Matthew 11:28 – Hand It Over

Daily Devotional Bible Verse

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28 NIRV)

I headed to the airport. I grabbed my luggage and suitcases. I stepped over to the baggage carousel and loaded up. My bags were stuffed.

As I sat in my seat, I started thinking about all I packed. My bags were not made of leather; they were made of burdens. I had a suitcase of guilt, a sack of depression, a duffel bag of weariness, and a hanging bag of anger. I added a

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Luke 10:41-42 – Martha or Mary This Thanksgiving?

Daily Devotional Bible Verses

“Martha Martha” the Lord answered, you are worried and upset about things, but few things are needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her. (Luke 10: 41-42 NIV)

When I cook and serve, I have to have everything just right: The perfect menu, perfect table settings, and the house cleaned to perfection. I have to have everything in such perfect order that I stress myself out, and I am totally exhausted. I have to have control over every situation, then I complain I didn’t get any help. I am a Martha.

Jesus and his disciples stopped at the house of Martha in Bethany. Her sister Mary lived with her. Mary sat at Jesus’ feet and listened to his words. Martha was distracted with preparing and serving the meal. Frustrated, Martha

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Psalm 19:1-4 – The Heavens Declare

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The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech, night after night they display knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. Their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the end of the world. (Psalms 19:1-4 NIV)

Red Cardinal!

I love nature. I feel that through nature God talks to us. We are the fingerprints of God. His creations are astounding.

When I see a red cardinal, I’m reminded of how much God loves us. When I see snow, it reminds me of Jesus dying for our sins and covering us as white as snow. When I fix my eyes on flowers springing up, it reminds me of a new day. Feelings of awe come over me as I watch the waves pound against the rocks on a beach.

God speaks to us through

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