Posts with the tag “pastor-gene-beck”
November 25th, 2022
The theme of the Psalm is expressed in verse 1. David’s soul waited in silence and found rest in God alone. God was his complete source of calmness when his world was falling apart. He emphasizes t...
November 11th, 2022
God desires that I cultivate an attitude of thankfulness in my life. Every day I should stop and reflect on God’s goodness. In fact, it is God’s will for me to be thankful. Sometimes with all the ...
October 28th, 2022
As we go through life, everyone’s journey is different. God has set before us, as it were a race to run. This race will be difficult at times. The temptation is to look at the race others are running...
October 14th, 2022
God not only has fashioned us and put us together the way we are, but He also designs us to acomplish particular things for Him. We are, “created in Christ Jesus for good works…” God has planned fo...
September 29th, 2022
I am finding that I need the peace of God more and more as I live each day. My mind needs to learn to rest in the person and character of our Lord. Difficult and stressful times are not anything new...
September 16th, 2022
Consider the Lord’s thoughts of love toward each of us today. A love that values us with the very life of God’s Son that was given for us. A love that unconditionally accepts us as a result of this sa...
September 2nd, 2022
We as humans are strange creatures. We run faster when we lose our way. Instead of pausing to regroup, we ricochet from place to place. We do not pause to orient ourselves. We usually refuse to as...
August 19th, 2022
The Apostle Paul was a man of great spiritual stature, but not without faults. He wanted his readers to know that he had not attained to full maturity in Christ. Paul saw himself as the worst of sin...
August 5th, 2022
As Christians we are God’s unique creation. God has made us what we are. We are an important part of the “new creation,” the body of Christ. At the moment of salvation we were placed in this body an...
July 22nd, 2022
The people’s lives that are recorded in biblical history are people just like us. They struggledwith many of the same daily pressures that we deal with today. They worked hard to provide fortheir fami...
July 8th, 2022
Today we are living in troubling times. I don’t think anyone would disagree with that statement. The Apostle Paul in writing to his son in the faith Timothy, said that the last days would be character...
June 23rd, 2022
This past week I have been reflecting on God’s grace. I am realizing in a deeper way how God’s unmerited favor not only brought me to Christ but also is in the process of changing my life to be more ...
June 10th, 2022
When we came to know Jesus Christ as our Savior, we were qualified by God’s grace to receive every spiritual blessing. As we recognize the depth of what God has done for us it should cause us to be t...
May 27th, 2022
Once we came to know Christ as Savior and Lord, we were designed to grow in our relationship with Him. This spiritual growth is possible because…We are rooted in Christ.Paul had instructed the believ...
May 13th, 2022
David begins this psalm with the statement, “I will love You…” This is the only time in the Old Testament that this Hebrew word for “love” is used to express man’s love for the Lord. David is respon...
April 29th, 2022
As I look back over decades of ministry, I am thankful for the godly people who have helped shape my life and my ministry. Their impact was felt as they lived out in practical ways their faith, love,...
Day 5: Judas
April 14th, 2022
Each day this week we are releasing a video devotional from one of our pastors related to the Passion Week designed to help you meditate on the events of Jesus' final week.We invite you to go through ...
February 18th, 2022
Martha invited Jesus and His disciples to a meal and became distracted by all the preparation. She wanted to spend time with the Lord, but she had a lot of work to do. As Martha responded to the str...
February 4th, 2022
Often, we become so wrapped up in the affairs of everyday life, that we do not spend much time thinking about heaven. Eternity often is something we have considered to be unrelated to life as we live...
December 31st, 2021
When a New Year begins, we often look back to assess how we are doing in all areas of our life. Often it is difficult to investigate the deeper recesses of our life and to be honest with how we reall...
November 19th, 2021
As a young shepherd boy, David developed a relationship with God. While tending his father’s sheep he saw God at work in his life. In fact as David grew to be a leader of Israel, he was stated to be...
November 5th, 2021
Recently, I have been reflecting on God’s goodness and expressing to Him my appreciation for all that He has done and is doing. Sometimes things happen that are difficult to experience and understand...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Advent Devotionals: Day 10
December 6th, 2022
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December 5th, 2022
Advent Devotionals: Day 8
December 4th, 2022
Advent Devotionals: Day 7
December 3rd, 2022
Advent Devotionals: Day 6
December 2nd, 2022
Advent Devotionals: Day 5
December 1st, 2022
Advent Devotionals: Day 4
November 30th, 2022
Advent Devotionals: Day 3
November 29th, 2022
Advent Devotionals: Day 2
November 28th, 2022
Advent Devotionals: Day 1
November 27th, 2022