Jesus, The Heart of Christmas

Pastor Jacob Vanover Devotionals

“Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privily. But while he thought …

Satan, The Provoker

Pastor Jacob Vanover Devotionals

Satan, The Provoker “And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.” I Chronicles 21:1 There are times in our life when the enemy sets his sights on us and seeks to interrupt our life with cares, concerns and chaos. Here in our passage we find that King David faced such a time. God was blessing Israel …

“Give Thanks”

Pastor Jacob Vanover Devotionals

“Give Thanks” Memory Verse for November is Psalm 30:4 “Sing unto the Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.” As we enter into the month of November, the subject of Thanksgiving passes through all of our minds. While that thought may be of a table spread with all our favorite fixings or …

Living In Perilous Times

Pastor Jacob Vanover Devotionals

“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.” II Timothy 3:1 On Sunday, October 1st. a lone gunman opened fire on an unsuspecting crowd of people enjoying a music concert. Fifty-nine people have died and there are over five hundred reportedly injured. In a single evening horror filled our world and showed that there is no …

So Happy – God’s counsel to being happy.

Pastor Jacob Vanover Devotionals

Psalm 1:1-6 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the …

Where Truth & Love Abound

Pastor Jacob Vanover Devotionals

“And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;” Philippians 1:9 As the Apostle Paul writes through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit to the church of Philippi, he shares with them his prayer for them – that their love may abound and that love would lead them to the …