Browsing: Today’s THE CROSS DEVOTIONAL

WHEN PEOPLE DON’T CARE …….. “casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.”  ` Peter 5:7………. “Cast your burden on the Lord, And He shall sustain you;…” Psalm 55:22……. “People don’t care [sometimes],” I told paralyzed ministry doggy Miss Mercy as I changed her diaper. “But Jesus cares.” I knew immediately I had a message. I had been…

The Key to Intimacy with Christ…………. “From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”” Mt. 4:17 The key to an intimate relationship between two humans is love, isn’t it? There are other ingredients, of course, but love is fundamental. Love is fundamental to intimacy with the Lord, too, but…

TODAY’S THE CROSS DEVOTIONAL Feeling Angry at God? ” “Be angry, and do not sin”: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil.” Ephesians 4:26-27 We never have any right to be angry with God, do we? After all, He is God. But the reality is sometimes we find ourselves angry at…

“Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!” 1 John 3:1 Long ago I thought of killing myself by stepping in front of a New York City bus because I was so distraught and broken after seeing a man I had become involved with and purportedly fallen in love with walk down…

SLEEPING WITH THE LIGHT ON……….. “Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”” John 8:12……….. I have tears in my eyes as I write this. I am going to be totally transparent with you. I am going to tell…

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled.” Mt. 5:6 There is no greater tragedy to me when it comes to people who say they believe that Jesus Christ is Lord than how many people I meet who fall into these categories: * They call Jesus Lord but don’t read the Bible and live their lives like…

MY PARALYZED DOG’S LOVE LIFE “As the deer pants for the water brooks, So pants my soul for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God…” Psalm 42:1-2 If you don’t think paralyzed dogs have a love life, think again. Or meet paralyzed dog Mr. Simeon, one of my ministry’s 5 special needs doggies that have been on the…

Holding God at a Distance “They looked to Him and were radiant, And their faces were not ashamed. This poor man cried out, and the Lord heard him, And saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Him, And delivers them.” Psalm 34:5-7 One of the greatest tragedies of my life, and perhaps you can relate,…

“So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.” Romans 8:8 Isn’t it true when we love someone to no end, that we want to express our love to that person? And to please that person in an expression of our great love for the person? Should this not be true most of all when it comes to…

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