All Devotionals
  • ACCEPTING CONSOLATION

  • ACCEPTING CONSOLATION -  

    BY MARY WILDER TILESTON


    None of them that trust in Him shall be desolate. - PSALMS 34:22 

    That ye sorrow not, even as others who have no hope. - 1 THESSALONIANS 4:13 

    Are the consolations of God too small for thee? - JOB 15:11 (R. V.)


    WHAT shall make trouble? Not the holy thought

    Of the departed; that will be a part

    Of those undying things His peace hath wrought 

    Into a world...

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  • Let My Words Be Few

  • Let My Words Be Few -   

    This devotional was written by Leslie Snyder

     

    And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father in heaven knows what you need before you ask him. —Matthew 6:7-8

     

    Simple prayers say it best. Regarding prayer, one person said, “Prayer is not asking. It is a lo...

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  • JESUS IN YOUR HEART

  • JESUS IN YOUR HEART -  


    BY MARY WILDER TILESTON

    In Joy and Strength

    That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith. 

    EPHESIANS 3:17

    Christ in you, the hope of glory. 

    COLOSSIANS 1:27


    ENTER my opening heart; 

    Fill in with love and peace and light from heaven; 

    Give me Thyself--for all in Thee is given; 

    Come--never to depart.

    THOMAS WILLIAM WEBB


    WHEREVER thou goest, whatever thou dost at home, or abroad, ...

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  • Microclimates

  • I can predict the future. Unfortunately, it’s only the very near future in regards to what wildflowers will be blooming in my yard next week, but when you enjoy native flowers as much as I do, that’s pretty cool. The secret to my seer success is microclimates: because our home is at the bottom of a hill, and our neighbors live at the top of the hill, their flowers bloom almost a week befo...

    Jan Dunlap is the author of the new suspense novel Heaven’s Gate: Archangels Book I, the bestselling memoir Saved by Gracie: How a Rough-and-tumble Rescue Dog Dragged Me Back to Health, Happiness and God (Authentic Publishing) and the acclaimed Birder Murder Mystery series (North Star Press, Inc.). She holds MA degrees in Theology and English Studies and lives in the Hill Country of Texas where she spends every clear night marveling at the stars and the brilliance of God’s creation. She is a frequent contributor to FaithHappenings.com and welcomes visitors at www.jandunlap.com and on Facebook at her two author pages BirderMurderMama and Archangels.

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  • Peace with Ourselves

  • PEACE WITH OURSELVES  -   

    BY MARY WILDER TILESTON    


    Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. - ROMANS 15:13

    DO, I entreat you, drive away all these anxious thoughts which hinder your soul, and try to serve God cheerfully. Be resolute in overcoming self, and in hearing with your mental troubles whatever ...

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  • Laughter

  • Laughter -   

    This devotional was written by Leslie Snyder

     

    There is a time to weep and a time to laugh. — Ecclesiastes 3:3a

     

    One of our family’s favorite songs is from the musical, Mary Poppins. “I Love to Laugh” is sprinkled with laughter and often begins a contagious wave of the giggles. The lyrics give a bit of insight into this silly gift of laughter:

     

    When things strike me as f...

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  • JOY OF THE LORD

  • JOY OF THE LORD 

    BY MARY WILDER TILESTON

    In Joy and Strength

    Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name, ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. - JOHN 16:24

    GOD'S "ask"

    Meaneth all fulness and all grace,

    Access in every time and place;

    Yet we

    To whom this mercy is so free,

    This privilege of light to bask

    In the full sunshine of His face,

    Regard prayer even as a task. 

    ANNA E. HAMILTON


    THERE is som...


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  • Dangerous Poison

  • "Dangerous Poison" 

    I dropped mama off at her house, made sure she and her luggage were inside and accounted for, and logged another twenty something miles to mine. The two of us had gone to Dallas to see my sister Rhonda and watch my nephew Bradley play ball. The weekend had been good, and long. It felt better than good to pull in my drive. I was having a fit to see Phil, Dixie Belle, and Rocky. Th...

    Shellie Rushing Tomlinson is a Jesus loving, humor-gathering author, speaker, and radio host known as The Belle of All Things Southern. Shellie believes "The whole world stops for a story." She lives in Louisiana and stacks her stories up at All Things Southern.com

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  • WE ARE CHANGED

  • WE ARE CHANGED -  

    BY MARY WILDER TILESTON

    In Joy and Strength

    Now, O Lord, Thou art our Father; we are the clay, and Thou our potter; and we all are the work of Thy hand. 

    ISAIAH 64:8

    To be conformed to the image of His Son. 

    ROMANS 8:29


    THOU shalt do what Thou wilt with Thine own hand. 

    Thou form'st the spirit like the moulded clay; 

    For those who love Thee keep Thy just command, 

    And in Thine image ...

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  • Putting Up the White Flag

  • Putting Up the White Flag  -  
    This devotional was written by Kelly McFadden
     
    Then he said to them all: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.  For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it.”  —Luke 9:23-24

    Traditionally, the white flag has been a symbol of peace or ceasefire. In a ba...

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