Seasonal Devotionals

Warning: God is Trying to Reach You

God Trys to Warn Us

A glimpse is a moment in time when there are signs of what is coming. Usually, these glimpses come through the Holy Spirit or through words of the prophetic.  It’s a brief look at what God is doing in the midst of the evil that is going on. What are we doing and are we

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura

Receive What God is Giving

In 1880 Adoniram Judson Gordon wrote in his book, “The Believer’s Union with His Lord”: “‘For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body…’ (1 Corinthians 12:13 – ESV). But for God to give is one thing, for us to receive is quite another. ‘God so love the world that He gave His

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura

So You Thought I was Just Like You?

“All this you have done and I kept silent, so you thought that I was just like you, sanctioning evil. But now I will bring you to my courtroom and spell out clearly my charges before you.” Psalms 50:21 (TPT) In scripture, God sometimes keeps silent when humans have done evil. “So, you thought that

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura

Qualities of the Lord

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14 (NIV) What a rich scripture this is! Jesus – God made flesh. Living with us. Showing His glory. Setting an

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura

Delight and Love the Lord!

For here is what the Lord has spoken to me: “Because you loved me, delighted in me, and have been loyal to my name, I will greatly protect you. I will answer your cry for help every time you pray, and you will feel my presence in your time of trouble. I will deliver you

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura - Make a Difference

You Can Make a Difference

JEHOVAH-RAAH “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead, they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others,

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura

A Change of Heart

A change of heart becomes evident as we confess with our mouth but also commit to doing something to change our sinful behavior. “Then Naaman and his entire party went back to find the man of God. They stood before him, and Naaman said, “Now I know that there is no God in all the

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura

Go Deeper with Jesus

“Himself” is a poem written by A.B. Simpson in 1904. The text is a road map for believers from the salvation experience to the consequence of maintaining our relationship with Jesus. The first half of each line represents the beginning of our focus on God; the second half shows our closer connection to Him. Jesus

Read More »
God-focused Blog post by Pastor Rafael

God-Focused

But David kept thinking to himself, “Someday Saul is going to get me. The best thing I can do is escape to the Philistines. Then Saul will stop hunting for me in Israelite territory, and I will finally be safe.” 1 Samuel 27:1 NLT You might remember that this is the same guy who fought

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura

Always Love

“Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.” 1 John 3:15 (NIV) “Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura

May the Lord Continue to Guide Us

Greeting my brothers and sisters! May our Lord continue to guide us into the future. The world becomes more uncertain and out of our control, but we have our love for Jesus and for each other. Paul says it the best: “Don’t owe anything to anyone, except your outstanding debt to continually love one another,

Read More »
New Season Church of Ventura

Understanding and Healing

“No!” Peter insisted. “Even if I have to die with you, I will never deny you!” And all the other disciples vowed the same.  Matthew 26:35 (NLT) Jesus Knew His Destiny On the night He was to be arrested, He prophesied to the disciples that they would all betray Him. Peter absolutely believed he would

Read More »