Today's Devotions

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Showcase: Assorted Treats

  • Falling in Love With God +

    “falling in love with God,” as Boa’s subtitle for the facet explains. In this approach we attempt to enter into Read More
  • The Shack +

    The Shack (Windblown, 2007) is a fictional religious story about experiencing grace and learning forgiveness. It was written by William Read More
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SylviaI am writing you today to let you know I am thinking of you. Actually, I am always thinking of you, because you are the apple of my eye. I created you unique and special.

There has never been anyone else in the history of the world like you, and there never will be again. You are perfectly accepted in my beloved Son. You are never alone. You are hidden under the shadow of my wings. As you start your day today, I want to remind you that you are who you are because of who I am.

You are secure.
Deut 33:12 Let the beloved of the LORD rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long...
I am your defender and defense.
Zech 9:15 NKJV The LORD of hosts will defend them.

Your life is hidden with Christ in God.
Col 3:3 ... your life is now hidden with Christ in God.
I am your hiding place.
P. 32:7 You are my hiding place...

You are lifted out of the depths.
Ps 30:1 You lifted me out of the depths and did not let my enemies gloat over me.
I am your burden-bearer.
Matt 11:30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.

You are clean.
John 15:3 You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you.
The blood of the Lamb cleanses you from sin.
1 John 1:7b The blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.

You are refined by fire.
1 Peter 1:6-7 ... your faith is of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire...
I am your God, a consuming fire.
Heb 12:29 Our God is a consuming fire.

You are my handiwork.
Eph 2:10 We are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus...
I am your Creator.
Ecc 12:1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth...

You are encouraged.
2 Thes 2:16-17 May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts...
I am your comforter.
Is 51:12 I, even I, am he who comforts you.

You have a place prepared.
John 14:2-3 In my Father's house are many rooms... I am going there to prepare a place for you.
I am your dwelling place through all generations.
Ps 90:1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.

You are a friend of God.
John 15:15 I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.
I am your friend.
John 15:14 You are my friends if you do what I command.

You have rest in me.
Mat 11:28-30 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. ... you will find rest for your souls."
I am God of stillness.
Ps 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God.

You know all things work for good.
Rom. 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God...
I am good.
Ps 100:5 For the LORD is good and his love endures forever...

You abide in the fellowship of the Holy Spirit.
2 Cor 13:14 May the...fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
I am the Holy Spirit.
Eph 2:13 You were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit.

You are mine.
Is 43:1 Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.
I am the I AM.
Ex 3:14 "I AM WHO I AM ... say to the Israelites: 'I AM has sent me to you.'"

You are an heir of all things.
Gal 4:7 So you are no longer a slave, but a son; and since you are a son, God has made you also an heir.
I am your inheritance.
Eph 1:11 In Him also we have obtained an inheritance...

You are not lacking wisdom.
James 1:5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally... and it will be given to him.
I am your teacher.
Ps 32:8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go...

Your days are ordained by me.
Ps 139:16 Every day ordained for me were recorded in your book before one of them came to be.
I am the keeper of your times.
Ps 31:15 My times are in your hands...
With love from your Abba

Reflections to Consider

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  • Jesus be the centre

    Center is a song that speaks of the essence of our life in Christ, and echoes the words the Christ Read More
  • I Lift My Hands

    A powerful hymn of adoration and praise Arkansas Gospel Mass Choir. This succinctly captures the joy of knowing our savior. Read More
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Audio & Video

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  • Dallas Willard: An interview with John Ortberg on Understanding +

    Ortberg interviewed Willard toward the end of Willard's life about Understanding, Read More
  • Dallas Willard on C.S. Lewis +

    Willard discusses the  impact of Lewis on Christian thinking Read More
  • Dallas Willard: the genius of Jesus +

    Dallas Willard discusses the way that Jesus brings us to the Father, Read More
  • February 26 Devotional: Henri Nouwen, Ash Wednesday +

    When I speak, let it be of blessing and gratitude; Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • The Enigma of King Saul +

    Why did God choose Saul as the first king of Israel? Read More
  • All Things Working To the Glory of God: Stephen’s Martyrdom +

    God works in mysterious ways– Read More
  • God's Love For Us +

    The well of love God has for us is deeper than our imaginations can grasp-- Read More
  • Truth versus Deceit +

    As stated countless times throughout the Bible, God is pure–God is truth. Read More
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