Entries by Sue Detweiler

Joy, what’s the secret?

Joy, do you every wonder what is the secret to it. Psalm 16:11 says: “You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore” (NKJV). The secret is staying in God’s presence. Whenever you or I are lacking, we need to find Jesus. […]

Press On!

Have you ever had the question from your child, “Are we there yet?” In Philippians 3:14 Paul says “I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.” (NLT).  So many times we get distracted on what is really important in […]

Insurance Plan

Do you ever forget to thank God for all of His benefits? Psalm 103:2-5 says, “Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. He redeems me from death and crowns me with love and […]

Take Your Medicine

Do you laugh every day? Proverbs 17:22 (NLT) says “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength.” If a medical doctor said to you, take this medicine 3 times a day and you will feel better, you are likely to obey.  Well God’s word has given you a prescription […]


Do you sometimes doubt that things will ever change for the better? So many times we get a negative perspective on our life. If things are not going well, we just assume that it will never change. Jesus said in Mark 10:22-24, “Have faith in God…Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, […]

The Battlefield Of Your Mind

Have you ever been in a conflict within your home that feels intensely painful. We want our homes to be peaceful and free from strife. But at times we experience battles in our mind that are difficult and stressful. 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 in the New Living Translation says “We are human, but we don’t wage […]

Choose Life

Do you hope your child will make good choices? All of us desire our children to make good choices, but we can not control their decisions. In Deuteronomy 30:19 it says “Today I have given you the choice between life and death, between blessings and curses. Now I call on heaven and earth to witness […]

Commit Wholeheartedly

Have you ever noticed that it takes a consistent effort to teach your children the ways of God? Deuteronomy 11:18-19 says “So commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these words of mine. Tie them to your hands and wear them on your forehead as reminders. Teach them to your children. Talk about them when you are at […]

Power To Succeed

Do you feel pressure to be a success? To truly succeed in life you must truly trust and obey God fully.  You must humble yourself, turn from your own self-suffienciency and rely on God. Deuteronomy 8:17-18 says, “ He did all this so you would never say to yourself, ‘I have achieved this wealth with […]

Celebrate What God Has Done

Do you remember the things that God has done for you? There are so many times that I forget to fully celebrate the goodness of God when He has answered my prayers. Deuteronomy 4:9 says ““But watch out! Be careful never to forget what you yourself have seen. Do not let these memories escape from […]