Category Archives: guidance

following divine advice

devotional post # 2217 2 Corinthians 12:16-18 2Co 12:16  But be that as it may, I have not burdened you. I “was crafty, and tricked you.” 2Co 12:17  Did I exploit you using any of those whom I sent to … Continue reading

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frustrated or fruitful?

devotional post # 2144 Hosea 14:8-9 Hos 14:8 O Ephraim, why am I still having to deal with the idols? I am the who answers and looks after you. I am like an evergreen cypress; your fruitfulness comes from me. … Continue reading

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prophecy for hire

devotional post # 2136 Hosea 12:10-13 Hos 12:10 I spoke onto the prophets; it was I who made many visions, and gave parables at the hand of prophets. Hos 12:11 Because there is iniquity in Gilead, they will surely come … Continue reading

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wrong turn

devotional post # 2117 Hosea 7:14-16 Hos 7:14 They do not cry out to me from the heart, but they wail upon their couches; for grain and wine they make themselves foreigners; they rebel against me. Hos 7:15 Although I … Continue reading

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asleep at the switch

WHERE IS YOUR FOCUS? Luke 9:32-36 Luk 9:32 But Peter and those with him had become quite sleepy, but as they became fully awake, they saw his glory and the two men standing with him. Luk 9:33 Then as the … Continue reading

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returning to Nazareth

ARE YOU CONFIDENT OR CONFLICTED? Luke 4:14-16 Luk 4:14 And Jesus returned, empowerd by the Spirit to Galilee, and news about him went out throughout all the surrounding region. Luk 4:15 And he began teaching in their synagogues, being praised … Continue reading

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knowledge and light

Luke 1:76-80 Luk 1:76 And so you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High, because you will go on before the Lord to prepare his ways, Luk 1:77 to give knowledge of salvation to his people by … Continue reading

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fortnight itch

Leviticus 13:29-37 Lev 13:29 “When a man or woman has a disease on the head or the beard, Lev 13:30 the priest will examine the disease. And if he notices that it appears deeper than the skin, and the hair … Continue reading

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from burn to worse

Leviticus 13:24-28 Lev 13:24 “Or, when a body has a burn on its skin and the raw flesh of the burn becomes a spot, reddish-white or white, Lev 13:25 the priest will examine it, and if he notices that the … Continue reading

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temporary advantage

SOMETHING’S COMING THAT YOU CANNOT CONTROL Ecclesiastes 2:13-16 13 And I realized that there is an advantage in being wise over being a fool, just like there is an advantage in being in the light over being in darkness. 14 … Continue reading

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