Friendship with God — Psalm 84:5 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Friendship with God Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, whose heart is set on pilgrimage (Psalm 84:5, prompted from Devotional Sessions – Phil Rice). So where do we go from here? Take some time and meditate on this passage of scripture from the psalms. Blessed are you who … Continue reading Friendship with God — Psalm 84:5 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Friendship with God — Matthew 7:24 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Practical Spirituality Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. (Matthew 7:24) “Who is My mother and who are My brothers?” And He stretched out His hand toward His disciples and said, “Here are … Continue reading Friendship with God — Matthew 7:24 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Friendship with God — John 15:10 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Friendship with God — The Value of Responding from Love …If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love (John 15, prompted from Devotional Sessions – Phil Rice). Read through this scripture several times, take note of what impacts you as … Continue reading Friendship with God — John 15:10 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

On Experiencing God — Revelation 5:9 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Practical Spirituality You [Jesus] are worthy to take the scroll, And to open its seals; For You were slain, And have redeemed us to God by Your blood out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation… (Revelation 5:9, prompted from Devotional Sessions - Phil Rice). Jesus, you are worthy … Continue reading On Experiencing God — Revelation 5:9 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]

On Experiencing God — John 6 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Practical Spirituality But Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life (John 6:68, prompted from Devotional Sessions - Phil Rice). Take some quiet space, away from distraction and ask the question… How do I experience Jesus? Do I experience him in … Continue reading On Experiencing God — John 6 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]

On Experiencing God — 1 John 3 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Practical Spirituality Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God (1 John 3, prompted from Devotional Sessions - Phil Rice). To experience God, we must know the truths of his character. In this pursuit, the reality of our identity … Continue reading On Experiencing God — 1 John 3 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]