Category Archives: thoughts by John Grant

Devotional author John Grant

The Light

How bright does the light of Jesus burn in your life? Do you let the duties of the day to take precedence over our sharing the light? Pray that the light of Jesus may shine brightly in your life so that others may see the essence of the Gospel. Continue reading

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Pray for One Another

While it is proper to bring our personal cares before the Lord, it is of greater importance to pray for others, both the saved and the unsaved. Praying for ourselves and praying for others is something God commands us to do. Continue reading

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Going Through Marah

The message is clear. Whatever the bitter obstacles we encounter in life’s journey we can count on God to transform them and use them for good. When we cry out to God about our Marahs, He makes them sweet as we prepare for the next leg of our journey. God is big enough to deal with any problems we face. Continue reading

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Clutter

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

“…but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious. “ 1 Peter 3:3-4 Continue reading

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Come to Me

Jesus invites us to be still in His presence. The more hassled we feel, the more we need communication with Him. He doesn’t want us to be wrapped in anxious knots, ignoring His gift of peace. He wants us to know that He is God and that He will be exalted among the nations, Continue reading

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Struggles in Faith

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18: (19-20) What we are seeing in our world is a moral … Continue reading

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The New Is Here

A New Creation: The old year is gone and the new has come. It’s a blank slate. Last year is history and this year is a mystery. Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective on Life and Living

As you peer into the new year, focus on having being spiritually heart-healthy. To do that, resolve to spend more time in God’s Word and more time in prayer. Design your social life to spend more time with Christian people. Get more … Continue reading

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How Great Thou Art

“O Lord my God, When I in awesome wonder, Consider all the worlds Thy Hands have made; I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder, Thy power throughout the universe displayed. Then sings my soul, My Savior God, to Thee, How great Thou art, How great Thou art.” Continue reading

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The Battle for the Mind

“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what [is] that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. “ Romans 12:2 There is a mighty battle going on for control of your mind. Continue reading

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Salvation by Faith and Not Works

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith — and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God, not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9 Continue reading

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Listen for Jesus

THOUGHT: Are you listening and looking for Jesus? Keep your mind tuned to Him and He will direct your path. Call on Him. As His Word says: Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know. Jeremiah 33:3 Continue reading

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Patience and Faith

23rd Psalm from a Japanese Bible. It says it all: The Lord is my Pace-setter, I shall not rush; He provides me with images of stillness, which restore my serenity, He makes me stop and rest for quiet intervals,… Continue reading

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