Category: daily devotion

devotion Feb 12 2018

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Watch if you become weary, that you don’t isolate yourself from My Body. I’ve created you to belong and you are a necessary part of My church.  I know that you have felt rejected and  like you are not needed. But I have placed you and I have purpose for you. My purpose may not be understood or confirmed by others. But you are My Beloved and are of those who walk by faith and not by sight. You have been brought into My Family for My purposes to be accomplished through you. The weaknesses of others will strengthen your weaknesses. Lean into Me and not on your own understanding and trust that I am directing your path. I will continue the good work I have begun in you, until its completion. ~God

Ephesians 4:15-16 But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head-Christ. From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.

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Devotion Oct 23, 2017

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Do you believe Me?  Do you know that I have good planned for you?  Do you believe that I Am God?  Why is your soul downcast?  Put your hope in Me.  You will yet praise Me. Open up your heart and believe Me.  You have three choices, three voices speak: My Voice, your own voice and the voice of the enemy.  I speak life to you.  The enemy speaks death to you.  Your voice speaks the agreement you make with either life or death.  Choose life, that you may live and speak LIFE, even when your feelings feel so dead.  The power of your words in agreement with Mine, are more powerful than your feelings.  I speak peace to you today.  In this peace, take a moment to look at your thoughts.  Seek to identify with My life in them.  I am in you and I will help you. Be still and know that I am God.

Psalm 46: (NLT)  God is our refuge and strength, a tested help in times of trouble.  And so we need not fear even if the world blows up and the mountains crumble into the sea.  Let the oceans roar and foam; let the mountains tremble!

 

devotion September 4, 2017

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I will establish you and guard you from the evil one. Remember you are in Me and have overcome them because I am greater in you than he that is in the world. I have not given you a spirit of fear but of love and power and a sound mind. Since your youth they have attacked you-but they will not prevail. You have often made your back like the ground and allowed them to walk across you. But I say to you now “Stand up! Shake the dust off yourself!” I am making your foundation on the Rock in righteousness, giving you a firm place to stand. No weapon formed against you will prosper and you will refute every accusation raised against you. For you are My servant and your vindication is from Me.~God

Isaiah 52:23  Stand up, shake the dust off yourself! Take your seat, Jerusalem. Remove the bonds from your neck, captive Daughter Zion!

Psalm 129:2 Since my youth they have often attacked me, but they have not prevailed against me.

Exodus 33:21 The Lord said, “Here is a place near Me. You are to stand on the rock.”

devotion June 8, 2017

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I have often felt your hurt, from disappointments where you have expected things and people fail you.  But I have also seen their desire to love you. The thing that has come between you is your expectations. But I want you to put your hope in Me, and to be able to love regardless. I am teaching you to let your expectations be known and agreed upon, and even then you will often be let down by people. I desire for you to be quick to listen, slow to speak and especially slow to become angry. How can you love your enemies, if you can’t love your friends?  Every person and thing will disappoint you. I have made you in such a way, that only I can satisfy you. Don’t be under obligation, but be under My direction, and love as I have loved you. Trust in Me with all your heart and lean not on what you think should be. Acknowledge Me and I will straighten and direct your path.

Psalm 62:5 For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from Him.

Romans 13:8 Do not owe anyone anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

devotion May 9, 2017

 

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I’ve watched my children struggle in their own creation of reality. To prefer the things their minds create, rather than know the truth.  But you will know the truth and the truth will set you free. Be careful to know My word and not rely on your own understanding, because My ways are just so much higher than yours. People will not easily influence you with their charismatic arguments, when you have surrendered your way to Me. There is a way that seems right, but in the end it leads to death. When you have committed your ways to Me, then you can trust that I will lead you to life! My way may seem like death, as it is a dying to the old and a resurrecting to the new but there is hope in it.  The walk I ask of you is not easy. It is one of denying yourself daily, picking up your cross and following after Me. But I am always with you, and I my reward is well worth your struggle.

Romans 8:18 [ From Suffering to Glory ] For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

Luke 9 23 Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me. 24 For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it. 25 For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and is himself destroyed or lost?

devotion May 3, 2017

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I have fought for you. I have won. I sense your worry and see you fretting. These things prevent peace from filling you. Remember that I have won. I want you to change your perspective from worry to a thankful heart. Speak to your mind, tell it to think on whatever is true, honorable, whatever is just, pure and lovely.  Train your mind, speak to it, command it to listen and hear My word. Practice this. Practice this until it becomes part of you and I will be with you. If you grumble and complain you will remain in the place of grumbling and complaining, but when you become thankful it opens the door for so much more. To those who have, more will be given, and they will have abundance; but to those who don’t have, even what they have will be taken from them.

Matthew 13:12 Whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them.

devotion April 4, 2016

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Do you realize that I want you to know who you are? Do you understand that My desire is for you to believe My word to you? I have said that you are Mine. My servant, My friend, My child. I have given you permission through My Son, to enter My Presence and make your requests. The Devil is a liar and he fears for you to know who you are, because when you know, you will begin to destroy his works. I have given you authority over all the power of the enemy and nothing by any means shall harm you. Do not say, that you are not worthy, do not say that you are unable. The blood of Jesus speaks loudly for your value. I have chosen you. You are to know and believe that I am God. Nothing is impossible for Me. I am able to do immeasurably more than you can even ask or imagine. I am causing you to know the truth, to embrace the way and to live the life.