November 3 Where does your strength come from? Psalm 46:1 (NKJV)God the Refuge of His People and Conqueror of the Nations To the Chief Musician.A Psalm of the sons of Korah.A Song for Alamoth.1 “God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.” Where does your strength come from? One day I… Continue reading
by Yvette van Niekerk September 15 “God will supply every need of yours.” Philippians 4:19(ESV)19 “And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. “ Looking at my own life, I can attest to the goodness and mercy of my Lord God. When I lived with… Continue reading “God will supply every need of yours.”
by Yvette van Niekerk September 13 “Goodness and mercy.” Psalm 23:6 (ESV)6 “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Most people are more positively inclined but on the contrary to most people, and I find that I have… Continue reading “Goodness and Mercy.”
by Yvette van Niekerk September 11 Heart in the right place. Jeremiah 38:12-13 (ISV)12 “Ebed-Melech the Ethiopian told Jeremiah, “Put the worn-out rags and clothes under your armpits under the ropes,” and Jeremiah did as he said.13 They pulled Jeremiah with the ropes and brought him up from the cistern, but Jeremiah remained in the… Continue reading Heart in the right place.
by Yvette van Niekerk September 10 Fear the Lord. 1 Samuel 12:24 (ISV)24 “Only, fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. Indeed, consider what great things he has done for you.” Walking in obedience has to do with fearing the Lord. We need to keep His commandments and heeding God’s specific… Continue reading Fear the Lord.
by Yvette van Niekerk September 2 They were praying behind closed doors. Matthew 6:6 (AMP)6 “But when you pray, go into your most private room, close the door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees [what is done] in secret will reward you.” Prayer is our communication tool… Continue reading They were praying behind closed doors.
by Yvette van Niekerk July 17 God has not given us a spirit of fear. 2 Timothy 1: 7 (NLV) 7 “For God did not give us a spirit of fear. He gave us a spirit of power and love and a good mind.” The number one problem people face today is anxiety or fear,… Continue reading God has not given us a spirit of fear.
by Yvette van Niekerk The Armor of God It struck me that all the devotions I have been studying have been on the Armor of God. In my country, South Africa, we are facing corruption, riots and unrest. The battle is fierce, and people fear for their lives. God isn’t blind, and I feel sure… Continue reading The Armor of God
by Yvette van Niekerk Philippians 4: 6 – 7 “Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens… Continue reading Jesus, life is getting to me.
by Yvette van Niekerk Isaiah 43: 4 “You are precious and honored in my sight.” Reading this passage, make me feel accepted and loved. I do not have to continue down the road of feeling left out or not valuable. John 1 verse 11 describes how Jesus Christ was rejected: “He came to His own,… Continue reading Dealing with rejection