Posts with the tag “laurel-dhillon”

Daily Devotional
September 30th, 2022
As I am reading through the book of Leviticus I asked the Lord again, "Why is there a whole book in His Word that is dedicated to explaining all the different types of offerings for sin and how those ...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
September 13th, 2022
Every year in August I get ready for the fall/winter One Accord Adult Choir season. I try to seek the Lord in order to select music that will serve our church well and also minister to our choir so th...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
August 30th, 2022
There are so many wonderful proclamations to the Lord in Revelation 4 and 5…“Holy, holy holyLord god Almighty,Who was and is and is to come!"“Your are worthy, O Lord,To receive glory and honor and pow...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
August 16th, 2022
Have you noticed how fear can control you? The fear of the Lord should lead you to obey Him. But, like in the garden, Satan will use fear as a tool to cause you to be afraid of obeying the Lord by con...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
August 3rd, 2022
Do you remember the children’s song “This Little Light of Mine”? A very simple song about letting the light of Christ that is within us as Christians shine for the world to see and not to hide it. You...  Read More
by Michael Bergman
Daily Devotional
August 2nd, 2022
Some passages just give me a sense of feeling cared for and completely loved. This is one of them. I think because the thought of peace and quiet is such a beautiful expression and conjures up feeling...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
July 19th, 2022
I love it when God speaks to me through His Word and then it continues to be a theme throughout the days after. As we were preparing for my daughter Anya's wedding the Lord spoke to me in Romans 12, e...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
July 5th, 2022
The passages leading up to this point include several times when Paul alludes to knowing that the Lord was leading him to Rome; but, I wonder if he ever had second thoughts after he had made this appe...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
June 22nd, 2022
There are some passages in the Word that you can read over and over, believing you understand them and pass them by. That's how these verses were to me for many years till suddenly I came to a revelat...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
June 7th, 2022
As I was reading through the first couple chapters in Luke I was drawn to Mary and how greather faith was. When she questioned the angel who told her she was going to give birth to Jesus,"How can this...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
May 24th, 2022
As I began meeting with the Lord in Matthew this week I noticed a huge theme in the lives that Jesus touched in chapters 8 & 9. The leper who said, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.“  ...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
May 10th, 2022
Here's a brief synopsis of the story of Jonah:The Lord told Jonah to "arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it; for their wickedness has come up before Me." 91:2) Instead of obeyi...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
April 26th, 2022
There are times that I have given my forgiveness to someone and then at a later time something will come up that brings back the sting of that transgression and I remember it all over again.Throughout...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
March 1st, 2022
There was a day last week I let circumstances get the better of me. I was gearing up for a real “pity party.” I was verging on grumbling but knew I wasn’t having any joy in it. I finally threw up my h...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
February 15th, 2022
I had to read this Psalm over several times to finally realize how personal it was. My first thought was, “Oh Lord, thank you for your forgiveness, there are loved ones that I am so grateful for your ...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
February 1st, 2022
I love reading through Psalms. I feel like David just lays his life out there to the Lord. He shares his joys, he pours his heart out with his sorrows, he unloads his anger and he expresses his love. ...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
December 28th, 2021
As I have looked over the events of the last couple of years in my personal life and in our world I am struck more and more by the by the magnificence of the Lord’s power to move in the hearts of men....  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
November 16th, 2021
This passage is from the portion of scripture when David had made a plan to build a temple for the Lord. But after David revealed his plans to Nathan the prophet, the Lord communicated through Nathan ...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
November 2nd, 2021
The other day during a prayer time a friend reminded us of the words in Isaiah, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God almighty. The whole earth is full of His glory." She encouraged me so much in her pray...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
October 20th, 2021
The older I get the more I realize my need for the Lord’s mercy, for myself, and for my loved ones. And… the more I am so very thankful for His mercy. In the passage after these verses, there is a lis...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
October 7th, 2021
Sometimes I just really need to know the Lord is with me and that He will speak to me. This week was one of those times. So when I read this as I began my week, I was comforted. But one of the stipula...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
September 22nd, 2021
I think about all the work that the Lord would want us to do and it seems so much more than is possible. And yet here, the people had to be restrained because they had provided more than was needed. T...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
September 7th, 2021
I wonder how many miracles it takes to change our need for the familiar? Notice that it doesn’t say “if” they see war but “when?” It is so typical to want to revert to what is familiar when troubles c...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
August 24th, 2021
Today I was looking at the video that is posted online for people to receive information about AMERICA PRAYS. Pastor Kenton’s prefacing comments about one of the Biblical accounts of what the Lord did...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
August 10th, 2021
These 3 words, "Come and see," have such opposing emotions behind them…"Come and see what the Lord has done, His awesome deeds for mankind." Psalm 66:5Such joy that exudes from that exclamation of the...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
July 27th, 2021
I know there are several different reasons why we go through suffering. One because we are being reprimanded for our own sinful folly, one because Satan wants to turn us away from trusting God and ano...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
July 13th, 2021
I was a little surprised when I read these words. Paul’s personality seems so confident and assertive, especially when you think of his past life as Saul. I’m surprised that he needed people to pray f...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
June 29th, 2021
I am realizing the amazing work of the Holy Spirit these days and why Jesus said, “But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to ...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
June 15th, 2021
The words “one accord” are used at least 7 times in the first 9 chapters of the book of Acts (NKJV). I know because I circled them as I began reading in Acts this week They come from the Greek word h...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
June 1st, 2021
My dad was a lumber salesman. Every once in a while he would call in the middle of the afternoon and tell my mom he was bringing home a customer....  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
May 18th, 2021
So many times in the last couple of weeks I have had to ask the Lord to forgive me for opening my mouth about something that I didn’t need to say, comment on or bring up. A friend of mine recently sha...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
May 4th, 2021
A little background: Numbers 6:14 describes the type of sacrificial offering the children of Israel were to bring to the Lord… “He shall present his offering to the Lord: one male lamb a year old with...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
April 21st, 2021
I can’t imagine going through life without the Lord. It saddens me to know that so many are putting their faith in things they create and or what they can buy, It can only provide momentary satisfacti...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
April 7th, 2021
As I was preparing for our Sunday Night Live Hymn Sing-Finding the Treasure the Lord reminded me of these faithful promises......  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
February 1st, 2021
This week has been difficult for our family as we have watched our loved ones endure heartbreaking grief, patient endurance of illness and the rewarding joy of eternal salvation. We have experienced t...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
January 19th, 2021
I am in Proverbs now and I feel like every verse is a life lesson waiting to be learned! As I meditated on this verse I thought about Solomon who wrote the book of Proverbs and how he might have learn...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
January 6th, 2021
Sometimes it’s good to remind myself that the Lord is on my side. I know that the Lord is for me and not against me, and that God wants nothing but the best for me… but for some reason, when I say, “T...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
November 25th, 2020
Nehemiah prayed this to the Lord after King Artaxerxies allowed him to go back to Jerusalem to rebuild. While there he made reforms in the temple, he made reforms to re-establish the Sabbath, he made ...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
November 11th, 2020
I find it amazing that after the people of Israel had been taken captive to Babylon and the house of God burned, the walls broken down, the palaces burned and all its precious possessions, that it was...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon
Daily Devotional
October 30th, 2020
This exhortation comes in a passage when David is charging his son Solomon with instruction on building the temple. Knowing that God had ordained Solomon to build the temple, like a good father David ...  Read More
by Laurel Dhillon