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November 7, 2016

A Prayer for American Christians

Father God, we come to you utterly broken over the condition of our country. It is disheartening to see the division, the hatred, the intolerance. The violence is heart-breaking, and we long for peace in this great country of ours. We fall on our face before you, confessing our sins. We pray that we as […]

November 2, 2016

The God of Possible

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With men it is impossible, but not with God; for with God all things are possible.”  Mark 10:27 (NKJ) When facing the challenges of life, the first question that comes to mind is whether we are able to handle them.  This response is based on our ability or […]

October 25, 2016

The God Who Keeps

“Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling.” (Jude 24, NKJV) Economic upheaval and social strife at home.  Civil wars and natural catastrophes aboard.  All these cause us to continually feel anxious, apprehensive, and nervous.  The belief that God keeps us gives comfort and assurance at a time when both (comfort and […]

October 18, 2016

In God We Trust

            “Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You.  In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me?”  Psalm 56:3, 4 (NKJ) As Election Day 2016 draws near, I thought it would be appropriate to spend some time reaffirming […]

October 14, 2015

Discovering God in the Psalms: Victory over Darkness

“Indeed, the darkness shall not hide from You, but the night shines as the day; The darkness and the light are both alike to You.” Psalm 139:12 (NKJ) Children are typically afraid of the dark. It is in the dark where “things go bang in the night” and where unseen dangers may lie. Darkness is […]

October 6, 2015

Rediscovering God in the Psalms: Take Time to Praise

“Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! Psalm 107:8 (NKJ) Our text for today’s WordBytes comes from the 107th division of the Psalms. There is nothing more gratifying to the soul than to praise the Lord during private devotions. It is the […]

September 30, 2015

Discovering God in the Psalms: In God We Trust

“Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You. In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me?” Psalm 56:3, 4 (NKJ) There is much to fear as we look around today. The daily news is replete with things that […]

September 23, 2015

Discovering God in the Psalms: Forget Not God

“Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits.” Psalm 103:2 (KJV) The 103rd Psalm is a general praise psalm written to magnify the name of God and boast of His greatness. It is arranged in three parts: (1) call to praise, (2) cause for praise, and (3) conclusion with new exhortation […]

September 16, 2015

Discovering God in the Psalms: The Silence of God

“These things you have done, and I kept silent; You thought that I was altogether like you; But I will rebuke you, And set them in order before your eyes.” Psalm 50:21 (NKJ) As I survey current events, my heart weeps. Crime against mankind continues to escalate. Abuse of the poor and defenseless, witness to […]

September 9, 2015

Discovering God in the Psalms: God is Still Doing Wonders

“O give thanks unto the God of gods…O give thanks to the Lord of lords…To him who alone doeth great wonders: for His mercy endureth forever.” Ps. 136:2-4 (KJV) Does God still do great wonders today? When we read the Bible, it’s hard to ignore the mighty wonders of God in Creation, The Exodus, and […]

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