Divine Ministry of North Florida, Inc.
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Phone: (888) 907-2237
P.O. Box 358527 | Gainesville, FL 32635-8527

27
JAN
2017

Shaken Yet Standing

Many people like the feeling of cool breezes, especially during a warm season. However, when strong winds come, things around us may get tossed around and moved out of place. The presence of a strong wind can be a little unsettling. No longer gentle and refreshing, a stron...
14
MAY
2016

We Can Persevere!!

We can persevere.  God never promises us that life will be free of struggles.  We will face trials.  In fact, we can look at trials as the best way to develop our character.  But sometimes, trials weigh us down.  It’s so easy to give up.  However, we can persevere through...
12
MAR
2016

He Stands with Us!!

With God, you have power.  No matter what happens in life, you can turn to Him, depend on Him, put all your hope in Him.  His power is greater than any struggle you face or pain you feel.  And when you face the evil one, you can be strong because Jesus gives you armor to protect...
28
APR
2012

Focus on Him

 As you go through each day, keep your eyes on Jesus.  He will open up the way before you as you take steps of trust along your path.  Sometimes the way before you appears to be blocked.  If you remain focused on the obstacle which is before you, you will probably go off course. ...
04
FEB
2012

Weeping Willow

The myth of the weeping willow tree is that its drooping branches developed as a devastating response to the death of two lovers.  Supposedly, the willow tree was very strong and stood erect, but its heart became heavy due to the lovers’ death.  According to the myth, the...
14
DEC
2011

Now Is Not the Time to Faint

I have a friend who loves the series of Rocky movies made popular by actor Sylvester Stallone.  For those who’ve never seen any of these films, the basic theme throughout the series is that a boxer has to overcome what seems to be overwhelming obstacles to achieve an...
19
NOV
2011

Mind Over Matters

The brain is an incredible organ. I cannot imagine how much there is still left to discover about it.  Recently I learned that the left side of the brain is where our emotions are triggered while the right side of the brain acts more like a controlling mechanism.  It had not...
08
OCT
2011

Trust Me

 Sarah Youngs’ Daily Devotion James 4:7   Romans 8:1-2   Isaiah 12:2 Trust Me, and don’t be afraid.  I want you to view trials as exercises to develop your trust- muscles.  You live in the midst of fierce spiritual battles, and fear is one of Satan’s favorite...
21
SEP
2011

What Do You Have a Taste For?

Most of us are familiar with the old adage “you are what you eat.”  We all know that if we spend our days scarfing down hamburgers, french fries, and other junk foods that eventually, all those calories, fat grams, and milligrams of cholesterol will add up to make us...
07
SEP
2011

Silence is Golden

There is an old song by the a cappella gospel group Take 6 called Quiet Place.  It is all about taking time out from one’s busy schedule to find a place of solitude and serenity wherein God is able to grant peace of mind, strength, and courage.  I appreciate this song because it...