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“Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.” 2 Tim. 3:12 “And you will be hated by all for My name’s sake. But he who endures to the end will be saved.” Mt. 10:22 ““If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its own. Yet because you are not…

“who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began, but has now been revealed by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who has abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel,” 2 Tim. 1:9-10 Five words in the scriptures above are breathtakingly beautiful…

“Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!” Phil. 4:4 Have you ever had one of those days, or times, or even whole seasons of your life, in which you feel anything but thankful? Like no matter how hard you tried, it was seemingly impossible to find an ounce of gratitude in your heart given your current life’s circumstances, challenges, etc.? Oh my…

“Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!…” 1 John 3:1 Can you fathom that the Lord of Lords, King of Kings, God almighty, Creator of the universe loves us so much He wants to be our Father and for us to be His children? Do you realize that because of His holiness and righteousness and sovereignty…

“For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what is acceptable* to the Lord.” Ephesians 5:8-10 “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable* to God, which is your reasonable service [some translations use the word “worship” here]. And do not be…

“giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.” Colossians 1:12-14 Out of the kingdom of the darkness of sin which results in the curse of death, hell, and…

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” John 3:16 There is no greater love in the universe than God’s love for the world He created, no greater expression of His love for us than that He sent His only Son Jesus to the cross to take the punishment…

“But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” Hebrews 11:6 I knew the feeling. All too well. On the verge of feeling overwhelmed. Too much to do. Not enough time. Needing to go somewhere I didn’t feel like going that day anyway. Not enough sleep. Should have…

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Phil. 4:13 “But Jesus looked at them and said to them, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”” Mt. 19:26 As I sit here writing this devotional considering that I’ve been on the road nearly 2 years doing streets ministry & writing and publishing Gospel tracts and devotionals with 5 special needs ministry doggies in my…

“This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of…

“He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist. And He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from…

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love, having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, to the praise of the glory of…

“Oh, that my ways were directed To keep Your statutes!” Psalm 119:5 Being on the road full-time for nearly two years with 5 special needs doggies along for the ride comes with its challenges – and blessings. Like lessons learned – convicting ones included – from being up close and personal with my sweet furry friends in close quarters lots of the time. Take, for…

“To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven:” Ecc. 3:1 Even as about a year or so ago I was driving to a place I had so very much thought God was sending me for ministry work, the Spirit of God spoke emphatically to my heart that He was NOT sending me to that city. There I was, right in the midst of…

Praise the Lord! Plenty of reasons to praise the Lord always – and most assuredly right now as far as this little heart and ministry of His are concerned. . . ! ALL GLORY GOES TO THE LORD… I am still in the Florida Panhandle. As much as I had hoped the Lord sent me here to minister in an area hit hard by Hurricane Michael…

“This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: “‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ Says the Lord of hosts.” Zech. 4:6 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Phil. 4:13 “For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen…

“Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” John 14:6 The greatest blessing in the entire universe is God almighty, His Son Jesus, His Spirit, His Word, His love, grace, mercy, forgiveness, salvation, peace, hope, joy, and a relationship with Him here on earth and forever in heaven which we can only have through the Lord Jesus…

“And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.” Col. 3:23-34 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and…

 “Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” John 14:6 “As it is written: “There is none righteous, no, not one;” Romans 3:10   “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23 “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”…

““God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.”  Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time,” James 4:6-7 There was something I was resisting. And resisting. And resisting. On and on I went resisting it. Then the Spirit of Christ moved in my heart with these words. “Don’t resist it anymore.” What was I resisting?…

“Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands! Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before His presence with singing.” Psalm 100:1-2 “Sing praises to God, sing praises! Sing praises to our King, sing praises!” Psalm 47:6 “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.” Col. 3:16 “But…

“I will love You, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust;…” Psalm 18:1-2 Now that the Lord has given me my next two locations of being out on the road for Him and ministry for nearly two years now to do streets ministry and write and publish Gospel tracts, devotionals, and books with 5…

“I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.” Psalm 34:1 Don’t miss God’s glory. Don’t miss His magnificence. Don’t miss His splendor. Don’t miss His majesty. Don’t miss His wonder. Don’t miss His goodness. Don’t miss His greatness. Don’t miss His character. Don’t miss His awesomeness. From the indescribably big things like Himself and His love and His creating…

“And Moses called all Israel, and said to them: “Hear, O Israel, the statutes and judgments which I speak in your hearing today, that you may learn them and be careful to observe them… ‘Oh, that they had such a heart in them that they would fear Me and always keep all My commandments, that it might be well with them and with their children forever!…“Therefore you shall be…

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of…

““Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not…

“For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.” 1 Cor. 6:20 “Now great multitudes went with Him. And He turned and said to them, “If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also [in comparison to loving Jesus rather than God calling…

“…He who is unmarried cares for the things of the Lord—how he may please the Lord. But he who is married cares about the things of the world—how he may please his wife. There is a difference between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman cares about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit. But she who is married cares about…

“He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest.” John 14:21 “You are My friends if you do whatever I command you.” John 15:14 Ever done something for someone you really, really, really love not because you wanted to do it, but because you really, really, really loved that person?…

“Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Your Spirit is good. Lead me in the land of uprightness.” Psalm 143:10 Oh, what a wonderful plan I had! I knew the absolutely perfect place to spend the summer! Ministry, ministry, ministry! There would be so much of it! In a beautiful place. With tons of people. Perfect climate. More affordable than some places I’d been already. Somewhere…

“Jesus answered him, “The first of all the commandments is: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ This is the first commandment. And the second, like it, is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”” Mark 12:29-31 “And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself…

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9 One day I fell down. Hard. Flat on my face. Ouch. Right onto the hard pavement. Ugh. Not literally. Sinfully. That’s right. I fell right back into old sin. I shouldn’t have been surprised. In fact, I wasn’t surprised. I should have seen it coming.…

“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His…

“that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.” For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over…

“Make me understand the way of Your precepts; So shall I meditate on Your wonderful works.” Psalm 119:27 “Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Acts 2:38 How can you hear God speaking directly and personally and intimately to you…

“And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.” Mt. 6:13 “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled.” Mt. 5:6 “Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been…

“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear;” 1 Peter 3:15 “Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And…

“Yes, we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves but in God who raises the dead, who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver us; in whom we trust that He will still deliver us,” 2 Cor. 1:9-10 “Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; But we will remember the name of the Lord our God.” Psalm 20:7 “Then…

“When He had called the people to Himself, with His disciples also, He said to them, “Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel’s will save it. For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world,…

“And when they had come to the place called Calvary, there they crucified Him, and the criminals, one on the right hand and the other on the left. Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”…(Luke 23:34-35) “And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors… “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive…

The good news is the Lord is rapidly growing me while He’s rapidly growing this little international ministry – to the point I’m humbled, amazed, in awe, astounded, and ever trying to catch up with all He’s doing! I’ve been on the road full-time almost 2 years now with 5 special needs doggies in tow doing streets ministry and writing & publishing Gospel tracts, devotionals,…

“Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.” Psalm 105:1 “Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.” James 3:17 “My son, if you receive my words, And treasure my commands within you, So that you incline your ear to wisdom, And apply your heart to understanding; Yes, if you cry out for discernment, And lift up your voice for…

“To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven:” Ecc. 3:1 “Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord!” Psalm 27:14 “The time is not yet,” the Spirit of God told me. He had spoken to my heart about something He wanted me to do. One of my greatest mistakes for some years had been…

“If you love Me, keep My commandments. And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever— the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you.” John 14:15-17 “Jesus answered and said to him, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep…

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” 1 Peter 5:8 “Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” James 4:7-8 When I told a dear friend about something I had considered doing, she didn’t tell me right away what she thought.…

 “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but…

“Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.” Psalm 105:1 Remember the word to Your servant, Upon which You have caused me to hope. This is my comfort in my affliction, For Your word has given me life.” Psalm 119:49-50 “I’m feeling down and discouraged,” I essentially told a beloved friend. I explained why. I sensed what the Lord was telling me, how He…

““Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways,” says the Lord God. “Repent, and turn from all your transgressions, so that iniquity will not be your ruin.” Ezekiel 18:30 Sorry’s nice. Sorry’s pretty. Sorry’s proper. Sorry’s humble. Sorry’s good. Sorry’s necessary. But when it comes right down to it, sorry ain’t enough. For years, I told the Lord.…

““Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice…

“And why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but do not consider the plank in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me remove the speck from your eye’; and look, a plank is in your own eye? Hypocrite! First remove the plank from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s…

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