Word for Your Life
“For with you is the fountain of life; in your light, we see light.“ ~ Psalm 36:9
A Year with Aslan from The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe
As Aslan is being led to the stone table, the White Witch orders him to be shaved & her followers are shouting at him. He’s all tied up, yet it says ..
Even now…one bite from his jaws would have cost 2 or 3 of them their hands, but he never moved. & this seemed to enrage all that rabble. Everyone was at him now. Those who had been afraid to come near him even after he was bound began to find their courage…
The world loves to kick you when you’re down. Being strong isn’t just wiping them out – it takes more strength to do nothing.
A-W Tozer ~ Men Who Met God
As Elijah fled to the wilderness, God sent big scavenger birds each morning & evening with Elijah’s meals. What humiliation! All his life Elijah had been self-sufficient. Now he waited on birds to deliver his daily bread….
Pastor Rick Warren ~ Daily Hope Devotion
How do you get past your hurt, or fix an unfixable problem?
- Call out: Admit you’re inadequate & cry out to God.
- Fill your mind with God’s Word.
- Accept support from God’s people. Iron sharpens iron.
- Hold on to God’s promises.
Daily Walk Devotion ~ Intentional Living Center
In his letter to the Philippian church, the Apostle Paul said …
For to me, to live is Christ & to die is gain.
That was written from a prison cell. It would be easy in a time like that to be down, but when you have a timeless perspective – & Christ is your most prized possession – you can get through even the toughest of days, in His power.
Matt Redman ~ Facedown
There must be times in our worship services when we … journey from “Here I am. Meet me” to “Here I am. Send me.” Sometimes in our worship, the only thing left to do is to go. Worship is the fuel for the mission’s flame.
Frederick Douglass ~ Narrative of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
The silver trump of freedom had roused my soul to eternal wakefulness. I saw nothing without seeing it, I heard nothing without hearing it, & felt nothing without feeling it. It looked from every star, smiled in every calm, breathed in every wind, & moved in every storm.