Category Archives: Thoughts by Men

Clutter

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” – Proverbs 16:3 Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit Will Speak

Holy Spirit Devotional – Certain conditions must prevail, of course, before the Holy Spirit can speak through us. But they are easily met. Continue reading

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How to Get Past Regrets

“Forget about what’s happened; don’t keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I’m about to do something brand-new. It’s bursting out! Don’t you see it? There it is! I’m making a road through the desert, rivers in the badlands” Isaiah 43:18-19 Continue reading

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I Am With You

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. All who rage against you will … Continue reading

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How Much Do Parents Give Up?

“Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother … When Jesus saw [her] there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, ‘Woman, here is your son,’ and to the disciple, ‘Here is your mother.’ From … Continue reading

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Risk Believing

When forced to stand at the crossroads of belief and unbelief, God’s people choose belief! God’s people risk believing! Continue reading

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Deception of the Heart

Our God is so amazing. Majestic. Gracious. Loving. We may think, “I would never serve another.” But tragically, it happens all the time. “Take care lest your heart be deceived, and you turn aside and serve other gods and worship them.” Deuteronomy 11:16 Continue reading

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Let Us Not Grow Tired

Are you heading into this week just flat out exhausted? Is there some great weight upon you that you just can’t seem to lift? Have no fear, for our God does not grow weary. Continue reading

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How to Cry Out to God

In the Bible, crying out refers to speaking audibly with great emotion concerning an urgent need. God invites us to use this form of prayer to communicate that we desperately need His mercy. Continue reading

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God’s Help

“Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Matthew 26:41 Not one single temptation comes to any person more than he is able to bear; and with the temptation, God is always there to help you through. Continue reading

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Change Takes Time

“Put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness” Ephesians 4:24 (ESV). When God wants to remove the defects in your life, he doesn’t just snap his fingers so that it happens instantly. … Continue reading

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But God Said…

No words written on paper will ever sustain you like the promises of God. Do you know them? To the bereaved, God promises: “Weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning” (Psalm 30:5 NIV). To the … Continue reading

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Become a Brave-Heart Disciple

Dear Lord, Empower me to become a brave-heart disciple — a disciple never content with a static, stagnant faith experience. Create a constant spiritual discontent in my heart that can only subside by daily and wholly surrendering my life to your will. Amen. Continue reading

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Enough of This Frenzy

Attempts at “self-salvation” guarantee nothing but exhaustion. We scamper and scurry, trying to please God, collecting merit badges and brownie points, scowling at anyone who questions our accomplishments.  The result?  The weariest people on earth.  We so fear failure that … Continue reading

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The Size of Our God

“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” Psalm 56:3 when you have God, you have everything. And when you give others the knowledge of Him, they can have Him too. And when lives around you are transformed, all the stuff you were busy with doesn’t seem as important any more. Continue reading

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