A prayer from Scotty Smith expressing the desire that being salt and light should not leave others feeling bitter and burnt; and that we as God’s people would not take some sort of satisfaction from bruising others as we stand on the truth of God’s Word. “ “You are the salt of the earth,” and …

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The desire for acceptance can never be satisfied through the strivings of our own efforts to be acceptable. It can only be satisfied through an acceptance not based on our strivings, but on the basis of an accepting love that falls on us in spite of who we are. From Searching For Grace: The acceptance …

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A prayer from Scotty Smith expressing faith and trust in the Jesus who won our salvation to care for his own in our day-to-day battles as well. “ The Lord saves not with sword and spear. For the battle is the Lord’s. (1 Sam. 17:47) This is what the Lord says to you: “Do not …

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Scotty Smith offers a prayer about where God leads His people. Not where we’d go by our own decision, but it’s where we need to go. It’s written for a Monday, but as the week flows along you can see how the prayer is being answered. Do you show contempt for the riches of his …

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