Devotions for Lent–Trusting God

But the king will find his joy in the True God; all who make pledges and invoke His name will celebrate, while the mindless prattle of cheaters and deceivers will be silenced. (Ps 63:11, The Voice) “If God’s asking you to do something, He’s also promising to go with you.” ― Amanda G. Stevens, FarContinue reading “Devotions for Lent–Trusting God”

Devotions for Lent–Sticking Close to God

for you have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy. (Psa 63:7 ESV) “When one of my friends becomes a Christian, which happens about every 10 years because I am a sheep about sharing my faith, the experience is euphoric. I see in their eyes the truenessContinue reading “Devotions for Lent–Sticking Close to God”

Devotions for Lent–Burp! That was great food.

My spirit is content, as with the richest of foods, and my mouth praises you with joyful lips. (Ps 63:5 NCV) There are times when God allows a season of holy-discontent in your life.  It’s usually when God wants to stir you up because you’ve become too settled, change your circumstances or move you onContinue reading “Devotions for Lent–Burp! That was great food.”

Devotions for Lent–with hands lifted up.

So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name, I will lift up my hands. (Ps 63:4, ESV) Body language is a very powerful tool. We had body language before we had speech, and apparently, 80% of what you understand in a conversation is read through the body, not the words.Continue reading “Devotions for Lent–with hands lifted up.”

Devotions for Lent

Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. (Ps 63:3, ESV) “As we experience this love, there is a temptation at times to become hostile to our earlier understandings, feeling embarrassed that we were so “simple” or “naive,” or “brainwashed” or whatever terms arise when we haven’t come to termsContinue reading “Devotions for Lent”

Devotions for Lent–Creating Sanctuary

God! My God! It’s you– I search for you! My whole being thirsts for you! My body desires you in a dry and tired land, no water anywhere. Yes, I’ve seen you in the sanctuary; I’ve seen your power and glory. (Psa 63:1-2 CEB) “If you are seeking, seek us with joy, for we liveContinue reading “Devotions for Lent–Creating Sanctuary”

Devotions for Lent–God in a dry and thirsty land.

God! My God! It’s you– I search for you! My whole being thirsts for you! My body desires you in a dry and tired land, no water anywhere. (Psa 63:1 CEB) If we were to make a list of all that is wrong in the world, all the hatred, and animosity we might come toContinue reading “Devotions for Lent–God in a dry and thirsty land.”

Devotions for Lent–Divine Goodness

But I have sure faith that I will experience the LORD’s goodness in the land of the living! Hope in the LORD! Be strong! Let your heart take courage! Hope in the LORD! (Psa 27:13-14 CEB) “It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. ItContinue reading “Devotions for Lent–Divine Goodness”

Devotions for Lent–God wants to hug you!

Please don’t hide it from me! Don’t push your servant aside angrily– you have been my help! God who saves me, don’t neglect me! Don’t leave me all alone! Even if my father and mother left me all alone, the LORD would take me in.  (Psa 27:9-10 CEB) Have heard about a recent outbreak inContinue reading “Devotions for Lent–God wants to hug you!”