Truths to an Abundant Life

​Jesus paid the ultimate price so we may have an abundant life. We must prioritize spiritual growth by intentionally seeking a relationship with God through His Word and having a grateful heart! This is a 52 week online devotion.

​How to Use this Devotion

  1. Read the verse everyday when you have time, read it over and over and stay on the same verse all week.
  2. Practice memorizing the verse or one of the verses all week.
  3. Ask God to speak to you personally on how to apply it: what the verse means to you.
  4. Write your insights as God reveals them to you. Share them in the comment section of each devotion.
  5. Imagine you are in one chair and God is in the other chair. Talk to Him as if He is with you, because He is.
  6. Ask God; Do you understand my situation today? YES! Is it too hard for you to handle? NO! I Confess by faith that You already have a plan for my good and I thank Him for it!

​The Reward

  1. God promises to bless you as you memorize and meditate on God’s word. Psalms 1:2-3, Joshua 1:8
  2. God promises to help us have victory over sin if we will memorize and meditate on God’s word. Psalms 119:11
  3. God teaches us that speaking the word helps move mountains, but you can’t speak the word, if you don’t know the word.

Memorization + Meditation = New Met Expectations!

​Share Your Insights

​Be part of the community by sharing your insight each week in the comment section of each devotion.

Week 2: May the Force Be with Us

Week 2: May the Force Be with Us

1 John 4:4 NKJV “You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you (The Force or The Holy Spirit) is greater than he who is in the world.” Our goal is to be ordinary (just be yourself) but be used extraordinarily by the Force (Holy...

Week 4: How to Make Godly Decisions

Week 4: How to Make Godly Decisions

Colossians 3:17 NKJV “And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.” How to Have God’s Will in the Matter: 1. God’s Word – Know the Word; Act on the Word. 2. God’s Principles – God is more...

Week 6: Miracles, Victories and Success

Week 6: Miracles, Victories and Success

Nehemiah 1:11 NLT "O Lord, please hear my prayer! Listen to the prayers of those who delight in honoring you. Please grant me success today by making the king favorable to me. Put it into his heart to be kind to me. In those days, I was the king’s cup-bearer." To...

Week 7: Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough

Week 7: Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough

Isaiah 58:5 NKJV “Is it a fast that I have chosen, A day for a man to afflict his soul (bring about a burden)? The Key to Spiritual Breakthrough: Have a burden that is great. Activate the burden by fasting on purpose with a purpose. It’s our way of coming to God for...

Week 8: Five Steps to Activate a Miracle

Week 8: Five Steps to Activate a Miracle

Nehemiah 1:5 NKJV And I said: “I pray, Lord God of heaven, O great and awesome God, You who keep Your covenant and mercy with those who love You and observe Your commandments. Five steps to activate a miracle: 1. Realize what the problem is. 2. Recognize who God...

Week 10: Opposition to Opportunity

Week 10: Opposition to Opportunity

Esther 4:13 NKJV he sent back this answer: “Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape. Esther 4:14 NKJV “For if you remain completely silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another...

Week 11: Identity Crisis

Week 11: Identity Crisis

Nehemiah 4:1-2 NLT Sanballat was very angry when he learned that we were rebuilding the wall. He flew into a rage and mocked the Jews, saying in front of his friends and the Samarian army officers, “What does this bunch of poor, feeble Jews think they’re doing? Do...

Week 12: Vision

Week 12: Vision

Habakkuk 2:2-3 NIV Then the Lord answered me and said: “Write the vision And make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it. For the vision is yet for an appointed time; But at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, wait for it; Because...

Week 13: A New Day of Mercy

Week 13: A New Day of Mercy

The greatest picture of God’s Mercy is the day God sent His Son Jesus Christ to die for our sins. The Greatest Miracle is the day Jesus rose from the grave! If we stop covering our sins, we will prosper and God will show us mercy! If we ask forgiveness for...

Week 14: Process of Miracles

Week 14: Process of Miracles

To have a miracle in your life, you have to have a problem. You have to be willing to listen to those trying to help you. The right counsel will always encourage you to follow God’s will, not your feelings or emotions. You have to...

Week 17: From Backsliding to Boldness

Week 17: From Backsliding to Boldness

Our purpose will greatly determine our priorities in life Matthew 4:19 NKJV “Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.”. Matthew 14:27-32 NKJV “But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid. “And...

Week 19: Misery to Mercy

Week 19: Misery to Mercy

Lamentations 3:21-23 NKJV This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. Mercy is the manifestation of God actively on behalf of...

Week 20: Crisis to Calmness

Week 20: Crisis to Calmness

2 Kings 4:1-7 TLB Now the wife of the son of one of the men who tell what will happen in the future cried out to Elisha, “Your servant, my husband, is dead. You know that your servant honored the Lord with fear. But the man to whom he owed money has come to take my...

Week 21: Raising the Bar on Relationships

Week 21: Raising the Bar on Relationships

Luke 7:36-38 “Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. When a woman who had lived a sinful life in that townlearned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee’s house, she brought an...

Week 22: Finding Our Purpose

Week 22: Finding Our Purpose

Matthew 28:18-20KJV “And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

Week 23: Raising the Bar on “Focus”

Week 23: Raising the Bar on “Focus”

9:1-2NKJV “Then He (Jesus) called His twelve disciples together and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases. He sent them to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.”We are to be a witness for Christ everywhere we go. The devil wants...

Week 24: Raising the Bar on Manhood

Week 24: Raising the Bar on Manhood

  1 Corinthians 16:13-14 TLB “Keep your eyes open for spiritual danger; stand true to the Lord; act like men; be strong; and whatever you do, do it with kindness and love.” P’s of Men Who Have Not Raised the Bar on Manhood• Passive - allows wife to do everything; Adam...

Week 25: Raising the Bar on Wholeness

Week 25: Raising the Bar on Wholeness

1 Thessalonians 5:23 MSG “May God himself, the God who makes everything holy and whole, make you holy and whole, put you together—spirit, soul, and body— and keep you fit for the coming of our Master, Jesus Christ. The One who called you is completely dependable. If...

Week 26:From Broke to Blessed

Week 26:From Broke to Blessed

Luke 5:1-7 NKJV “So it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret, and saw two boats standing by the lake; but the fishermen had gone from them and were washing their nets. Then He got into one of the...

Week 27: Guard Your Heart

Week 27: Guard Your Heart

3 John 1:2 Amp “Beloved, I pray that in every way you may succeed and prosper and be in good health [physically], just as [I know] your soul prospers [spiritually].” Matthew 5:8 AMP “Blessed [anticipating God’s presence, spiritually mature] are the pure in heart...

Week 28: Forgiveness

Week 28: Forgiveness

Forgiveness does not represent weakness. It is the portal (way) to power. Forgiveness does not always mean reconciliation. Romans 12:18 “If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.” Forgiving does not always mean forgetting. Regret is...

Week 30: Rejection

Week 30: Rejection

The root of all rejection is misplaced identity. God wants to take your rejection and turn it into redirection. Trusting in God protects us. Proverbs 29:25 NKJV “Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe. Learning to handle...

Week 31: Your Calling Or Craving

Week 31: Your Calling Or Craving

Samuel 3:1-6 NKJV “Now the boy Samuel ministered to the Lord before Eli. And the word of the Lord was rare in those days; there was no widespread revelation. And it came to pass at that time, while Eli was lying down in his place, and when his eyes had begun to grow...

Week 32: Raising the Bar on Problems

Week 32: Raising the Bar on Problems

Our problems are a simple matter in the sight of the Lord. 2 Kings 3:18 NKJV “And this is a simple matter in the sight of the Lord; He will also deliver the Moabites into your hand.” If we are not spiritually prepared to handle problems, we will be defeated and...

Week 33: Holy Shift

Week 33: Holy Shift

The longer something exist the easier it is to shift from the original intent, meaning or purpose. When we learn God’s purpose in a matter and act on it, we get God’s presence and power in the matter. We are a walking stick of dynamite when we walk in the power...

Week 34: Holy Shift in Boldness

Week 34: Holy Shift in Boldness

Acts 4:13 NKJV “Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated and untrained men, they marveled. And they realized that they had been with Jesus.” Boldness is: 1. Taking advantage or creating opportunities to stand up for...

Week 35: Holy Shift in Prayer

Week 35: Holy Shift in Prayer

The longer something exist the easier it is to miss or shift away from the original intent, meaning, and purpose. Acts 4:29-31 NKJV “Now, Lord, look on their threats, and grant to Your servants that with all boldness they may speak Your word, by stretching out Your...

Week 36: Holy Shift in Power

Week 36: Holy Shift in Power

Acts 3:19-20 NKJV “Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that He may send Jesus Christ, who was preached to you before,” Unbelievable power of the Holy Spirit gives...

Week 37: Holy Shift in Opposition

Week 37: Holy Shift in Opposition

Proverbs 28:13 NKJV "He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy." What you bury will be exposed. God will use the wind of the Holy Spirit to uncover the opposition and pain you have been running from and set...

Week 38: Holy Shift in The Holy Land

Week 38: Holy Shift in The Holy Land

It’s not our location, land or even what we learn that brings joy! Joy is a journey of seeking Jesus! It was not the land; it was not even what we had learned that brought Joy! It was Love, Jesus’ love for me and you and love for God the Father. Mark 12:30-31 NKJV and...

Week 40: Holy Shift in Deacons

Week 40: Holy Shift in Deacons

Acts 6:1-4 NKJV Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint against the Hebrews by the Hellenists, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution. Then the twelve summoned the multitude of the disciples...

Week 42: Half-Time

Week 42: Half-Time

Luke 6:38 NKJV Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.” What you give out will come back to you. Matthew 6:33...

Week 43: Don’t Quit

Week 43: Don’t Quit

Life is a Process Proverbs 21:31 NKJV The horse is prepared for the day of battle, but deliverance is of the Lord.” If you want the last half of your life to be the best half, you have to be prepared to work through the stages of life. The Stages of Life • Prepared...

Week 44: The Process

Week 44: The Process

Philippians 2:13 TLB “For God is at work within you, helping you want to obey him, and then helping you do what he wants.” God is working in your life, molding your life. Isaiah 64:8 NKJV “But now, O Lord, You are our Father; We are the clay, and You our potter; And...

Week 45: Step Up Instead of Stepping Back

Week 45: Step Up Instead of Stepping Back

Genesis 12:1-3 NKJV “Now the Lord had said to Abram: “Get out of your country, from your family and from your father’s house, to a land that I will show you. I will make you a great nation; I will bless you and make your name great; And you shall be a blessing. I will...

Week 47: Purpose and Passion

Week 47: Purpose and Passion

Matthew 16:25 NKJV “For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.” Ephesians 2:10 AMP For we are God’s [own] handiwork (His workmanship), recreated in Christ Jesus, [born anew] that we may do those good works...

Week 48: God Wants to Bless You

Week 48: God Wants to Bless You

John 14:20 NKJV At that day you will know that I am in My Father, and you in Me, and I in you. Opposition has to go through God your Father and Jesus before it gets to you. 2 Corinthians 5:17 NKJV “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things...

Week 49: Honor and Glory to God

Week 49: Honor and Glory to God

5 Ways to Bring Honor and Glory to God #1 Finish what you start - Philippians 1:6 NKJV “Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.” #2 - Give –Jesus’ very nature is to give - John 3:16...

Week 50: How to Have Peace

Week 50: How to Have Peace

John 16:33 NKJV “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” Peace is the by-product of trusting God’s promises, purpose and plan for your life. The first step to...

Week 51: Practicing Peace Leads to Peace

Week 51: Practicing Peace Leads to Peace

John 14:27 NKJV “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” 2 Thessalonians 3:16 TLB “May the Lord of peace himself give you his peace no matter what happens. The Lord...

Week 52: The Abundant Life

Week 52: The Abundant Life

1 Corinthians 2:9 AMP but just as it is written [in Scripture], “Things which the eye has not seen and the ear has not heard, And which have not entered the heart of man, All that God has prepared for those who love Him [who hold...