Revealing Himself As We Need – 1 Samuel 3:10

“And the LORD came and stood, calling as at other times, ‘Samuel! Samuel!’ And Samuel said, ‘Speak, for your servant hears.’” 1 Samuel 3:10 Reading through this passage this morning of the Lord’s calling of His prophet, Samuel, I was reminded of a devotion I wrote several years ago considering the unique ways in which […]

Holy to the Lord – Exodus 30:37

“And the incense that you shall make according to its composition, you shall not make for yourselves. It shall be for you holy to the LORD.” Exodus 30:37 Reading this statement made me wonder – what do I have that is set aside as holy to the Lord? A piece of my life that’s just […]

But I Will Be With You – Exodus 3:11-12; Judges 6:15-16

“But Moses said to God, ‘Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?’ He said, ‘But I will be with you, and this shall be a sign for you, that I have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall […]

Who Am I? – Exodus 3:11-12

“But Moses said to God, ‘Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?’ He said, ‘But I will be with you’” Exodus 3:11-12a “But I will be with you.” A seemingly simple statement. Yet it identifies a major shift in perspective—one that turns everything around […]

Reshaping – 1 Corinthians 7:17

“Only let each person lead the life that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him.” 1 Corinthians 7:17a Reading this verse brings such encouragement to my heart. It is highlighting for me both the sovereignty of my God and the devotion to Him that is to characterize our lives. […]

Recognizing Truth – 1 Corinthians 1:23-24

“But we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:23-24 To those who are called by God, the crucifixion of Christ—and His resurrection—are the evident power and wisdom […]

Judged Faithful – 1 Timothy 1:12

“I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service” 1 Timothy 1:12 How amazing it is that our Lord would judge us faithful. That in the midst of our sin and our weakness, He would see a vessel through which His glory […]

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 […]

Called to Follow – Judges 6:34-35

“But the Spirit of the LORD clothed Gideon, and he sounded the trumpet, and the Abiezrites were called out to follow him. And he sent messengers throughout all Manasseh, and they too were called out to follow him. And he sent messengers to Asher, Zebulun, and Naphtali, and they went up to meet him.” Judges […]