3.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Valley of the Shadow of Death

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday, we started a three-day review of Psalm 23. Today, we’ll take a closer look at Psalm 23:4, which says, “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” It’s common knowledge that in war, those who have a … Continue reading 3.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Valley of the Shadow of Death

3.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Seeking Something Better

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I’m a lifelong history nerd and the stories of early America have always been fascinating to me. As a kid, I wondered who was the first in my family to come to America. Where were they in relationship to all the stories of colonization and the signing of the Declaration of Independence? As an adult, when I’ve had time to … Continue reading 3.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Seeking Something Better

2.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Heavenly Guidance

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Do you ever wish you could just pick up the phone and call heaven? I think most of us would love to do exactly that. Sometimes, I just want to hear God’s voice say, “Denise, this is exactly what I want you to do… step 1… step 2… step 3…” Then I could say, “Thank you, that’s exactly what I … Continue reading 2.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Heavenly Guidance

12.26.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I decided my morning devotion time needed a little freshening up. To refresh my routine meant I had to swap out something. I decided to swap my daily email devotions for books. I have a stack of them I never seem to get to, and a brand new book I had waited for over six months to release. I’ve loved … Continue reading 12.26.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way

12.1.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Replenished Souls

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Jeremiah 31:25 says, “For I will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul I will replenish.” These words of the Lord being such comfort, don’t they? We know Jesus told us to let Him carry our burdens and He will give us rest (Matthew 11:28-30). But the word I love in this passage of Jeremiah is “replenish.” It’s not … Continue reading 12.1.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Replenished Souls

11.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Untrustworthy Emotions

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Day 3 of our series on trust, and today, we’re going to talk about our emotions. Emotions are valid, but they aren’t always trustworthy. For example, if someone is abused, their fear of future abuse is absolutely valid. A feeling of “I deserve this,” is not. That’s an emotional lie built on circumstances, but not rooted in truth. On the … Continue reading 11.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Untrustworthy Emotions

7.13.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Glimpse at God’s Blueprint

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever had one of those days where you can just see God’s hand moving? Yesterday was one of them. In those moments, God lines things up in a way that is so undeniable… So perfectly orchestrated… So extraordinarily detailed… There is no room for doubt about Who is at work. While God didn’t roll out the blueprints for … Continue reading 7.13.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Glimpse at God’s Blueprint