Like A Tree Planted By The Rivers

We won’t be like a tree planted by the rivers of water unless we delight in and meditate in the law of the Lord. Psalm 1:1-3 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful....

Meditation

Spiritual meditation is communing with God – not yoga, emptying our mind, or mindless repetition of certain words. Psalm 119:10-11 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not...

Afflictions

Afflictions: pain, illness, distresses, anything that causes physical or mental upset. Psalm 34:19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all. God has a purpose in afflictions. Afflictions are temporary but some last a long...

Peace

Without righteousness, there is no peace. When we get saved, we have peace with God. Isaiah 32:17-18 And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever. And my people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation,...

Being Still With God

When it’s time for our devotions with God and we’re troubled with stress or cares, it’s hard to be at rest so we have one-to-one time with God. We’re impatient as humans and sometimes have trouble being still (quiet and waiting). Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know that I...

Effectual, Fervent Prayer

Effectual fervent prayer avails or benefits much. What hinders prayers from being answered? James 5:16-20 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. Elias was a...