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Faith Pleases God

What pleases God? We might answer: being a good person, going to church, helping people, and so forth. Although a “good work” in and of [...]

Are Hard Times Blinding Your Faith?

As our relationship develops and deepens with Jesus Christ, we understand that his faithful love and the Word of God are the powers that gro [...]

God Loves the World

The spirit of antichrist is prevalent and common in our world today.   The goal of this spirit is to tear down and ridicule, to present Go [...]

Overcoming in Spite of Fear

“What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee” (Psalm56:3). Most of us thrive when our circumstances feel familiar and it seems as if thi [...]

Overcoming the World

Many people believe that if we love God and love others as we love ourselves things will go easy for us in this world. However, Jesus told h [...]

Enduring Love

Sometimes the experience of loving and being loved generates warm feelings that bring happiness, satisfaction, pleasure, and encouragement. [...]

Feeling Like You Can’t Go On

Even people who consider themselves courageous and strong have times when they feel overburdened, afraid, and weak. When life feels dreadful [...]

The Highest Calling: To Love Him

    The covenant God made with His people in the Old Testament required all to keep the law. Then when God’s people fell short a [...]

One Day at a Time

  “So then, forsake your worries! Why would you say, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’ [...]

Value in Sadness

“Sorrow is better than laughter, for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better and gains gladness” (Ecclesiastes 7:3). [...]

Stability in the Day of Adversity

  In our challenging world most of us long to be stable individuals with calm and steady temperaments – not excitable people who [...]

Are You in a State of Distress?

Being in a state of distress is difficult! Our distresses can be the result of mental suffering caused by grief, anxiety, or unhappiness, ha [...]

I Will Harden You to Difficulties

Many times when we encounter problems in our lives, we experience the familiar feelings of anxiety, fear, and distress. However, our loving [...]

What is in Your Heart?

What is in your heart, Deborah? I heard the still, small voice of the Lord asking the question in the midst of my struggles. My heart? I tho [...]

Pour Out Your Heart through Prayer

www.deborahbyrd.org Join me, everyone! Trust only in God every moment! Tell him all your troubles and Pour out your heart-longings to him. B [...]

Light that Pierces the Darkness

In the physical realm, when it’s dark we are unable to see. In the spiritual realm, darkness which is the opposite of ‘the Light’ blin [...]

The Sacrifice of Praise

The scripture teaches us to constantly offer up to God a sacrifice of praise. As we know a sacrifice is not something that is always easy to [...]

Jesus in the Temple

Jesus walked to Jerusalem, when the time was close for the Jewish Passover to begin. Jesus always walked in the way of compassion which is a [...]

The Power to Heal

On the cross, Jesus Christ paid the price for fallen mankind’s sin, creating a bridge to re-unite us with our Holy God. Jesus overcame [...]

What is in Your Heart?

Psalm 62:8 Trust in, lean on, rely on, and have confidence in Him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts before Him. God is a refuge [...]

Nothing Separates Us from His Love

Romans 8: 35 38-39 Who shall ever separate us from Christ’s love? Shall suffering and affliction and tribulation? Or calamity and distress [...]

Keep Stepping Forward

Psalm 27:13-14 amp. [What, what would have become of me] had I not believed that I would see the Lord’s goodness in the land of the living [...]

I AM

“Fear not, Abram, I AM your Shield, your abundant compensation, and your reward shall be exceedingly great” (Genesis 15:1b). “Jesus sa [...]

Show Me What Love is Jesus

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and he who loves [his fellowman] is begotten (born) of God and is coming [progres [...]

The True Meaning of Blessed

The True Meaning of Blessed When we hear the word blessed, most think of material increase or a carefree life without major problems. Yet, j [...]

Tossed on the Waves of Fear and Doubt

Tossed on the Waves of Fear and Doubt “For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded and stricken within me. I toss up and down and am [...]

Tearing Down, Letting Go, Building Up

  “And have clothed yourselves with the new [spiritual self], which is [ever in the process of being] renewed and remolded into [full [...]

A Modern Day Miracle

“Then Jesus said to him, “Stand up! Pickup your sleeping mat and you will walk! Immediately he stood up-he was healed!” (John 5:8-9tPt [...]

Reach Out-Touch Him

“And He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith [your confidence and trust in Me] has made you well! Go [enter] into peace [untroubled, undis [...]

God Loves the World!

“for God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He even gave up His only begotten [unique] Son, so that whoever believes in [tr [...]

Pour Out Your Heart through Prayer

Join me, everyone! Trust only in God every moment! Tell him all your troubles and Pour out your heart-longings to him. Believe me when I tel [...]

Fret Not!

“Cease from anger and forsake wrath; fret not yourself-it tends only to evildoing.” (Psalm 37:8). The dictionary states that fretting is [...]

A Legacy of Faith and Love

I would like to honor the memory of my wonderful Daddy, on this Father’s Day! Daddy has been in heaven for sixteen years now, yet there ar [...]

Spiritual Battles

“He heard my voice out of His temple [heavenly dwelling place], He rode upon a cherub [a storm] and flew [swiftly]; yes, He sped on wi [...]

Through the Hard Times

The Spirit of the Lord [is] upon Me, because He has anointed Me [the Anointed One, the Messiah] to preach the good news (the Gospel) to the [...]

Stability in a Changing World

“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty [whose power no foe can [...]

What Do You Do When You Are Afraid?

“What time I am afraid, I will have confidence in and put my trust and reliance in You” (Psalm 56:3). There are different intensity leve [...]

The God Who Sees in Secret

  “And your Father Who sees in secret will reward you openly” (Matthew 6:4b). God recognizes every act of service and love we do fo [...]

Unbelief

“And He did not do many works of power there, because of their unbelief [lack of faith in the divine mission of Jesus]”(Matthew1 [...]

The REVOLUTION on Pinterest

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Run to God to Attain Rest Within

“And I say, oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest. Yes, I would wander far away; I would lodge in the wilderne [...]

Letting Go of Fear

  “Do not be seized with alarm and struck with fear, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom” (Lu [...]

Looking at the Heart

  “For the Lord sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart” (1Samuel 16:7b).   The [...]

Renewing Your Spirit

  Ephesians 4:23 And be constantly renewed in the spirit of your mind [having a fresh mental and spiritual attitude]. We were created i [...]

The Spiritual Fight

  “I cried out to you in my distress, the delivering God, and from your temple-throne You heard my troubled cry. My sobs came right i [...]
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