Give me a word, Lord: KEEP ON KEEPING ON

Hebrews 6:10 God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that youContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: KEEP ON KEEPING ON”

Give me a word, Lord: COME HOME

Isaiah 1:3 The ox knows its master, the donkey its owner’s manger, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand. Jeremiah 8:7 Even the stork in the sky knows her appointed seasons, and the dove, the swift and the thrush observe the time of their migration. But my people do not know the requirementsContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: COME HOME”

Give me a word, Lord: ENJOYING OR ENDURING

Psalm 16:5-11 Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make my lot secure.The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance. I will praise the Lord, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me.I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will notContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: ENJOYING OR ENDURING”

Give me a word, Lord: IF ONLY WE COULD SEE

Ephesians 5:8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light. I Corinthians 2:9 However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard,and what no human mind has conceived”— the things God has prepared for those who love him— 2 KingsContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: IF ONLY WE COULD SEE”

Give me a word, Lord: EXILE

Jeremiah 29:5-11 Build houses and settle down; plant gardens and eat what they produce. Marry and have sons and daughters; find wives for your sons and give your daughters in marriage, so that they too may have sons and daughters. Increase in number there; do not decrease. Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to whichContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: EXILE”

Give me a word, Lord: SOUTHERN SAYINGS AND SIMPLE RULES FOR CHRISTIAN SOUTHERN GALS

I wrote this devotional for our Ladies’ Ministry Bible Study a little while back. We have some wonderful times together studying God’s word, and I think that God wants us to have fun when studying His word. I’ve been running around like a chicken with my head cut off since 5:00 am making spinach quiches,Continue reading “Give me a word, Lord: SOUTHERN SAYINGS AND SIMPLE RULES FOR CHRISTIAN SOUTHERN GALS”

Give me a word, Lord: PERFECT PEACE

Isaiah 26:3 You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. John 16:33  “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” Isaiah 54:10 Though the mountains be shakenContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: PERFECT PEACE”

Give me a word, Lord: SECRET SERVICE CHRISTIAN

Romans 10:14 How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? Matthew 28:19-20 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of theContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: SECRET SERVICE CHRISTIAN”