Devotionals for August 2020

#22 God’s Strange ‘Let It Be’

God has His strange “let it be.” Jesus told the story of the tares sown with the wheat. Tares are poisonous weeds.  And of course the servants wanted to pull them out. The devil planted tares (poisonous weeds) among the … Continue reading

#21 Allowed to Remain and Wreck

God will give us His word “let it be” if we will hear Him. The Pharisees were offended with Jesus’ sayings. It seems the disciples wanted to fix the offense or defend the Lord. 
So Jesus said: “Let them alone; … Continue reading

#20 Hinder Not

The word LET means: “permit, allow, not to hinder, to leave to” (Strong’s G1439). Can we actually hinder God Almighty? Yes. As long as we think we know better than God, we will always interfere. Paul said, “We endure everything … Continue reading

#19 Our Greatest Challenge

I have read that in Genesis 1, the literal translation is this: God said, BE Light. Our calling is simply to let God…BE. We fallen humanity think we are God, and the greatest challenge for the believer is to let … Continue reading

#18 Faith, Active and Solid

To “LET GOD” is faith, active and solid. It is neither passive nor uninvolved toward God. Now the just shall live by faith… Hebrews 10:38 KJV

#17 We Exist in Christ

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in Me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing. John 15:5 ESV God exists. He is the only … Continue reading

#16 “Let there be…”

Then God said, “Let there be light;” and there was light. Genesis 1:3 NASB From the Greek Hebrew Study Bible, Zodhiates: “Let there be” is Hayah, a major Hebrew verb that means to exist, to be, to become, and to … Continue reading

#15 Our Eyes are On You

We think a problem is there to be fixed by us. We think a trial is something we must do. The crisis of suffering moves us either to fret or to try. Try what? To be god. O our God, … Continue reading

#14 I Am the Lord and There Is No Other

“I am the Lord and there is no other; Besides Me there is no God.” Isaiah 45:5 NASB Over people and situations, the only power we have is the power to fret ourselves and vex others. The ability to ‘let … Continue reading

#13 To Know He Is God

The greatest human need is not just to know that God exists or to know His attributes and power… The core need of mankind is to know that HE IS GOD. On that basis I can ‘let be.’ On that undergirding … Continue reading

#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