God Created You According to His Plan

    Psalm 139:14 “I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.” God created you just as He wanted you, with a loving purpose in mind. When I was in elementary school, I didn’t like the way …

God Heals Broken Hearts

“He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.” (Psalm 147:3) What is a “broken heart”? Have you ever had one? We use the expression when we talk about the deepest kind of grief a heart can feel. Broken hearts are often caused by a hurtful change in …

God is the King of Glory

    “Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle…Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory.” (Psalm 24: 8, 10) Have you ever imagined that you were a prince or a princess? Have you …

God Delights To Answer Prayer

    “If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?” (Matthew 7:11). Regular readers, please see a special note for you at the foot of this devotional.* …

God expects us to think rightly toward others

    “And let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.” (Zech 7:10b) It seems that brothers and sisters are naturally good at annoying their siblings. It is natural to love our family members, but sometimes it is hard to like them. Brothers and sisters seem to …

Only God Satisfies

    “O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is…. My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful …

God Is Our Stronghold

    Psalm 144:1-2 “Blessed be the LORD my strength… my goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust.” God is a stronghold for us when Satan tempts us to sin. There is a place in Israel near the Dead Sea …

God Deserves the First and Best

    “And it came to pass, when Pharaoh would hardly let us go, that the LORD slew all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn of man, and the firstborn of beast: therefore I sacrifice to the LORD all that openeth the matrix, being males; but all …

God Heals Broken Hearts

    “He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.” (Psalm 147:3) What is a “broken heart”? Have you ever had one? We use the expression when we talk about the deepest kind of grief a heart can feel. Broken hearts are often caused by a hurtful change …

God Loves the Truth

    “He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.” (Deuteronomy 32:4) Does God ever lie? No, He cannot lie. He is a God of truth and does not sin, so He never …