Today's Devotions

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Showcase:Soaring

  • Right Where You Are by Sylvia Gunter +

    There are all sorts of friends. Read More
  • Embracing God's Mystery +

    One of the sad aspects of humanity is our jadedness, Read More
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Sylvia Beloved child of God, listen to God's Word for you in Ecclesiastes 3:1. "There is a  time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven." And in Ephesians 5:15-16 (NKJV). "See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time."  

 
            Your Father loves you so much that he has given great thought and care to the days and times of your life. He planned you in his mind before the foundation of the world. He has recorded all your days in his book, and then he spoke you into existence. In the instant of your conception, he said,  "Let there be you!" He placed you in this place and in this time to display his heart and his purposes in your generation. Be blessed to know that he determined for you an appointed place, time, and purpose (Acts 17:26). 
 
            God is outside time as we know it on earth. He is the eternal I AM. The past, present, and future are all the same to him (Heb 13:8). God's reality is a present-tense now. But we live in the chronology of time and history. There are some things that only make sense in the convergence of events and people in this particular time. If they had happened or been spoken or written at any other time, they would not have the same meaning as they have now. Be blessed as God causes these things to come into alignment in this precise window of time. God is synchronizing and aligning your spirit, soul, and body with time, space, matter, energy, light, and revelation. God will redeem time. Receive the significance of his alignment of time.
 
            Jesus said in Luke 4, "The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me... to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor..." The favor of the Lord in this time is your rightful spiritual inheritance in Jesus. It is the fruit of his incarnation into earth time and existence. Be blessed in God's appointed time for you. He chose for his Son to live in you in this time. Receive and agree with the seasons of God. Be blessed as God's favor permeates his time for you. God invites you to see with your eyes, to hear with your ears, and to understand the time of his favor. 
 
            Recognize the time, seize the moment of God's favor, and open the door for yourself and others. Expect and receive the acceptable time of his favor. This is a time of sowing and a time of reaping. Sow to the spirit to reap the things of the Spirit. Be blessed in the law of Spirit and life. Be blessed with sowing some things that others will reap. Be blessed with a harvesting time for which you have not sowed, as you reap good things others sowed. Be blessed to reclaim the righteous deposit of your godly ancestors. 
 
            Be blessed with the full purposes of God, which he planned before time, to be released to you in this time, in this season. Be blessed with anticipation, active participation with him, and hope of fulfillment. Be blessed in the dawning of greater light within you in the Spirit of God. Be blessed as his light radiates and shines forth from you in this time. 
 
Be blessed in the name of the eternal I AM (Exo. 3:14).
 

Reflections to Consider

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Publications

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Music

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Audio & Video

  • Storytelling

    Eugene Peterson discusses his influences as a writer, as well as how and why he created the Message translation. This Read More
  • No Longer Alone with God

    This is the first of a seven part series by Dallas Willard, a USC philosophy professor who is closely associated Read More
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Favorites

  • Baptism, Communion, Repentance: The Essential U-Turn +

    Very few people admit to making u-turns when driving. Read More
  • The Wonder of Grace +

    Grace–that which brings us delight. Read More
  • Embracing God's Mystery +

    One of the sad aspects of humanity is our jadedness, Read More
  • A Model for Coming to God-adapted from Sylvia Gunter +

    Sylvia Gunter uses Psalm 35 to show how David asked God to contend, fight, rescue, defend, vindicate Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • The Mystery of Godliness +

    Longings after God My dear Lord, I can but tell Thee that Thou knowest I long for nothing but Thyself, Read More
  • The Mystery of Iniquity by RC Sproul +

    It has been called the Achilles' heel of the Christian faith. Of course, I'm referring to the classical problem of Read More
  • The Mystery of the Trinity: One in Essence, Three in Person by RC Sproul +

    Do the three Persons of the Trinity truly exist? In this message entitled "One in Essence, Three in Person," Dr. Read More
  • Behold, I Tell You a Mystery by Baritone Coloratura· +

    Behold, I tell you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed in a moment, Read More
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