Sunday, April 23, 2017

Milestones

Milestones by Keith Cook

"I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus." Philippians 3:14

Some of your life is over and now what is around the corner? Think about some of the milestones that are going to be coming up in your life. Some of them will be easy, some exciting, some will take real courage, commitment, and perseverance. You are going to need all the resources that God has given you to make it through all that is around the corner.

These are some of your resources that you have to reach your full potential:

1. Your Friends - It is great to have a best friend, mate, or group of friends to encourage you and help you be all that God wants you to be.

2. The Holy Spirit - With God working on the inside you can handle anything that happens on the outside! Allow the Holy Spirit to direct your steps into your future. He knows what is around the corner.

3. The Bible - The Word of God has many references that point to how men and women of faith reached and lived through many milestones in their lives. With such vivid and real object lessons and examples, you have a great resource in your quest for living right and succeeding in all you are to do.

4. Your Heritage - God has given you a family to help mold, steer, and support you. Even your community and culture can be used of God to help you mature and grow.

5. Your Faith - As you grow in faith you will gain confidence to trust God more and reach out in service ever greater.

At various times you will rely on each of these to different degrees. The main thing to remember is that you have a wealth of resources available to meet whatever may come. God does not abandon you on your journey through life. He is there at every milestone.

Personal Prayer Focus: God thank you for giving us so many wonderful resources to make a difference in our world.

On The Go Prayer Focus: On The Go's World Outreach Center (WOC). This is our main office and training facility. Pray for God to protect the building, guard the mechanical and structural aspects of the facility, and use the facility for maximum eternal benefits.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for APRIL 23, 2017
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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Mighty Men

Mighty Men by Joan Cook

"one of the three mighty men with David...But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the LORD wrought a great victory." 2 Samuel 23:8-12

Recently in the middle of my devotion, the Lord showed me something that I desire to have in my life.  2 Samuel 23: 8-12 describes King David's mighty men.  The first was Adino who killed eight hundred men at one time.  The second was Eleazar who "arose and attacked the Philistines until his hand was weary and his hand stuck to the sword."  Last was Shammah, who "stationed himself in the middle of the field, defended it, and killed the Philistines."  Each time the Lord brought about a victory for the mighty men.

As I was reading this I began to think about how the Bible described these three men.  What did they have in their lives that made them mighty?  The first thing was, of course, STRENGTH!  They were each very strong.  Adino was FEARLESS!  If you had to fight eight hundred men at one time, you'd have to be pretty fearless or crazy!  Maybe he was a little of both!  Eleazar had ENDURANCE!  He was not going to quit until the battle was won.  So he continued to fight until his hand literally stuck to his sword.  Shammah was WISDOM!  He forged a plan and sat in the middle of a field  waiting to attack his enemy.  He knew he couldn't take them on since they had gathered together as a troop, so he drew up a plan for victory!  He had wisdom to know what to do, when to proceed, and how to accomplish it!

To be a strong mighty warrior for God, we must be fearless.  We must not look at our circumstances and how impossible things might be.  Do not look at excuses of how it can't be done,  but know God has our back!  We know our enemy quite well and he wants to scare us to death by having us look and see him and retreat.  But, that's not what Adino did.  He looked and saw his enemy, all 800 of them!  Then he looked to God and ran to the battle!

We also must have endurance if we are to accomplish our task.  We can never give up!  The Bible tells us not to grow weary in doing good because you will get weary!  We all do!  Sometimes it might seem like there's no end to your situation.  You're tired of always fighting the enemy.  You can't go on and do it anymore!  But, with God's help, you can!!!!  Just like Eleazar kept fighting even though his hand was weary and stuck to his sword, he did not quit!  He wanted victory so bad that he endured until his enemies were defeated.

It is very important that we do not run ahead of what God is telling us to do.  It would have been easy for Shammah to run straight into the troop of soldiers waving his sword and shouting, "Victory"!  But, God didn't, in fact, He told him to do something else. We must be wise, as Shammah was wise and listen to what and how God is telling us to accomplish the task He has for us.  We must make a plan to ensure victory and stick to it.

We all want to be mighty men and women of God!  Adino, Eleazar, and Shammah obtained victory over their enemies and you can too.  The Bible tells us that the devil is on the prowl and waiting for someone to devour.  As Christians, we must put on our armor and get ready to fight.  Not in your own strength, but in the strength of the Lord listening to the orders of our Commander in Chief!

Daily Prayer Focus:  Pray that God will strengthen you and enable you to be a mighty man/woman of God!

On The Go Prayer Focus: The follow-up of inquirers who come publicly and make decisions for Christ, write in for materials to grow in Christ, or who visit our website looking for help in following Christ. Pray for local believers, churches, parents, and friends who all will be used of God to nurture each and every one to maturity in Christ.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion For April 22, 2017
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Friday, April 21, 2017

God Will Give You the Desires of Your Heart

God Will Give You the Desires of Your Heart by Dr. Ken Mattox, DDS

"May He grant you according to your heart's desire, and fulfill all your purpose. We will rejoice in your salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners! May the LORD fulfill all your petitions." Psalm 20:4, 5

My wife Bettye and I had the privilege of serving in Zimbabwe on several occasions as we treated patients with dental needs at the hospital in Sanyati. On our last visit, we had the opportunity to renew acquaintances with our dear friends Gene and Jean Phillips. They have served for over 42 years as missionaries, and we just love to hear testimonies of how God has graciously blessed them and provided for their ministry over the years.

Today I want to share with you one of their stories from the field. In their first years of ministry, they served in an area that was well irrigated, and God blessed them with many flowers, a garden, and fruit trees. It brought joy to their heart to be blessed with some luxuries that they treasured back home!

Soon, they were asked to go to a more remote arid (dry) area to serve. Jean knew that the possibility of having a garden, flowers, or even a fruit tree would be very difficult in this area. Although this caused her sadness, she knew that they must go. One day in her quiet time, God brought her to Psalm 37:4, "Delight yourself also in the LORD, and He shall give you the desires of your heart."

Jean began to pray that God would give her the desires of her heart, or else, take the desires away. The first week after the Phillips' moved to their new area of ministry, a volunteer team from Louisiana came to the area. God sent them a team of drillers, and they were drilling water wells for people just above them. The Phillips' not only got water, they began to receive water from an artesian well. God blessed them with a steady stream of water flowing through their yard only a few feet from where they wanted their garden. Gene dug a small ditch, and Jean had all the water she could have ever wanted. God blessed them with a beautiful garden, and within nine months, they began to get fruit from a fruit tree they had planted.

Remain faithful to the Lord today. Give thanks to God and make your petitions known to Him. Let Him know the desires of your heart, and as you faithfully serve Him, He will shower you with His blessings.

Daily Prayer Focus: Praise God from whom all blessings flow!

On The Go Prayer Focus: Those who need to make decisions for Christ as On The Go and the Keith Cook Team shares the Gospel around the world. Pray that they will hear a clear message about Christ, that the Holy Spirit will move them to a point of decision and that they will be bold enough to publicly respond for Christ.

(This devotion was taken as an excerpt with permission from Dr. Mattox's book entitled "A Light in the Darkness". This book contains scripture references that have impacted Dr. Mattox's life and illustrations from some of experiences on the mission field. To receive your own personal copy of his book, please contact On The Go Ministries.)

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for APRIL 21, 2017
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

We Look Strange

We Look Strange by Keith Cook

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbour as yourself." Matthew 22:37, 39

Christians are strange birds. We often look and sound different than those we regularly come in contact with at work or play. How we come across and how we present ourselves has a great deal to do with how well our witnessing efforts will be received.

How do most lost individuals view us? What kind of messages do we portray by our actions and words? Let's take a closer look.

I have talked with the unchurched, professing unbelievers, rebellious radicals, and confused seekers of truth all over the world and these are five conclusions I have come to.

1. The unchurched see believers as Bible Thumpers. They actually believe we know the Bible and have an answer or solution for almost every ill that befalls a person. They also are intimidated by some zealots who attack them with religious knowledge without "speaking the truth in love." Having found that out leads me to question why so many Christians do not use this great insight for their advantage by actually knowing the Bible and applying what it says to social ills and problems. Using a timely and true word from God has more weight than our opinion. Use the Word but be careful not to beat someone over the head with your scriptural insights!

2. The seeker sees Christians in general as being too busy to worry with them. They assume that we all are too busy and that that is the reason we never invite them to our events, services, and special activities. They drive by hundreds of churches with signs and posters proclaiming all the fantastic events going on inside. While most of us would not crash a party uninvited so no believers will not risk coming to most church events without a personal invitation.

3. Lost people believe that Christians have it all together. No problems, no worries, no needs. Because we put on a good show we can often risk not giving God the glory in how He directs and protects us. We need to be transparent in our relying on Him in the middle of crisis and when we must make tough decisions.

4. The non-churched also believe that Christians make great bosses, teammates, friends, and are basically good people. That is why a church goer who goes crazy and does something tragic makes headlines. It's not just an attack of Satan trying to expose Christianity, it often in a numb and unbelieving secular society who can not believe that someone who professes Christ could do such a thing. Believers are put up on a pedestal and must quickly confess their sins and shortcoming to all it effects. Waiting and covering sin always leads to ruin. We need to be examples and live for Christ all the time. We also must let Jesus be our guide for how to live and practice our faith.

5. A final word on how the lost see Christians. They do see us! They are watching us. They can judge us right or wrong when we display non-Christlike attitudes. The lost judge us most sharply when we live contrary to the Bible. They also critique us strongly when we act like we don't care about a social issue. They get hurt and feel like we do not value them when we dismiss them and do not share our real faith with them.

The Devil has made most believers feel that the lost will be offended if we share with them but I have found just the opposite. They want to talk, they want to begin a dialog about faith. They want to be religious. They need Jesus. He will direct them back to living right and being right with God.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that God will give you a deeper sensitivity to the needs of the non-churched and unbelievers in your family, neighborhood, and work place. Pray for a greater urgency to speak the truth with boldness.

On The Go Prayer Focus: All the local churches, committees, and leaders who will be working with On The Go Ministries and the Keith Cook Team in creative outreach efforts in the United States and around the world.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 20, 2017
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Love Is

Love Is by David Brandon

"By this all men will know you are my disciples, if you have love one for another." John 13:35

If someone asked you to finish this statement, "Love is..." how would you answer?

Some might say, "Love is running with my dog." "Love is riding a motorcycle." Or "Love is playing sports."

You might say, "Love is caring for your family." When I met my wife, Gloria, it was easy to fall in love with her and I love her more every day. At the birth of my son, Joshua I loved him immediately, because he was a gift from God.

Love is God giving His Son so we may have eternal life and avoid Hell. When I gave my life to Jesus, He forgave me of my sins and filled me with the Holy Spirit. I realized a deep sense of His love for me and I naturally loved Him back.

Love is Christians showing that Jesus is real inside and outside the Church. Many people today need to be loved by Jesus. Their lifestyle may be different from ours but they need Jesus. People without Christ need to see Him in us by our actions.

The Bible says, "Love is patient, love is kind, and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered, does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails;" 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Love is not a feeling but a decision to take action.

Decide today to:

 Love God by getting alone with Him daily
 Love your neighbor by caring for them
 Pray for the unlovable and love them
 Do an act of kindness for someone that wouldn't expect it from you.
 Pray for Evangelists and Missionaries
 Give financially so that the love of the Jesus is carried around the world

On The Go has many fine men and women who are taking the love of Jesus around the world. You can join them with your prayers and financial giving.

Love is sharing with everyone we meet the Good News that "Jesus loves them".

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that God will allow you to show love to someone in need. Also, pray for the lost that they will see their need for a Savior.

On The Go Prayer Focus: The "On The Go Daily Internet Devotions". This devotional series is read by hundreds around the World via the internet. "On The Go Daily Internet Devotions" are used to encourage, challenge, and motivate Christians in their daily walk. Pray for Keith, Joan, the On The Go Staff, and special guests as they share daily through these devotional thoughts. You can subscribe to these daily devotions via our website if you are not already a subscriber.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April  19, 2017
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

By Faith We Stand

By Faith We Stand by On The Go Staff

Today the staff at On The Go would like to encourage you to spend some time meditating on the following verses on FAITH. We believe that faith can move mountains that seem impossible, and by faith you can serve the Lord in any capacity He has called you to serve!

"But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour." Matthew 9:22

"Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt." Matthew 15:28

"After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward." Genesis 15:1

"And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you." Matthew 17:20

"And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing." 1 Corinthians 13:2

"Where there is no vision, the people perish:" Proverbs 29:18

Stand in faith today! God will reward you for your faithfulness.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that God will continue to expand your ministry as you seek to faithfully serve Him.

On The Go Prayer Focus: The 30 Minute Radio & Podcast Program "On The Go with Keith Cook". This is a weekly program airing over the internet, short wave, and radio stations. Each week Keith relates creative ways to share Christ. Pray for Keith, Joan, the On The Go Staff, and special guests as they minister on these broadcasts. You can hear these programs via our website if it is not available in your area.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion For April 18, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

Lord, I See

Lord, I See by Tekk√° Kelly and Laurie McTier

"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. For I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you." Isaiah 41:10, 13

As Christians we can all look around us everyday and see signs of God's Presence and Power in our lives. Our God is an awesome God, and He is truly worthy to be praised. All too often; however, we fail to thank God for the blessings He has given to us. May we never take His Presence and Power for granted.

Our walk with Christ is dependent upon the time that we spend with Him each and everyday in prayer and Bible study. May God reveal His truths to us so that in return we can bless others with the lessons He has taught us. God doesn't bless us and expect us to hoard the blessings, but wants us to share them with our family and friends that God puts across our paths.

Today I want to close by leaving you with a poem written by a young girl that has grown-up under the influence of On The Go Ministries. Tekk√° became a Christian as a young girl during one of our Neighborhood Outreaches, and God has blessed her with a gift of writing poetry and songs.

Lord I See

Lord I see your Mighty Power
Shining through the Light Tower.
Some may say He's a Coward.
But they don't know His Marvelous Power.

From where I stand
He is the Glory in all our land.
We shall Sing and Dance
For He will Rise Again.

From the bottom of the ocean
To the top of the sky.
He's our salvation
That we see rise.

From every nation
To every grand,
To every state he will rise again.

For the Lord
We seek will rise again.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that your Christian faith never become mundane or common place. Pray God will give you renewed zeal and a renewed sense of His Presence and His Power.

On The Go Prayer Focus: On The Go's Outreach Training Schools (OTS). In our OTS, young people and adults are trained to go to the next level in their service to God. Pray for On The Go as we train believers to make a difference in their generation.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion For April 17, 2017
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Sunday, April 16, 2017

He Is Risen Indeed!

He Is Risen Indeed! by Keith Cook

"He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you." Matthew 28:6, 7

He Is Risen! Christ Is Risen Indeed! This week Christians worldwide are celebrating Easter. Christ is alive and at work in our midst. We should celebrate His resurrection each and every day as we take the opportunity to share with others the "Good News" of Jesus Christ.

The On The Go staff would like to take this time to wish you and your family a very Happy Easter. May God pour out His blessings upon you as you spend quality time together. Take time this weekend to reflect on who Jesus is and the difference that His resurrection has made in your lives.

The grave could not Him; His death was swallowed up in Victory!

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray for lost friends and family members that God will make the message of Christ real in their lives and that they will see their need for a Savior!

On The Go Prayer Focus: Christian Brothers and Sisters in Christ.  Please join with us in praying for those who have recently came to a personal relationship with Christ!  Pray for continued discipleship, fellowship, boldness, and victory as they walk with Christ.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 16, 2017
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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Easter Son Rise

Easter Son Rise by Keith Cook

"He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spake unto you when he was yet in Galilee, saying, "The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again." Luke 24:6, 7

"Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures, and said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And ye are witnesses of these things." Luke 24:45-48

Can you imagine that first Easter morning? Long before there were Easter eggs, fancy baskets, chocolate bunnies, and Easter lilies there was an actual event that changed the course of humanity forever.

On that day that Jesus miraculously rose from the dead, the angels rejoiced while the demons trembled. Salvation had come as death, Hell, and the grave were defeated.

As the sun came up, just as it had every day since creation, it now shown on a Risen Lord. The reflection of the sun on the Son proved He was alive and not a ghost. The reflection of the Son to His disciples proved that each of them, and every man, had reason for putting their hope and trust in Jesus, the Messiah.

Let the "Son Rise" in your life.

1. Seek Him while there is time.

2. Open up your heart and life to Him so that He can give you life forever.

3. Never forget what He has done for you.

4. Reflect on His will for your life.

5. Instruct all around you how they can come to Jesus.

6. Seek opportunities to serve Jesus in acts of compassion, divine appointments, and in spiritual activities.

7. Enjoy the new life in Christ that you have been given.

Jesus Christ has risen and we celebrate this fact today! Move from the cross, past the empty tomb, and now share the good news that Jesus is alive.

He is alive! Rejoice. Son of God rise in our lives today!

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that you be faithful to God and that the Son will Rise in your life today.

On The Go Prayer Focus: On The Go's Performing Arts Team. Pray for our team as we minister through drama, puppets, interpretive dance, and music. Our Performing Arts Teams are made up of volunteers and On The Go staffers who travel around the USA to local churches and events sharing the Good News.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 15, 2017
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Friday, April 14, 2017

No Greater Love

No Greater Love by Laurie McTier

"Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned, every one, to his own way; and the LORD has laid on Him the iniquity of us all." Isaiah 53:4-6

Christ's persecution, death, burial, and resurrection fulfilled all prophesies written in the scripture. His death was the ultimate sacrifice, but was the only ransom that would ever cover our sin debt. In the Garden of Gethsemane, Christ once again totally yielded to His Father. In Luke 22:42, Jesus says "Father, if it is Your will, take this cup away from Me; nevertheless not My will, but Yours, be done." Christ took on the form of a servant, and proved to be obedient unto death.

The grave could not hold Him! Christ truly is Risen! He loves us with an everlasting love and has called us to share that same love with those we come in contact with. God bless you today as you live for Him!

Daily Prayer Focus: Praise God for the promise of Eternal Life!

On The Go Prayer Focus: Keith Cook's Hands-On-Training Events. This is our Outreach Training School on the road. Keith and the On The Go Team share all across the USA and Worldwide in fun and creative ways that people can serve Jesus and make an impact in this generation!

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 14, 2017
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ by Keith Cook

"And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death." Revelation 12:11

A few years ago, my whole family and entire staff of On The Go Ministries went to see "The Passion Of The Christ". The film totally rocked my world! It visually showed what Jesus went through for you and me. The truth and reality portrayed on screen touched my heart, and I was broken and speechless. I was almost sobbing because of what Christ had done for me.

I saw it visually, and it touched my heart. God wants us to do more with "The Passion of Christ" than to just be touched; He wants us to go on from there. The Bible says that the early Christians overcame the devil because of the blood of Jesus, and in this movie, I think it correctly depicted how much blood Jesus shed for you and me. Also, the Bible says, they overcame not only because of the blood that Jesus shed or the salvation that He offered, but because of the word of their testimony. What Jesus Christ did gave them hope, peace, and courage to stand up and say that Jesus was not just a man, He was the God-Man. Jesus Christ was not just a good teacher, He was the Son of God. I believe in Him as my Savior, and I will live for Him.

They had the blood of Jesus, the word of their testimony, and they were fearless unto death. Jesus went all the way to death, and after three days, He arose again and to offer us life. As believers today, we need to live for Jesus, let the Blood, and the Word, and your Testimony speak for Christ.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that the love of Christ, the Blood that He shed, and your daily testimony will penetrate hearts of the lost that they might come to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

On The Go Prayer Focus: On The Go Publications & Media Team. We are striving to saturate and minister to a contemporary culture and society through modern media. This division includes our audio, video, internet, and written materials. Through these various ministries we reach out, train, and inspire Christians to action.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 13, 2017
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

An Invitation Please

An Invitation Please by Keith Cook

"And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ..." Colossians 4:3

Years ago, while working at a Billy Graham Crusade, I learned a valuable lesson that I have never forgotten. It is so simple yet profound in it's scope for ministry and service. This is what I learned: People will come to Christian events and services if they are invited! Simple, but true.

Most unchurched are never invited to events or services. Each week millions of Christians make a holy pilgrimage to a local church to worship God and they pass millions of lost and needy people on the way.

According to the Billy Graham School of Evangelism at Southern Seminary, 96% of the unchurched would come to church if invited. While I know saying you will come and actually showing up is far from a certainty, it does speak well of how favorably the church is seen by most people. If you invited someone to go to prison or a local bar, the percentages would be well below those of a church invitation.

The average church only has about 20% of its membership inviting guests to come be a part of their services. The majority of those invitations, 98% to be exact, go to people who are already church goers themselves.

Can you imagine if every member of every Christian church simply invited a non-churched person or family to church this week. What would happen? Based on the figures I have that would mean that over 150 million new people could come to church this next Sunday. Wow!

That would not take a big plan or a lot of extra work on anyone's part. Simply opening one's mouth and asking, "Hey, would you like to come visit our church this week?" or "Would you and your family like to be our guests at a special event we are having at our church this weekend?" This weekend we celebrate Easter Sunday, what better way to celebrate the Resurrection of Christ than to invite an unchurched individual to attend Worship Services with you and share with them the
love of Christ!

Take a few moments to make a simple list of those you could invite to church this weekend.

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All it takes is an invitation. Do your part this week in reaching your world for Christ.

Daily Prayer Focus: Take a moment to pray for: Open Doors, Open Minds, Open Hearts!

On The Go Prayer Focus: Middle Tennessee Outreach GoTeam. Continue to pray for favor, opportunity, decisions and God's will to be done. Pray that the team will finish well. Praise God for each individual decision for Christ. The team will be traveling back to Mississippi this afternoon.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for  April 12, 2017
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Finish What You Started

Finish What You Started by David Brandon

"Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:" Philippians 1:6

It's easy for me to start something but difficult to see it through to the end. Today's verse has sustained me many times over the years. God has started a work in every Christian's life and He will finish what He started.

As Jesus hung on the cross He cried out, "It is finished." We're not to grow weary in well doing but to keep at the work and will of God for our lives. One day there will be rewards and whatever they may be, I look forward to laying them at the feet of Jesus. My desire to hear the words of Jesus, "Well done my good and faithful servant."

There are those around us who need good examples of someone who can start something good, but also see it through. You may be a Sunday School teacher, a Deacon, or a leader in your church. Stay at the good work Jesus started in you. No matter what you are going through, don't give up. Stay true to Him who never sleeps nor slumbers, He's always available, He will empower you, and equip you for the work He has begun in and through you.

Daily Prayer: Pray that God will enable you to finish well. Pray for discernment and sensitivity to areas in your life that you have started, but need to finish.

On The Go Prayer Focus: Middle Tennessee Outreach this week.  Pray for the team as they minister to children, youth, and adults of all ages in inner-city Nashville.  Pray as we minister and share with them the love of Jesus Christ, that God will bring forth a Bountiful Harvest for the Kingdom.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 11, 2017
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Monday, April 10, 2017

DARE TO SHARE

DARE TO SHARE by Keith Cook

"but the righteous are bold as a lion." Proverbs 28:1

You must be willing to Share the Love of Jesus with all you meet.

S  - You must be SENSITIVE to the needs that are around you. When you are, you will have divine appointments from God.

H - Your HEART must be in the right place. Do you have a heart of love and compassion to help and reach the lost and needy?

A  - You must be AVAILABLE to Christ to be used for service. By being available and adaptable to the needs of others, the Holy Spirit will use you to do great things for the Kingdom of God.

R  - You must always RELY ON THE HOLY SPIRIT in every area of your life. When you are relying and trusting God you will be able to relax, defeat your fears, and really launch out into the deep waters of real ministry.

E  - And finally, if you are going to really share with others, your ministry must have an EVANGELISTIC EXPRESSION. In other words you will share the Gospel and you will call for a decision for Christ. As you go for Christ you must be confident and humble. If you share the truths of Christ you will see the hand of God move. If you do your part God will always be there!

Dare to share your faith this week.

Daily Prayer Focus:  Pray for a greater sensitivity to the needs of those around you. Pray for Divine Appointments and the opportunity to Share the Love of Christ.

On The Go Prayer Focus: Middle Tennessee Outreach April 9-12. Today they will be doing a strategic points prayer in downtown Nashville. Pray for the GoTeam as they minister that they will be sensitive to needs of those around them.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 10, 2017
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Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Progression of Desire

The Progression of Desire by Joan Cook

"What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you?  Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?  You lust and do not have; so you commit murder. And you are envious and cannot obtain; so you fight and quarrel." James 4:1-2

News Event:  On The Go Ministries is hosting Northpoint Christian School this week as their students serve in our Middle Tennessee Outreach in Nashville, Tennessee. Please pray for each student as they serve, and for each person the team will minister to that they might be drawn closer to Jesus Christ.

Using God as an excuse for a fight is unwise.  The Jewish Christians had frequent wars with the Romans. They were a very quarrelsome, divided people. They even fought amongst themselves.  Why are there fights and conflicts?  I believe the Word of God tells us it is due to our "worldly desires for pleasure".
   
That's not unlike the Christians of today, is it?  Even in today's Christian marriages we see ladies who are not content, so they nag their husbands to get what they want or men who buy big ticket items trying to fulfill discontentment.

Here is the progression of desire:

1.  Want something

2.  Begin to think about it.

3.  Dominates our thoughts and we involuntarily think about it all the time.

4.  Dream about it.

5.  Begin to imagine having it no matter the cost.

6.  Do whatever it takes to obtain it.

Some desires may be perfectly legitimate (ex: health, friendship, family, job, home).  The problem comes when desires can't be obtained, then temptation comes and can lead us to sin!  Then, we have been drawn away from God by our desires.
   
When we desire something that we cannot obtain, we can become discontent with what we have. Ruth Bell Graham wrote this prayer that could be yours today:

"Teach me contentment, Lord, whatever my lot,  keeping my eyes on You in trust.  Knowing your love is true, your way is just.

Teach discontentment, Lord, with what I am; daily striving, growing daily nearer, finding you are daily closer, dearer.
   
Contented, Lord, yet discontented make me, both together working, blending all in your glory ending."

On The Go Prayer Focus: Middle Tennessee Outreach is scheduled for April 9-15, 2017. Pray for the team as they travel to Nashville today. Pray that God will prepare their hearts, eyes, and ears to serve Him this week. Tonight they will be leading the chapel service at the Nashville Rescue Mission!

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for APRIL 9, 2017
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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Sin's Progress

Sin's Progress by Keith Cook

"But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness." 1 Timothy 6:11

Sin is never neutral. Sin always effects others around you. Sin has a cause and effect; there is no way around it except not to sin. The only way to do that is to let Jesus Christ give you strength and protection.

The natural progression of sin is to See Sin, Desire Sin, Take Sin, and then to Give Sin.

See - Seeing sin is the mental and emotional level of noticing something or an attitude as being pleasing to one of the senses. (Feel, smell, taste, see, hear, etc...) To look upon something is not wrong. To look upon it with interest or admiration with curiosity, this leads to the scale of sin's progression.

Desire - This is the level where sin is really germinated and hatched. After seeing sin, the interest and admiration for sin is sparked, and this can result in the desire for the object or action. Desire leads you to a sense that you want that certain object or action, you crave it, you must do something, or you must have it.

Take - Once someone moves from seeing sin to desiring sin, it is easy to move on to the taking part of sin. Sin has been allowed to master the individual. Sin has contaminated the soul, heart, and mind. It also will affect the body.

Give - Giving sin is actively passing on habits, traits, and opportunities for others to sin. It is like Eve getting Adam to eat the forbidden fruit. It is the father passing on anger and abuse to a child. It is a big brother passing down a bad habit to a sibling. It is a Christian passing on an excuse for not taking a stand to another believer who then justifies inactivity and passivity.

Do not let sin progress in your life. Stop the flow. Stop the downward spiral of sin in your life. Do not let sin get a foothold in your life.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that God will stop the downward spiral of sin in your life. Pray that God will enable you to flee from even the appearance of sin.

On The Go Prayer Focus: On The Go's "Adopt An Evangelist" program. This program provides funding and support for various missions and evangelists around the world.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 8, 2017
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Friday, April 7, 2017

Doing God's Work

Doing God's Work by Keith Cook

"and he began to speak out boldly in the synagogue. But when Pricilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately" Acts 18:26 NASB

Ministries, churches, companies, and even families can go through times of great change.  Long and faithful workers leave or go off  and do things that seem wrong or out of character for a true servant of Jesus.

What are we to do in those times?

I have seen great Christian workers get in financial binds and frantically need to make more money go off with wild and crazy plans to get out of debt overnight.

Others have quit one fruitful ministry or job and run off to do a new ministry because they think they have heard from God. Their emotions or lack of discipline has clouded their hearing the voice of God.

Hearing from God and speaking on behalf of God is a tremendous responsibility. In the Old Testament if someone said they heard from God about something and later it was a mistake they were stoned. Be careful giving God credit for some of your harebrained ideas. He may not want any - especially if it was not really Him!

When God has called you to full time service you need to give your all to that service and not halfheartedly volunteer to do the Lord's work. There are to be no volunteers in God's service - there are only to be faithful servants. Never settle for doing a ministry that anyone can do. Make sure you are doing that one thing that God has called only you to do!

There is a great struggle in every man and woman to help God out and take charge of ones life and just handle it. But God wants us to let Him handle it. He wants to handle your funds, your family, and your faithful commitment to serve Him.

The famous missionary pioneer to Africa, C. T. Studd, is a favorite of mine. He has spoken volumes into my life by way of his biography. While rereading one of the early accounts of his life and ministry I ran across the following that he advised all his candidates for ministry. I believe it applies even more today.

"I don't tell these fellows to volunteer, I tell them to surrender to God and to go away rejoicing in Him, and He will in His own way make all plain."

He went on to say that:

1. If you don't desire to meet the Devil during the day, meet Jesus before dawn.

2. If you don't want the Devil to hit you, hit him first, and hit him with all your might, so that he may be too crippled to hit back. 'Preach the Word' is the rod the Devil fears and hates.

3. If you don't want to fall - walk, and walk straight and walk fast!

4. Three of the Devil's dogs with which he hunts us are:
   
-Swelled head
-Laziness
-Cupidity

Though long transferred from this life to the next, he had great wisdom. In order to do God's work - God's way - you must start and remain faithful to trusting Him and listening to only Him. He will provide. He will guide. Do not panic, run, retreat, be afraid, quit, or give up. Now is not the time to loose one faithful evangelistic servant in God's army.

Daily Prayer Focus: Answer the following questions:

What has God called you to do in the past?

What progress has He made in bringing it to past?

What has hindered the Lord from moving you into that ministry?

What can you do to get back to where God wants you to be without doubting His plan or striving to make it happen in the natural or flesh?

On The Go Prayer Focus: On The GoAudio Podcasts and Radio Ministries. Currently we are producing various programs which go over the internet and international airwaves. Pray that God will continue to bless the On The GoAudio Podcasts and that He will expand the listening base. Visit OnTheGo.org to hear past broadcasts.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 7, 2017
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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Called Out and Secure

Called Out and Secure by Laurie McTier

"I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles; To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house." Isaiah 42:6,7

News Event:  On The Go Ministries is hosting Northpoint Christian School next week as their students serve in our Middle Tennessee Outreach in Nashville, Tennessee. Please pray for each student as they serve, and for each person the team will minister to that they might be drawn closer to Jesus Christ.

As Christians, God has given to each of us the command of the Great Commission, to share His love and truths with those who we come in contact with. The Bible says in Romans 3:23, "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God." Every man is in need of a Savior; our sin debt has been paid in full. The price of eternal freedom has been covered, all we must do is place our faith and trust in Jesus Christ and believe in Him so that we might know Him and spend eternity with Him in Heaven.

During my quiet time God showed me the following truths out of Isaiah 42:6, 7.

1) God has called each of us to live holy, pure lives, beyond reproach.

2) God is omnipresent. He has called us, and is also with us every step of the way as we are obedient to His will and His command.

3) God wants to give us a covenant, a promise, and a burden for those to whom we must minister. He has called us to be a Light in the darkness, we must let His love flow through us.

4) God wants us to be active in the fight for freedom. God wants to give us a heart of compassion for those who are in bondage to sin and darkness. We must stand in the gap and seek opportunities to share His love and His truths which alone can yield eternal light and freedom to those in bondage.

God asks not for our abilities, but our availability to carry out His tasks. God can use each of us to impact this world for Him, one individual at a time.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that God will give you a renewed burden to be active in the fight for freedom from sin and bondage!

On The Go Prayer Focus: The Development Ministries of On The Go. This ministry team helps On The Go stay on the go! Many individuals want to make an investment in eternity through On The Go Ministries. Through their wills, trusts, monthly electronic funds transfers, donations of stocks, and planned giving they do just that. If you are interested in helping On The Go take the Gospel around the world through your giving and financial support please let them know. Visit OnTheGo.org for details.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for APRIL 6, 2017
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Living On The Edge Of Eternity

Living On The Edge Of Eternity by Keith Cook

"Whoever speaks, let him speak as it were the utterances of God. Whoever serves let him do so by the strength that God supplies; so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs the glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen." 1 Peter 4:11

As you think about this passage, you must remember that these scriptures were written by Peter hundreds of years ago. He had a message from God, a fresh word for his generation. I believe that every generation needs men and women who live their lives as if they are living on the edge of eternity. They are men and women of passion - real champions for God! They boldly share God's message of salvation as if today was their last day on this earth.

I have come to the following conclusions about those who are living on the edge of eternity. Every person that I have met who has an "on the edge" mentality has, to a varying degree, most of the following spiritual and motivational attributes.

1. Those living on the edge of eternity know the lessons of past history and have learned from them.

2. They also demonstrate the life-changing power of God to their present culture.

3. When they face the future they do so with hope and expectation.

4. Their focus in life is to have a clear and urgent message to share in their daily lives.

5. Those living on the edge of eternity are galvanized by the ever-present supernatural power of the Holy Spirit.

6. Their attitude is permeated with the "mind of Christ" and they know what God wants them to do because they are communicating with Him in a regular time of personal Bible study and prayer.

7. Most importantly, those living on the edge of eternity are proactive in their service to God's kingdom. (Proactive is defined as "acting in advance to deal with an expected difficulty". Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

Instead of reacting to circumstances, public opinion, or crisis, these men and women deliberately choose to act on what Jesus told them to do in their quiet time. Their quiet time with the Lord empowers them to act with purpose and confidence.

Decide today to "live life on the edge"!

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that God will empower your quiet time with Him and will enable you to respond obediently with purpose and confidence.

On The Go Prayer Focus: Joan Cook's "Women On The Go" Ministries. Joan's "Women On The Go" programs are implemented at women's conferences, local churches, retreats, and separate stand-alone events. God has given her a burden to minister to and encourage women in their walk with the Lord. Pray for Joan as she ministers and shares from her heart and as she presents motivational, evangelistic programs, materials, and leadership to and for women that will challenge and motivate them to a deeper walk with the Lord.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for APRIL 5, 2017
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Answered Prayers

Answered Prayers by Keith Cook

"Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him." Matthew 6:8

I found something unique while searching the internet the other day. Take a look:

"Answered Prayers (via the internet)

I asked for strength - and God gave me difficulties to make me strong.

I asked for wisdom - and God gave me problems to learn to solve.

I asked for prosperity - and God gave me brain and brawn to work.

I asked for courage - and God gave me dangers to overcome.

I asked for love - and God gave me troubled people to help.

I asked for favors - and God gave me opportunities.

I received nothing I wanted - I received everything I needed.

My prayers have been answered."

I was stuck by how true this often is. God knows our needs. Hears our prayers. Wants to bless and help us yet we often do not get what we think we need or have what we want to have out of life.

God is not Santa Claus with a big bag of toys for us - but He does have some wonderful gifts for each true believer to receive. These gifts are not necessarily the most culturally appreciated or noticed.  God's most wonderful gift to us is in the area of peace and it comes every time we put all of our hopes, dreams, cares, and life into His omnipotent hands.

His will and answers to prayers are far greater than the cries from our lips or the pains that rise up out of our hearts. His answers are divine. His leadings are sure and secure. His provisions are eternal and just.

Thank God for answered prayers. He really does answer when we call. Sometimes we just forget He is the one in control!

May the love of Christ keep you in the center of God's answers to your prayers. Do not try to run from or avoid His unique replies to your requests. Trust Him and enjoy the blessings of obedience and the fellowship of relationship with God almighty.

Daily Prayer Focus: Praise God for answered prayers.

On The Go Prayer Focus: On The Go's GoCare ministry. This is our acts of kindness and benevolence ministry department. The focus of our GoCare ministry is to reach out to physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of hurting individuals and to build bridges between churches and their communities.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for APRIL 4, 2017
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Monday, April 3, 2017

Pray For Individual Christians

Pray For Individual Christians by Keith Cook

"...I urge that entreaties and prayers and thanksgiving be made on behalf of all men..." 1 Timothy 2:1

God wants us to pray for fellow believers. When we neglect to remember others and their needs, we rob them of a tremendous blessing and ourselves of joining in their reward and personal ministries. We need to co-labor with others in prayer and encouragement.

What should we pray for other believers? Why not consider praying the following for all the saints in training that you know:

Pray for their Personal Holiness - Pray that they can always forgive, forget wrongs done to them, constantly reflect on the mercy of God, and rejoice in the forgiveness that they have received. Personal Holiness is enhanced by being a person of spiritual disciplines. Being a person of prayer, the Word, and reflection is very beneficial to one's personal growth in Christ.

Pray for their Personal Vision - Pray that they have divine wisdom, and supernatural courage to follow the Spirit's leading in their life and ministry. Each Christian has a call from God to join Him in service and compassion. Each is to follow the Lord's example of being blessed to be a blessing.

"I am sending you to them to open their eyes and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God"  Acts 26:17,18

And also pray for their Personal Power - Power for service and commitment to doing God's will requires a daily emptying of self and filling of the Holy Spirit. It is God's power that the believer needs in order to do God's perfect will. Rely and trust in the Spirit for your strength.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray for Christian Leaders, your Pastoral Staff, Missionaries and Evangelists, Christian Friends, and yourself for Personal Holiness, Vision, and Power.

On The Go Prayer Focus: On The Go Ministry Supporters. It takes teamwork to make the dream work! Our ministry supporters have made commitments to play a vital part of our team through praying, sharing, caring, going, and growing.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 3, 2017
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Sunday, April 2, 2017

The Umpire

The Umpire by Keith Cook

"There is no umpire between us, who may lay his hand upon us both." Job 9:33 NASB

Recently, I went to a baseball game. Our local team was doing great! Home runs were being hit left and right. Then it happened! Our pitcher threw a wild pitch and it almost hit the batter. The batter got so mad that he started yelling at the pitcher. Then our manager became rather upset and started yelling at the batter who, by then, was being defended by his manager. It was a rather fun scene for us as spectators, but for the players on the field it was very serious and a tense situation.

Into the middle of the situation stepped the umpire. While the coach of a team has a lot of authority and can usually rule his players, there is one person on that field who has total authority, the umpire. When he speaks everyone must listen. When he says "play ball," they all play ball. When he says "You're out of here," you take a walk to the locker room, and no matter how loud you yell and protest, there is no way to get back into the game.

When the umpire had had enough, he sent both coaches back to their dugouts, the players went back to their positions, and the game continued. The tense situation was over and the game was completed.

While Job thought there was no umpire who could mediate between God and man, there actually was, it was Jesus Christ. Jesus stepped in and brought peace between God and man, even between you and God.

In the game of life, Jesus is the spiritual umpire who can control your actions and reactions. Don't strikeout on your own. Don't be disqualified by not showing up for the game. Let Jesus call you safe at home plate (Heaven) one day!

Daily Prayer Focus: Praise God for Jesus as He serves as a Mediator on your behalf.

On The Go Prayer Focus: Fresno City Fest Team with Luis Palau ministering in Fresno, California at the Save Mart Center.  Pray for a mighty move of God as the Gospel is presented and for a bountiful harvest of souls. Thanks for your prayers and support.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for April 2, 2017
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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Strange But True

Strange But True by Laurie McTier

"The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good." Psalms 14:1

In the sixteenth century, some countries celebrated the start of their new year on April 1st. In 1562, Pope Gregory introduced a new calendar where the New Year fell on January 1st. In those days, technology was not as advanced as it is today, so news traveled very slowly. Many continued to celebrate New Year's Day on April 1st. The individuals who had heard the news played pranks or tricks on those who had not heard and called them "April Fools".

Biblically speaking, the only real fool in today's society is the individual who does not let his or her life count for God. The wise man will receive his reward as he has sought to honor God with his life and has endeavored to tell others about Him. The fool is the man who has chosen to deny God or has become disobedient to His commandments.

We are God's Ambassadors. He wants us to allow our life to count for Him, to make an impact in our society. He has given to us the charge of the Great Commission so that we will tell others of His love and sacrifice that they may have eternal life. May the Great Commission not become the Great Omission in our life.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray for wisdom as you seek to allow your life to count for God.

On The Go Prayer Focus: Keith Cook Crusades, Celebrations, and Festivals. God has given Keith the opportunity and privilege of sharing the message of Christ both stateside and internationally. During each opportunity, Keith presents a joyful and enthusiastic, yet powerful and clear presentation of the Gospel and a call to commitment to Christ.
Keith and Joan will be speaking today at the Extend the Impact Conference with Next Generation Alliance in Fresno, California.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion For April 1, 2017
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Friday, March 31, 2017

Being Alone

Being Alone by Keith Cook

News Event: March 31 - April 2, 2017 - Keith and Joan will be speaking at the Extend the Impact Conference with Next Generation Alliance in Fresno, California.  Luis Palau and many artist will be sharing at the Fresno City Fest which will be held at the Save Mart Center on the Fresno State University Campus.

Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the LORD of all the righteous acts of the LORD, which he did to you and to your fathers. 1 Samuel 12:7

Recently, I had a really strange weekend. I was all alone. It is really quite hard to suddenly find yourself alone when you are use to having people all in your life. Usually I have all kinds of people and things in my life - all kinds of activity. But not so that weekend.

Joan, my wife, was visiting family miles away. My son, Keith and his wife Megan, were away ministering in a local church revival on the Gulf Coast. My local friends all had plans for the weekend. All my staff were out ministering all over the world and I was home alone. Friends from out of town did stop in earlier in the week to visit for one night but they now had moved on down the road. To make things even worse - it was cloudy and raining outside.

I had tried to fill my life with activity. I had plenty of places I could go eat at or shop or look at. But they all had no appeal.

I had rented several movies I had been wanting to see, that my wife would not want to see, but they some how seem uninteresting.

I had turned on my internet buddy list and internet phone service but no one was chatting or calling.

Every dish was clean, all the laundry was in the basket, the normal manly clutter was out of sight. Nothing left to do - nothing! I mean nothing!

My house was suddenly very quiet and very lonely.

Does this sound like something you have ever been through?

While my predicament sounds dire it was not really life threatening. It was not very serious but it was very emotional. My wife, son, friends, co-workers, peers, are all great and will be back in my world very soon. This is not a real problem. I am just spoiled with a wonderful life that is filled with wonderful people, activities, and blessings from God.

Many people live their lives in a kind of permanent aloneness. They never get beyond being just with themselves.

The Bible tells us, if we have a relationship in Christ, that we are never really alone. We have the presence of Christ in our life at all times. Isaiah 41:10 says, "Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you; yes, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness."

The Bible actually admonishes us to "be still and know that I am God." Psalms 46:10

Here are some insight about being alone.

1. Being temporarily alone is not a bad thing. You will survive. Use the time to reflect, catch up, clean up, relax, enjoy.

2. Take time to actually plan to get alone for a time or season. I am not talking about great amounts of time - simply - take the time, make the time, to get alone for some quality time of reflection and meditation on what God is doing in your life and what He may want to be doing in the future. This is something you may want to do on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis.

3. Plan a daily time to get alone with God. During this time you need to pray, read the Word (Bible), and have some time to reflect and wait on God to speak to your mind and heart.

4. If you have been through a crisis or suffered a loss due to death make sure you are allowing God, your church, your friends and family to minister to you.

5. If you do not have family, friends, or a church home now would be a great time to seek out a local church to help you in your time of need. We all need support and encouragement and the local church is a great - best - place to start.

6. If you do not know the Lord - now is a good time to come to Him. He loves you and will help you - not just through this situation - but with your whole life.

7. Do not retreat into perpetual aloneness. Allow time during times of grief and sorrow - but also allow Christ to heal your heart and mind. Seek Christian professional help if you do not seem to be handling your grief and situations in a way that you know is healthy and right.

So being alone is not really a bad thing. It may be boring. It may be unusual and seldom experienced but Christ can speak and lead even in times of aloneness.

You can probably tell what God has called me to do during my time alone - away for all my normal activity. He has led me to write this devotion! I hope it has been time well spent. I certainly do not feel all alone any more. I feel like you have joined me in this very moment. May God bless you as you live on for Christ. Never alone - always - in Christ.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that God will give you time this week to literally get alone with Him in prayer and Bible study. Pray that He will prepare your heart for the truths He will reveal to you!

On The Go Prayer Focus: All the local churches, committees, and leaders who will be working with On The Go Ministries and the Keith Cook Team in creative outreach efforts in the United States and around the world.  Pray for Keith and Joan as they share at the Extend the Impact Conference in Fresno, California. Pray for evangelists and artists as they attend the conference that they will be blessed, encouraged, and challenged to take the ministries to new heights as God directs each step!

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for March 31, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ambassadors or Terrorists

Ambassadors or Terrorists by Keith Cook

"Now then we are ambassadors for Christ..." 2 Corinthians 5:20

As you allow God to begin directing your thoughts, He will begin showing you people who need to hear about Jesus and giving you the words you need to say.

Recently, I have come to a rather profound conclusion. It has changed my life and the lives of many with whom I have shared this with. The conclusion is a simple understanding that the opposite of an ambassador is a terrorist! Some of us are acting like spiritual terrorists.

While we would never bomb a building or take another person's life, we justly believe that these actions are ungodly and horrible.

Yet, because we are not thinking like God wants us to think, and are not doing what God wants us to do - we are, in a spiritual sense, causing just as much spiritual damage as the ungodly crazed physical terrorist. We are sending people into a Christ-less eternity because we choose not to think or listen to God's leading to share our faith with someone!

Actual terrorists cause people to die because of anger and demonic reasoning; some Christians, who are not serving as our Lord's ambassadors, allow people to die without a relationship with Christ. I do not want to be any form of a terrorist. I want to be an ambassador of Christ. What about you?

Live for Jesus this week. Be an ambassador for Jesus.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that you will be a faithful ambassador for Christ, directing people to Him, and not a terrorist by failing to share your faith.

On The Go Prayer Focus: Keith Cook, Joan Cook, the U.S.A. Staff, and On The Go Board of Directors, as they add leadership and direction for the ongoing ministries of the Keith Cook Team and On The Go.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for MARCH 30, 2017
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Refuel Your Tank

Refuel Your Tank by Laurie McTier

"Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord." 1 Corinthians 15:58

Recently as I was driving down the road, my car began to hesitate and it appeared to be out of gas. As I looked down at the fuel gauge, I noticed that according to the gauge, I still had a quarter of a tank of gas. I delayed going to the gas station, thinking I could get to my next destination and then refuel. Embarrassingly enough, I ran out of gas sitting in my director's driveway.

I learned the hard way that my car responds differently when it is cold outside. I have to put fuel in the tank more often, and the gage is not quite as accurate.

How does that apply to our Christian walk? God wants us to spend time with Him in His word and in prayer each and every day. Only then, can we refuel our tanks and experience the joy of the Lord and be prepared for the tests that come our way. God wants us to apply 1 Corinthians 15:58 in our daily walk with Him.

1) Beloved Brethren. We are loved. God is our Father and we are His Children. He desires an intimate relationship with each of us.

2) Steadfast. Set your focus. Do not allow detours in your walk with the Lord. Take heed to warnings that the Holy Spirit gives you, do not try to take short cuts.

3) Unmovable. Stand your Ground. Trust in the Lord with all of your heart. You will not always understand the trials and difficulties you experience, but stand your ground. Place your trust in God, He will never fail you.

4) Abound in the work of the Lord. Seek God's will and allow Him to direct your every step. God does not ask for your abilities, but for your availability.

5) Your Labor is not in Vain. The prayers of a righteous man are effective and productive. God will reward you for your faithful service. God's word promises that if we delight ourselves in the Lord, He will give us the desires of our heart.

There is no substitute for spending time with God. We must have fuel in our tanks in order to be effective for Christ and glorify Him.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that you will be steadfast, unmovable, abounding in the work of the Lord, and that your labor will be rewarded.

On The Go Prayer Focus: The Safety In Travel for each On The Go staffer and GoTeam volunteer.

Thank you for taking the time to pray for this important division of On The Go Ministries. For more information on any our ministries here at On The Go, you may send your questions to info@onthego.org.

On The Go Daily Devotion for March 29, 2017
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