Hearts God Has Touched – 1 Samuel 10:26

“Saul also went to his home at Gibeah, and with him went men of valor whose hearts God had touched.” 1 Samuel 10:26 God touches our hearts to serve Him in different ways. 1 Corinthians 12:18 tells us, “But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he […]

Direct Your Heart – 1 Samuel 7:3

“And Samuel said to the house of Israel, ‘If you are returning to the LORD with all your heart, then put away the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you and direct your heart to the LORD and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.’” 1 […]

Power to Heal Us All – Luke 6:19

“And all the crowd sought to touch him, for power came out from him and healed them all.” Luke 6:19 Jesus has power great enough to heal us all. But to receive this healing, healing that is complete, that cleanses and restores and beautifies, we must come to Him. We must reach out to Him. […]

True Worshipers – John 4:23

“But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.” John 4:23 “The Father is seeking such people to worship him.” What beautiful assurance is found here. The God of all is not seeking […]

The Glory of Jesus Christ – John 2:11

“This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory. And his disciples believed in him.” John 2:11 I want to dwell this morning on the glory of Christ. When He was on earth, Jesus manifested His glory. Because He is infinitely glorious, beyond description in splendor, and He […]

Dry Seasons – 1 Samuel 3:1

“And the word of the LORD was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision.” 1 Samuel 3:1b At times in our lives, the word of the Lord can seem rare. We may not hear Him speak to our hearts, not feel His presence strongly, not receive evident guidance or revelation of who He […]

Sought Out – Isaiah 62:12

“And they shall be called The Holy People, The Redeemed of the LORD; and you shall be called Sought Out, A City Not Forsaken.” Isaiah 62:12 In Christ, these are descriptions—names—of us. If you know Him, the King who came that we might be saved through Him, these are references to who you are in […]

Instead of Shame – Isaiah 61:7

“Instead of your shame there shall be a double portion; instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their lot; therefore in their land they shall possess a double portion; they shall have everlasting joy.” Isaiah 61:7 Earlier this morning my mind was drawn back to the shame of certain points in my past. Sometimes when […]

Honored – Ruth 4:13, 17

“So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife…and the LORD gave her conception, and she bore a son… They named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David.” Ruth 4:13, 17 I recently finished reading the book of Ruth. I was thinking of it this morning, and it struck me […]

Rend Your Hearts – Joel 2:12-13

“‘Yet even now,’ declares the LORD, ‘return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments.’ Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love; and he relents over disaster.” Joel 2:12-13 […]