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 [...]

Open Hands/Open Heart

In wisdom and love God calls us to open our hearts and cast our anxieties, worries, and concerns onto Him. The dictionary states that the wo [...]

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 [...]

A Larger Place

There will be seasons of difficulty and problems for all of us who live on fallen planet Earth. More often than not, when we find ourselves [...]

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 [...]

Releasing the Burden

Is your heart and mind burdened down with the weight of anxiety, fear, or worry? Many times King David, a man after God’s own heart, exper [...]

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 [...]

Don’t Give Up on Life!

Sometimes life gets hard! Usually at first, we struggle to fix what’s broken, whether the trouble we are experiencing is with our job, fam [...]

Show Me What Love is Jesus

Most believers recognize 1Corinthians 13 as the Bible’s love chapter. This New Testament section enlightens us as to what God’s higher l [...]

In the Day of Trouble

We have all experienced days or seasons of trouble and difficulty. During these times we usually feel the need to lean on God. Often our pro [...]

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 [...]

Discovering Our True Identity

We come into this world seeking after our true identity, and longing to be loved. If our parents of origin were full of God’s grace, and s [...]

Simply Trusting

Even though most of us work hard at planning and ordering our lives, sometimes the challenge of life’s  changing circumstances seems too [...]

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 [...]

Our Plans vs. God’s Plans

Many times we make important decisions and plans for the future based on our fear of what might happen, or what might not happen. Our anxiet [...]

Who is the Greatest?

Jesus’ disciples came to know Him as teacher, friend, healer, Messiah, and Savior. They followed Him throughout His earthly ministry, and [...]

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 [...]

A Legacy of Faith and Love

“Fathers, don’t exasperate your children to anger, but raise them up with loving discipline and counsel that brings the revelation of ou [...]

Yielding to Extravagant Love

God has called us to live a life of freedom in the Holy Spirit. Yet this wonderful freedom is not given to us as an opportunity to set up ba [...]

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 [...]

Press On!

When our faith in Jesus Christ is thriving, and the Holy Spirit is pouring his amazing love, powerful joy, and the peace that passes underst [...]

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 [...]

Surrender Your Works to the Lord

As a Christian, what are you working on? Maybe you are working on providing for and raising a family, getting an education, going to your jo [...]

The Signs of the End of the Age

Some of Jesus disciples remarked about the beauty of the temple. They pointed out all the lovely adornments and how it was built with excell [...]

The Great Day of Christ Return

Today, many Christians believe we are living in the end times of the age, and the return of Jesus Christ is close at hand. But many Christia [...]

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 [...]

The Power of Spiritual Renewal

Because it is easy to get pulled into, and walk in the chaos and cares of this world, Jesus calls us to come close, so our mental and spirit [...]

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 [...]

A Beautiful Mother

“Her children rise up and call her blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied)” Proverbs 31:28. On this Mother’s Day I would like to [...]

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 [...]

Are Hard Times Blinding Your Faith?

It is inevitable that our faith in God, that which we say we believe, will be tried while living in this world. When spiritual belief is tes [...]

Grace to Let God of Anger

Many people are afraid of their own anger and don’t know quite how to handle this uncomfortable emotion. There have been times in my life [...]

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 [...]
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