Author: Sheena

10
Feb

Rhythms of Work and Rest

Psalm 127:2 NKJV “It is vain for you to rise up early, To sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows; for so He gives His beloved sleep.” Busyness seems to be a badge that everyone wears nowadays. The morning rush to get out the door on time, the work that fills our day, […]

09
Feb

Pray with Thanksgiving

Colossians 4:2 NKJV “Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving.” The Amplified Bible details today’s verse as: “Be persistent and devoted to prayer, being alert and focused in your prayer life with an attitude of thanksgiving.” Let’s unpack the essential characteristics of prayer that this verse outlines. Persistence: Keep praying until you […]

08
Feb

Steadfast, Not Shaken

Psalm 112:6-7 NKJV “Surely he will never be shaken; the righteous will be in everlasting remembrance. He will not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord.” Psalm 112 talks about the blessings laid in store for the righteous ones who fear the Lord. In today’s passage we see numerous […]

07
Feb

Follow What is Good

1 Peter 3:13 NKJV “Who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good?” What is good? The world might consider good and evil to be subjective but the Bible says otherwise. In Mark 10:18, Jesus says, “No one is good—except God alone”. It stands to reason that everything that […]

06
Feb

The Key to Abundant Life

Deuteronomy 5:33 NKJV “You shall walk in all the ways which the Lord your God commanded you, that you may live and it may be well with you, and you may prolong your days in the land which you shall possess.” In today’s verse, we see Moses reiterating a command and its associated promises for […]

10
Oct

Freedom from Bondage

Romans 8:15 NKJV “For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, ‘Abba, Father.’” Freedom – it’s what we all long for. Wars have been fought and revolutions have happened in the quest for freedom. Slaves used to be literally […]

09
Oct

Obedience Leads to Wisdom

Proverbs 13:1 NKJV “A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.” The book of Proverbs in the Bible is filled with wise sayings. Some of them seem like common sense, but many others are divine principles that lead to a fruitful life. In today’s verse, we learn that […]

08
Oct

Praise God in the Storm

“Therefore I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the Gentiles, and sing praises to Your name.” 2 Samuel 22:50 NKJV Today’s verse is taken from a chapter that’s entirely dedicated to King David’s song of deliverance. David proclaimed the words of this song when the Lord delivered him from his enemies. David was […]

07
Oct

No Fear in the Light

Psalm 27:1 NKJV “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” One of the best things about light is that it dispels darkness. When children are afraid of the dark at night, they leave a small light […]

06
Oct

The Full Assurance of Faith

Hebrews 10:22 NKJV “Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.” When someone tells us something that seems too good to be true, we often ask them, “Are you sure?” We need assurance that what […]