Monthly Archives: November 2019

Crushing the Heart of God

It’s hard for us to imagine that the all-powerful, sovereign Creator of the universe has a heart capable of being broken.  Yet that’s exactly the way God described Himself when His children turn away from Him. I was crushed by … Continue reading

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Better than Soap

The soap obviously wasn’t enough.  While driving home from the gym my nose itched and when I used the back of my hand to scratch it, I could still smell the chlorine. For 40 minutes I had been immersed in … Continue reading

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Circling the Ads

His suggestion stopped me in my tracks.  The day before Thanksgiving, my dear friend and I had gathered to catch up and spend a few moments together in prayer.  Before long the topics of Thanksgiving and Black Friday came up.  … Continue reading

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Stand in Truth

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” (Abraham Lincoln) When Paul described the full armor of God with which we are to withstand the spiritual forces of evil, he began with the belt of … Continue reading

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Fear is Futile

Once in a while, I come across a message that simply needs to be shared without much editorializing.  Like so many of you, I struggle with various fears, so today I’d like to share the following words on the topic … Continue reading

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Standing in the Gap

It’s one of the saddest statements in all of Scripture, and it was uttered by God Himself.  In the days when Israel was about to be captured and hauled away by the Babylonians, God had tried to warn them.  Israel … Continue reading

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No Slumber, No Slip!

What a comfort it is to know that God is always watching over our path!  Because He doesn’t slumber, we won’t slip. (To receive free daily devotions via email, sign up at:  https://theteachableheart.com/classrooms-%26-devotions.  For more information about the ministry, or to … Continue reading

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