Category Archives: thoughts by Sylvia Gunter

Overcomers Blessing

“I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know … his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is like the working of his mighty strength, which he exerted … Continue reading

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Fruitfulness

Listen to God’s purposed fruitfulness for you in John 15:16. “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last.” Beloved one, your Father chose you and appointed you … Continue reading

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10 Things to Pray for Friends and Family

The Bible instructs us to bear one another’s burdens. Many problems are too heavy for us to bear alone. Faced with extreme hardship, Paul wrote that he counted on the prayers of his friends for victory Continue reading

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The Lord Your God is with You

“The LORD your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.” Listen again from the Amplified Bible. “The … Continue reading

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Simple Devotion to Jesus

God is jealous for your undivided affection. Choose the one thing that cannot be taken away from you: fellowship in devotion to Jesus, filling your heart with Him, hanging on His words, and joyously abandoning yourself to Him. Continue reading… Continue reading

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Intimacy with God

Hear God’s Word to you in Psalm 25:14. “The LORD confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them.” And in Genesis 3:8. “Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God … Continue reading

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No Fear in God’s Hiding Place

Be blessed in the name of the one who will never forsake you, as He says to 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.For I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.  
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Fruit of Gentleness

Beloved child of God, listen to your Father’s heart and his ways for you in Galatians 5:22-23,25. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control… Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.” Continue reading

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The Light of God’s Face

God lifts you up and holds you, everything you love, everybody you love, and your future. He is holding you near in his arms of love. He has invested gifts of love in you all along. Continue reading

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Shield of Trust Prayer

Father, when things are shaky or dark and I don’t understand, I redirect my focus to Your great heart of love for me and Your power and presence. Continue reading

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The Peace of His Presence

This is what the LORD says- he who created you, O Jacob, He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters, … Continue reading

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How’s Your Heart?

Do you need to renew your covenant with the Lord to seek Him with all your heart and soul? You may need to renew your commitment to Him, if you exhibit these unhealthy spiritual “vital signs” of an unhealthy heart. Continue reading

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Trust

“But the person who is righteous will live his life by trust.” “And without trusting, it is impossible to be well pleasing to God, because whoever approaches him must trust that he does exist and that he becomes a rewarder to those who seek him out.” Continue reading

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Is My Heart God’s Resting Place?

Is God’s dwelling in your heart undisturbed? What about when the window of your parked vehicle is smashed and everything of value is taken? Does God want to rest in your heart then? What about when a child or friend is making a wrong choice? Continue reading

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A Christ(mas) Meditation

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room. Take time to prepare your heart to make room for the One whose birthday we celebrate. My purpose in writing this devotional is to “make ready a people prepared for the Lord” (Luke 1:17). Read Luke 2:1-20. Open your eyes anew to really see the Christmas Continue reading

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