“Whoever accepts anyone I send, accepts me. Whoever accepts me, accepts the one who sent me.” John 13:20
“Where I am going, you cannot come. Where I am going, you cannot follow, now. You will follow later.” John 13:33 & 36
“You know the Father. You have seen him. You know me. You know my Father.” John 14: 6-7
“I am in the Father. The Father is in me. ” John 14:10
“You may ask me for anything in my name and I will do it.” John 14:14
Lord, please release my two books from bondage. We have paid to have them redeemed from Harper Collins, and yet, Harper Collins continues to hold two of the three Caden Chronicles books hostage. I beg you, please move within the hearts of Merideth Bliss, Chelsea Taff, Christine Blais, and Rick Desmond. Help them to review past royalty statements to see that there have not been any returns of Skull Creek Stakeout since the second quarter of 2017 – that I purchased all remaining inventory in January 2018 and they returned rights to me (finally) in October of 2018. Help them to see that any inventory did not come from returns but from another source.
Pay attention when God puts you into darkness. Keep your mouth closed while you are there. Oswald Chambers.
Lord, help me to keep my trap shut during this time of darkness.
If you open your mouth in the dark, you will speak while in the wrong mood. Oswald Chambers
Lord I confess I have spouted off when I should have dove to the depths and kept quiet.
When you are in the dark, listen. God will give you a precious message for someone else once you are back in the light. Oswald Chambers.
“Now is the time for judgement on this world. Now the prince of this world will be driven out. When I am lifted up I will draw ALL men to myself.” John 12:32
Lord, please drive the prince of darkness from my life. Please battle for my soul. May your Spirit speak against Satan and force him to flee.
“When a man believes in me, he does not believe in me only, but in the one who sent me. When a man looks at me, he sees the one who sent me.” John 12:44
I believe, Lord. Increase my belief.
“There is a judge for the one who rejects me and does not accept my words. But I do not judge him.” John 12:47-48
Lord, may your words go forth today to convict us of our sins.
Most of us show incredible disrespect to God because we don’t even hear him. He might as well never have spoken to us [ through his word ].Oswald Chambers
I show God my lack of love and respect for him by the insensitivity of my heart and mind toward what he says. Oswald Chambers
“The devil was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth. There is NO truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.” John 8:44
Lord, please change the hearts of those who will attend the Asheville Christian Writers Conference. May you subdue the spirit of pride that resides in each of us and place your Spirit of peace and humility within us. May your thoughts be our thoughts and your love exhibited in our actions.
Why are we so terrified for God to speak to us? It is because we know that when God speaks we must either do what He asks or tell Him we will not obey. Oswald Chambers
“Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to Jesus.” John 6:45
“The world hates me because I testify that what it does is evil.” John 7:7
“He who works for the honor of the one who sent him is a man of truth.” John 7:18
Lord, you ARE truth. Your truth sets all men free. Please help me today to listen to your Spirit who speaks on behalf of the Father. May I live to become a man of truth.
Your creative mind is the greatest gift God has given you and it ought to be devoted entirely to Him. Oswald Chambers
“Jerusalem will be trampled on by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.” Luke 21:24
Lord, your people are back in their land. Please protect them from those who press in upon and seek to destroy the Jews.
“There will be signs in the sun, moon, and stars.” Luke 21:25
“On earth men will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken.” Luke 21:26
Today, Father, give me your strength to deal with the problems you allow to come my way.
“All this will come upon all who live on the face of the whole earth. Be always on watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen.” Luke 21:35-36
Lord, please give me the spiritual eyes to watch and the spiritual heart to pray. May I lean on you for understanding and discernment in these times of testing.
Redemption is the only reality. Oswald Chambers
“They will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you to prisons and you will be brought before kings and governors. All this will be because of my name.” Luke 21:12-13
“I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist on contradict.” Luke 21:15
“All men will hate you because of me.” Luke 21:17
“Then there will be fearful events and great signs from heaven.” Luke 21:11
Lord, you promised you would return. That you would reign. That you would sift and sort. I pray that your Good News will reach those who are lost today. May you move within their hearts to reject sin, repent, and receive you.
Never ask another advice about anything God makes you decide before Him. Oswald Chambers.
If you ask advice [before you decide what God said] you will almost always side with Satan. Oswald Chambers
“Those who are considered worth will neither marry nor be given in marriage. They can no longer die. They are like the angels. They are God’s children since they are children of the resurrection.” Luke 20:36
Lord, please make me worthy to be called your son. May your Spirit change me.
“To God, Abraham, Issac, and Jacob are all alive.” Luke 20:38
My Father, you are alive and well. May it go well with me today.
God speaks in the language you know best — through your circumstances. Oswald Chambers