Show Grace

DAILY VERSE

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Lamentations 3:22-23

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DEVOTION

We all make mistakes. Many times our days are filled with them. Thankfully, God shows us grace. Like the movie Ground Hog Day, we have a fresh start each day to do better. Be thankful, always strive to stumble less, and show others the same grace you’ve been gifted with.

 

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Remind Yourself

DAILY VERSE

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagles.

Psalm 103:1-5

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DEVOTION

I do this all the time, talk to myself, I mean. The old saying goes, “Count your blessings.” When you’re faced with anxiety and a lack of hope, know this, the Enemy is attacking. One way to combat his attacks is to reflect on all that God has done and everything He is. Warriors for Christ must be ready to do battle! The prize is hope.

 

He Knows!

DAILY VERSE

Jesus said to him, “Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.”

Matthew 26:34

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DEVOTION

Probably the biggest public rebuke Peter ever experienced. But in it we see something remarkable; Jesus knew what Peter was about to do. If you think that God is caught off guard by the circumstances you are experiencing or about to experience, He’s not. He will always have a resolution in mind, whether He’s allowed the circumstances for your growth or you’ve caused them by your stumbling. God sees you descend into the valley and he will always show you the way out!

Don’t Build on Shaky Ground

DAILY VERSE

For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:11

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DEVOTION

You can do nothing of substance without building it upon the Rock! You’re marriage, your family, your business… Without the counsel and guidance of the Holy Spirit, the foundation you build upon will be on shaky ground. Sew your plans with God’s guidance, build your legacy on the Lord Jesus Christ!

Held Down

DAILY VERSE

God, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer’s; he makes me tread on my high places.

Habakkuk 3:19

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DEVOTION

If you’ve ever had to take your child in for vaccinations, you know the internal pain that causes, to see your child in pain. Sometimes you have to hold them down so they can get the injections. God does the same to us. As we wrestle through the hard times and trials placed before us, God holds us still because, in the end, these times bring about change and the good things He has in store.

Habakkuk’s name means: To wrestle and to embrace. Both at the same time.

Within Your Grasp

DAILY VERSE

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Matthew 19:26

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DEVOTION

For miracles to happen we must traverse the rocky roads that lay before us. Miracles come in times of great strife, not when everything is peachy. But we must focus on one thing; When something seems impossible. When everyone around you is saying or thinking you are delusional for continuing down this path. With God, all things are possible. Your miracle is within reach!

Honest Anger

DAILY VERSE

I am not at ease, nor am I quiet; I have no rest, but trouble comes.

Job 3:26

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DEVOTION

Job is experiencing the lowest of lows. He’s lost nearly everything and now pain racks his body day and night. He’s even gone so far as to wish he’d never been born. When you feel the weight of your trials has buckled your knees and sapped all of your strength, call out to God in all honesty. It’s not unnatural to feel hurt and angry. Talk earnestly with God, He wants a real relationship with you.

“A God worth worshipping is a God who prefers honest anger to flattery.” – Harold Kushner