Devotionals for October 2017


#12 One High and Holy Purpose


Every situation has one high and holy purpose: to discover that God is God, to know and understand Him. We do not see that we don’t really, truly think He IS God. To be known, recognized and understood—that is God’s … Continue reading

#11 The Peace of Christ


Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts… Colossians 3:15 NASB ‘Let’…the peace of Christ rule. Just allow – without interference or anxiety – the great calm of Christ to take YOU and even RULE in you. What we … Continue reading

#10 Allow the Riches of Christ to Rise


Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts… Colossians 3:15 NASB We grasp, we reach, we search for God with fear and uncertainty. We (who are born again) are already in possession of the fullness of Christ, so we … Continue reading

#9 He Is, He Lives, He Gave


‘Let’ is a word that rests on the absolutes of God. He is. He lives. He gave. He can. He does. He has. He WILL! You can ‘let be’ and let go only when those absolutes are beneath you. Yet…even … Continue reading

#8 Let God Take Over


You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand and it gives light to all in the … Continue reading

#7 Let Your Light Shine


You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand and it gives light to all in the … Continue reading

#6 Let the Lifeguard Save


Let be and be still, and know (recognize and understand) that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth! Psalm 46:10 AMPC We can hold God so tightly that we build … Continue reading

#5 Let God Give and Be and Do


Let be and be still, and know (recognize and understand) that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth! Psalm 46:10 AMPC Surrender is a work, often joy, but sometimes grim. … Continue reading

#4 A Humble Bow to God


Let be and be still, and know (recognize and understand) that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth! Psalm 46:10 AMPC To ‘let’ is to simply accept. To ‘let it … Continue reading

#3 Let God BE God


Let be and be still… Psalm 46:10 AMPC Then came, “Let God be God.” Not me, not any person, not any circumstance, not any earthly condition—only God is GOD. Let GOD be God…and let God BE God.

#2 Let God, Let Go, and Let Be


Let be and be still… Psalm 46:10 AMPC The first completion of the one-word sentence soon came. LET God. Let God HAVE IT. Let Him do or not do, be or not be. Let: release, give up, loosen your grip…relinquish! … Continue reading

#1 Small Word, Mighty Meaning


I was sitting in a lovely garden in Europe, but I was in deep despair. I was crying out to God to not only speak to me, but please, just help me!  I heard one seemingly insignificant, small word: LET… And … Continue reading

Sovereign Love, Sovereign God


The Sovereign Love Devotional Series has come to an end but our journey with the Lord will continue. We have a real treat for you today, an excerpt from Martha Kilpatrick’s upcoming book, Altogether Forgiven. This beautiful book is now … Continue reading

#64 Alive to God


Romans 6:10b-11 AMPC (emphasis mine) …the life that He (Christ) lives, He is living to God [in unbroken fellowship with Him].

  Even so consider yourselves also dead to sin and your relation to it broken, but alive to God [living … Continue reading

#63 Alive for the First Time


John 5:24 ESV Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears My word and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life. God brings us from death into … Continue reading

#62 Beyond Natural Humanity


John 10:10 AMPC I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance (to the full, till it overflows). God’s gift of existence is so lavish and extraordinary that it overflows with every spiritual and practical … Continue reading

#61 The Life of God


John 10:10 HCSB I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance.  One root of this word ‘life’ means “in the sense to exist; in an absolute sense and without end, now and hereafter, to live … Continue reading

#60 True Life Abundant


John 10:10 HCSB I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance.  Perhaps we have not understood this verse at all.  We have presumed its meaning to be prosperity in living. I see it as LIFE … Continue reading

#59 Alive, Not Dead


Ephesians 2:4-5 NASB (emphasis mine) But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loves us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ.  We don’t know how huge … Continue reading

#58 Dead in Decadence


Luke 15:32 ESV “…your brother was dead and is alive; he was lost and is found.” The prodigal was dead though he was fully engaged in human excess, decadence and debauchery. We fallen creatures think that is “THE LIFE!” He … Continue reading