Category Archives: thoughts by Sylvia Gunter

Is My Heart God’s Resting Place?

Is God’s dwelling in your heart undisturbed? What about when the window of your parked vehicle is smashed and everything of value is taken? Does God want to rest in your heart then? What about when a child or friend is making a wrong choice? Continue reading

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A Christ(mas) Meditation

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room. Take time to prepare your heart to make room for the One whose birthday we celebrate. My purpose in writing this devotional is to “make ready a people prepared for the Lord” (Luke 1:17). Read Luke 2:1-20. Open your eyes anew to really see the Christmas Continue reading

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Blessed Are Those Who Love the Irritating

When tests come through those who irritate me, I have to ask myself, “Am I loving God by loving them?” If I am not loving them, I am not loving God. John’s repeated admonitions in 1 John about personal relationships … Continue reading

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Ticks on the Clock

86,400 ticks of the clock. All of us are conscious of time, in one way or another. We feel that we don’t ever have enough time, but we all have 86,400 ticks of the clock every day. Time is a non-renewable asset. Psalm 90:12 says “Teach us to number our days that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Continue reading

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The Battle is the Lord’s

O that we would not be fainthearted when God has provided Himself as our El Gibbor, the mighty God; the Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle; El Shaddai, almighty God; the Lord our defense; the Lord our deliverer; Continue reading

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Psalm 91 – God’s Protecting Presence

Psalm 91 deals with warfare, relationship, and intercession. In some Bibles, it is subtitled “The Security Of The One Who Trusts In The Lord.” I have stood in Psalm 91 many times, defensively to plead God’s shield of protection and offensively to push back the adversary, for myself and others. It is particularly powerful when prayed out loud. Continue reading

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God is Able

Able is the Greek word dunatos, related to dunamis, meaning ability, abundance, capability, mighty works, miraculous power, prevailing strength. “God is able” means God has the mighty power to do a miraculous work out of His abundance and strength. Romans … Continue reading

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Keeping In Step

Be blessed to bring your spirit, soul, and body in step with the Spirit, so that your true beauty, the beauty of God’s Spirit living in you, may show forth. Continue reading

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You’re Alive, Be Strong

If Christ is in you…your spirit is ALIVE because of righteousness. …, he … will also GIVE LIFE to your mortal bodies through his Spirit, Romans 8:10-11 Continue reading

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You Don’t Need an Apology…

#DailyDevotional You Don’t Need an Apology…You Need God. It is inevitable in a fallen world that offenses will come. Continue reading

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The Heart of Prayer

Prayer is keeping company with God, and we become like the One with whom we keep company. Continue reading

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God’s Image Bearer

God made you in His own image. His light in you is loaded with the richness, magnificence, and knowledge of Himself. Continue reading

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Waiting on God

What do we do when God seems slow? Let’s face it. Waiting is hard. The good news is it is not up to us. Continue reading

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You Are God’s Design

God has designs on you for glorious living in His purposes, to set you in the fullness of Christ in everything in every way. Continue reading

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Your Days Are Written in God’s Book

All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. How precious to me are your thoughts, O God, Psalm 139 Continue reading

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