Category Archives : Devotional thought

commit and trust

  The mind is such a powerful tool, and one where we can win or lose battles daily.  I constantly find a war waging in mine.  Our thoughts are where our emotions are bred. The Holy Spirit brought Proverbs 16:3 to my mind this morning, and as I have pondered this verse all day, I […]

The word Trust on a cork notice board


blessings 6

At ten weeks pregnant, we found out last week during a routine appointment that God had chosen to take our baby home.  My heart is grieving and aching for this child I will never hold.  This is the fourth child we’ve lost, yet the pain is the same and maybe even greater this time. I […]

prayer 1

One of the most necessary yet difficult things to teach young believers is in the area of prayer. Most know how to be thankful, ask forgiveness, intercede for others, yet often miss what it is to truly “commune” with God and share that intimate fellowship that is so critical for the effective Christian walk. It […]

Praying Hands bible


waiting 2

Wait by Russell Kelfer Desperately, helplessly, longingly, I cried; Quietly, patiently, lovingly, God replied. I pled and I wept for a clue to my fate . . . And the Master so gently said, “Wait.” “Wait? you say wait?” my indignant reply. “Lord, I need answers, I need to know why! Is your hand shortened? […]

blessed assurance 4

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! O what a foretaste of glory divine! Heir of salvation, purchase of God, Born of His Spirit, washed in His blood. For years, my favorite hymn has been Blessed Assurance. I was saved at the age of five, but struggled with assurance for years. When I was a freshman in […]