God Be Near

  “God be Near” Simply three little words But O, the peace they bring Just to know He’s right beside me, And yesterday…today, and forever, He’ll always be the same. “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted…Psalm [34:18]a (NASV) “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and forever.” Hebrews 13:8a (KJV) I was in a Grief Support meeting after my mom passed away.  Our pastor closed with this prayer: “God Be Near”  Three little words.  They really spoke to me because they said so much in such a simple way. Sometimes we try to make things so complicated.  We …

Grow, Mature, Pass It On

  Six steps to finding God when you’re living with a crisis Step 6  Grow, Mature, Pass it On As we close out this series, I’d like to review the previous steps briefly. When we are in the midst of a time of crisis, intense grief, or a long-term trial, we may lose the sense of feeling God’s presence. Calming our mind is the first step in preparing to seek him. In Step 2, we discussed how unconfessed sin can block our sense of reciprocal communication, being heard and hearing God’s response to our prayers. It’s also important to keep …

God is Provider

  God is Provider. This devotional on the attributes of God is a “quick-read” daily praise opportunity to extol and revere the Lord using words of adoration describing His nature and character with Scripture from the Kings James Version of the Bible unless otherwise mentioned. Day Five God is Provider. Provider is the sustaining nature of God. Psalm 23:1-2 “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.” I Corinthians 2:9 “But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither …