Daily Devotional
Our daily devotionals are written with the needs of the believer in mind. Allow our devotionals to lift your spirit and provide nourishment to your soul while reinforcing your relationship with God.
 
 

Sept 3 ~ STAYING CONNECTED TO THE POWER SOURCE:  GIVE LOVE

Sept 3 ~ STAYING CONNECTED TO THE POWER SOURCE:  GIVE LOVE

2 Peter 1:8 “For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Charity or love is the first fruit of the Spirit mentioned in Galatians 5:22.  Without charity we will be unfruitful to our Lord Jesus Christ.  God is love and He proved it by giving us His only son.  The world is in dire need of love.  Let us take the opportunity to show the love of Christ to someone today.”

Veta L. Shepheard



Sept 2 ~ STAYING CONNECTED TO THE POWER SOURCE: THE POWER WITHIN

Sept 2 ~ STAYING CONNECTED TO THE POWER SOURCE: THE POWER WITHIN

Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.”

There was a time in my life when I tried to stop smoking on my own, but I couldn’t do it.  I didn’t have the power!  After I received THE HOLY GHOST, I had the Power to quit instantly!!  Saints, all we need to do is keep the faith in our POWER  SOURCE, JESUS CHRIST!!

Leola Savage



Sept 1 ~ STAYING CONNECTED TO THE POWER SOURCE:  A POWER TO TAKE YOU FROM EARTH TO GLORY

Sept 1 ~ STAYING CONNECTED TO THE POWER SOURCE:  A POWER TO TAKE YOU FROM EARTH TO GLORY

Acts 2:3-4 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.  And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.”

What do you have in you that will stabilize you in these unprecedented times?  When Peter and those with him (including Mary, the mother of Jesus) emerged from the upper room, they were endowed with an everlasting power that would prove to sustain them in times of persecution and hardship.  Even in this pandemic, our great God can hold you firm, but you must be willing to remain connected to the power source.  Saints of God, be careful to value the parameters of God’s Word by remaining steadfast in prayer, Bible reading, fasting, and in that which you have been taught.  Stay connected to the only power – this Holy Ghost power – that will propel you from earth to glory real soon.

Pastor Michael Bender



Aug 31 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER:  THANKFUL…GRATEFUL…BLESSED

Aug 31 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER:  THANKFUL…GRATEFUL…BLESSED

Matthew 6:6 “But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.”

Prayer is having a conversation with God to strengthen your connection with Him.  After talking with God, be still and allow Him to speak with you and direct your path. Though He already knows the desires of your heart before you say or ask anything of Him, find it vital to go before the throne of grace with thanksgiving in your heart, thanking Him for everything!  Let Him know you love and appreciate Him, not just for what He’s done, but for who He is!  As you commit to appreciation and adoration to God in prayer, you will be rewarded (Matthew 6:6).

Eliza Davis



Aug 30 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER: DON’T PRAY LIKE THE HYPOCRITES

Aug 30 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER: DON’T PRAY LIKE THE HYPOCRITES

Matthew 6:5 “And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.”

Pharisee religious leaders wanted to be seen as holy by praying in public. Jesus saw through their self-righteous act, and taught that the essentials of prayer is not to gain attention publicly, but to engage in private communication with God. While there is a place for public prayer, to pray only where others will notice you is an indication that your real audience is man, not God. In this passage God is telling the new religious leaders and all those that will partake of the new covenant, that HE is the author and the finisher of their faith! With that being said, intimate and honest communication with Him, to gain HIS attention and NOT man’s, is true relationship.

Willie Christian



Aug 29 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER:  A THANKFUL SOUL KNOWS ITS SOURCE

Aug 29 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER:  A THANKFUL SOUL KNOWS ITS SOURCE

Psalm 63:1 “O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;”

Let us be thankful today for being able to come before God and to acknowledge Him as -Abba- our Father.   Let our need and desire for Him be above anything that this world has to offer.  Keep an attitude of gratitude by continuing to press after Him in prayer for He is our source.

Jamell Nelson



Aug 28 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER: THINK AND THANK

Aug 28 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER: THINK AND THANK

Psalm 116:17 “I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lord.”

When we think of how God gave his only begotten Son for our sins, we should thank Him. When we think about the Lord bringing us out of darkness into His marvelous light, we should thank Him. If we think on how God gives us brand new mercies everyday, we should thank him. When we think on the scripture Psalm 116:12, “What shall I  render unto the Lord for all his benefits toward me?” The answer should be, “I shall live Holy, and give thanks.”

Ocie Nelson, Sr.



Aug 27 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER:  A HEART OF THANKSGIVING AND GRATITUDE ALWAYS

Aug 27 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER:  A HEART OF THANKSGIVING AND GRATITUDE ALWAYS

Psalm 30:1 “I will extol thee, O Lord; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.”

God’s loving kindness is unfathomable and can not be measured. There are times in our lives that the enemy desires to have us, that he may sift us as wheat, but God protects us. How many times did God protect you and not let the enemy overtake you in the past or even now?  I’m a living witness that every negative plan the enemy thought he had for my life was overturned by our Great God!  Just the thought of how merciful He is, is enough to always keep a heart of thanksgiving and gratitude! 

Deidre Haywood



Aug 26 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER: GOD WILL PROVIDE

Aug 26 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER:  GOD WILL PROVIDE

Psalm 42:1 “As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.”

What does “panteth” really mean?  It means longing for or craving.  We have to continually seek after the Lord and His will for our lives. Sometimes, God allows heartache and pain to arise in our lives so that we can trust and depend on Him, even when we feel there is no hope. We have to trust the Lord with our heart, body, and soul, no matter what the circumstance, for God is always in control.

Jesse Coates



Aug 25 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER:  LET PEACE RULE

Aug 25 ~ KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE IN PRAYER:  LET PEACE RULE

Colossians 3:15 “And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.”

In the midst of a pandemic and trying times, we have to let God be our foundation.  As a benefit of Him being our foundation, peace then, shall be our substratum.  When we keep our minds on our Saviour, there is a tranquility that overtakes us and commands health, welfare, prosperity, and unthinkable goodness.  It is a peace that causes us to praise Him even in a pandemic, it unifies us through prayer, and it causes us to be grateful regardless of what we may currently face.  The peace of God will rule over all those who allow; He is Lord of all and gives to all who come to Him. 

Benjamin Bivins