A Blank Only God Can Fill

Excerpt from “The Word For You Today” Maranatha Bible Church “The heart is a God-shaped blank, and only God can fill it.” In “Through the Valley of the Kwai: From Death-Camp Despair to Spiritual Triumph,” Ernest Gordon writes about American soldiers who were captured, tortured, and starved by the Japanese in the Malay Peninsula in…

Condition of the Heart

“Love is displayed through a heart of compassion. Selfless love is showcased through the greatest acts of charity!”  No wonder God says it’s all about the condition of our heart (1 Samuel 16:7) although we might not fully comprehend how deceitful our heart truly is, God does for “the heart is more deceitful than all…

What God Calls Evil Is Evil

“So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.   For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever[c] you want.  But…

Youth Devotional #1: Encouraging Words From Psalm 91:1-2

“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.  I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.” -Psalm 91:1-2   Devotional by:  Justin Noah Citro          

Leave The Past In The Past

Have bad things happened in your past? Do you feel like you’ll never be the same again? Sometimes God allows those things to happen.  However, that doesn’t mean God doesn’t care for you or doesn’t love you. He’ll heal the dent your past has left in you. “We are hunted down, but never abandoned by…

GOD BRINGS HIS CHILDREN TO BROAD PLACES

“GOD BRINGS HIS CHILDREN TO BROAD PLACES!” -Teresa Allissa Citro- “God brings his children to broad places.” What are broad places? “Swedenborg tell us that in terms of measurement, height relates to the desire for good and breadth relates to the knowledge of the truth. Following that, something that is “broad” has a great capacity…