Guilt-Free Quiet Times

I have busy days when my quiet time simply consists of praying to God and reading a Bible passage. Other days, when my schedule is open, God speaks to me in the leisure hours of the morning. I read several passages of scripture, reflect on God’s goodness in prayer and thanksgiving, meditate and memorize verses,…

Devotionals

Early in my Christian life, my Bible, a devotional book, and my prayer journal were all I brought to my quiet times with the Lord. I leaned heavily on devotionals because I felt I needed the guidance and insights they provided. A devotional is a book with passages from the Bible accompanied by short interpretations…

Quiet Times and the Seasons of Life

Blessed is the one… whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law, day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither—whatever they do prospers. (From Psalm 1 NIV) In college I joined Christian fellowship whose focus was evangelism…