Author Archives: Tom Raines

About Tom Raines

Husband, father and son who is a treasure hunter in the Word of God. Finding joy,strength and hope while affirming the characteristics and qualities God created for us and described for us in His Holy Scriptures.

Affirmation of God: I see God.

Today’s Scripture: Job 42:5 ESV; I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you; Life can be painful and hard. As I reflected on God’s people of old this morning I felt … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I am going where God has shown me.

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 143:8 ESV; Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. “I should go.” These … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I arise and call out to the LORD.

Today’s Scripture: Jonah 1:6 ESV; So the captain came and said to him, “What do you mean, you sleeper? Arise, call out to your god! Perhaps the god will give a thought to us that we may not perish.” Do … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I sow my seed in the morning and trust God.

Today’s Scripture: Ecclesiastes 11:6 NIV; Sow your seed in the morning, and at evening let not your hands be idle, for you do not know which will succeed, whether this or that, or whether both will do equally well. You … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: Lord, increase my faith.

Today’s Scripture: Luke 17:5 ESV; The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” The apostles living and walking with Jesus knew they didn’t have the faith He required. We don’t either. The Good News of Jesus Christ is that … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I am filled with the fullness of God.

Today’s Scripture: Ephesians 3:19 ESV: and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. Paul was attempting to explain this mystery to the Ephesians over two thousand years … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I am confident in God.

Today’s Scripture: Philippians 1:6 NASB; For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus. God has placed His work in each of us … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: The LORD hears my voice in the morning.

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 5:3 KJV; My voice shall you hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto you, and will look up. No matter what may or may not transpire today the LORD … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: In God I trust.

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 143:8 ESV; Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. In coming to know … Continue reading

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Affirmation of God: I strengthen myself in the LORD.

Today’s Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:6 ESV; And David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because all the people were bitter in soul, each for his sons and daughters. But David strengthened himself in the LORD his … Continue reading

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