We know that men have to declare the obvious when God Almighty blesses and undertakes for His people, but the Lord Himself repeatedly speaks throughout His Word of a unique blessed state there is for those He calls His own. Hebrews 11: 6: says, “And without faith it is impossible to please Him (God), for he who comes to God must (first) believe that He is (exists), and that He is a Rewarder of those who (earnestly and diligently) seek Him.” 2 Timothy 2: 19: (Amplified) says, “But the firm foundation of (laid by) God stands, sure and unshaken, bearing this seal (inscription): “The Lord knows those who are His, and let everyone who names (himself by) the Name of the Lord (abstain) give up all iniquity (wickedness) and stand aloof from it.” Nahum 1: 7: says, “The Lord is good, a Strength and Stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows (recognizes, has knowledge of, and understands) those who take refuge and trust in Him.” In Isaiah 49: 26b: He says, “And all flesh will know that I, the Lord, am your Savior, and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.” It seems that so many do not realize that the Lord has Ears to hear everything that is said, and that one’s well-being according to Scripture is directly related to what one speaks out. Of those who apply the Lord’s ways in their lives, He further speaks in Isaiah 58: 8 – 9 + 11: “Then your light will break out like the…
May 15th, 2018
Psalm 58: 11 Men will say, “Surely there is a reward for the (uncompromisingly) righteous; surely there is a God Who judges on earthNo Comments, Giselle's Devotional, home-page, by Giselle.
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April 28th, 2018
Isaiah 54: 17 No weapon that is formed against you shall prosper; and every tongue that accuses you in judgment you will condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their vindication is from Me,” declares the LordNo Comments, Giselle's Devotional, home-page, by Giselle.
What fascinating Words given to us directly by the Lord, which we have as a heritage and a vindication, as part of His Lovingkindness toward us. Heritage is described as the status, conditions, or character acquired by being born into a particular family or social class; in God we have the status of being His Heir, His Child born within His family through faith in Jesus Christ. Vindication means to clear of blame, guilt, suspicion, or doubt; to justify, correct, to defend, and maintain a cause or rights. The Lord Himself takes on the position of responsibility of being our Defender in all that pertains to our lives. It is mind-boggling to conceive that we have within our possession the ability to condemn any word that is spoken against us in judgment, and that every weapon, known or unknown, formed against us, will result in failure. Only the Lord is able to give us such Divine blessings and protection. It doesn’t mean that adversity will not come, but that He has assured us victory through it all. Isaiah 51: 7: says, “Listen to me, you who know righteousness, a people in whose heart is My Law; do not fear the reproach of man, neither be dismayed at their revilings (fierce or abusive verbal attack). Isaiah 54: 4 – 5 + 14 – 15: says, “Fear not, for you will not be put to shame; neither feel humiliated, for you will not be disgraced; but you will forget the shame of your youth, and the reproach…
February 9th, 2018
Hebrews 7: 35 Wherefore He is able to save to the uttermost them that come to God by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them (King James Version)No Comments, Giselle's Devotional, home-page, by Giselle.
There are some Bible verses, such as this one above, that just have to be quoted from the King James’ Version. What a promise to receive, that Jesus saves us forever and completely when we come to God through Him, and then lives in Heaven praying for us until we see Him again. The Holy Spirit also prays for us, as is written in Romans 8: 26 + 27: “And in the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for the saints according to the Will of God.” Jesus and the Holy Spirit in agreement together praying for us; what an amazing reality to ponder, and what more powerful lives most Christians would have, if we entered into this Truth. In Matthew 18: 19: Jesus says, “Again I say unto you, that if two of you agree on earth about anything that they may ask, it shall be done for them by My Father who is in Heaven.” Verse 20 says, “For where two or three have gathered in My Name, there I am in their midst.” As born again children of God, Jesus comes to us when we pray in His Name. He brings with Him His gift of intercessory prayer with the Power of the Holy Spirit to bear in our petitions, and in our midst. It is part of the Kingdom Heritage we receive when we acknowledge Jesus’ Lordship over our lives. Yes, there is…
December 9th, 2017
John 1: 14: “And the Word (Jesus) became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His Glory, Glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of Grace and Truth.”No Comments, Giselle's Devotional, home-page, by Giselle.
It is not very difficult to imagine what it must have been like on earth before Jesus came; all we have to do is to go into any area of this earth, where He has not been invited to shine His Light and Glory; for when Jesus comes in, so does His Glory, Grace, and Truth, as well as all His Divine attributes! Verse 4 + 9 + 16 says, “In Him (Jesus) was Life, and the Life was the Light of men. There was the true Light (Jesus) which, coming into the world, enlightens every man. He was in the world, and the world was made through Him (Jesus), and the world did not know Him. For of His fullness we have all received, and Grace upon Grace.” The Word of God tells us of a great distinct difference between Light and darkness, and good and evil in the world, as in Isaiah 60: 1 – 3: saying, “Arise, shine, for your Light has come, and the Glory of the Lord has risen upon you. For behold, darkness will cover the earth, and deep darkness the peoples; but the Lord will rise upon you, and the Glory of the Lord will appear upon you. And all nations will come to your Light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.” This is so evident from the time of Jesus on earth, by the myriads of people who came to Him for healing, deliverance, and restoration, as in Matthew 4: 23 – 25: saying, “And…
October 15th, 2017
Psalm 71: 6 “By Thee I have been sustained from birth; Thou art He who took me from my mother’s womb; my praise is continually of Thee.No Comments, Giselle's Devotional, home-page, by Giselle.
Only the Lord’s undertaking in one’s life from earliest years can satisfy the understanding that our minds demand of it. Most of us who are Christians, and now have children of our own, are only beginning to look back with wonder at how God’s Hand prevailed in our lives. There is no way that we should have survived many situations, illnesses or accidents, even from a very young age. And yet here we are through God’s Grace, kept for such a time as this. Psalm 117: 2: says, “For His Lovingkindness is great toward us (His Love prevails over us); and the truth of the Lord is everlasting.” Psalm 139: 16: says, “Thine Eyes have seen my unformed substance; and in Thy Book they were all written, the days that were appointed for me, when as yet there was not one of them.” Psalm 22: 9-10: says, “Yet Thou art He Who didst bring me forth from my mother’s womb; Thou didst make me trust when upon my mother’s breasts. Upon Thee I was cast from birth; Thou hast been my God from my mother’s womb.” Since for some of us the days behind us are more than those ahead, all the more we should take every moment given to us as a gift to be used for God’s Glory, while we still have them to live. Psalm 37: 25: says, “I have been young, and now I am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, or his descendants begging bread.” Psalm 71:…
September 15th, 2017
Philippians 3: 14: “I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.”No Comments, Giselle's Devotional, home-page, by Giselle.
There is a song I remember from years back which says,” I’m going on toward the mark, toward my Home. So many lives depend on what I do; give me the strength, dear Lord, I’m going on for You.” What an eye-opener, especially when our eyes have wandered, and have been distracted by varied daily situations. We will never know what influence for Eternity we have had on anyone until we get to Heaven, but we can know for sure what the impact would be if we were to let go of our testimony here and now. Imagine our spouse, children, friends, people in the Church, family members who are closely watching us, people we have witnessed to. The list can go on forever. It is so important to know that there is always someone else that I will affect for good or for bad in my daily walk. I may deceive myself for a while that what I do as a Christian does not really matter that much to a lot of people. Hebrews 12: 1: says, “Therefore since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every encumbrance, and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us.” In light of these words we see that we are in a race surrounded by Heavenly witnesses, as well, urging us on. How much more important that the earthly ones watching be affected, if we take our eyes…
September 12th, 2017
Psalm 27: 1 The Lord is my Light and my Salvation: whom shall I fear? The Lord is the Defense (or Strength) of my life: Whom Shall I dread?No Comments, Giselle's Devotional, home-page, by Giselle.
Imagine this, that Jesus is our Light and Salvation! How precious to know that He speaks to us in John 8: 12: saying, “I am the Light of the world, he who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the Light of life.” That though the darkness covers the earth and deep darkness the peoples, as is spoken in Isaiah 60: 2: we may walk in His Light, and with His Light within us. There is hope for all who will call upon His Name “Jesus,” all who will call upon Him in spirit and in truth, to transfer them from the kingdom of darkness in to His Marvelous Light. I thank the Lord especially for His Holy Word which is a Lamp unto our feet and a Light to our path; Proverbs 119: 105. And 1 John 1: 7: says, “If we walk in the Light as He Himself (Jesus) is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the Blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.” Dearest Lord Jesus: let Your Light so shine within us today, that we may be kept from all deception and error which would cause us to stumble. I am so thankful that You have not left us to fend for ourselves, and that You have provided for every facet of our journey here on earth. May You be greatly glorified today through those who have chosen to walk in Your Light and Your Salvation. Glory to You alone!
April 6th, 2017
Revelation 3: 10 Because you have kept the Word of My (Jesus) perseverance (endure steadfast, prolonged faith), I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell upon the earthNo Comments, Giselle's Devotional, home-page, by Giselle.
For those of us who have been Christians for many years, we can attest that this “steadfast prolonged faith” in the Lord often-times has come through enduring many difficult situations and trials. As we think of years past in comparison to this day, it is not hard to see why perseverance in some may not be easily identifiable. A farmer had to persevere (some still do) behind his cultivator pulled by animals in order for him to get any type of harvest; today, most multinational companies have combines that gather vast areas of produce within hours, which in yesteryear would have taken forever I remember as a very young child an impression that came over me that the whole meaning of life was to overcome the battle that would rage against my faith in Jesus for Eternal Life. And so it has proven to be true in more ways that could ever be shared. Psalm 11: 5: says, “The Lord tests the righteous and the wicked, and the one who loves violence His Soul hates.” Proverbs 17: 3: “The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tests hearts.” Psalm 66: 10: says, “For Thou hast tried us, O God; Thou hast refined us as silver is refined.” Jesus says in Matthew 24: 13: “But the one who endures to the end, he shall be saved.” And in Luke 21: 17 – 19: Jesus says, “And you shall be hated by all on account of My Name. Yet not a…
February 11th, 2017
2 Timothy 3: 16 All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousnessNo Comments, Giselle's Devotional, home-page, by Giselle.
An amplified version of this verse says, “Every Scripture is God-breathed (given by His inspiration) and profitable for instruction, for reproof and conviction of sin, for correction of error and discipline in obedience, (and) for training in righteousness (in holy living, in conformity to God’s Will and thought, purpose, and action). Verse 17: finishes the sentence saying, “So that the man of God may be adequate complete and proficient, well-fitted and thoroughly equipped for every good work.” What an amazing insight into the great gift given to us into the purpose of the Word of God. We see clearly that it is a gift to the man of God (one who has submitted to God’s plan of salvation through Jesus Christ), so that he may be trained in righteousness (to be in right standing with God, what is pleasing to the Lord) in all aspects of God’s profitable intentions for his life. The Word teaches, reproves, and corrects to keep us aligned with God’s Will. Ephesians 6: 17: says, “And take the helmet of Salvation and the Sword that the Holy Spirit wields (with Power and authority), which is the Word of God”. The word of God is the Sword which the Holy Spirit uses with God’s Power and authority on behalf of those who choose to walk in right standing with God through faith in Jesus Christ. John 1: 1 – 4 + 12 – 14 + 16 – 17: says, “In the beginning (before all time) was the Word (Christ Jesus), and the…