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Daily Devotional

God’s Abundance

October 22, 2019

“Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.” 1 Timothy 6:17 (NKJV) If you tried to describe God’s New Testament way of dealing with His sons and daughters, you might settle…

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Draw Close to God

October 21, 2019

“Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.” James 4:8 “Come near to God,” James writes, “and he will come near to you.” What a sweet, simple thought! If we deliberately crowd in close to God, He will crowd in close…

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Be Ready to Speak the Word

October 20, 2019

“As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, ‘This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.’ Then Jesus…

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A Word of Encouragement

October 19, 2019

“Your sandals shall be iron and bronze; As your days, so shall your strength be.” Deuteronomy 33:25 (NKJV) I was discouraged one morning, but God had already sent His provision of encouragement to come to my aid. It came in a letter from a young man named Nathan. He wrote, “Joni, when God says anything,…

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Not Even Looking Back

October 18, 2019

“Jesus replied, ‘No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.’” Luke 9:62 In today’s Scripture, Jesus said, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.” It calls to mind…

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Signposts Pointing the Way Home

October 17, 2019

“You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.” Psalm 16:11 Will heaven’s ecstasies really go on forever? Is it true we will never become bored? God sprinkles tiny hints of heaven on earth to give an inkling—just the…

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Happily Ever After

October 16, 2019

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 Maybe you were blessed to have a dad or mom who read fairy tales to you when you were a child. Most of…

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Let Your Heart Walk the Streets of Heaven

October 15, 2019

“People who say such things show that they are looking for a country of their own. If they had been thinking of the country they had left, they would have had opportunity to return. Instead, they were longing for a better country—a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for…

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When You Trust Him

October 14, 2019

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6 The other day, I was backing my wheelchair out of my van on a very steep hill. Take my word for it; it was…

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My Light and Salvation

October 13, 2019

“The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?” Psalm 27:1 When you were a child, did you like to sleep with a light on? Somehow a dark bedroom doesn’t seem quite so scary with a nightlight glowing softly in…

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