mama! This is the first devotion in the Rescued By Faith Devotional Series, and today we’re looking at The Lord Delivers Me a devotion based on Psalm 34:4. In this devotion, we’re looking at God’s desire to deliver us from our fears. Read it and be encouraged! Focus verse “I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.” Psalm 34:4 Devotion As Christians struggling with life’s curve balls, sometimes we have this super spiritual idea that we just need to buckle through and not show signs of weakness. In effect, we believe we need to push away any negative thoughts or feelings, try…

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    Praise The Lord

    Today’s devotion is part of the Holding on By Faith devotional series here on the blog and it’s called: Praise the Lord. In today’s devotion, we’re looking at how we can bring ourselves to praise the Lord even in the midst of our troubles and pain. Focus verse “Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.” 1 Chronicles 16:8 Devotion Praise moves the heart of God, because praise is about shifting our gaze away from ourselves and onto God. Praise is a discipline, however. We won’t always feel like praising God. Especially when we are experiencing struggles and pain. Yet, perhaps…

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    We Are Free In Christ

    This is the fifth devotion in the Holding On By Faith Devotional Series: We Are Free In Christ. Today we’re exploring the area of holding on to truth about ourselves and our future, when the enemy tries to sow seeds of doubt in our minds. Focus verse “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1 Devotion Jesus has purchased my freedom. He has purchased your freedom. We are free! Isn’t this a beautiful truth? A truth we can dwell on today, even as we experience struggles and hardships of many…

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    God Is Our Refuge

    This is the fourth devotion in the Holding on By Faith Devotional series: God is our refuge. Today we’re looking at seasons of life where we experience deep pain and how we can turn to God for His presence and comfort. God is Our Refuge – Focus Verse “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1 Devotion Sometimes we go through seasons in life where all we can feel is heartache. And in those moments, we feel like we’re alone. We can’t feel God’s presence or peace – just turmoil and despair. Our expectations and dreams for the future have been smashed into smithereens.…