Category Archives: thoughts by Katherine Kehler

Eagerly Watch

“In the morning, I lay requests before You and wait in expectation” Psalm 5:3 One version of the Bible translates the phrase, “wait in expectation” as “to eagerly watch” or “I watch and wait.” That verse took on a new … Continue reading

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Peace I Leave You

“Peace, I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid” John 14:27 We were waiting for the traffic … Continue reading

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Awesome God

“Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who delight in them. Full of honor and majesty is his work, and his righteousness endures forever.  Psalm 111:2-3 We were so busy.  The demands on our time during the … Continue reading

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Grace to Keep on Yielding

“For God is at work within you, helping you want to obey him, and then helping you do what he wants” Philippians 2:13 We were at a garden market choosing flowers for our garden. For 49 years of our marriage … Continue reading

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A Prayer

Lord Jesus, I know You said that in this world we would have troubles, but for some reason I really thought there would be fewer problems as I aged. That I would become wiser. But life becomes more complicated. Continue reading

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“Dat Baby Jesus – He Makes me Laugh”

“Would you mind telling me why you’re so happy?” “Sho,” she said. “Christmas is coming and dat baby Jesus—He make me laugh. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure.” Psalm 16:8-9 Continue reading

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He Provides Companionship

Father, You know all the lonely hearts that are reading this devotional. Reveal Your love for them by showing them that someone cares for them. Thank You! Amen. Continue reading

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Loneliness

Have you ever felt lonely? Jesus says “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you” Hebrews 13:5 What can we do to help ourselves when we feel lonely, and how can we help others? Continue reading

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Keep Your Lips From Speaking Lies!

Lying is wrong and does not please God. We cannot lie and be filled with His Spirit at the same time. Jesus said, “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth” (3 John 1:4). Continue reading

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Connected

“I tell you, keep asking, and it will be given you,” Luke 11:9 I had been praying for her for six months. I had been praying that we would connect on a spiritual level and last week it happened. Continue reading

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The Trust Factor

Trust is an important element in relationships if they are to develop– whether it is marriage, family or career. The Bible tells us to trust God. To lean and be confident in Him. Continue reading

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Gentle and Humble

A gentle spirit is something we cannot produce in ourselves. But the Holy Spirit produces “love, joy, peace, kindness, gentleness” and much more. Why not ask the Holy Spirit to be in control of your life from now on? Continue reading

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Be Patient

Don’t we all go through moments of impatience, if not verbally, then in our thoughts? The Holy Spirit reminded me of that just yesterday, I was impatient with a new waitress at a coffee shop. Continue reading

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Knowing God

Father, what a privilege to know that You delight in our fellowship — that You are actually waiting for us to come to You. What deep, deep satisfaction You give. Thank You so much for the privilege of knowing You. Amen. Continue reading

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Kindness is Contagious

“Be Kind and compassionate one to another”, the Bible tells us. Why not today? It doesn’t have to be a meal—it could be a smile, opening the door for someone, or offering to baby sit, weed someone’s garden— Continue reading

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