THE WHITE ELEPHANT!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 27 2007 - 04:16 AM
The White ElephantBy Susanne Scheppmann "Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. This then is how we know that we belong to the truth, and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence." 1 John 3:18-19 (NIV) Devotion:'Tis the season for parties. The invitation reads, "Bring a white ...Read Blog »
IGNORED BY MAN, CHOSEN BY GOD!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 27 2007 - 04:14 AM
Ignored by Man, Chosen by GodSharon Jaynes Today's Truth"The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance but the LROD looks at the heart." 1 Samuel 16:7 NIV Friend to FriendThe prophet Samuel was really bummed that King Saul had disobeyed God. As soon as King Saul began singing "I did it ...Read Blog »
CLAIMING GOD'S PROMISES!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 27 2007 - 04:12 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles Stanley -- Hebrews 6:11-12 Sarah was 90 years old when God told her husband, "I will bless her, and indeed I will give you a son by her" (Genesis 17:16). Abraham considered this so unlikely that he laughed! But God was faithful to His word. Today, as in Bible times, the ...Read Blog »
LET US SPEAK FORGIVNESS!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 27 2007 - 04:06 AM
Rob GalbreathLancaster, New York, USA I assure you that you can say to this mountain, "May God lift you up and throw you into the sea," and your command will be obeyed. All that's required is that you really believe and do not doubt in your heart. Listen to me! You can pray for anything, and if you believe, you will have it. But when you ...Read Blog »
CARRY THE LIGHT!
Authored by beautyful on Wed, Nov 28 2007 - 05:37 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles Stanley-- John 1:1-9 In the Bible, light is equated with good. For instance, Jesus called Himself light--He said, "I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness" (John 12:46). While God is light, the world we live in is ...Read Blog »
THAT'S MY KING!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 27 2007 - 06:48 AM
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YOU ARE HEALED!
Authored by beautyful on Wed, Nov 28 2007 - 03:34 AM
1 PETER 2:24 NKJ24 who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, thatwe, having died to sins, might live for righteousness -- bywhose stripes you were healed."Time" is difficult to understand. Scientists tell us that timeis "relative," just something that seems real to us.The Bible indicates God is "outside of ...Read Blog »
IS MY JESUS ENOUGH?
Authored by beautyful on Wed, Nov 28 2007 - 03:17 AM
Is My Jesus Enough?By Lysa TerKeurst "That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet I am not ashamed, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for that day." 2 Timothy 1:12 (NIV) Devotion:I was stopped in my tracks the other day as I was mindlessly singing a ...Read Blog »
PASSING FROM DEATH TO LIFE!
Authored by beautyful on Sun, Nov 25 2007 - 07:49 AM
Dr. Frederick K.C. Price Jesus said in John 5:24: Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life. Normally, the cycle is to go from life to death. So what is Jesus talking about here?Every person who comes into this ...Read Blog »
FORGIVENESS GOES FURTHER THAN YOU THINK!
Authored by beautyful on Sat, Nov 24 2007 - 05:21 AM
Bishop Keith Butler And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. Mark 11:25 (KJV) Forgiveness reaches further than you think. That is why it is appropriate to live your life aware of the love that God has extended toward you. Forgiveness is an extension ...Read Blog »
EXPRESSIONS OF THANKSGIVING!
Authored by beautyful on Sat, Nov 24 2007 - 05:19 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles Stanley -- Ephesians 5:15-20 Upon receiving a present, we ordinarily thank the giver. This should be true of divine gifts as well. God tells us that all good gifts are from Him (James 1:17). What's more, He instructs us to "always [give] thanks for all things" (Ephesians ...Read Blog »
THANKFUL FOR THE KINGDOM!
Authored by beautyful on Sat, Nov 24 2007 - 05:39 AM
Today's Scripture “Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe” (Hebrews 12:28). Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Thank God, we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken! The kingdom is simply God’s system. It’s His way of doing things. The Bible ...Read Blog »
EVERY GOOD GIFT IS FROM ABOVE!
Authored by beautyful on Sat, Nov 24 2007 - 05:37 AM
JAMES 1:17 WEY17 Every gift which is good, and every perfect boon, is fromabove, and comes down from the Father, who is the source of allLight. In Him there is no variation nor the slightestsuggestion of change.Whatever good that you enjoy in life is because of God. Becauseof His love for you, He created it.Do you enjoy eating good food? Who ...Read Blog »
GETTING STRONGER CAN BE PAINFUL!
Authored by beautyful on Fri, Nov 23 2007 - 05:25 AM
Getting Stronger Can Be PainfulBy Glynnis Whitwer "No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it." Hebrews 12:11 (NIV) Devotion:A month into my newly-begun exercise program I wanted to quit. It's ...Read Blog »
ROLLS VERSUS ROLES!
Authored by beautyful on Wed, Nov 21 2007 - 04:59 AM
Rolls versus RolesBy Susanne Scheppmann "You have many workmen: stonecutters, masons and carpenters, as well as men skilled in every kind of work in gold and silver, bronze and iron - craftsmen beyond number. Now begin the work, and the Lord be with you." 1 Chronicles 22:15-16 (NIV) Devotion:Consider these why questions of ...Read Blog »
A THANKFUL HEART!
Authored by beautyful on Wed, Nov 21 2007 - 04:57 AM
Elaine SutcliffeScarborough, Ontario, Canada Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16 (NIV)Look around you and take notice of all that you observe. What are you truly thankful for? I give thanks to the Lord for the air that we breathe, the sun, the ...Read Blog »
JOYOUSLY GIVING THANKS!
Authored by beautyful on Wed, Nov 21 2007 - 04:55 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles Stanley -- Colossians 1:11b-14 In today's passage, the apostle Paul writes that we should "joyously giv[e] thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light" (v.11-12). My question for you is, When was the last time you joyously gave ...Read Blog »
THE ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 20 2007 - 05:22 AM
Alan Riley There were ten of them in all. They were friends who were bound together by a shared tragedy: they all had leprosy--a horrible, disfiguring disease. There's really no way to explain the horror of watching your body slowly rot away. But that was only half of the heartache. Because it was thought that leprosy was contagious, those who ...Read Blog »
TURN UP THE VOLUME! PART 2
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 20 2007 - 05:16 AM
Turn Up The Volume! Part 2Gwen Smith Today's Truth"Love your neighbor as yourself." Matthew 22:39 NIV Friend to FriendMany years ago a shabbily dressed boy trudged several miles through the snowy streets of Chicago, determined to attend a Bible class that was conducted by D.L. Moody. When he arrived, he was asked, "Why did you come ...Read Blog »
PREPARED FOR BATTLE!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 20 2007 - 05:12 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles Stanley -- 2 Timothy 3:16-17 An unprepared soldier will not hold out against the enemy. Since believers are at war with Satan, we must train wisely so that our heart stays clean and our testimony remains strong. Here, then, is a Christian soldier's guide to preparing for battle: • ...Read Blog »
Authored by beautyful on Thu, Nov 15 2007 - 04:50 PM
The DrumBy Rachel Olsen "Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in its various forms." 1 Peter 4:10 (NIV) Devotion:"Pa rum pa pum pum" goes the line 21 times in of one of my favorite Christmas carols: The Little Drummer Boy. Yes, I know it's not even ...Read Blog »
THERE IS WORK GOING ON IN YOU!
Authored by beautyful on Thu, Nov 15 2007 - 04:46 PM
Bishop E. Earl Jenkins "Grace wherein we stand, and tribulation [that] worketh patience." Romans 5:2-3 We're too impatient! If God doesn't speak to us in the first 5 minutes of our prayer time we get up, shrug it off and decide "He isn't talking today." Where's the tenacity of our spiritual forefathers who would take hold of ...Read Blog »
JESUS IS LORD!
Authored by beautyful on Thu, Nov 15 2007 - 04:52 PM
PHILIPPIANS 2:9-11 NKJ9 Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him thename which is above every name,10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those inheaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth,11 and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ isLord, to the glory of God the Father.No matter ...Read Blog »
KNOW HIS KINDNESS!
Authored by beautyful on Wed, Nov 14 2007 - 07:11 AM
Today's Scripture “…God’s kindness leads you toward repentance.” (Romans 2:4) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Is there anything in your life that is keeping you from God? Is there anything that is blocking your relationship with Him? In the natural, when we’ve wronged someone, sometimes it’s easier to avoid them than to face potential ...Read Blog »
ZERO IN ON SATAN!
Authored by beautyful on Wed, Nov 14 2007 - 06:50 AM
My Manna "For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh." 2 Corinthians 10:3.Do you know why so many believers are losing the battles in their lives?They're fighting the wrong enemy!They've been deceived into believing that just because a person said or did something to hurt them, that person is the one they need to ...Read Blog »