Give me a word, Lord: GROWING IN CHRIST

Psalm 34:11-14 Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord. Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days, keep your tongue from evil and your lips from telling lies. Turn from evil and do good; and  seek peace and pursue it. The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and hisContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: GROWING IN CHRIST”

Give me a word, Lord: LIVING IN PEACE

Romans 12:18 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.  Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness. Romans 5:1-2 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into thisContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: LIVING IN PEACE”

Give me a word, Lord: SOMETHING TO COUNT ON

James 1:17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. Psalm 9:10 Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you. I’m a pretty transparent person. My husband always tells people if youContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: SOMETHING TO COUNT ON”

Give me a word, Lord: WHAT ARE YOU CHASING?

Ecclesiastes 2:24-26 A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This too, I see, is from the hand of God, for without him, who can eat or find enjoyment? To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he givesContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: WHAT ARE YOU CHASING?”

Give me a word, Lord: LET’S CHAT ABOUT THAT

Jeremiah 1:5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” Job 14:5-6 A person’s days are determined; you have decreed the number of his months and have set limits he cannot exceed. So look away from him and letContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: LET’S CHAT ABOUT THAT”

Give me a word, Lord: SEA OF FORGETFULNESS

Micah 7:19 You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea. Psalm 103:12 as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. Corrie Ten Boom once said, “God has thrown our sins andContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: SEA OF FORGETFULNESS”

Give me a word, Lord: AS STUBBORN AS A BULL

Today’s devotional is an excerpt from my last book, “Inspirations from the Funny Farm.” Good Sunday morning from the funny farm. I pray you have a blessed day in the Lord! Our farm needed some small cows that we could pet. Yes, I know that we have a lot of cows. Those are mostly BlackContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: AS STUBBORN AS A BULL”

Give me a word, Lord: PLANTING, WATERING, & GROWING

I Corinthians 3:5-9 What, after all, is Apollos? And what is Paul? Only servants, through whom you came to believe—as the Lord has assigned to each his task. I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow. So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makesContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: PLANTING, WATERING, & GROWING”