Devotionals for February 2016

#6 The Cloud of Glory

I don’t usually focus on experiences (as wonderful as they are they can take our eyes from the Lord Jesus) but I seem to be led to share this one with you. Shelter (the Hebrew meaning): from a word and … Continue reading

#5 Living Within God’s Safety

There are conditions to living within God’s safety in a crumbling world. We must draw near and relinquish every other place of security and every other love. The entrance into His cloud of protection then naturally happens. The one who … Continue reading

#4 To Dwell in the Secret Place

Psalm 91:1 NKJV He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High… One must “dwell” in order to enter the secret place of the Most High. Dwell (Hebrew Yashab): “to remain, to settle, continue…to marry.” To enter the safe … Continue reading

#3 Higher Than Every Name

Psalm 91:1 NKJV He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High (El Elyon)… “El Elyon is a proper name for God, signifying the exaltedness, supremacy and overwhelming majesty of deity. Elyon means elevated, high, exalted; and is … Continue reading

#2 El Elyon, My God!

Psalm 91:1 NKJV He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High… The Most High, El Elyon means “supreme majesty.” He is above all, the Very Highest Being with all power, all dominion. His is authority – majestic … Continue reading

#1 A Place for Me

Secret Place of the Most High In these times of many dangers – war, disease, disaster – we can sink our roots so deeply into God that we are in a place of immunity, the utter safety God promises. He … Continue reading

Pursued by Love

Martha Kilpatrick’s devotional series, Pursued by Love, has now concluded. But your pursuit of this subject can go on! For those who wish to go even deeper into this piercing subject, there is even more to explore. Martha’s audio series, … Continue reading

#48 God is Our Faithfulness

“I will even betroth you to Me in stability and faithfulness, and you shall know (recognize, be acquainted with, appreciate, give heed to and cherish) the Lord.” Hosea 2:20 AMPC If you have ever wrung your hands over your spiritual … Continue reading

#47 All and Everything

And I WILL betroth you to Me forever; yes, I WILL betroth you to Me in righteousness and justice, in steadfast love, and in mercy. Hosea 2:19 AMPC (emphasis mine) God will do ALL that He requires of us. ALL … Continue reading

#46 Eternal and Absolute

“In that day I will also make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, the birds of the sky and the creeping things of the ground. And I will abolish the bow, the sword and war from … Continue reading

#45 Removing Idolatry

“I will take away the names of Baalim (the Baals) out of her mouth and they shall no more be mentioned or seriously remembered by their name.” Hosea 2:17 AMPC So begins the stunning list of God’s “I wills” in … Continue reading

#44 The Restoration of Israel

And there I will give her her vineyards and make the Valley of Achor a door of hope. Hosea 2:15 ESV Perhaps this has taken place in the restoration of Israel from a wasteland to a prosperous and fertile land. … Continue reading

#43 Miracles for Israel

Our Father is a longing Ishi (Husband) and His salvation of Israel will be the most stunning event in the history of mankind, second only to the Cross and the Ascension. God deals with Israel in spectacular miracles and so … Continue reading

#42 God’s Redemption

God’s redemption is as vast as His heart and as mighty as His Love. That is to say, it is unfathomable.

#41 Holy Husband

“And it shall be, in that day,” says the Lord, “That you will call Me ‘My Husband,’ and no longer call Me ‘My Master…’” Hosea 2:16 NKJV Oh this God! Though He is God and can establish whatever link to … Continue reading

#40 She Shall Sing There

“I will give her her vineyards from there (the wilderness), and the Valley of Achor as a door of hope; she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth, as in the day when she came up from … Continue reading

#39 Love Designs Redemption

Christ and Israel: Lectures and Addresses on the Jews (1911) by Adolph Saphir: “The very unbelief of Israel, their very chastisement and dispersion among the nations of the earth cannot make the promises of God of none effect. The Lord … Continue reading

#38 Treacherous Infidelity

When she used to…follow her lovers, so that she forgot Me,” declares the Lord. Hosea 2:13 NASB Human nature, even at its most noble, absorbs God’s gifts as selfish indulgence, wallows in betrayal and forgets He ever was. In Israel, … Continue reading

#37 Grafted to a Jewish Root

Ours is a Jewish Bible, with a Jewish Savior. The early church, the first believers, were all Jewish. The disciples we follow, including Paul the great author, all were Jewish. We are a branch grafted to a Jewish root. We … Continue reading

#36 The Greater Light

To consider God’s dealings with His beloved Israel is to bow your head in utter reverence and say, “I do not know the holiness of God.” And more…it is to know that He will show Himself no differently to those … Continue reading