• ”As we grow spiritually, God begins to wean us from things that we think we can’t live without: things, comfort, the longing for life to ‘work.’ That’s a childish instinct, to say, ‘Life has to work the way I want it to work, and now’.” – Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Streams in the Desert

Hitherto – Streams in the Desert 12/31

“Hitherto hath the Lord helped us” (I Sam. 7:12).
The word “hitherto” seems like a hand pointing in the direction… Continue reading

Believing Prayer – Streams in the Desert 12/30

“Peter was kept in prison: but prayer (instant and earnest prayer) was made for him” (Acts 12:5, margin).
Peter was… Continue reading

Appropriating Faith – Streams in the Desert 12/29

“Arise . . . for we have seen the land, and behold, it is very good; and are ye still?… Continue reading

Rejoice – Streams in the Desert 12/28

“Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice” (Phil. 4:4).

“Sing a little song of trust,
O my… Continue reading

Iron Saints – Streams in the Desert 12/27

“His soul entered into iron” (Ps. 105:18).
Turn that about and render it in our language, and it reads thus,… Continue reading

No Active Mission – Streams in the Desert 12/26

“Sit ye here while I go and pray yonder” (Matt. 26:36).
It is a hard thing to be kept in… Continue reading

Christ our Consolation – Streams in the Desert 12/25

“His name shall be called Emmanuel . . . God with us.” (Matt. 1:23) .
“The Prince of Peace” (Isa.… Continue reading

Quiet Time with God – Streams in the Desert 12/24

“And Isaac went out to meditate in the fields at eventide” (Gen. 24:63).
We should be better Christians if we… Continue reading

God’s Refreshment – Streams in the Desert 12/23

“The journey is too great for thee” (1 King 19:7).
And what did God do with His tired servant? Gave… Continue reading

Night of Pure Faith – Streams in the Desert 12/22

“Lo, a horror of great darkness fell upon him” (Gen. 15:12).
The sun at last went down, and the swift,… Continue reading

  • “God, I want to know more of You. I want to know more of Your ways. I want to know anything You want to show me through this. But if I have to live with mystery and unanswered questions the rest of my life, I will still trust You. I will still love You. I will still obey You.” – Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Verse of the Day

But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. — Isaiah 40:31 (NKJV)

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