Devotion

Devotion

A Month (or More) in Prayer Journaling

I’ve posted about this on my personal Facebook as well as the Just Hold Fast page and it was something that had been on my mind and heart. I don’t pray enough, or didn’t. I don’t know the barometer of what is ‘enough’ because the Bible tells us to never cease praying (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18). What I do know is it lingered there, in the back of my mind and… Read More »A Month (or More) in Prayer Journaling
2018 Reflection and Plans

New Year 2018 – Reflection and Goals

Just as I have for several years now I look back on 2017 and reflect then turn to 2018 with hope, with dreams and goals for my relationship with God, my family and with myself. This is inspired directly from the Bible since we are often hung up on the old in a detrimental way and I was determined to change that. Reflection of 2017 What I found was that… Read More »New Year 2018 – Reflection and Goals
Help One Another

Be There For One Another

This is post 62 of 64 in the series “Daily Devotional” Everyone helps his neighbor and says to his brother, “Be strong!” – Isaiah 41:6 A few weeks ago my pastor was speaking about church, about diversity in the church when he was addressing the issues we face today in the world. Mostly in America because that is where we live but abroad also. It’s painful to think that you… Read More »Be There For One Another
God to You

Who Is God to You?

This is post 42 of 64 in the series “Daily Devotional” In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. – Genesis 1:1 If you are Christian you know the creation story and even if not many people are familiar with it. It is the accounting for how everything that exists was formed. Other religions have similar stories such as the flood that Noah lived through but is seen… Read More »Who Is God to You?
Spiritual Fitness

Daily Devotion – Spiritual Fitness

This is post 27 of 64 in the series “Daily Devotional” Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. – 1 Timothy 4:7 In this, Paul is telling Timothy to not waste time on myths or old wives tales but to use that time to become spiritually fit. How does that happen? With consistent nourishment and time. It is easy for us… Read More »Daily Devotion – Spiritual Fitness
Grow

Daily Devotional – Grow in Faith

This is post 26 of 64 in the series “Daily Devotional” Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress. – 1 Timothy 4:15 If God has truly made an impact in your life because you have truthfully made the commitment to trust Jesus Christ as your savior then you will grow. To give the reference verse some back story, Paul is… Read More »Daily Devotional – Grow in Faith
Shadows

Daily Devotional – Scary Shadows

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This is post 16 of 64 in the series “Daily Devotional” What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? – Romans 8:31 I can remember being a child sometimes and in those moments I remember some of my fears that are now just amusing and down right silly. Especially of shadows. I hated going in to the basement… Read More »Daily Devotional – Scary Shadows
Doubt

Daily Devotional: Stop the Doubt

This is post 15 of 64 in the series “Daily Devotional” Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” – Genesis 3:1 There was no doubt before the fall of man. He was in God’s image and he was pure. The trust between… Read More »Daily Devotional: Stop the Doubt