The joy of the Lord is my strength! For so long, I never fully comprehended what ‘the joy of the Lord is my strength‘ meant. For a while, I understood it to mean that if I know Jesus, I will … Continue reading Minute Devotions: The joy of the Lord!
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you – Psalm 56:3 ESV Trusting God is hard sometimes. I think we would all like to say that no matter what, we trust God, but sometimes, seasons are just hard. … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Choose to trust Him.
He must become greater; I must become less – John 3:30 Who does our life magnify? Is it Jesus, or is it ourselves? I think if we were all to answer that honestly, most of us would say that tend … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Christ be magnified.
“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17 If there is one verse in … Continue reading Minute Devotions: He sings over you.
This morning as I sat with my coffee, I was listening to some worship and the song ‘It is Well‘ came on. It’s a song that I love. As I sat and listened to the lyrics, I asked myself, “is … Continue reading Minute Devotions: It is well.
I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your wonders of old – Psalm 77:11 It can be so easy to forget all the times that God has bought us out of the battle. It’s never … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Remember His wonders.
Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him – Psalm 34:8 Have you ever come across a meal or a drink that looked a bit sketchy and you were uncertain whether … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Taste and See
I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2 I lift my eyes to the hills. So often when I pray, I … Continue reading Minute Devotions
Because. This is my journal entry from this morning as I sat with my coffee and bible, reading Psalm 63:3, ‘because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.’ Because? I sat on that for a moment, thinking about why we should praise? And as I started writing, I was reminded why. Because God is not a God that does things because He has too but BECAUSE He wants do. He is a God of love and compassion and grace and all His actions are out of love and compassion and grace. He is a good … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Because.
Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. – Romans 12:10 Love is an action. Four simple words that rang loudly in my ears and stirred around in my spirit and got me thinking about my own actions. She was right, love is an action. Yes, it’s a feeling we have, but more than that, it’s a choice we make. We choose to love someone, or we choose not to. We choose to serve someone, or we choose not to. Love requires a response of some sort from us and we choose what that response will … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Love is an action.