Devotional

Daily devotional life of Scripture and prayer

Be Joyful Always

Giggling. As I listened to handoff report, I finally deciphered the sound coming from one of my patient’s rooms. She was giggling. “Curious,” I thought, and turned my attention back to my co-worker.

Taste and SeeGod really wants to please us. According to A.W. Tozer, “God is kindhearted, gracious, good-natured, and benevolent in intention.” He is also cordial, he never thinks any bad thoughts about anyone, and he is infinitely good, always good, and perfectly good.

UniverseDuring Advent, we direct our thoughts and hearts to the first coming of Jesus as Lord and Savior, and we look forward to his second coming as Christ the King. As we pray, light candles and sing hymns, we share in the wonder that our Creator God became a diminutive, vulnerable baby to rescue our broken world.

A.W. Tozer quoteLast month I asked the question, “What do you know to be true about God that helps you trust Him to lead you through life?” I wrote about Depending on God as an introduction to a series of messages I will share in the months ahead based on A.W.

The Attributes of God by A.W. Tozerby Jane Hall, NCF Director

What do you know to be true about God that helps you trust Him to lead you through life?

532012nnwHere’s a devotional from Mark 2:1-12 with a look at how Jesus and his followers were Advocating, Leading and Caring for a very sick friend.

Well-watered treesRain is a huge blessing in parched Texas where I live. Water gives life and fruitfulness to God's creation. In the same way, Scripture tells us that people who trust in the Lord will be "like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream" (Jeremiah 17:8 NIV).

Ask DeborahQUESTION: If spiritual health is part of holistic health, what should I be doing to improve my spiritual health?

MarySharon Gartland is passionate about helping women balance their professional careers and personal lives. Her reflection on the pregnant young Mary invites us into this seasonal storyline of expectancy and new birth.

ThirstyJesus invites you to come and drink!

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