Posts with the category “daily-devotions”

YOU NEED EACH OTHER (3)
February 6th, 2023
Written By TWFTMonday, February 6 “No suitable helper was found.”   Ge 2:20 NIV The blessings and benefits of a good marriage include such things as companionship, sexual fulfillment, and the joy of h...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
YOU NEED EACH OTHER (2)
February 5th, 2023
Written By TWFTSunday, February 5 “This explains why a man…is joined to his wife.”   Ge 2:24 NLT These days many divorces are based on the grounds of incompatibility.  For example, the husband says, “...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
YOU NEED EACH OTHER (1)
February 4th, 2023
Written By TWFTSaturday, February 4 “God made a woman…and…brought her to the man.”   Ge 2:22 NIV Before God gave Adam a wife, He gave him a calling.  Then He explained to Adam that he would need help ...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
ONWARD AND UPWARD
February 3rd, 2023
Written By TWFTFriday, February 3 “I press toward the…upward call of God.”   Php 3:14 NKJV To fulfill God’s will for your life, you must do these: (1) Move to a higher level of faith (See Ro 1:17).  B...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE
February 2nd, 2023
Written By TWFTThursday, February 2 “If you are tired from carrying heavy burdens, come to me.”   Mt 11:28 CEV The average office worker is bombarded each day with over two hundred messages via email,...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
GUARD THESE THREE AREAS OF VULNERABILITY
February 1st, 2023
Written By TWFTWednesday, February 1 “Let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.”   1Co 10:12 NKJV Here are three areas where we’re particularly vulnerable: (1) Discouragement.  In a moment ...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
YOU HAVE TO “WALK OUT” THE PROCESS
January 31st, 2023
Written By TWFTTuesday, January 31 “I will give you every place where you set your foot.”   Jos 1:3 NIV The book of Job has forty-two chapters.  In the first forty-one chapters, Job experienced the lo...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
HOW GOD SEES YOU
January 30th, 2023
Written By TWFTMonday, January 30 “You are precious…in my sight.”   Isa 43:4 NIV Have you ever gone to a garage sale looking for a bargain?  To the untrained eye, much of the stuff looks like rubbish....  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
GO TO THE RIGHT SOURCE
January 29th, 2023
Written By TWFTSunday, January 29 “The only way to escape from him is to go to Philistia.”   1Sa 27:1 CEV The Bible says, “[David] thought to himself, ‘One of these days, Saul is going to kill me. The...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
TRY A POWER NAP
January 28th, 2023
Written By TWFTSaturday, January 28 “When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.”   Pr 3:24 NIV God build specific triggers into our bodies to let us know when it’s time to escape consciousness.  And...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
SEEK GOD FOR DIRECTION
January 27th, 2023
 Written By TWFTFriday, January 27 “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”   Pr 16:3 NIV As a follower of Jesus Christ, your direction shouldn’t come from people and be...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
LEARN TO CONTROL YOUR ANGER
January 26th, 2023
Written By TWFTThursday, January 26 “Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs.”   Pr 19:11 NLT When it comes to anger, here is what you need to know: It isn’t a ps...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
THE JOYS OF HEAVEN (3)
January 25th, 2023
Written By TWFTWednesday, January 25 “There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain.”   Rev 21:4 NIV Sometimes we describe dying as “crossing the Jordan.”  That’s because the Jordan River...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
THE JOYS OF HEAVEN (2)
January 24th, 2023
Written By TWFTTuesday, January 24 “It was about fifteen hundred miles high and fifteen hundred miles wide.”   Rev 21:16 CEV The next time you feel cramped for space, read this: “The city was shaped l...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
THE JOYS OF HEAVEN (1)
January 23rd, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTMonday, January 23 “We are citizens of heaven.”   Php 3:20 NLT The story is told of a pastor who asked his congregation, “How many of you want to go to heaven?”...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
STEPS TO FORGIVENESS (2)
January 22nd, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTSunday, January 22 “Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”   Lk 6:37 NIV Here are three more steps to forgiveness: (1) Accept people as they are and don’t try to c...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
STEPS TO FORGIVENESS (1)
January 21st, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTSaturday, January 21 “Forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone.”   Col 3:13 NIV The misery of living with unforgiveness in your heart a...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
TODAY, GIVE YOUR PROBLEM TO GOD
January 20th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTFriday, January 20 “Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you.”   Ps 55:22 NIV If you grow up in hard times, you will automatically do one of these tw...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
WHEN YOUR BEST ISN’T GOOD ENOUGH
January 19th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTThursday, January 19 “Master…because you say so, I will.”   Lk 5:5 NIV You say: “What happened to the verse in Galatians 6 that promises whatever you sow you wi...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
BE FAITHFUL TO GOD AT WORK
January 18th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTWednesday, January 18 “Working for the Lord.”   Col 3:23 NIV If you were in charge of hiring people at work, what would you look for?  Skill, dedication, punctu...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
FAITH THAT BRINGS RESULTS
January 17th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTTuesday, January 17 “Believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who…seek Him.”   Heb 11:6 NKJV Here are three truths from Scripture that will make y...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
IT’S TIME TO PRAY (2)
January 16th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTMonday, January 16 “In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord.”   Ps 77:2 Here are two important prayer principles: (1) Talk to God when troubles surround you....  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
IT’S TIME TO PRAY (1)
January 15th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTSunday, January 15 “Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.”   Ps 51:7 NIV Do you remember when most restaurants had opening and closing hours?  It was their s...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
ARE YOU JOY-DEPRIVED
January 14th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTSaturday, January 14 “I came so that everyone would have life…in its fullest.”   Jn 10:10 CEV Your lungs need oxygen to thrive, your body needs food to thrive, ...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
HOW JESUS DEALT WITH SIN
January 13th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTFriday, January 13 “Neither do I condemn you; go and sin no more.””   Jn 8:11 NKJV “The scribes and Pharisees brought to Him a woman caught in adultery…they sai...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
HOW GOD LEADS US
January 12th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTThursday, January 12 “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”   Ps 119:105 NAS The words “Your word is a lamp to my feet” mean you’re supposed t...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
THE STORY OF YOUR BIBLE
January 11th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTWednesday, January 11 “‘The word of the Lord endures forever.’ Now this is the word which by the gospel was preached to you.”   1Pe 1:25 NKJV In the fourteenth ...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
FOCUS ON YOUR GOD-GIVEN VISION
January 10th, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTTuesday, January 10 “I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision.”   Ac 26:19 When God gives you a vision of what He wants you to do, you will have to go aga...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
STEPS TO OVERCOMING YOUR WORRIES
January 9th, 2023
Written By TWFTMonday, January 9 “I know that you can do all things.”   Job 42:2 NIV Job lost his wealth, his health, and his children.  The book he wrote is a conversation between himself and God.  A...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
YOUR OVERFLOWING CUP OF BLESSING
January 8th, 2023
 Written By TWFTSunday, January 8 “My cup runs over.”   Ps 23:5 NKJV David said: “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Y...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
GOD IS YOUR PROVIDER
January 7th, 2023
Written By TWFTSaturday, January 7 “You prepare a table before me.”   Ps 23:5 NKJV Next time you sit down at your table to eat a delicious meal, stop and think about all the people it took to make it ...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
LET GOD LEAD YOU
January 6th, 2023
Written By TWFTFriday, January 6 “He leads me in the paths of righteousness.”   Ps 23:3 NKJV Life is full of choices, decisions, and options.  It’s also full of people with strong opinions who will tr...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
THIS YEAR THINK “POSSIBLE” (3)
January 5th, 2023
Written By TWFTThursday, January 5 “Then he had another dream.”   Ge 37:9 NIV Joseph had two dreams, and the second was bigger than the first.  His first dream was a field of sheaves; the second dream...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
THIS YEAR THINK “POSSIBLE” (2)
January 4th, 2023
Written By TWFTWednesday, January 4 “Without faith it is impossible to please Him.”   Heb 11:6 NKJV The Bible says, “Without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe ...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
THIS YEAR THINK “POSSIBLE” (1)
January 3rd, 2023
Type your new text here. Written By TWFTTuesday, January 3 “With God all things are possible.”   Mt 19:26 Read these two Scriptures: “With God all things are possible” (v. 26).  “He did not many might...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
ENJOY EACH DAY OF THIS NEW YEAR (2)
January 2nd, 2023
Written By TWFTMonday, January 2 “I have told you these things, that My joy and delight may be in you.”   Jn 15:11 AMPC You need to enjoy each day of your life for Christ’s sake, because He paid a ver...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
ENJOY EACH DAY OF THIS NEW YEAR (1)
January 1st, 2023
 Written By TWFTSunday, January 1 “Let’s celebrate and be glad today.”   Ps 118:24 CEV Each day is a gift from God.  Next to your salvation, today is the most valuable gift you will ever receive.  Whe...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
FIVE RESOLUTIONS TO WORK ON
December 31st, 2022
Written By TWFTSaturday, December 31 “Run with perseverance.”   Heb 12:1 NIV Susan Alexander Yates suggests five resolutions to work on.  “(1) Reach someone who doesn’t know Christ.  God commands us t...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
DON’T LOOK BACK (2)
December 30th, 2022
Written By TWFTFriday, December 30 “Do not dwell on the past…I am doing a new thing!   Isa 43:18–19 NIV Author Ellen Vaughn continues: “(3) We must also forget our successes.  That doesn’t necessarily...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords
DON’T LOOK BACK (1)
December 29th, 2022
Written By TWFTThursday, December 29 “Do not dwell on the past…I am doing a new thing!   Isa 43:18–19 NIV In the words of legendary baseball player Satchel Paige, “Don’t look back.  Something might be...  Read More
by Michael Jeffords

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