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Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

Dec
11

The Lesson of the Ornament – A Christmas Story

I wrote this story several years ago while studying for a ladies’ Christmas devotion. The lesson it seeks to convey comes from this passage of Scripture: “Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of … Continue reading

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Jun
17

Honor Thy Father

I remember a day when I was about 18. I was making some decisions that I knew were taking me in the wrong direction. My parents had been trying to talk to me, to counsel me, and I wasn’t listening … Continue reading

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Feb
19

Regret or Repentance? Two Rebels, Two Returns, Two Results

Today, I ask you to think with me of two prodigal sons in the Bible – one unnamed, yet familiar, the other named Absalom. These accounts had similar beginnings, but far different endings. Both sons went away from their fathers. … Continue reading

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Feb
10

Will God Give You More Than You Can Bear?

Does God promise that He won’t place on us more than we can bear? I know so many people right now who are going through tremendous heartache, difficulty, and sorrow. For some, it is a health problem. For others, it … Continue reading

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Jan
10

Just As I Am – Repentant Response or Defiant Declaration?

The original hymn, “Just As I Am” is a beautiful song that expresses how you and I can come to Christ “just as we are” for cleansing from our sin. We come hopeless and helpless, and find Him sufficient. We … Continue reading

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Aug
4

A God Who Cares About a Child’s Prayers

The drowsy, little girl fought hard to stay awake. Her eyelids drooped, and her head nodded as the preacher’s voice seemed to fade. Her mind wandered to the piano. More than anything she wanted to play the piano, and not … Continue reading

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May
8

Heart & Hands – A Bible Study for Women

I’m thrilled to announce the release of something completely new! I have just published a new Bible study booklet for ladies. This booklet, entitled Heart & Hands, is the culmination of a personal study I began many years ago when I was … Continue reading

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Nov
6

Stand In the Gap

The Lyrics Wickedness is everywhere, No one even seems to care, But God still seeks today For a man who will not compromise Who’ll boldly stand against the lies, Oh, can you hear Him say,  “Who will stand in the … Continue reading

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Nov
3

Imagine We Woke Up

Oh, Christian, imagine we woke up…. Imagine we woke up and were as fervent talking to God in prayer, and talking about God to others as we are talking about politics, or our problems, or other people. Imagine we woke up … Continue reading

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Oct
15

What Can the Righteous Do?

  “If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?” (Ps. 11:3) I am not a pundit or a politician. I am a Christian, a preacher’s wife, and a mom. I am concerned for my nation and my family, as … Continue reading

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