Category Archives: thoughts by John Grant

Devotional author John Grant

The New Is Here

A New Creation: The old year is gone and the new has come. It’s a blank slate. Last year is history and this year is a mystery. Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective on Life and Living

As you peer into the new year, focus on having being spiritually heart-healthy. To do that, resolve to spend more time in God’s Word and more time in prayer. Design your social life to spend more time with Christian people. Get more … Continue reading

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How Great Thou Art

“O Lord my God, When I in awesome wonder, Consider all the worlds Thy Hands have made; I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder, Thy power throughout the universe displayed. Then sings my soul, My Savior God, to Thee, How great Thou art, How great Thou art.” Continue reading

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The Battle for the Mind

“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what [is] that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. “ Romans 12:2 There is a mighty battle going on for control of your mind. Continue reading

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Salvation by Faith and Not Works

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith — and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God, not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9 Continue reading

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Listen for Jesus

THOUGHT: Are you listening and looking for Jesus? Keep your mind tuned to Him and He will direct your path. Call on Him. As His Word says: Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know. Jeremiah 33:3 Continue reading

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Patience and Faith

23rd Psalm from a Japanese Bible. It says it all: The Lord is my Pace-setter, I shall not rush; He provides me with images of stillness, which restore my serenity, He makes me stop and rest for quiet intervals,… Continue reading

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Be an Encourager

“Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.” Proverbs 12:25 Encourage someone today and be prepared to receive back even more. In addition to making others day, it will make you feel so good when you are in a mood of encouragement. Continue reading

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Engrafted

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 The state where I live is known for producing citrus fruit. There are thousands upon thousands of acres … Continue reading

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His Sheep

“My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” John 10:27 Because He is our shepherd, He will provide all our needs. Continue reading

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Spiritual Distraction

“And this I say for your own profit, not that I may put a leash on you, but for what is proper, and that you may serve the Lord without distraction.” Continue reading

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I Was Blind but NOW I See

“He replied, “Whether he is a sinner or not, I don’t know. One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!” John 9:25 While waiting for a laser procedure on my eyes, my doctor friend spotted me … Continue reading

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The Wrong Way

“There is a way that appears to be right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.” Proverbs 14:12 Where are your choices leading you? Continue reading

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Real Rest

“Find rest Oh my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from Him.” Psalm 62:5 Are you like me, always trying to engineer the world? Continue reading

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Strengthening Your Roots

“Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, …” Colossians 2:7 Continue reading

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