Fully Convinced – Romans 4:16-22

“That is why it depends on faith, in order that the promise may rest on grace and be guaranteed to all [Abraham’s] offspring…in the presence of the God in whom he believed, who gives life to the dead and calls into existence the things that do not exist. In hope he believed against hope, that […]

Lives of Purpose – John 15:4-5

“Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from […]

Ever-Increasing Joy – Ephesians 2:4-7

“But God…raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.” Ephesians 2:4-7 I read a devotion this morning that looked at heaven, speaking of joy […]

Refuge – Psalm 16:1

“Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge.” Psalm 16:1 This morning my thoughts are drawn to the faithfulness of our God when we take refuge in Him. Choosing to take refuge in our Lord is a beautiful act of faith and humility. It is a display of our belief that He will […]

Resting in Pleasant Places – Psalm 16:6

“The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.” Psalm 16:6 “Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.” Psalm 116:7 There is a particular peace that settles over me when I dwell on these two verses. I seem to sense my […]