Devotions for teen couples dating
Everything may be collapsing around us, but nevertheless the promises of God are secure. I’ve occasionally battled anxiety, but there’s one thing about that for which I can give thanks.
My anxiety has so often driven me to the Bible to find a promise or a word of reassurance from the Lord.
Since You are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of Your name, lead and guide me.
Free me from the trap that is set for me, for You are my refuge.
This is a favorite of mine, and in glancing back over it in my old, underlined Bible, I counted a dozen different circles and underlines and brackets and other marks that I’ve made through the years as I’ve underlined its verses.
Let me show you how Psalm 31 begins: In You, O Lord, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame. Turn Your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue; be my rock of refuge, a strong fortress to save me.
One of Lisa’s specialties is teaching busy mothers how to take time for spiritual nourishment in the Word of God every day.
D = Daily Devotions: The Soul-Secrets of Sacred Reading Matthew 4:1-4 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.The term “word” in this verse is the Greek word rhema, which means something that has been definitely stated, a pronouncement, a specific word uttered by a living voice.This term struck Lisa and she began thinking of specific Bible verses as “Rhema Rays.” She wrote, “When I sit down in my recliner, snuggle up with a cozy blanket, a hot cup of coffee, and my favorite comfy Bible every morning, there are some days, as I am reading the Word to know God personally, that He reveals Himself in an especially intimate way.It reminded me of the phrase we come across in the book of Psalms—the Lord reigns!But what a joy to go into the day with those two words written above our heads in the sky, as it were: Heaven rules. This was one of the Bible study methods our Lord used.