Episode 113

Before going to the cross, Jesus wanted his disciples to know that they wouldn’t be left alone. The Holy Spirit would come and would have a different but profound relationship with them. I can hear the heart of Jesus in the words he spoke in the last hours with his disciples prior to his death…

Episode 112

I can imagine God’s booming baritone voice singing a love song over me. Can you? The Mighty One, who is perfect in every way, not only takes notice of you and me, but he delights in what he sees. So much so, that he breaks into song! I take a great deal of comfort in…

Episode 111

Today’s declaration comes from one of the first Bible passages that I committed to memory. I’ve known the promise in Matthew 7:7-11 for a long time, and I’ve believed and spoken it in prayer so many times that I don’t know why it took until my 111th episode to share this important truth with you.…

Episode 110

I fashioned today’s declaration from a passage in the book of Isaiah that still rings true today. Isaiah’s words in today’s reading give voice to my own feelings. “Oh, that you would burst from the heavens and come down!” (Isaiah 64:1 NLT) My Bible has an exclamation point to indicate the degree of passion Isaiah…

Episode 109

If you delight in spending time reading the Bible and growing closer to God through his word, then you already know the truth of today’s declaration: God’s Word keeps me rooted on the riverbank. I drew that promise out of Psalm 1, which a dear friend recently prayed over me. She inspired today’s episode, because…

Episode 108

If you’re familiar with the armor of God described in Ephesians 6, you may think I pulled our declaration from there, but actually, I drew it out of 1 Thessalonians 5. Breastplates and helmets are important pieces of armor, protecting the most vulnerable parts of our bodies and souls—the heart and mind. How fitting that…

The _____ is in the Details.

What word goes in the blank I left in the subject line? If you’ve heard that familiar idiom, you’d correctly answer that the devil is in the details. But if you listen to Episode 107 of my podcast, Believe & Speak, then you might answer differently. The Lord God is in the details. In fact, he…