Tag Archives: thanksgiving devotion

11 – Rejoice Always

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The Apostle Paul was a prisoner under house arrest in Rome from 60-62 AD.  He had every reason to be discouraged.  But Paul’s relentless enthusiasm for the Lord would not be limited in any way by his circumstances.  Paul knew … Continue reading

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Thank You Lord For Saving My Soul – Seth and Bessie Sykes


Foreword:  Since the original posting of my article, Thank You Lord for Saving My Soul, on January 14, 2011, and a subsequent update on July 14, 2012 the article has been read by internet users thousands of times. I suppose … Continue reading

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10 – Whatever You Do … Give Thanks to God

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In our daily lives all of us will face trials and tribulations.  Some seem to move from one crisis to the next . . . failing health of parents, grave personal illness, rebellious teenagers, depression, job loss, financial burdens, divorce, … Continue reading

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9 – Christ ALWAYS Leads Us in Triumphal Procession

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For many years when I was asked if I had a favorite Bible verse I would quickly respond with Paul’s words from his letter to the Corinthian church recorded in 2 Corinthians 2:14.  I love the way that the verse … Continue reading

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8 – We Do Not Lose Heart

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Have you known someone who is critically ill and they are physically declining?  Yet, in the face of such adversity, the depth of their spiritual life seems to be increasing.  How is it that while the physical body and overall … Continue reading

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7 – My Strength and Shield

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All of God’s children will face difficulties and adversity while here on earth.  Trying circumstances,  severe illness, the loss of a loved one, the loss of a job, disappointment with the actions of a wayward youth,  unwarranted persecution … just … Continue reading

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6 – Sing To The Lord With Thanksgiving

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Our church, Blackshear Place Baptist Church* (www.bpbc.org) located in Flowery Branch, Georgia, USA has an amazing 100+ voice choir!  Singing hymns and praises along with the choir and orchestra provides for a wonderful and worshipful experience for the large congregation … Continue reading

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5 – The Sheep of His Pasture

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God’s loving care for His children is often illustrated in the Bible through the example of how a shepherd provides care for his flock of sheep  (see Psalms 23:1-2; Psalms 74:1; Psalms 77:20; Isaiah 40:11; Isaiah 53:6; John 10:1-5;  John … Continue reading

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4 – Renewed Like the Eagle’s

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When you receive Jesus as your Savior, God immediately places the indwelling presence of His Holy Spirit within you to guide your every action.  We are new creatures empowered and protected by Almighty God Himself.  Yielding to the leadership of … Continue reading

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3 – The Mountain Peaks Belong to Him

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Two of our favorite places in all of the earth are the mountains and the seashore.  We love the fresh air, cool breezes and beautiful colors of the fall season in the mountains.  The constant movement of the tides to … Continue reading

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