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God’s Detours

January 20, 2020 |

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me…

Let The Tears Flow

January 19, 2020 |

“Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.” – Psalm 126: 5-6  As the psalmist wraps up this chapter, he makes the point that while we are navigating seasons of hardship and waiting,…

Pray Persistently

January 18, 2020 |

“Elijah was a human being, even as we are. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years. Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and the earth produced its crops.” – James 5:17-18  Think about how vital of a role…

Pray For One Another

January 17, 2020 |

“Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven. Therefore…

Prayer Is Not Our Last Resort

January 16, 2020 |

“Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise.” – James 5:13  When you are in the midst of a tough circumstance, what is the first thing you do? Do you run to your Heavenly Father, or do you run to someone or something else? What…

Our Decision Making Doesn’t Impact God’s Presence

January 15, 2020 |

“You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue you, Lord, know it completely. You hem me…

Trust God To Come Through Again

January 14, 2020 |

“Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Then it was said among the nations, ‘The Lord has done great things for them.’ The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.” – Psalm 126:2-3  When the psalmist who wrote Psalm 126 wrote, “The Lord has…

The Impact of Prayer

January 13, 2020 |

“And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven. Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” –…

Revenge Is Not The Answer

January 12, 2020 |

“You say, ‘I choose the appointed time; it is I who judge with equity.’” (Psalm 75:2)  One of the greatest comforts we have as followers of Christ is that the Lord protects us and fights our battles. We serve a strong, capable, righteous God who takes care of injustice in His own way and in…

There Is More To Your Story

January 11, 2020 |

“In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” (Proverbs 16:9)  How many times have you had a plan in mind for how you wanted something to go, but things ended happening completely differently than you ever expected? For many of us, this has happened more times than we can count.  …