• Devotions,  Faith

    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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    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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    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.…

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    Do Not Fear

    This is the second devotion in the Holding On By Faith Devotional Series: Do Not Fear. Today, we’re looking at the character of God and His heart of compassion toward us. Focus verse “Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will also help you, I will also uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Devotion God is with you. He will strengthen you. No matter what struggles you’re experiencing. Don’t be anxious. Don’t be afraid. God will help you. He will uphold you. These are all truths. Truths I am speaking over myself.…

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    Do Not Be Anxious

    This is the first devotion in the Holding on By Faith Devotional Series on the blog and today we’re looking at a command given to us in scripture: do not be anxious! Focus verse “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7 Devotion In seasons of life when we are just holding on by a thread, often anxiety can completely engulf us as we envision ourselves being caught by our circumstances. It’s common in these situations…

  • Blog,  Devotions,  Faith,  Seeing By Faith

    Just Say The Word

    This is the fifth devotion in the Seeing By Faith Devotional Series: Just Say The Word. Today’s devotion focuses on believing in God’s word first, before we see an outworking in our circumstances. Focus verse “Lord, I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed.” Matthew 8:8 Devotion Often, our lack of faith is related to one thing. We can’t see any outward evidence of what we’re praying for. Yet, God wants us to have the kind of faith that believes in God’s promise first, which then leads to an outworking in reality. God wants us to…

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    Trust In The Lord

    This is the third devotion in the Seeing By Faith Devotional Series and today we’re looking at trust in the Lord. Focus verse “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6 Devotion As human beings, we often lean on our own bird’s-eye view of things when we think about the future. We see limits; not possibilities. We think that certain things can only come about in specific ways. For instance, in our worldly mindset, we think that to gain money, we need a secure job. Or that…