Just Keep Planting!

Leon Fontaine Devoted

But he who received seed on the good ground is he who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. Matthew 13:23 (NKJV)   Do you ever get discouraged when you’re believing for something? Maybe you’ve been standing on a promise for a while, and you still don’t see any evidence of it coming to pass in your life. It’s easy to get discouraged when this happens, but stay …

When Your Mind Wanders…

Leon Fontaine Devoted

You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. Isaiah 26:3 (NKJV)   When you’ re doing devotions, does your mind ever wander? I know mine does. One minute I’m thinking about a promise I just read in the Bible, and suddenly I’m reminded of ten things I need to get done that day. It can be so tempting to want to get up from your meditation time with God to …

Never Settle for Second-Best

Leon Fontaine Devoted

For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord will give grace and glory; no good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly. Psalm 84:11 (NKJV)   Have you ever settled for second-best? Maybe you started out with a big dream, and when it didn’t happen the way you expected, you settled for a partial fulfillment of that dream. Maybe you believed for a great job you love that pays well, but you settled for one …