Devotional, God is the Father, God Is..., John, Luke, Matthew, New Testament

God is the Father Who Hears our Prayers (Matthew 7: 7-11 John 16: 23-24 Luke 12: 29-32 Devotional)

7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. 9 Or which one of you, if his son asks him… Continue reading God is the Father Who Hears our Prayers (Matthew 7: 7-11 John 16: 23-24 Luke 12: 29-32 Devotional)

Devotional, Esther, Old Testament

Esther – Action after Fasting Prayer (Esther 5:1-8 Devotional)

On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king's palace, in front of the king's quarters, while the king was sitting on his royal throne inside the throne room opposite the entrance to the palace. 2 And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won… Continue reading Esther – Action after Fasting Prayer (Esther 5:1-8 Devotional)

Devotional, Esther, Old Testament

Esther – Fasting, If I Perish, I Perish (Esther 4:13-17 Devotional)

13 Then Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, “Do not think to yourself that in the king's palace you will escape any more than all the other Jews. 14 For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father's house will perish. And… Continue reading Esther – Fasting, If I Perish, I Perish (Esther 4:13-17 Devotional)

1 Samuel, Devotional, Everyone Has a Story, Old Testament, Series

Hannah – Part 2: Surrendering the Blessing Received (1 Samuel 1:19 – 2:2 Devotional)

19 Early the next morning they arose and worshiped before the Lord and then went back to their home at Ramah. Elkanah made love to his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered her. 20 So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel,  saying, “Because… Continue reading Hannah – Part 2: Surrendering the Blessing Received (1 Samuel 1:19 – 2:2 Devotional)

1 Samuel, Devotional, Everyone Has a Story, Old Testament, Series

Hannah – Part 1: Pouring Out My Heart to God (1 Samuel 1:10-18 Devotional)

10 She was deeply distressed and prayed to the Lord and wept bitterly. 11 And she vowed a vow and said, “O Lord of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your servant and remember me and not forget your servant, but will give to your servant a son, then I will… Continue reading Hannah – Part 1: Pouring Out My Heart to God (1 Samuel 1:10-18 Devotional)

Devotional, Exodus, Old Testament

A Time to Pray, a Time to Act (Exodus 14:15-20 Devotional)

The Lord said to Moses, “Why do you cry to me? Tell the people of Israel to go forward. 16 Lift up your staff, and stretch out your hand over the sea and divide it, that the people of Israel may go through the sea on dry ground. 17 And I will harden the hearts… Continue reading A Time to Pray, a Time to Act (Exodus 14:15-20 Devotional)