Every Day With Jesus

Daily Devotionals from Pastor Quintin Stieff

Day 39: Good Things Come in Small Packages

Love You Des Moines Prayer Requests Encouragement – Ask God to fill our  hearts with encouragement, especially when we are tempted to grow weary or discouraged.   A spiritual home – Ask God to help make Valley Church a true spiritual home and a refuge for many people in our community. Today's Scripture Mark 4:30-34 (NIV) Again he said, “What shall we say the kingdom of God is like, or what... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Friday, November 30, 2012 | 1 comments

Day 38: "All by Itself"

Love You Des Moines Prayer Requests Confidence in God – Ask God to strengthen our hearts with confidence in his mighty power to change lives.   Perseverance – Ask God to give us the wisdom and strength to persevere in all our labor in the harvest field. Today's Scripture Mark 4:26-29 (NIV) He also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. 27 Night and day,... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Thursday, November 29, 2012 | 1 comments

Day 37: Four Responses

Love You Des Moines Prayer Requests Spiritual protection – Ask God to protect the hearts of those who hear the good news in our community so that Satan might not snatch away the spiritual seed planted.   Faithful sowers – Ask God to help us to be faithful sowers of the Word of God. Today's Scripture Mark 4:10-20 (NIV) When he was alone, the Twelve and the others around him asked him about the... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Wednesday, November 28, 2012 | 1 comments

Day 36: Keep on Sowing

Love You Des Moines Prayer Requests Sowing seeds – Ask God to motivate and empower us to sow good seeds of the good news in our community.   Receptive hearts – Ask God to prepare hearts to receive the good seed, that they might take root and grow and bear fruit. Today's Scripture Mark 4:1-9 (NIV) Again Jesus began to teach by the lake. The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Tuesday, November 27, 2012 | 1 comments

Day 35: Measuring Up

Love You Des Moines Prayer Requests Generous in spirit – Ask the Lord to help us to be gracious people, generous in spirit, quick to forgive, slow to anger, and abounding in love.   Overflowing with thanksgiving – Ask God to make us truly thankful and contented people. Thse are the kind of people who shine like stars in a dark universe. Today's Scripture Luke 6:37-42 (NIV) "Do not judge, and you... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Monday, November 26, 2012 | 1 comments