Devotional, Genesis

Noah’s Gratitude and God’s Pleasure (Genesis 8:20-9:17 Devotional)

8:20 Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar. 21 And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for… Continue reading Noah’s Gratitude and God’s Pleasure (Genesis 8:20-9:17 Devotional)

Devotional, Old Testament, Psalms

Giving Thanks for God’s Many Blessing (Psalms 65 Devotional)

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. A Song.1 Praise is due to you, O God, in Zion, and to you shall vows be performed.  2 O you who hear prayer, to you shall all flesh come.  3 When iniquities prevail against me, you atone for our transgressions.  4 Blessed is the one you choose… Continue reading Giving Thanks for God’s Many Blessing (Psalms 65 Devotional)

Devotional, God Is..., Old Testament, Psalms

The Effects of Knowing God (Psalms 18:16-27 Devotional)

16 He sent from on high, he took me; he drew me out of many waters.  17 He rescued me from my strong enemy and from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.  18 They confronted me in the day of my calamity, but the Lord was my support.  19 He… Continue reading The Effects of Knowing God (Psalms 18:16-27 Devotional)

Devotional, God Is..., Hebrews, Psalms

The Anchor of my Soul (“God is Immutable” Devotional)

For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness. 5  He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord. 6 By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host. 7… Continue reading The Anchor of my Soul (“God is Immutable” Devotional)

Devotional, God Is..., Psalms

God Reigns Over the Nations (“God Is King” Devotional)

Psalm 47For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm.1 Clap your hands, all you nations;  shout to God with cries of joy. 2 For the Lord Most High is awesome, the great King over all the earth.3 He subdued nations under us, peoples under our feet. 4 He chose our inheritance… Continue reading God Reigns Over the Nations (“God Is King” Devotional)

Devotional, God Is..., Isaiah

The LORD is my Strength (Isaiah 40 & 41 Devotional)

Why do you say, O Jacob, and speak, O Israel, “My way is hidden from the Lord, and my right is disregarded by my God”? 28 Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary;… Continue reading The LORD is my Strength (Isaiah 40 & 41 Devotional)

1 Samuel, Devotional, God Is..., Old Testament

Ebenezer (1 Samuel 7:2-13 Devotional)

2 From the day that the ark was lodged at Kiriath-jearim, a long time passed, some twenty years, and all the house of Israel lamented after the Lord.3 And Samuel said to all the house of Israel, “If you are returning to the Lord with all your heart, then put away the foreign gods and… Continue reading Ebenezer (1 Samuel 7:2-13 Devotional)

Devotional, God is Our Righteousness, God Is..., Jeremiah

The Lord is Our Righteousness.’ (Jeremiah 23:1-7 Devotional)

1 “Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” declares the Lord. 2 Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for my people: “You have scattered my flock and have driven them away, and you have not attended to them. Behold, I will… Continue reading The Lord is Our Righteousness.’ (Jeremiah 23:1-7 Devotional)

Deuteronomy, Devotional, God is my Shepherd, God Is...

Shepherding People (Deuteronomy 8:1-10 Devotional)

 “The whole commandment that I command you today you shall be careful to do, that you may live and multiply, and go in and possess the land that the Lord swore to give to your fathers. 2 And you shall remember the whole way that the Lord your God has led you these forty years… Continue reading Shepherding People (Deuteronomy 8:1-10 Devotional)