Devotional Thoughts

Biblical Perspectives, Christmas, Devotional Thoughts, Family Devotions
A Christmas Wrapped in Praise (repost)

By Dwayne Moore Let’s start with a question: What is the one thing God made sure Jesus got the best of when He first came to earth? Was it our riches? No, He was born in a stall with barn animals and hay. Was it our royalty? No. His parents were a shepherd boy and

Devotional Thoughts, Pure Praise
Thankful in Every Circumstance

by Dwayne Moore Hebrews 13:15 encourages us to “continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to his name” (NKJV). Praise is primarily acknowledging God for who he is. Thanksgiving, on the other hand, is giving thanks to God for what he has done for us.

Devotional Thoughts, teaching
Trusting God in Our Crisis

by Dwayne Moore We’ve seen tremendous results from our recent Africa and US events, training nearly 800 leaders from 11 nations and seeing 20 profess Christ as Savior. While we’re grateful for the fruit, overall it’s been a challenging and disheartening time the past couple of months for NLW International. Our hope is to continue

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Forgiveness

By Suzanne Provagna Forgiveness is on my mind these last couple of weeks.  I can’t begin to understand the depth of God’s love for us and the pain that He went through to watch His only Son take on our sins so that we could live a beautiful life in eternity with our Father in

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts, Updates
A Song of Sorrow

By John Martin There are times when life is just plain hard. There are moments when the words of Job seem far too real; “We’re all adrift in the same boat: too few days, too many troubles.” (Job 14:1 – The Message) I find myself in one of those seasons of life when I too

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts, Resources
Created for His Praise

Below is a brief excerpt from Pure Praise. When God finished creating Adam and Eve on the sixth day He said it was “very good.” Think about that. They had just been created. They had not had the chance to do anything, yet He was pleased with them. He enjoyed their company as He walked

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Passion, Dedication and Focus.

By Donald Kutala PDF! Is this Portable Document Format? Nope! this is completely something else! It is Passion, Dedication and Focus. Paul compares the Church to one body that consists of many parts in 1 Corinthians 12:20. A profound way of how we as believers should serve God and one another in unity with less

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
The True Essence of Worship

By Dwayne Moore Deuteronomy 6:4-5 says,“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.  Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” I believe these two verses are central in helping us grasp acceptable worship to God. We must love him completely,

Devotional Thoughts, Guest Post
The Work That is Unseen

By Suzanne Provagna This morning I awoke before dawn and went outside.  It was completely dark and yet the birds were incessantly chirping.  It sounded like hundreds of birds happily singing while working.  I couldn’t see anything but it was obvious that there was immeasurable activity going on.  If you couldn’t hear, you would not have known that the

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
What Matters Most

By John Martin In my role with NLW International, I am blessed to meet some very talented and gifted people. Even within our own team God has blessed us with a wide range of talents and personalities! But regardless of how gifted any of us may be, we must never forget what matters most. The