Abiding in the Vine 

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing." (John 15:5 NIV) 

The vine is the source of life for…

Slow and Steady 

For it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. (Philippians 2:13 NIV) 

There is a fable called The Tortoise and The Hare. The tortoise is in a race with…

Fruit in the Valleys 

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of…

Wings Like Eagles

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. 
They will soar on wings like eagles; 
they will run and not grow weary, 
they will walk not be faint. 
(Isaiah 40:31 NIV)

Eagles are born with big and…

Leaving a Legacy 

But from everlasting to everlasting 
the Lord’s love is with those who fear him, 
and his righteousness with their children’s children— 
with those who keep his covenant 
and remember to obey his precepts. 
(Psalm 103:17-18 NIV) 

There is a small…

Choose Unity 

Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. (1 Peter 3:8 NIV) 

Unity destroys the work of the enemy. The enemy would love nothing more than to cause division between God's people. 

It…

A Life Pleasing to God 

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time. (2 Timothy…

Inwardly Prepared 

Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. (2 Corinthians 4:16 NKJV) 

Day by day, our physical bodies, the "outward" man, are in the process…

The LORD is Your Keeper 

He will not allow your foot to be moved; 
He who keeps you will not slumber. 
Behold, He who keeps Israel 
Shall neither slumber nor sleep. 
The LORD is your keeper; 
The LORD is your shade at your right hand. …

Don't Give Up 

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. (Galatians 6:9 NIV) 

Do you ever feel like what you are doing for the Lord is…

Walking with Jesus 

That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus…

Perfect Peace 

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. (Isaiah 26:3 NKJV) 

The perfect peace of God is something that seems unattainable, but it is completely within our reach. 

In today's fast…

Strong in the Lord

 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. (Ephesians 6:10-11 ESV) 

When we are told…

Changed in an Instant 

We will not all fall asleep, but we will all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we will…

Living a Godly Life 

All scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17 NIV) 

God has given us the road map…

He is the Faithful God 

Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments. (Deuteronomy 7:9 NIV) 

All throughout scripture we read…

The Breath of the LORD 

By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, their starry host by the breath of his mouth. (Psalm 33:6 NIV) 

The creation story is almost too unbelievable for our feeble minds. God spoke everything into existence. By His…

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Thy Will Be Done 

Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. (Matthew 6:10 KJV) 

Click on the video to view our arrangement of The Lord's Prayer. 

We can all recite The Lord's Prayer. Today the focus is…

Use Your Gifts 

Each of you has been blessed with one of God's many wonderful gifts to be used in the service of others. So use your gift well. (1 Peter 4:10 CEV) 

The Merriam-Webster definition of gift is: a notable capacity, talent…

Our Rock and Salvation 

Truly he is my rock and my salvation; 
he is my fortress, I will never be shaken. (Psalm 62:2  NIV) 

We face struggles on a daily basis. They can be as small as having a hard day at work to…

Reflecting God's Love 

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”…

Hiding God's Word in Your Heart 

I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. (Psalm 119:11 NIV) 

Think of something precious to you. Do you put it in a safe place to protect it? Do you know exactly where…

Others Before Self 

If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet. (John 13:14 NKJV) 

In the 13th chapter of John, Jesus performs a simple act of washing with his disciples feet during…

God Watches Over Us 

The Lord will keep you from all harm - he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. (Psalm 121:7-8 NIV) 

When meditating on these verses, some words of a…