Hi, my name is Linda Throgmorton. This blog “Living by God’s Word – A Subject Devotional for Everyday Life” will be dedicated to spiritual help, inspiration and guidance.
Along with my Subject Devotionals, I will be adding God inspired poems from my “Poems of the Spirit” book, which was written in 1998. I will also be adding some newer poems that were not included in the book.
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Tag Archives: Gods word
Encourage: To inspire with courage, hope or resolution. Encouraging: Giving, or tending to give, courage or confidence. Devotion for Encouragement It does the heart good to be encouraged. My family is a blessing to me because they each encourage me … Continue reading
Doubt: To hold the truth, validity or reliability of as uncertain; Hesitate to believe or accept. Lack of certainty about the truth or fact of something. Devotion for Doubt “I highly doubt it.” or “I just can’t believe it.” How … Continue reading
Commitment: The act or process of entrusting or consigning. An engagement or pledge to do something. Commit: To devote (oneself) unreservedly. Devotion for Commitment Marriage is probably the biggest earthly commitment we make. Little girls dream about their wedding; who will … Continue reading
Children: plural of child. Child: An offspring of human parents. A descendant. Devotion for Children Holding a baby in your arms is one of the most humbling experiences of life. This new, tiny person looking into your eyes, with their tiny little … Continue reading
Caring: To have or show regard, interest or concern. To care for: To look after or provide for. Devotion for Caring “Oh, the world’s a curious compound, with its honey and its gall, With its cares and bitter crosses, but a … Continue reading
Burden: Something weighs heavily, as responsibility or anxiety; To load or overload. Burdensome – Hard or heavy to bear; oppressive. Devotion for Burdens “Come to me all who are weary and heavy laden.” Doesn’t that verse describe all of us, … Continue reading
Bondage: Involuntary servitude; slavery; serfdom. Subjection to any influence or domination. Devotion for Bondage Bondage is not a word that society really thinks is relevant to the present times. In the past, bondage usually applied to slavery, a person being … Continue reading
Boast: To talk in a vain or bragging manner. To speak or possess with pride; To brag about; extol. To be proud to possess; take pride in. Boasting – verb Devotion for Boasting My new car is awesome, it will go … Continue reading
Bitterness: Unpleasant to accept; distasteful. Painful to body or mind; harsh. Feeling or showing intense animosity. -Bitterness noun. Devotion for Bitterness Who hasn’t felt the sting of bitterness! Life is full of people, circumstances and injustices that can result in deep … Continue reading