Sharon JaynesGeneral Inspiration, Relationships 10 Comments

Pullig in the Welcome Mat

Today’s Truth
“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work:  If one falls down, his friend can help him up.  But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!” (

Friend To Friend
I hate to admit it, but there have been times when I have pulled in my welcome mat from the front porch.   Read more…

Sharon JaynesGeneral Inspiration, Trusting God 5 Comments

God Sense vs Common Sense

Today’s Truth  “The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple” (Psalm 19:7 NIV).

 Friend to Friend  Sitting in my backyard, I love to listen to the sounds of all God’s critters: birds, crickets, frogs, katydids, woodpeckers, and most of all – children.  Framing our yard from every side,  Read more…

Sharon JaynesGeneral Inspiration, Knowing God 7 Comments

It’s Not About Me


Today’s Truth  “Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted; his splendor is above the earth and the heavens” Psalm 148:13

Friend to Friend  Some of my Girlfriends in God are not going to like this devotion.  I’m not even sure I do.  But I’m going to put it out there anyhow.   Read more…

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 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…

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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…