Category Archives: thoughts by Vonette Bright

Heart Change

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) God brought Alyssa through one of the darkest … Continue reading

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A Take-Home God

“But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,  even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved)” Ephesians 2:4-5 Rebecca liked … Continue reading

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God is Bigger

“Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you” Hebrews 13:5 (NIV) “God is so much bigger than whatever … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Deceived

“Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets in the world. This is how we … Continue reading

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Home Battle Front

Friend, pray daily for your family. Seek God’s guidance in His Word. God will be with you in this battle and He, through you, will win! “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God sent not the Son into the world to judge the world; but that the world should be saved through him.” John 3:16-17 Continue reading

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Showered in God’s Love

“For whom the LORD loves He corrects, Just as a father the son in whom he delights.” Proverbs 3:12 Continue reading

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Lonely Holiday

“But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.”  Luke 5:16 All too often, holidays don’t meet expectations.  Especially Christmas. For some, it’s filled with family times, parties, church activities, and gift exchanges. But you may be spending this year … Continue reading

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Saved!

“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.” Isaiah 43:1 The Hudson River churned furiously as Marlinda stared at the white water below her.  Like the rapid water, Marlinda’s heart swirled with … Continue reading

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Absolute Rock

“He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.” Psalm 62:6 Friend, it’s a harsh world some, maybe you, might be facing. Lean on Jesus the Rock to get you through. Continue reading

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Delight Yourself in the Lord

“Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4 Continue reading

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Rat Race

Have you ever felt like you were in a rat race? “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith…” Hebrews 12:2 Continue reading

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Refiner’s Fire

God must purify you to burn away the garbage in your life, but won’t go beyond what you can bear. Malachi 3:3 says, “He will sift like a refiner of silver, burning away the dross.” Continue reading

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Completely Different

Jesus said “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these” Luke 18:16 Continue reading

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A New Creature

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away, behold, the new has come.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Continue reading

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Divine Delays

“We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield.” Psalm 33:20 God’s timing is always with your best in mind. Continue reading

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