Thy Kingdom Come

God’s kingdom doesn’t move by human power but by prayer. True happiness and peace are attained by believing Christ is in control—of everything. What does Christ want from me as God’s child? He wants me to keep rejoicing and to keep praying so I will be brought near to God. I am part of God’s […]

How to Increase Wisdom

Pray: I desire to know you better and how to think and walk wisely in this world. Please show me through your Word how I can gain godly wisdom. Read: Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. He brought them out of darkness and the shadow […]

Identity in Christ

Pray: Gracious Heavenly Father, Please help me see when I’m leaning too heavily on others’ opinions of me. May I truly grasp that my identity does not come from other people, but only through Jesus Christ. I desire to truly understand what this means for me and how I can apply it to my secret […]

The Call to Follow

Pray: Dear Jesus, I have heard your call to follow you. I know you are worth leaving it all! Please renew my desire to continue being faithful in this call to surrender my life to your will. Read: 8 But when Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, “Depart from me, […]

The Joy of God’s Glory

Pray: Here I am, Lord. Send me where you want me to go. Please fill me with the wonder and joy of tasting your glory. May my happiness be completely rooted in you. Read: Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love […]

Defined by Grace

Pray: Dear heavenly Father, I have failed miserably in the past. Please remind me that your promised plan of redemption is good. Read: …but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 A deep understanding of Christ and the gospel leads to self-reflection and […]

The Gift of Depression

Depression has degrees which can come and go as storm clouds expand and dissipate across the horizon. I know because I have experienced the highs and lows of the obscured perspective. I don’t disagree with the article, “15 Habits of People with Concealed Depression”. In fact, I find encouragement from Mr. Sinclair’s explanation of the […]

Rich in Christ

Pray: Give me grace, Lord, to abound in good works for your glory. Read: 19 And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. 20 To our God and Father be glory forever and ever. Amen. Philippians 4:19-20 A small view of God and his love, […]