Posts with the tag “pastor-gene-beck”

Daily Devotional
October 22nd, 2021
Today, as you read this short devotional, I would like to encourage you to center your thoughts around one of the central themes of Christianity…forgiveness. ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
October 8th, 2021
Waiting in hope for what we do not see…The day is coming when God will declare, for the entire world to see, that we are His sons and daughters.  We do not know the exact day or moment that this will ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 24th, 2021
God the Father’s ultimate goal for us is that we should be “to the praise and glory of His grace.”  Our lives have been designed by God to bring Him glory.  We are to be the recipients of His grace.  ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 10th, 2021
God’s Loving Restoration…Elijah was a great prophet of the Lord.  He ministered to the Nation of Israel during the reign of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel.  During his ministry he saw the Lord do many mi...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 3rd, 2021
David did not want anything in his life to keep him from a deepening relationship with his God.  He asked God to search/test him as a refiner tests metal. David’s desire was for God to examine him and...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
August 13th, 2021
The lives of the Apostles had been forever changed by the life and ministry of Jesus.  They spent over 3 years with Him.  They saw first hand the miracles and the lives that were transformed.  Jesus i...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
July 30th, 2021
Trust is developed as we see God working in our lives.  When events become “God sized” then we see that God is alive and real.  Nothing becomes impossible for the Lord.  Our perception of the Lord inc...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
July 16th, 2021
Statistics tell us interesting things about how each of us will be spend time in our lives…I will spend 6 months of my life at stop lightsI will spend 5 years of my life standing in lineI will spend 1...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
July 2nd, 2021
As God’s children, we are of incredible value to the Father.  We may never understand totally the value placed on us by Him.  A value that caused God the Father to send His Son to die in our place for...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
June 16th, 2021
When God fashioned our lives in our mother’s womb, He uniquely designed each of us.  Not only has God made us with unique physical, emotional and personality characteristics but He also designed us to...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
June 4th, 2021
We often do not realize how uniquely God has made us. Science has learned that God has made it so that DNA molecules can unite in an infinite number of ways. The number is 10 to the 2,400,000,000th po...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
May 21st, 2021
When Moses wrote these words, Israel was camped near the Jordon River.  They were about to cross the river and take possession of the land God had promised to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.  Moses drew the...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
May 6th, 2021
Many of you know that Lynette and I live in the foothills near Prather.  We moved here 25 years ago because we enjoy the country more than the city.  There is a lot of wildlife in our area and ravens ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
April 23rd, 2021
Lately I have been thinking of the glorious future we will have awaiting us as God’s children.  I am moved by the reality that Jesus Christ paid the price of our redemption and He has given us the Hol...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
April 9th, 2021
As God’s children, we are of incredible value to our heavenly Father. We may never understand this side of heaven totally the value He has placed on us. A value that caused God the Father to send His ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
DAY 5: Judas
April 1st, 2021
Each day this week we are releasing a video devotional from one of our pastors related to the Passion Experience - an online, interactive experience designed to help you meditate on the events of Jesu...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
February 16th, 2021
I just finished reading through the book of Isaiah. The Lord drew my attention to these verses in the 46th chapter. Maybe my mind was drawn to it because of my age or the troubling times we live in. I...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
February 3rd, 2021
I find myself living at an age that is causing me to look back over the timeline of mylife. I see a pattern of how God has worked throughout my life. One of the thingsGod has impressed on me is that I...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
January 21st, 2021
Recently I have been thinking about God’s promises found in Scripture and the confidence we have that He will fulfill them. Many promises relate to our salvation and future hope in Christ. Other promi...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
January 8th, 2021
Abraham believed God’s promise that He would make him the father of a great nation. As the years went by, he grew stronger in his faith. He became fully convinced that God would do exactly what He pro...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
November 27th, 2020
Through over 46 years of ministry God has brought special people into my life and they have been a great blessing to me. The Apostle Paul thanks the Lord for the Thessalonians who were a blessing in h...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
November 13th, 2020
I am always amazed at the Lord’s thoughts of love toward each of us. This side of heaven I don’t think we will ever fully understand. It is a love that values us with the very life of His Son that He ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
November 2nd, 2020
As I look at our world today, it seems that it is coming unraveled. All that we have depended on humanly in the past has been shaken. I realize over the past months how much this has affected me. We a...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
October 13th, 2020
As most of you know, I grew up on a farm in northern California. Our family farm was just 18 miles north of Chico in the northern part of the Sacramento valley. My parents moved to the farm in Decembe...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 28th, 2020
The words of Jesus have practical significance to all who desire to be followers of the Lord. Jesus taught His disciples to go beyond just the mental understanding of the truths of God’s Word. They ne...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 14th, 2020
Most of you know that Lynette and I live in the foothills about three miles south ofPrather on Auberry Road. Over this past week we have been under an evacuationwarning due to the Creek Fire. Living u...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
August 27th, 2020
I have been thinking over the past few months about God's unique purpose for my life. These are difficult and changing times and I know that the new normal in our world is going to be very different w...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
August 12th, 2020
Through the years of my ministry, I have seen how God has enabled me and others to serve Him. He has uniquely fashioned us to serve him in special ways. God is the One who puts within us the desire to...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional: Hope
July 23rd, 2020
Living a Life of HopeThe Christian life is a life of faith and hope. Romans 1:17 states, “The righteous will live by faith.”  Having become a child of God by faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, we ar...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
July 13th, 2020
When our world or our life is in turmoil, God provides a peace that surpasses all understanding.  This peace is an antidote to worry/stress. When the world would be panicking and others are frantic, G...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
July 6th, 2020
There is a lot going on in our world today that can cause us to experience anxious moments and worry. Paul encourages us to remember that God is near. He is present, right here and now in our lives.  ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
May 26th, 2020
In today’s world, where do we go to find relief from the stressors of life? The Apostle Peter tells us to “cast our cares” on the Lord. The word for “care” means to have a division in our mind. It pic...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
May 21st, 2020
On any given day we have to manage the normal activities of life. The reality is that we often push ourselves beyond normal human limits. Today we need to be reminded again of the words of the Psalmis...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
May 6th, 2020
Our days are filled with opportunities that entice us to invest our time and energy. Each day the tyranny of the urgent cries out for every available moment. With all these voices shouting for our att...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
April 28th, 2020
In life, there are many situations that create stress because of the fear of the unknown. Unless we allow God to handle these situations we will soon find ourselves overwhelmed. It is easy for us to s...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
April 14th, 2020
Each spring God reminds us of His promise of life. The wild flowers spring forth, the trees come back to life and all nature seems to be reborn. Spring is a celebration of renewal and rebirth. It is a...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
April 2nd, 2020
As God’s children we are a blessed people. We have incredible value to the Father.  That value may never be fully understood this side of heaven. A value that caused the Father to send His Son to die ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck