Devotions

God’s Plans

Job 42:1-2 (NIV):  Then Job replied to the Lord: “I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted.” I am a planner. When I found out that a floating dock was needed to hold a water pump for a sprinkler system I wanted, I[Read More…]

Opposition to God’s Plans

Nehemiah 4:7-8 (NIV):  But when Sanballat, Tobiah, the Arabs, the Ammonites and the people of Ashdod heard that the repairs to Jerusalem’s walls had gone ahead and that the gaps were being closed, they were very angry. They all plotted together to come and fight against Jerusalem and stir up[Read More…]

Decisions

2 Chronicles 10:13-14 (NIV):  The king answered them harshly. Rejecting the advice of the elders, he followed the advice of the young men… When I was 19 I really made a lot of bad decisions. I thought they were good at the time. I thought I was making good decisions.[Read More…]

Why Not Me?

1 Chronicles 4:10 (NIV):  Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.” And God granted his request. I know that God[Read More…]

God is my Light

2 Samuel 22:29 (NIV):  “You, Lord, are my lamp; the Lord turns my darkness into light. ”  Deep darkness is really dark. I’m not talking about the darkness at night. Night time is different. Where I live I can see at night. On cloudless nights there are stars and sometimes[Read More…]