Daniella Whyte

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Those Are Your Thoughts and Plans, Not Mine (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 346)


Isaiah 55:8 (NLT)
“My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine.”

God is loving, kindhearted, merciful, gracious, long-suffering, and everlasting. God comforts those who are grieving, heals those who are sick, and answers those who pray. God promises that if you knock, the door will be opened; if you look for something, you will find it; and if you ask, you will receive. All of us have needs and desires that we oftentimes try to get met in our own way and time. But God is much wiser than His creation and He cannot be manipulated, tried, controlled, exploited, or deceived. He fulfills His promises to us in His will and way and time. Read more…

Singing in Deep Waters (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 227)

Singing in Deep Waters

Isaiah 43:2 (NLT)
When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.

The children of Israel had an experience with defeat in Babylon. It was a place where victory was out of their reach and where hope was hidden behind rubble and debris. The Israelites lost their joy and their song and felt separated from the God they had slowly grown to obey and trust. Read more…

The Compass Points Right (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 198)

The Compass Points Right

Psalm 1:1 (NLT)
Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers.

It has been said that one can tell a lot about a person by the type of friends he keeps. But can one tell much about your faith or lack thereof by the relationship you have with God and how it reflects in your daily interactions with others? It is nearly impossible to stay neutral when there are always two options one can choose from.  Read more…

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