Daily Heartbeat

Devotions emailed to you each morning

Why Friendship?

"Proverbs 27:17 says, "Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend." A real friend has a sanctifying influence on your life. He will make you a better person. Ask yourself this question, "Am I a better person be...

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Profit In All Labor

"You may not feel like you have an exciting job. But I want to tell you that you are where God has placed you, and you are there for a specific purpose. Proverbs 14:23a says, "In all labor there is profit." Some people think that work is t...

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Every Child Is An Individual

"Proverbs 22:6 says, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it." The Hebrew word “way” is a word that is used in the Bible to mean “the bending of a bow." Have you ever seen a bow? It has a na...

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Finding Christ At An Early Age

"I am tired of hearing people play down childhood conversions. It is almost like they are saying it is wrong to lead a child to Christ. It is wrong not to lead a child to Jesus Christ! This idea that a child has to have a Ph.D. in sin befo...

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The Difference Between Wisdom And Knowledge

"There’s nothing wrong with knowledge. We all need knowledge. But knowledge is learned; wisdom is given. Knowledge comes by looking around; wisdom comes by looking up. Knowledge comes from study; wisdom comes from meditation. Wisdom is the...

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Point The Devil To The Word Of God

"A young man went to a Bible crusade, and the preacher was preaching from John 5:24 which says, “Verily, verily I say unto you, he that heareth My word and believeth on Him that sent Me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condem...

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God May Hurt, But Never Harm You

"God will hurt you, but God will not harm you. Do you like that idea? Maybe not. You say, “I don’t like the idea of God hurting me.” God loves you too much to leave you self-sufficient. God will protect you, but He will not pamper you. God...

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What Is Your Name?

"God will break you, but He desires to bless you. The angel said to Jacob, “What is thy name?” And he replied, “Jacob.” Now, the word “Jacob” itself means “supplanter,” conniver -- in modern English, con-artist. Do you think God didn’t kn...

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God Gave Children A Will

"We cannot always choose for our children because God has given your children a will. You say, “Well, Pastor, what about the proverb that says ‘Train up a child in the way that he shall go, and when he is old he will not depart from it’”? ...

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Trying, Not Trusting For Blessing

"Now if ever there was a guy that was shady, it was old Jacob. Esau despised his birthright and Jacob wanted it. Jacob wanted the right thing…he had a heart for God…but he couldn’t trust God for it. The blessing was already his, but by try...

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