Don't let the enemy steal your joy today. He'll try you know. You may not even realize it until it's too late. From the moment your feet hit the floor, he'll do all that he can to distract you, to overwhelm you, to frustrate you, and to stir up worry and strife. Often his ways are subtle, other times they're more clear. It’s what he does best. Stealing. Killing. Destroying. Just say … [Read more...] about Don’t Let the Enemy Steal Your Joy
We trudged slowly back to the car through a crowded parking lot in the Texas summer heat. Hot, humid, full sun bearing down. I noticed my daughter matching my steps, walking close by my side the entire way back. Little legs stretching out as far as they could to match my stride. She smiled up at me and said, "Mom, look, I'm walking in your shade." She'd found the shadow, the safe place to walk. I … [Read more...] about 8 Powerful Promises of God from Psalm 91
When obstacles lay before you and the enemy is hot on your trail, God reminds us of this Truth: He's with us, and He fights for us still today… We see it over and over in His Word. Stories that prove how God never leaves us fending for ourselves when problems arise or seem too big. Miracles that remind us when we leave the battles in His hands, He can do what would be impossible for us to ever … [Read more...] about 9 Powerful Reminders from the Red Sea Miracle
Grabbed my Bible early one morning to head outside and spend a few moments of quiet watching the sunrise. Felt a strong sense to read the day's devo from my Jesus Calling book. But couldn't find it. Anywhere. May have unpacked it from a recent trip or it got buried somewhere under clutter from the week of homework, backpacks, and life. So instead of wasting more time looking for it, I looked for … [Read more...] about Finding God in the Chaos: 13 Verses of Peace to Guard Our Hearts and Minds in Him
In all that swirls around us today, from top headline news stories to the day to day struggles, I'm aware, more than ever - we're in a battle in this life. We face an active enemy every single day that we're here breathing air. We may not see it, we might forget, it's easy to lose focus, and get distracted on all that doesn't really matter. But the truth is, spiritual forces are still at … [Read more...] about Exposing the Schemes of the Enemy: 6 Ways to Protect Yourself
The very purpose of this Easter weekend reminds us, no matter what we face today, what we've been through, or what uncertainties tomorrow may hold, Christ is our Hope. He conquered death, He makes all things new. He has risen! He has risen indeed! He breathes new life, so that we can live…free. You can try to bury Power, but it won't stay there. You can try to bury Truth, but it is not … [Read more...] about 25 Resurrection Scriptures to Celebrate: He Has Risen!