Sharon Jaynes Knowing God, Names of God, Trusting God 38 Comments

Let God Soothe Your Longings

 (Beginning August 1, the content of my blog will be completely different from the Girlfriends in God devotions. So if you are not signed up for my blog at www.localhost/sjold, please do it today…and invite all your friends. We’re going to have more give-a-ways, more personal interaction, and more inspiration than ever before! Now, on to today’s post!) I was …

Sharon Jaynes Dreams of a Woman, Expectant Living, General Inspiration, Names of God, Trusting God 35 Comments

The Perfect Wedding

“For your Maker is your husband—     the Lord Almighty is his name— the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer;      he is called the God of all the earth.”   (Isaiah 54:5 NIV)   I was five-years-old, just a wisp of a little girl living in a dream world all my own. On one particular afternoon, I gathered my supplies and prepared for the big day. …

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Names of God 26 Comments

Whatever You Need, God Is

  “I am God Almighty (El Shaddai); walk before me faithfully and be blameless. Then I will make my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers.” (Genesis 17:1) I was exhausted. I was drenched in sweat. I was filled with inexplicable joy – a joy I had never known. It was the day Steven Hugh Jaynes, Jr. emerged from …

Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Names of God 63 Comments

The Ancient of Days

  “I kept looking until thrones were set up, and the Ancient of Days took His seat; His vesture was like white snow and the hair of His head like pure wool.” (Daniel 7:9 NASB)   Hip huggers. Bellbottoms. Tie dyed t-shirts. Platform shoes. Guitars. Loud Music. Pass it On. Bibles. Teenagers. Long stringy hair parted down the middle on both boys and girls. Put all that …

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Expectant Living, General Inspiration, Names of God, Women in the Bible 11 Comments

When God Shows Up, Don’t Forget It

  “Then God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water,” (Genesis 21:19 NIV). Yesterday we looked at Hagar and how God spoke to her in her deepest time of need. Let’s visit that one more time, because Hagar, like you and me, forgot about her encounter with God. When Hagar encountered God the first time, she fell …