Posts with the tag “daily-journal”

The Source of Hope
by Dave Shepardson on April 18th, 2024
[Daily Journal] Romans 15:13 - Our hope begins with God, is created by God, and it comes from God as our source. . .   Read More
Come And See
by Dave Shepardson on April 17th, 2024
[Daily Journal] John 1:35-39 - "Come and see." What a great invitation from Jesus as he extends that to us today. . .  Read More
The Baptism of Jesus
by Dave Shepardson on April 16th, 2024
[Daily Journal] Matthew 3:13-17 - The question is, “Why?” Why was Jesus baptized? . . .  Read More
Christ The Eternal Word
by Dave Shepardson on April 11th, 2024
[Daily Journal] John 1:1-4 - We have to know WHO Christ IS to know who saved us for eternal life. . .  Read More
Results of Our Salvation
by Dave Shepardson on April 10th, 2024
[Daily Journal] Philippians 2:12(b)-13 - We have a part in showing the results of our salvation. . .  Read More
Come Boldly
by Dave Shepardson on April 9th, 2024
[Daily Journal] Hebrews 4:14-16 - We have got to come before our great High Priest, . . .  Read More
Encourage One Another
by Dave Shepardson on April 4th, 2024
[Daily Journal] Hebrews 10:24-25 - I was thinking about how important it is to lock arms with a fellow Christ-follower or two or three and follow Jesus together. . .  Read More
From Glory to Glory
by Dave Shepardson on April 3rd, 2024
[Daily Journal] 2 Corinthians 3:18 - “As we behold,” as we are “consumed with” the glory of who Jesus Christ is as the exalted risen Lord . . .  Read More
The Greatest Commandment
by Dave Shepardson on April 2nd, 2024
[Daily Journal] Mathew 22:35-39 - Our God is a relational God. God created Mankind in order to have relationship with us. . .  Read More
Thursday Passion Week - Matthew 26
by Dave Shepardson on March 28th, 2024
The Disciples are eating the Passover meal that was designed to teach Israel about the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. And so, now Jesus, THE Passover Lamb, is eating Passover with the Disciples. Jesus Christ IS our Passover Lamb.   Read More
Wed Passion Week - John 13
by Dave Shepardson on March 27th, 2024
John Chapter 13 begins what we know as the Last Supper. Perhaps more importantly, it is the beginning of the Upper Room Discourse. The Gospel of John has an incredible set of chapters from 13 to 17, and this is the most condensed and intense teaching that Jesus gave to his Disciples. . . .  Read More
Tues Passion Week - John 12_23-26
by Dave Shepardson on March 26th, 2024
Join Pastor Dave as we meditate on John 12:23-26 in our Tuesday Passion Week Devotion. Grab your Alone with God Journal, or any journal, and your Bible, and spend some time 'alone with God' this morning.  Read More
Joyful in Hope
by Dave Shepardson on March 21st, 2024
Sometimes, it seems like things are just not going right. But we don’t have the big picture. In fact, we can’t have the big picture. What do we do when we don’t know what to do? What do we focus on when there are so many concerns? How can we ‘keep it together' when it all seems to be unraveling? One of God's answers is in Romans 12:12.  Read More
by Daisy on March 20th, 2024
I went to the fair this weekend, and I found myself wandering around the baking competition tables because that is my favorite part of the fair. And, as I tasted samples of brownies, and cookies, and apple pies, I started thinking about judgment because what else do you do at a fair besides think about judgment?  Read More
Spiritual Growth
by Dave Shepardson on March 19th, 2024
Paul prays that The God of glorious unlimited resources will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit, through his Holy Spirit. Then Christ will take up residence, make his home in your hearts AS you trust in him. . .  Read More
Friend of God
by Dave Shepardson on March 14th, 2024
When we were utterly helpless and hopeless, Jesus Christ came and died for our sins. And because of his death on the Cross and resurrection, our friendship with God has been restored.  Read More
In The Wilderness
by Daisy on March 13th, 2024
Sometimes, the seasons of our lives can feel really dry and weary, like the wilderness. And our difficulties and our pain can parch our spirits like the scorching desert sun. But just as God sustained the Israelites on their journey, he promises to supply us with Living Water to refresh our souls.  Read More
Wait Quietly Before God
by Dave Shepardson on March 12th, 2024
We’ve got to wait for God to work, to save us. We’ve got to wait on God. We’ve got to trust him completely. We’ve got to know that he is the one who protects, who brings victory. . .  Read More
by Daisy on March 6th, 2024
I’ve been really struggling with the fear of imperfection lately. The older I get, the more pressure I feel to have it “more together”.  Read More
The Way, Truth, and Life
by Dave Shepardson on March 5th, 2024
Don’t let your heart be troubled. Don’t be fearful. Instead, trust in God. Heaven is real, and there is a place for me there. Jesus has prepared the place, and he IS the Way.   Read More
A Shield Around Me
by Dave Shepardson on February 28th, 2024
Even in anxiety and grief, the Lord is with us. He is our Shield and the Lifter of Our Head.   Read More
Memorials For The Marathon
by Dave Shepardson on February 15th, 2024
You must build memorials for the marathon in your life. There must be pillars in your life that you can look back to and say, “THAT’S why I’m still running the race. That’s why I’m still serving Jesus – because of the great things he’s done in my life.”  Read More
Agape Love Sacrifices
by Dave Shepardson on February 14th, 2024
Agape love is the supernatural love of God, living through your life to others for the good of others, expecting nothing in return.  Read More
Faith Transfer
by Dave Shepardson on January 24th, 2024
What Jesus did in the storm was give the Disciples a faith transfer. The Disciples believed more in the power of the storm than they believed in the power of the Savior. . . .  Read More
Silenced by Jesus
by Dave Shepardson on January 23rd, 2024
A legion of demons versus a word from the Lord. And every demon obeys, down to the last one—every demon. And this submission to Jesus is dramatically proven by two thousand pigs floating like bath toys in the Sea of Galilee.   Read More
Journal - Hope 04 - wk16
by Tricia Reardon on April 25th, 2023
This passage from 1 Peter is a great set of verses on hope in the indestructible inheritance from God - that is Jesus Christ himself.   Read More
I Will Not Be Moved - wk 15
by Tricia Reardon on April 20th, 2023
Wait silently before God and trust in him alone. He, alone, is our Refuge, our Shelter, our Fortress. When you do this, you will be able to say, "In you alone, God, I will not be moved."  Read More
Journal - Knowledge of God's Will - wk15
by Tricia Reardon on April 19th, 2023
Walk through this prayer from Paul, and apply it to your own life.   Read More
Journal - Listening Skills - wk15
by Tricia Reardon on April 18th, 2023
God's voice is often a whisper among the chaos and confusion. We can train ourselves to listen for God to communicate when we wait and are still. Do we hear his voice?  Read More
Journal - In The Midst of Battles - wk14
by Tricia Reardon on April 13th, 2023
What do we do in the midst of battles? One of our jobs is to boast in the Lord and praise him for things he will do, and continue to praise him, no matter the outcome of our circumstances.   Read More
Journal - Bought With a Price - wk14
by Tricia Reardon on April 12th, 2023
"You were bought with a price." How often does this fact influence our daily actions and decisions? Are we being true vessels of love, purpose, and gratitude?   Read More
Journal - Joy And Delight - wk14
by Tricia Reardon on April 11th, 2023
Your daily relationship with the Lord in God's Word allows your roots to grow deeper and deeper into the love and life of Jesus Christ.   Read More
Journal - Needs - wk13
by Tricia Reardon on April 6th, 2023
Relying on God to supply our needs can often feel like a trust fall, but there is peace to be found. We hear it all the time, but do we REALLY believe God supplies our EVERY need?   Read More
Journal - A Burning Bush Moment - wk13
by Tricia Reardon on April 5th, 2023
Is God challenging you to leave your comfort zone? Through the power of the Holy Spirit, you can have the courage to say yes to things that God calls you to do.  Read More
Journal - Joyful in Hope - wk13
by Dave Shepardson on April 4th, 2023
Sometimes, it seems like things are just not going right. How can we ‘keep it together.’ when it all seems to be unraveling?   Read More
Journal - Keep Watch - wk12
by Tricia Reardon on March 23rd, 2023
As a Christ-follower, we need not only to keep watch but to share the love and joy of knowing Christ. God is our final destination.  Read More
Journal - Hope 03 - wk12
by Tricia Reardon on March 22nd, 2023
God is the Lord of All Creation, so we can have rock-solid hope in him, knowing that he is our helper and an absolute promise keeper. He keeps every promise forever.  Read More
Journal - An Angel in The Block - wk12
by Tricia Reardon on March 21st, 2023
As men and women of God, we may sometimes struggle to see our own potential. But God sees who we really are and transforms us.  Read More
Journal - Pray For Wisdom - wk11
by Tricia Reardon on March 16th, 2023
To "fear the Lord" (reverent awe) is to believe him and submit to his control. In turn, the Lord rewards this faith with spiritual riches, the honor of membership in God's family, and eternal life.  Read More
Journal - Hope 02 - wk11
by Tricia Reardon on March 15th, 2023
Hope that anchors our soul is what we each need in this life, and God offers that to us in Jesus Christ. Join Pastor Dave in this journal guide from Hebrews Chapter 6.  Read More



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