Month: April 2015

Downwardly Mobile

  Well: we all know about “Upwardly Mobile” – the definition of which the English Dictionary describes as “(of a person or social group) moving or aspiring to move to higher social class or to a position of increased status… Read More ›

God's Unfolding Plan

To read more devotions by Cheryl Zelenka go to http://facingtrials.com   https://www.facebook.com/cherylzelenkaauthor God’s plan for our life is one that continuously unfolds. Minute-by-minute, day-by-day, and step-by-step He guides, all the while unfolding His glorious intentions. His wonderful blueprint for our lives was… Read More ›

The Ministry of the Spirit

When we see how often most Christians have missed the larger intention of the Holy Spirit’s coming and ministry, we understand how imperative it is to comprehend the divine intention of the Father.  Only then can we see how Fatherhood… Read More ›

Jesus Only

APRIL 22 “. . . all things were created by Him, and for Him.” Colossians 1:16 Do you want to know the meaning of everything? It is Jesus only. You may think that is an overstatement. We live in a… Read More ›

True Friendship

APRIL 21 “Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.” – Proverbs 27:17 True friends will put an edge on your life. They will make you a sharper person. Not all my friends do that for… Read More ›

Complain And Grumble

The following question will challenge even the most mature and spiritually filled believer. “Do you grumble and complain?” Complaints are included in acceptable social conversations. They are objections, even acts of protest. Voicing anger, fears, dissatisfaction, annoyance, and irritation will… Read More ›

Mourning with Purpose

APRIL 16 “Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.” – Matthew 5:4 We’ve done all we can do to keep ourselves from feeling any pain. We have psychologists who numb our neuroses, counselors who absolve us of… Read More ›

Broken Jars

I never cease to stand amazed at Mary Magdalene’s faith – Here a prostitute – a reviled person according to the Pharisaical law – the lowest person – luckily not stoned to death for her sins, changed by the Son… Read More ›

Speak Lord, I'm Listening

“Now the Lord came and stood and called as at other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel answered, “Speak, for Your servant hears.” 1 Samuel 3:10 (NKJV If we want to deepen our intimacy with God, we should consider our time of fellowship… Read More ›