Monthly Archives: August 2018

A Long Instant

Like a lion coming up from Jordan’s thickets to a rich pastureland, I will chase Babylon from its land in an instant. (Jeremiah 50:44) Man, do we ever like verses like this one!  God had taken names and would soon ride in to kick … Continue reading

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No One

As you read the verses below, go ahead and say the implied answer out loud after each question.  It’s okay to do so – in fact, I believe God wants us to “fill in the blank” as we consider His … Continue reading

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Conquering Condemning Memories

They are truths I frequently need to revisit.  Perhaps you could use a reminder today too.       There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus… (Romans 8:1) You see, I need this reminder because I have an … Continue reading

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Careless Ease

It took me by surprise.  As God was recounting the various sins that Israel had committed against Him, He compared His children to people in places like Sodom and Samaria.  As immoral as those folks had been, God said that … Continue reading

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The Portrait

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” (John W. Gardner)  Perhaps my least favorite subject in school was Art.  I appreciate fine art when I see it, I just can’t create it!  Being asked to draw anything was … Continue reading

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Our Burden Bearer

How amazing it is that the Creator of the universe also bears our personal burdens every day! (To receive free daily devotions via email, subscribe at:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/blogs—daily-devotions.html. For more information about the ministry, or to order the devotional books, visit:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/books.html).

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Money and Success

“Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” (Will Smith) As a successful actor for years, Smith is uniquely qualified to make the observation above.  How often have we seen wildly wealthy and successful people … Continue reading

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