The Holy Spirit Study 7: Sunday Selah

The Holy Spirit Today Day 7 - Sunday Selah “And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper [the Holy Spirit], to be with you forever.” (John 14:16, ESV) Forever. It’s promised to us a number of times in God’s Word and we can take so much comfort from those promises. If you’re a child of God, His Spirit came to dwell inside of you the very moment…

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Devotional Thoughts for the Day 7: Sunday Selah – Boasting in Our Weakness

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 7: Sunday Selah – Boasting in Our Weakness “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” (2 Corinthians 12:9, ESV) Our devotional topic this morning is about boasting in our weaknesses—something that is pretty countercultural.…

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The Bold Message of the Gospel 7: Sunday Selah

The Bold Message of the Gospel Day 7 - Sunday Selah The boldness of the gospel has been our theme this week. But today, as we gather with like-minded believers to worship our Savior, may the words of this beautiful old hymn fill us with joy and capture our hearts with love. The cross is the crucial part of the gospel message, and today, may we remember the great cost of our…

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Freedom Study 7: Sunday Selah

The Freedom God Desires for Us Day 7 - Sunday Selah Thank you for digging into some tough questions with us this week!  We pray you have discovered a deeper appreciation for our Savior, the LORD JESUS, the One who loves us entirely, holds us securely, and sets us free to rejoice in His best gifts while loving and serving Him in joy-filled worship.   This morning, let us lift our voices and…

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Fret Not 7: Sunday Selah, “It Is Well With My Soul”

Fret Not Day 7 - Sunday Selah, “It Is Well With My Soul” (Story Behind the Song) Yesterday, we shared a hymn well known and loved by many. “It Is Well With My Soul” has such beautiful lyrics, but they were written after tragedy and loss, and such great loss that for many would lead to anxiety, fear, bitterness and fretful thoughts. Let me share a small window into Horatio Spafford’s story…

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The Necessity of Forgiveness 25: Sunday Selah, A Prayer for Help

The Necessity of Forgiveness Day 25 - Sunday Selah, A Prayer for Help Dear Heavenly Father, please open our eyes and hearts to any unforgiveness we may be harboring, and give us the help of Your Spirit to make things right. We know Your heart in this and we desire to be people who are obedient and kind. Forgive our past unwillingness to correct relational issues that need addressing, and give us…

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The Necessity of Forgiveness 11: Sunday Selah

The Necessity of Forgiveness Day 11 - Sunday Selah “So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.” (Matthew 5:23-24, ESV) Is there someone with whom you have an outstanding issue that has resulted in difficulties in your relationship,…

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The Necessity of Forgiveness 4: Sunday Selah

The Necessity of Forgiveness Day 4 - Sunday Selah “To him all the prophets bear witness that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.” (Acts 10:43, ESV) It’s the day to collectively gather with our brothers and sisters to remember the Lord and worship Him together. Our worship will consist of many wonderful truths about our Savior, but perhaps the most beautiful truth is the forgiveness of…

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Peace on Earth 31: A New Year’s Eve Selah

Peace on Earth Day 31 - A New Year’s Eve Selah “’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” (Jeremiah 29:11, NIV) As we close out 2023, we look behind us and see good things, and also hard things—situations that challenged us or maybe even broke our hearts. Yet as we…

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Peace on Earth 24: Christmas Eve Selah

Peace on Earth Day 24 - Christmas Eve Selah “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6, KJV) As we think of the Baby in the manger, we might be tempted to only think of Him as the Messiah…

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