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Devotional Writing Starter
Posted July 23, 2011
A Sound of Abundance of Rain
Passage: 1 Kings 18:41-46
And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain. 1 Kings 18:41
Share the story of Elijah in 1 Kings 18, where he sends Ahab up 7 times to see if there is rain. This story is a great reminder that we have to keep looking for our blessings.
When our lives seems dried up, God's still in control and still blessing. We just need to look for it.
A Shelter in the Time of Storm
The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. Psalm 18:2
But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil. 2 Thessalonians 3:3
When I cry unto thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me. Psalms 56:9
Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast. Psalms 57:1
Raindrops Keep Falling!
Passage: Psalm 121:3-8
God's protection no matter what's falling or going on around us.
Drizzles and Fizzles
Not allowing the little things (the drizzles) to make our faith fizzle. Let those fizzles roll off of your umbrella and move on to accomplish all you can for Christ.
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:13,14
Singing in the Rain
Singing through your troubles.
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28
My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise. Psalms 57:7
The God of the Rain
Our God is the great and mighty God of the rain.
- Noah and the Flood (Genesis 7)
- Sodom and Gomorrah (Genesis 19) --rained fire and brimstone
- Sign of Wonder in Egypt (Exodus 9:22-35) --rained hail and fire
It's Raining "Joy"
(or It's Raining -- Faith---Love---Friendship----or whatever topic you want to focus on.
Showers of Blessing
Passage: Ezekiel 34: 1-31
And I will make them and the places round about my hill a blessing; and I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing. Ezekial 34:26
Frogs Croaking - Rain Soaking!
Copyright ©2011 Julia Bettencourt
Scripture References are from the King James Version.
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