Daily Devotional: Jesus Teaches Us Exactly How To Pray

Let's all admit it. Prayer is difficult. That's why Paul teaches us to labor in prayer. Prayer requires us to be disciplined and focused. This is especially hard in the modern world, where distractions are everywhere. Nevertheless, Jesus teaches us exactly how to pray. He tells us not to babble on like the pagans do,... Continue Reading →

Wisdom Is Found When Praying Through Psalm 90

Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God (Ps. 90:1-2). Heavenly Father, thank you for protecting us from the storms of life. You are the ultimate refuge. Dwelling in your sanctuary is the safest place to... Continue Reading →

Psalm 103: Praying Through The Psalms

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits--who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases (Ps. 103:1-3).  Lord, it is good to give you praise. For you are holy, wise, majestic, and gracious. My soul sings to... Continue Reading →

Psalm 91: Praying Through The Psalms

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty (Ps. 91:1). O God, we live in a frightful, broken world. The COVID-19 pandemic, political unrest, and violence on the streets have caused chaos, bitterness, and fear in our hearts. Lord, but I know that when we dwell... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Two Choices

You have two choices.Honor the Lord with your lifeOr live for yourself. We all have free will. God has given us the freedom to serve or reject Him. God will not coerce a free moral being to worship Him. Therefore, you have the choice to either worship God or your own image. Everyday we wake... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: The Lord Is My Shepherd And King

"The Lord is my shepherd. I lack nothing." -Psalm 23:1 (NIV) This chapter encompasses the importance of having a relationship with God. He is our shepherd. He protects us in a world full of sin and chaos. When we have God, there is nothing we lack. Have you seen the bumper sticker Jesus + nothing... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Being Authentic In Prayer Glorifies God

"Therefore I will not keep silent; I will speak out in the anguish of my spirit, I will complain in the bitterness of my soul." -Job 7:11 Job was a righteous man. He loved the Lord God and served Him with integrity. He was not shy to share his deepest frustrations and pains. I believe... Continue Reading →

Poem: The Madman Who Found God

A cold October In the 14th century Sat a madman At his cedar desk With a quill pen. Staring out His Gothic window He began to curse and sin. Yelling at barren Weeping willows While the rain Tapped the roof. He threw his ink And feathery pillows Yelling: God, show me proof! The black ink... Continue Reading →

Poem: Father Almighty God In Glory

Father Almighty in Glory. You are Holy, Holy, Holy. Angels bow before your throne. All praise is given to You alone. You created the Heavens and Earth. You knew me before my birth. My lovely, majestic Eternal King. You make my heart joyfully sing. When darkness feels my weary soul I call on you Father... Continue Reading →

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