Time to Pray

“First of all, then, I urge that petitions (specific requests), prayers, intercessions (prayers for others) and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all people, for kings and all who are in [positions of] high authority, so that we may live a peaceful and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. This [kind of praying] is good and acceptable and pleasingContinue reading “Time to Pray”

Proceed with the Process

Luke 22: 31-32 NKJV says “…Indeed, Satan has asked for you, that he may sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail;…” When you sift something, you separate the good from the bad, the useful from the unuseful, the important from what is unnecessary. Satan has asked the Lord to put us throughContinue reading “Proceed with the Process”

The threshing floor & the wind

Joel 2:24 ESV says that “The threshing floors shall be full of grain; the vats shall overflow with wine and oil.” Many years ago in the absence of modern day machinery, Threshing floors were used to separate grain from the chaff. Farmers would have a special smooth flat surface like stone or hard-packed dirt thatContinue reading “The threshing floor & the wind”

Defined

Character defines a persons personality, qualities, and the distinct nature and features that dominates their mental, spiritual, inner and outer state. Ones character is displayed to others through our behavior, demeanor, attitude, body language and facial expression. Even more, our character is on display especially through our words. The bible says in Luke 6:45 NIVContinue reading “Defined”

Surprise!

Some may have been wondering what I’ve been up to. Here it is! God has been good. This devotional book “Devotions for a Purposeful Talk” is the next book in the Series ‘G.M. Sunshine Devotionals’. It comes right after “Devotions for a Purposeful Walk”. God is still doing the amazing and capturing us in waysContinue reading “Surprise!”

Fan the flames!

When we think of fanning the flames it often refers to the intensifying of a situation, whether it yields a good or a bad result. In actuality, a fire cannot burn unless it has 3 elements, heat, fuel, and oxygen. If any of the 3 are broken the fire will go out. Heat ignites theContinue reading “Fan the flames!”