Let the Scripture Equip You Hebrews 11 is a book of the Bible God used to wake me up to what it means to follow Him, to be faithful to Him and to live a life surrendered to Him. Verses 39 and 40 reminded me as said in Isaiah 55: 8-9, “his ways are higher than […]

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Equipped Through Godly Friendships “The One Where Rachel Smokes” is an episode on the 90’s sitcom Friends where Rachel’s co-workers are constantly taking smoke breaks and she feels left out and desperate to connect with them. In her desperation not to miss out on crucial work conversations and decisions she starts pretending to smoke in […]

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Equipped or stripped….or both? Judges 7:2 & 7 The Lord said to Gideon, “You have too many men. I cannot deliver Midian into their hands or Israel would boast against me, ‘My own strength has saved me.’ The Lord said to Gideon, “With the three hundred men that lapped I will save you and give […]

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12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 I’m studying the book of John right now. The book of John starts, “In the beginning the Word already existed. The […]

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16 These are the twelve he chose: Simon (whom he named Peter), 17 James and John (the sons of Zebedee, but Jesus nicknamed them “Sons of Thunder”[a]), 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James (son of Alphaeus), Thaddaeus, Simon (the zealot[b]), 19 Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him).  Mark 3:16-19 At first these verses don’t stand out as particularly […]

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Devotional by Major Johanna Pook 11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, 12 to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to […]

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Devotional by: Lt. Melissa Sivels “No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.” Romans 8: 37 What do you think of when you hear the word conquer? I have to admit that I think of a roman soldier with all his armor on. Big, tall, muscular. Ready to go […]

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By Captain Catherine Mount 20 Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20 “I can’t do it!” Has this phrase ever gone through your mind . . . or consumed your thoughts? “I. […]

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