Category Archives: preparation

April 20th-This is a situation in which there was simply too much credit extended and the loss of her husband precipitated a crisis.

2 Kings 4:1Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD; and the creditor has come to … Continue reading

Posted in discernment, following God, preparation, sacrifice, stewardship, wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

April 9th- David is “getting his ducks in a row” as it were, before he returns as king

2 Samuel 19: 14Thus he turned the hearts of all the men of Judah as one man, so that they sent word to the king, saying, “Return, you and all your servants.” 15The king then returned and came as far … Continue reading

Posted in discernment, following God, patience, prayer, preparation, relationships, stewardship, trusting God | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

March 29th- the question we have to ask ourselves for today is, in times of trouble, would we be “caught” in the act of prayer?

1 Samuel 19: 20 Then Saul sent messengers to take David, but when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying, with Samuel standing and presiding over them, the Spirit of God came upon the messengers of Saul; and they … Continue reading

Posted in faith, following God, leadership, prayer, preparation, seeking God, trials, waiting on God | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

March 24th-Some people are overly tied up in the external practices of religion, missing God’s plan for their internal, eternal souls.

  1 Samuel 4: 3When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us take to ourselves from Shiloh the ark of the covenant of the … Continue reading

Posted in following God, God's plan, laboring with God, overcoming, preparation, trials, trusting God | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

March 22nd-The kindness and integrity that Ruth displayed were soon rewarded

Ruth 3:10 Then he said, “May you be blessed of the LORD, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first by not going after young men, whether poor or rich. 11“Now, my daughter, do … Continue reading

Posted in blessing, family, God's timing, God's will, grace, listening, obedience, preparation, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

March 16th-we cannot expect success if what we are attempting is ill-conceived and fails to align with God’s plan.

Judges 9: 52So Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it, and approached the entrance of the tower to burn it with fire. 53But a certain woman threw an upper millstone on Abimelech’s head, crushing his skull. 54Then he … Continue reading

Posted in faithfulness, following God, God's plan, obedience, preparation, walking with God | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

March 12th- exercise Godly stewardship, over not just wealth, but all that has been entrusted to you

Joshua 21: 43So the LORD gave Israel all the land which He had sworn to give to their fathers, and they possessed it and lived in it. 44And the LORD gave them rest on every side, according to all that … Continue reading

Posted in blessing, discernment, faith, giving back to God, God's plan, preparation, walking with God, wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment