PRAYER

Thankful for Friends

God created us with an innate need to connect with others. Newborns recognize their mother’s voice upon birth, and many believe while still in utero. Like our God, we long for relationships and families are where we first learn to… Read More ›

Hidden Away

There are several stories in the Bible where God calls one of His chosen into a place of solitude and seclusion. The apostle Paul, who has one of the greatest conversion stories in the Word of God, was led into… Read More ›

Easter and the Unbeliever

What do we know about Jesus? What does Scripture say? Historical writings by Tacitus and Josephus validate His existence. Historians called the followers of Jesus Christians. They believed, as we do, Jesus was the Son of God in flesh. http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/people-cultures-in-the-bible/jesus-historical-jesus/did-jesus-exist/… Read More ›

Sin & Repentance

God hates sin because it is contrary to His very nature. Sin is to God as black is to white and darkness is to light. Sinfulness is direct opposition to the purity and righteousness of a perfect God. Our heavenly… Read More ›

Helpless Before God

Prayer is a gift. Human beings are the only creatures blessed with the ability to communicate with God. As with any relationship, honest communication is necessary for connections to grow and mature. God is all about intimacy. He loves us… Read More ›

Against All Odds

By John Miltenberger “Behold, I [am] the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for Me?” [Jeremiah 32:27; NKJV] Today, I’m walking out of a trap I’ve been in for some time. Of course, I didn’t… Read More ›

The Words Of My Mouth

Our words indicate what is in our heart. Love stimulates words of encouragement and good will, but unrighteous anger and hatred drive us to spew remarks that cut to the very bone. The tongue, though a small muscle, is mighty… Read More ›

Pray Away Your Confusion

This devotion is found in my book FACING STORMS: DEVOTIONS FOR THOUGHT AND MEDITATION. Available on Amazon  http://www.amazon.com/Facing-Storms-Devotions-Thought-Meditation/dp/1502487551/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1430870978&sr=8-2&keywords=cheryl+zelenka “Storms can bring fear, cloud judgment, and create confusion. Yet God promises that as you seek Him through prayer, He will give… Read More ›

Don't Worry!

“Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than… Read More ›

Yearning For God

*Be sure to visit my FB page at https://www.facebook.com/cherylzelenkaauthor “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?” Psalm 42:1-2 (NIV) “At night my… Read More ›