Category: Five-Min. Devotionals

A Heart of Gratitude

I used to think when Jesus comes back for us, and we see Him at our appointed judgment time, I would say sorry and hope that would be good enough for a heavenly entrance. But, there is something about freedom in Christ that gives me doubtless entrance into heaven, and now I can’t wait to…

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Victory Never Stops

Recently, as I looked through my notes to prepare for the weekly upload on this blog, I ran across this #oldiebutgoodie post I never shared… The NFL tops the list for my favorite games to watch. This year, while watching the Super Bowl LI, I had no stock in either the New England Patriots or…

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Love Yourself

Originally posted on The Nikao Collection:
“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” (Matthew 7:12 NIV) “The most important one (commandment),” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord…

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Clear the Fog   

There are always decisions to be made – going or staying, spending or saving, harboring or letting go. To make correct decisions, we can make all the pros and cons lists in the world, ask everyone for their opinion and sleep on it for many nights, but when it comes down to it, we must…

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Prosperity’s Trap

The media has been saturated with how some well-known teachers only teach about a life of prosperity as children of God. John Piper calls it a formula that these teachers create for their listeners that include how fasting, praying and tithing will allow you to gain the prosperity hoped for.  However, what these teachers are…

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A Sample Prayer for You

Father, I thank You for sending Your son to die for me and because I confessed with my mouth that Jesus is Lord, my name is written in the Book of Life. I pray that you would increase my knowledge on how to use the gifts You have given me to glorify You and love…

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Faith Your Fears

I had a recent dream where I was on my bike, riding through a pretty rough, crime-stricken neighborhood. While riding, I noticed I shared the space with many material things that could have made me an easy target to rob or even kill. I had so many things on my bike that I even had…

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Love Yourself

“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” (Matthew 7:12 NIV) “The most important one (commandment),” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart…

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