Category Archives: thoughts by M. Jantzen

Devotional writer M. Jantzen

Let God See You Naked

Is it possible that we lack David’s bravery because we don’t fully trust God? We may ask: What will He ask me to change? What will it cost me? But there’s nothing to fear. There is no person more tender, more compassionate, more forgiving, and more deserving of our hearts. Continue reading

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Never Too Old

You’re never too old to bear witness to the Prince of Peace. God is no respecter of age. He doesn’t retire people from His service when their bodies start to wear out. Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Pray For

We need to be careful what we pray for. If God’s bottom line is to make us more like Jesus, then we should start praying like it’s ours too. Dear God, make me more like Jesus no matter what it takes. Amen. Continue reading

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I Dared to Ask

“You have given me the shield of your salvation, and your gentleness made me great.” 2 Samuel 22:36 Continue reading

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Fearing the Father

My fears about God can be very illogical. I know that He is a good Father — that He has my very best interests at heart. Continue reading

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Shattering Walls of Fear

The gospel calls us to move toward those who are different, not away from them. Of course we need common sense and shouldn’t put ourselves in harm’s way. Continue reading

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The Next Best Thing

#DailyDevotional THE NEXT BEST THING “And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” Philippians 1:6 Continue reading

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The Ultimate Fighting Champion

“The friendship of the LORD is for those who fear him …” Psalm 25:14a Continue reading

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