“No longer will you be called Abram; your name will be Abraham, for I have made you a father of many nations.” God also said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you are no longer to call her Sarai; her name will be Sarah. She will be a mother of nations.” Genesis 17:5, 15-16. God said to him, “Your name is Jacob, but you will no longer be called Jacob; your name will be Israel. So He named him Israel.” Genesis 35:10. “And he brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said
“Then He told them many things in parables, saying, ‘A farmer went out to sow his seed (speaking of Himself and His Word). As He was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow. But when the sun came up, the plants were scorched, and they withered because they had no root. Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a NEW thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I AM making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” Another translation reads “rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:18-19 “But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and press toward what is ahead.” Philippians 3:13 Good morning family! How was last year? Strange question? Stranger still would be your response if I were able to hear them.
“Jerusalem (put your name in place of Jerusalem) will be told: Don’t be afraid dear Zion (Winsome), don’t despair. Your God is present among you, a strong Warrior there to save you. Happy to have you back, He’ll calm you with His love and delight you with His songs.” Another translation says that last line this way, “ He will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3: 16-17 MSG/NIV GOOD MORNING!! Rise and Shine!! Your God is singing over you! You don’t want to miss it! Wak
“Lord, they have killed your prophets and torn down your altars; I am the only one left, and they are trying to kill me.” And what was God’s answer to him? “I have reserved for Myself seven thousand who have not bowed the knee to Baal.” Romans 11:4 These words were spoken by Elijah in 1 Kings 19 after he had wrought a great victory over the Baal worshippers. Sometimes we may feel like or think we’re the only ones going through whatever we may be going through. But God’s answe
“Since then you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” Colossians 3:1-2 You become what you behold. So, what or who are you looking at? From the moment we awake to the time we get to bed, we are looking at something. What we look at or give our attention to when we wake up to the time we fall asleep, will enhance or ruin our lives. The reading for t
Then the Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil.” “Does Job fear God for nothing?” Satan replied. Job 1:8-9 In this time of global trial, for many of us, everything seems to be going in the wrong direction. We've lost our jobs, our health is failing, our friends and relatives are dying, food is in short supply and our finances are depleted. So what should we do