Springs of Grace

Come, my child, and sit. Listen to what I have to say. I will give you hope And grace for today. I have plans for you Waiting to take place. When you stop and look I will show you springs of grace. Yesterday I finished a devotional plan I was following in my Bible AppContinue reading “Springs of Grace”

Start Hear

When heartache comes, Disappointment drops in, Discouragement steps up, Hopelessness takes over, Hear the truth! When criticism shouts, Negativity seeps through, Comparison flares up, Rejection stomps by, Hear the truth! The truth is You are loved. Plans are made. Hope is near. Start to hear. “I know the plans I have for you,” announces theContinue reading “Start Hear”

Transitions: Peace for Fear

When I was a new believer, I would hear older “mature” followers say in response to troubles, “Jesus will make everything all right.” or “Just trust in God and all will be well.” This one really set my teeth on edge, “Give your heart to Jesus and He will take away all your troubles.” IContinue reading “Transitions: Peace for Fear”

Transitions: Water to Wine

Jesus didn’t turn ordinary water into wine. The water was already set aside for something specific. You are no ordinary person. You are set aside for something terrific. Let Jesus have His way with you. Let Him transform your heart. Give Him access to all that you are. He will give you a new start.Continue reading “Transitions: Water to Wine”

An Invitation to the Garden of Hope

Draw near to the garden

Courageous Surrender

As I walk through this land Guide me with Your powerful hand Love the wounded, feed the hungry, shine the light Share the truth and give the blind sight Pray for and heal the sick Let my forgiveness be quick Through me let Your presence be known And draw others to You by the LoveContinue reading “Courageous Surrender”

Courageous Influence

She stood just outside the door of her mistress’s room. It wasn’t her intention to listen, but Naaman, captain of Aram’s army, was ranting on the other side of the door. “God has elevated me and led me to many victories. Why doesn’t He take this wretched disease away from me? I might as wellContinue reading “Courageous Influence”

Courageous Exchange

It isn’t hard to struggle, but it takes courage to exchange the struggle for peace. Life is all about struggling and overcoming hard times. The challenge is to know that as we enter into a struggle, victory has already been provided. We exchange our need to find a solution or make the way happen forContinue reading “Courageous Exchange”

7 Things Courageous People Will Not Do

Deborah is our courageous hero today.  She didn’t use her gender as an excuse to avoid confrontation.  She didn’t let fear keep her from going to battle for her country. She boldly reminded Barak about God’s plan for his life.  Deborah is boldly telling us to watch, fight, pray, and praise our God for victoryContinue reading “7 Things Courageous People Will Not Do”

7 Things Courageous People Will Do

David was a brave warrior for the Lord. He was bold in his prayer life as well as in battle. He is our inspiration and example for how to walk before the Lord in the light of life. Psalm 56