Category Archives: Words of Life Healing & Joy

Can Any Good Come from Hardship?

Naturally, none of us want to suffer! But we would have to agree that while we live in our imperfect world, there will be seasons of sufferi [...]

Waiting on God

Waiting on God is not a passive state. The spiritual state of ‘waiting on God’ and just gritting our teeth and trying to wait for some r [...]

Godly Grief vs. Worldly Grief

When we experience the pain of grief it is usually associated with some sort of loss. Personal grief which affects the whole human race can [...]

The Healing Touch

The Scripture states that a woman with “an issue of blood” had been sick and suffered for twelve long years. Over time, she had visited [...]

Has Your Spiritual Breath Been Knocked Out?

There are many people that in spite of having a living connection with Jesus, feel as if their spiritual breath which radiates power, purpos [...]

Jesus Understands and Feels Our Pain

The Scripture states that the two sisters Mary and Martha and their brother Lazarus lived in Bethany. All three were dear, valued friends of [...]

He Heals the Brokenhearted

All throughout the Bible, as God’s children, we are promised favor, good plans for our future, restoration and healing. WOW, we are so ble [...]

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 [...]

Are You Longing to See the Glory of God?

As believers and God lovers we all long to witness the “glory of God,” and see His power unveiled. That is, we desire to stand in awe, a [...]

Tossed on the Waves of Fear and Doubt

Like the arrival of a sudden storm at sea, we will all experience times of unexpected difficulty and trouble in our lives. Whatever the prob [...]

Sometimes You Need to Cry!

Most of us are so afraid when we encounter hardship, loss, or disappointment that we are blinded to the positive spiritual and emotional ben [...]

Feeling Defeated by Anger or Hurt?

Anger and Hurt are like a hand and glove, and generally speaking these emotions are layered in our hearts when we have been offended, or whe [...]

I AM

Throughout the Old Testament, God reveals Himself as the great “I AM” to those who long to know Him. In the New Testament Jesus affirms [...]

The Secret Place

At times we all feel the need of a “getaway” from the responsibilities and pressures of everyday life! Yes, travel and vacations [...]

“Having Done All Stand”

We are given instructions in the Word of God, of how to overcome and stand victorious in the face of spiritual opposition. First, we are tol [...]

Letting Go of Fear

Often the Lord compares His children to sheep because we share many similarities, especially the being afraid part. Our hearts fear the past [...]

Letting Go of Hurt

Crying helps us release and let go of our souls hurt and pain. God created tears as an integral part of healing the heart.  On the other ha [...]

Letting Go of Anger

Sometimes we know we are angry, and at other times we are not able or we are unwilling to recognize and own the anger in our hearts. We may [...]

Looking at the Heart

The outward appearance of our lives is often different from what’s really going on inwardly. Our ego works very hard to make the external [...]

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 [...]

Continue in God’s Love

Being full of God’s love is the zenith of spiritual maturity! Our loving God longs for us to grow in His grace, which will take us to a hi [...]

Living for Jesus

Jesus said, He that will lose his life for my sake will discover true life, but he that holds on to stubborn self-will and wanting his way a [...]

The Lord Rejoices Over You with Singing

As God-lovers, it’s so enjoyable to come before Him, with uncontainable praises spilling from our hearts! We love to sing our praises over [...]

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 [...]

Go Ahead-Sing Your New Song to the Lord!

“And He has put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many shall see and revere and worship and put their trust and confide [...]

True Worship

“O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness” Psalm 96:9 Many times, when religious people hear the word holiness, they relate it to ma [...]

Cast Your Burden on the Lord

“Cast your burden on the Lord [releasing the weight of it] and He will sustain you: He will never allow the [consistently] righteous to be [...]

He Gives Strength to the Weary and Discouraged

Sometimes in our Christian walk, we are confident and energized to keep on keeping on, as we stand dependent on Jesus, strong and firm in ou [...]

The Path to Peace

Most people believe the path to peace and joy is created by experiencing “ideal” circumstances, and we all have different ideas and thou [...]

Godly Grief vs. Worldly Grief

The experience of grief will change us; we will either press on in faith, as we pour out our hearts emotions to our compassionate Lord, and [...]

Jehovah Jireh- Our Provider

In this world system many seek and treasure money, instead of God -believing material wealth is the treasure that will keep them safe from w [...]

God Will Provide

As spiritual Christians, we continue to move forward into a deeper and more real relationship with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ. In th [...]

God Desire to Use Our Words

As follower of Christ, we are told that God desires to use what we say to help and encourage those who are able and willing to hear. In othe [...]

Do You See Water or Wine?

Jesus, His mother, the disciples, and some of his closest friends had been invited to a wedding in Cana of Galilee. At this marriage feast t [...]

God’s Kingdom of Contentment and Peace

A seasoned, spiritually mature Paul said, “For I have learned how to be content in whatever state I am.” He had fought the good [...]

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 [...]

Enlarged Faith

Hope is an essential factor and a stepping stone in developing living faith. Hope tells us, our expectations in God are going to somehow wor [...]

Take Your Hurt and Sadness to Jesus

God created tears as an integral part of healing the heart’s sadness that is a result of loss. When Jesus saw Mary and Martha crying over [...]

Yielding to God’s Love Instead of Fear

In trying times, God longs for his children to learn how to resist the enemy’s weapon of fear. Through a growing love relationship with ou [...]

That I May Know Him in Power and in Suffering

“That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings” Philippians 3:10. The spiritually mature [...]

Principles of Living Faith

While walking in flesh on this earth, Jesus, the Son of Man taught his disciples many wise truths. Jesus’ words, acts of love, and healing [...]

Weary and afraid from the Spiritual Battle?

The hand of the Lord was on Elijah as he spoke truth to the nation of Israel in order to turn their hearts back to God and to help them reco [...]

Feeling Trapped in Despair?

“Why is my pain perpetual and my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will you indeed be to me like a deceitful brook, like waters that [...]

Freedom from True and False Guilt

Many years ago, I attended a legalistic church that mainly focused on the outside of people. After salvation the main attention was on what [...]
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