Archives: "God's Words For US"
Let me hear in the morning of your
for in you, I trust.
Make me know the way I should go,
for to you I lift up my soul. Psalm 143:8 (ESV)
David, the shepherd king, penned these words. He asks the Father to speak to him in the mornings. David
- May 17, 2019
Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.
The Apostle Paul advises the
- May 10, 2019
Have you not known? Have you not heard?
The Lord is the everlasting God.
the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He does not faint or grow weary;
his understanding is unsearchable.
He gives power to the faint
and to him who had no
- May 3, 2019
- April 26, 2019
1 Samuel 1:9-17, 18, 20
1 Samuel 2:1-10
Prayer of Petition
- April 19, 2019
Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him. John 14:21 (ESV)
The Apostle John gives us the basics to God’s love for us. He tells us that Jesus instructed whoever has and
- April 12, 2019
Short Messages from God
Several of my blogging friends have written lately about the word that God has impressed upon them for the New Year. It has taken me a while to sort through my thoughts and search
- April 5, 2019
His delight is not in the strength of a horse,
nor his pleasure in the legs of a man,
but the LORD takes pleasure in those who fear Him,
in those who hope in his steadfast love.
These words of the psalmist tell us that God does not rely on the
- March 29, 2019
Again, Jesus spoke, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 (NRSV)
In our lives, due to our humanity, we, as well as others, have times of experiencing darkness. Uncertain times can bring times of fear.
- March 22, 2019
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God and the prisoners were listening to them. Acts 16:25 (ESV)
Paul and Silas had been thrown into prison because they had an evil spirit leave a young servant girl. Her master depended on the income she brought to his coffers.
- March 15, 2019
She was deeply distressed and prayed to the LORD and wept bitterly. And she vowed a vow and said, “O LORD of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your servant and remember me and not forget your servant, but will give your servant a son, then I will give him to the LORD all the days
- March 8, 2019
In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the LORD; make
- March 1, 2019
Have mercy on me, O God
according to your steadfast love;
according to your abundant mercy
blot out my transgressions.
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity
and cleanse me from my sin!”
Psalm 51:1-2 (ESV)
David wrote the prophet
- February 22, 2019
What would Jesus Do?
In 1896, Charles Monroe Sheldon, authored a book entitled, “In His Steps, What Would Jesus Do?” In his novel, Sheldon wrote of a church that had become ‘comfortable’ in their Christianity. The church had a visitor on a Sunday. The man was, by today’s terminology,
- February 15, 2019
You shall love the Lord, your God with all your heart and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest commandment. And a second one is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Matthew 22:37-39(ESV)
Jesus responds to a lawyer’s question with our
- February 8, 2019
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She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog quietspirit-followingmyking.blogspot.com/
She served in a faith-based organization,Grace In Action by writing two newsletters and searching for possible grants.
In July 2017, she published her first book, "Times of Trouble Bring Rays of Joy."
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She and her husband of 50 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.