Sharon JaynesGeneral Inspiration, Identity in Christ 6 Comments

What’s in a Name?

Today’s Truth   “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my territory!  Let your hand be with me and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain” (1 Chronicles 4:10 NIV).

Friend to Friend  Most likely you have heard about one man’s little prayer tucked in 1 Chronicles 4.  His name is Jabez, and his name means “pain.”  I don’t know if it was a lapse in judgment or just plain meanness,  Read more…

Sharon JaynesGeneral Inspiration, Renewing your mind with the Truth 11 Comments

Pay Attention


Today’s Truth  “Listen and hear my voice; pay attention and hear what I say” (Isaiah 28:23 NIV).

 Friend to Friend  Every weekday morning my husband’s alarm clock goes off at 5:30.  He gets up, showers, shaves, brushes his teeth, gets dressed, and places his jingling keys in his pocket.  He clears his throat, blows his nose,  Read more…

Sharon JaynesPrayer/Spiritual Warfare 9 Comments

More than a Conqueror

Today’s Truth
“But take heart! I have overcome the world” (John 16:33 NIV).

Friend To Friend
My brother was about four years old when he decided to grab a box of matches and a handful of sparklers to see how they worked.  He had heard that sparklers worked best in the dark, so he went into the darkest place at Grandma’s house he could find …  Read more…

Sharon JaynesGeneral Inspiration, Marriage, Prayer/Spiritual Warfare, Renewing your mind with the Truth 6 Comments

No More Stinkin Thinkin

Today’s Truth
“Finally, brothers (and sisters), whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me–put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you” (Philippians 4:8-9 NIV).  Read more…

Sharon JaynesDreams of a Woman, God's love 10 Comments

A Daddy Who Loves Me


Today’s Truth  “I will be a Father to you, and you will be my sons and daughters.” (2 Corinthians 6:18 NIV)

 Friend to Friend  One of my favorite retreat topics is from my book, Dreams of a Woman – God’s Plans for Fulfilling Your Dreams.  In this book I talk about five dreams every little girl has: to have a daddy who loves me,  Read more…

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The Consequences of Sin

June 16, 2009
The Consequence of Sin
Sharon Jaynes

Today’s Truth
“Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned …” (Romans 5:12 NIV).

Friend To Friend
After Adam and Eve ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil,  Read more…

Sharon JaynesLiving Free, Prayer/Spiritual Warfare, Renewing your mind with the Truth 21 Comments

The Enemy’s Lies

The Enemy’s Lies
Today’s Truth
“The thief (Satan) comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I (Jesus) have come that they may have life, and have it to the full” (John 10:10 NIV emphasis added).


Friend To Friend
“Now the serpent…”  The great deceiver clothed himself as a serpent and slithered up to Eve with a game plan to destroy God’s prized possession.   Read more…