Canadian Baptist Women of Ontario and Quebec

Weekly Devotional

  • A poem for the new year (sort of)

As January 2017 turns to February, we’ve already witnessed tens of thousands of women marching around the world. Thirsty for an end to injustice. So here’s a prayer to keep us hydrated. Curated by Renee James.

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  • A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas prayer for the season. Best wishes for this season from all of us at Baptist Women and may you know his joy in 2017. (prayer adapted by Renee James.)

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  • An Evening Prayer for Saturday

This before-bed prayer is St. Patrick’s compline. A gentle way to end your Saturday. Curated by Renee James

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  • A Prayer During Turbulent Times

Protests. Tears. Hurt. As the reality of the new U.S. president-elect played out on our screens this week, I thought Boisil’s evening prayer appropriate and wise. In Psalm 25, the author begs us to bring our whole lives to God. With this evening prayer, we do. By Renee James

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  • Blog – Pray Like The Storm Does Matter

Praying this compline or evening prayer may give you the small boost you need to see how God will cut the waves down to size.
By Renee James.

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  • An Invitation to Pray

We begin a new series on prayer . . . to help us countdown to our Day of Prayer conference and to prepare us to join with our sisters in a month of prayer. By Renee James

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  • Devo – What It Takes . . . Resilience in Rio

By Renee James. With video of Canadian excellence stretched, compressed and strained to breaking point, married to an economy of spoken word that haunts you, #WHATITTAKES shows, brilliantly, why resilience matters . . . to all of us . . . not just to Olympic hopefuls.

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  • Devo – Stress Wood (or one surprising source of strength)

Stress wood helps a tree position itself for optimal sun absorption and it also helps trees grow more solidly. Without stress wood, a tree can grow quickly, but it cannot support itself fully. It cannot withstand normal wear and tear, and survive. Are you positioned for optimal sun absorption and solid growth? By Renee James

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Love Day Training Event
  • Resilience Is Not A Verb. It’s Who You Are.

“You are beautiful, my darling, beautiful beyond words.” That’s who God sees when He watches you. The question is: Do you see yourself this way? Becoming resilient means you know who God sees when He sees you. Our series on resilience continues. By Renee James

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  • Resilience: Who Does God See When He Looks at You?

The second step in becoming resilient is this: We must know who God sees when He looks at us. If you aren’t taking root in Him you will not be able to grasp even 1/10th of the woman He sees when He looks at you. Women of God know who and whose they are. By Renee James

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