Posts with the tag “god-s-promises”

Tell a Good Story
September 26th, 2021
In loving memory of JMRSix years ago, the Lord wrecked my life in ways I never imagined. The person I looked up to most as an example of what true joy in Christ looked like tragically passed away. Joh...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
He Is Proven as Trustworthy
September 26th, 2021
Part of what being trustworthy means to me is that someone will only ask me to do something for them if they are also willing to do it for me. My roommates are great examples of this. If they ask me t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Confidence in the Covenant
September 22nd, 2021
“‘Just as I swore in the time of Noah that I would never again let a flood cover the Earth, so now I swear that I will never again be angry and punish you. For the mountains may move and the hills dis...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Consistent Faithfulness
September 21st, 2021
Trust. This is a concept that I find to be intensely lacking in our culture. We live in such an individualistic culture where you have to do everything yourself and also where we just constantly expec...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Shalom
August 31st, 2021
“Return to me, for I have redeemed you.” – Isaiah 44:22About this time last year, I became friends with the sweetest couple from Bangladesh. Now fast forward to this past weekend. I was hanging out wi...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Promises are Louder than Fear
February 17th, 2021
I can tell you where I was the moment I found out the capitol was being attacked by terrorists. January 6th, I was sitting in my dining room talking with one of my roommates while she was making lunch...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Celebrating What is to Come
July 3rd, 2020
How do we celebrate the future when it seems anything but certain?There are days when the weight of current pressures seem to have a hook connected within your middle and dragging you down. Thinking a...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Peace Still Remains
March 27th, 2020
Over spring break, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Ecuador with a team from Wesley.  It was such a good trip and I’m so glad we got to go. My take away from our time there was a deep sen...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Cloaked in Promise
January 29th, 2020
The end of Jesus’ life on earth is cloaked in promise. Keyword here: cloaked – to be covered, hidden, veiled. His followers walked in a lot of unknowns about the future. I mean, with Jesus frequently ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Trust in the Midst of Struggle
November 13th, 2019
If you’re anything like me you like to hope people keep their promises more often than not. I liketo see the good in people 9 times out of 10 and it takes about 87 times for me to finally reachtime nu...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A People of Hope
October 9th, 2019
Before I knew God, I thought I was the only broken person. I was under the impression that everyone around me was doing well, and was exempt from the misfortune of brokenness and pain that I seemed to...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
What Would Jesus Do?
April 24th, 2019
“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the openi...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Life Proclaiming Redemption
April 24th, 2019
“and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes,the oil of joy instead of mourning,and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.They will be ca...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
He's Better than We Think
April 17th, 2019
Forgiveness. What is it? I’m sure we can all define what forgiveness is not, but can we define what it actually is? We all have our own definitions of forgiveness, but the bigger question is are we be...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Beauty of His Promise
April 9th, 2019
"Behold, the former things have come to pass, and new things I now declare; before they spring forth I tell you of them." - Isaiah 42:9 ESVHow absolutely unbelievably kind of God is it to give His peo...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Paul | New Creations
February 18th, 2019
Picture this: you’re standing on the beach waiting for the sun to rise. You’re wearing your shorts and hoodie, and you’re wrapped in a blanket because the breeze is blowing and the sky is beginning to...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Calling of Abraham
January 22nd, 2019
Expectations destroy or enhance the reality that you live in. I have recently been getting into the Old Testament, and it is one of my favorite things!!!! The Old Testament explains and shows the hear...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Let All the Earth Rejoice
December 17th, 2018
The Bible is a history book (and so many other things) about God's relationship with His people. It's a story of a Father, Friend, and Lover longing to reestablish connection with His beloved. When I ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Barren to Beautiful
December 13th, 2018
“And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense. And Zechariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear fell upon him. But the angel said to him, ‘Do n...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Promise of Immanuel
December 7th, 2018
I remember the first time I really started talking to God. I was 14. I would get up super early each day. It would be before the sun even broke through the morning sky, and I would write down everythi...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
How to Fight in Prayer
October 25th, 2018
There's that one thing you want so badly. You just know that if God were to move and do something, everything would change. Maybe it's healing from anxiety or depression, maybe is getting into grad sc...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
God's Love Languages Part 2
September 30th, 2018
If you read my last blog post, you would see that it was all about intimacy and obedience. Well, I feel strongly that I’m supposed to revisit these two things and perhaps provide more of a framework a...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Doubting God
September 24th, 2018
In the church today, we are always told to have faith. I know I’m not the only one who thinks this is infuriating. Having faith is hard, especially in a culture which teaches us to be skeptical of any...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
There is More | Purpose
August 29th, 2018
In our daily lives, it’s hard to find the passion and zeal to understand how so many small things have an eternal purpose. Often times, you may find yourself asking the question, “what is the point?” ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Surrender | 2 Kings 4:8-37
February 8th, 2018
When God makes us a promise, we begin a process of surrendering, believing, hoping, and trusting that He will deliver on the thing He has promised us. Once that thing comes to pass, we must not forget...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Kings 2:1-12
January 16th, 2018
This passage starts off with David’s reign coming to an end and his son Solomon rising up to take his place. David is telling Solomon how to run the kingdom and serve God well. He tells him “So be str...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 34
November 15th, 2017
By the time of chapter 34, God has already given the people of Israel a covenant, and they've already broken it. The covenant promised that if they kept the commandments of the covenant, they will rea...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 6:1-12
October 31st, 2017
In this passage, God establishes a promise with Moses that He will bring the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt. In this moment, God reminds Moses of who He revealed Himself to be to Abraham, Issac an...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 5
October 26th, 2017
When Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and demanded that he let the Israelites go as God instructed, Pharaoh's heart was immediately hardened and he refused because he did not know God. Not only that, b...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 1-2
October 24th, 2017
One thing that is consistent throughout the breadth of scriptures, both Old and New Testament, is that the people of God will often find themselves at odds with the culture and society around them. In...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 1:12-24
September 26th, 2017
In this passage, Paul is still informing the Corinthian church why he is writing to them, and why he intends to visit them again soon, but not at the original time he said he would. He tells the Corin...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Wednesday Night Recap - 10/26/16
October 31st, 2016
We all know what it is like to be desperate for freedom. Whether it is from bad habits, addictions, or haunting thoughts, we all know what it means to want to be free, but maybe not all of us know how...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Secrets of the Secret Place Chapter 8: The Secret of Decision Making
June 1st, 2016
The essence of this chapter can be perfectly captured in two verses from Psalm 32.“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye. Do not be like the horse or...  Read More
by Devon McCoy