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Giving Light Devotional Podcast

67 EpisodesProduced by Giving Light Website

Welcome to the Giving Light Devotional Podcast. Giving Light is a local church and global equipping center based in the beautiful countryside of central Pennsylvania. This podcast is meant to be an encouraging and thought-provoking devotional to empower you in your walk with God and others.

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EP66: The Importance of Hearing God's Voice

April 21st, 2021


God is a relational God who speaks to us, His children. In this episode, Dr. Melodye Hilton highlights some of the purposes and benefits of hearing God’s voice.


EP65: God's Word Reveals His Nature

April 14th, 2021


When we don’t have a clear view of God, it's hard for us to genuinely commune with Him or rightly reflect His character to others. Today’s episode talks through our need for the Word of God that reveals His true nature.

EP64: Burning Ones

April 7th, 2021


The Bible is full of individuals who burned with the fire of God’s presence. In today’s devotional, we hope to inspire you to press in and become one …

EP63: Holy and Kind

March 24th, 2021


“Whom the Lord loves, He disciplines.” In this week’s devotional, we’ll look at this verse in light of who God is as our Heavenly Father and what it means for us, His sons and daughters.

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EP62: Upside Down

March 17th, 2021


It should not surprise you that the Kingdom of God operates differently or even exactly the opposite of the rest of the world. In today’s devotional, …

EP61: Out of Control

March 10th, 2021


What do you do when your plans don’t pan out the way you thought they would? Why is it that you can do everything right and still experience …

EP60: Lesson Learned

March 3rd, 2021


The difficulties of life can deal out painful lessons. In today’s devotional, we talk about God’s desire to reveal His good nature in everyone of our …

EP59: Heart of Justice

February 24th, 2021


We become an instrument of justice when we use our power (ability, influence, gifts) for the good of others. In today’s devotional, Dr. Melodye Hilton shares our God-given responsibility to be doers of justice in this …

EP58: Self-Love

February 17th, 2021


If you have the capacity to love God and love others, you have the ability to love yourself. In today’s devotional, guest host Shamone Lewin shines a light on the topic of loving your neighbor as yourself.

For …

EP57: Break Open and Pour Out

February 10th, 2021


Our world can become saturated with distractions. In today’s devotional, guest host, Rebecca Hilton leads us into what it means to break open the alabaster bottle of your life at the feet of Jesus.


EP56: What Is In Your Hands?

January 27th, 2021


Have you ever gotten stuck searching for your purpose in life or maybe believing that you have nothing good to give? In this week’s devotional, Katie Stansfield encourages us that God isn’t looking for our perfection or …

EP55: Words of Life

January 20th, 2021


What you fill your heart with will affect your whole life. In this week’s devotional, Pastor Steve Hilton reminds us to pay attention to the words …

EP54: Losing My Religion

January 13th, 2021


Have you ever found yourself going through the motions of a religious life yet feeling unfulfilled? In this episode, we’ll take a look at what Jesus …

EP53: The Gift of Desire

January 6th, 2021


Having desire and having our desires fulfilled should be a part of the normal Christian life. In today’s episode, you’ll be challenged not to stifle …

EP52: Dancing in the Rain

December 2nd, 2020


Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. Today’s devotional encourages you to put your praise on in all circumstances. EPISODE PAGE

EP51: Why Are We Shouting?

November 25th, 2020


Have you ever wondered why God’s people SHOUT in church? In today’s episode, we’ll talk about the Biblical precedent for shouting in worship as one of the many expressions of praise. EPISODE PAGE

EP50: Forget Not

November 18th, 2020


In today’s devotional, we encourage you not to forget the benefits and the transformative power of God’s Word. 

Find devotional questions, Scriptures, worship songs and more on the EPISODE PAGE.

EP49: The Attitude of Unity

November 11th, 2020


In this episode, we’ll explore the attitude of what unity is and what it is not. EPISODE PAGE

EP48: The Value of Unity

November 4th, 2020


The cultivation of life-giving relationships is a continual process. In today’s devotional, we look at the benefits of walking in unity. EPISODE PAGE

EP47: Created for Connection

October 28th, 2020


Did you know that the need for connection is a part of your created design? In today’s episode, we are going to expose the lies of the enemy that …

EP46: Leave No Space For The Enemy

October 21st, 2020


Many of the internal issues and struggles we face come down to the mind space that we are giving to certain things. In today’s devotion we are going to give you a simple key to unlock a victorious thought life. EPISODE …

EP45: Jesus Wept

October 14th, 2020


We believe that Kingdom transformation begins with compassion. In today’s devotional, we are going to examine how Jesus displayed compassion throughout His ministry. EPISODE PAGE

EP44: Casting Out Fear

October 7th, 2020


Have you ever wondered if you could be free from fear? In today’s devotional, we’re going to share with you what it takes to cast out fear once and …

EP43: God's Go-To Phrase

September 30th, 2020


We all have go-to phrases that we find ourselves always saying. Today, Pastor Steve Hilton talks about one of the go-to phrases that God speaks over you. EPISODE PAGE

EP42: We're Not In Competition

September 23rd, 2020


Competition and rivalry have been around since the beginning of time. In this week’s devotional, be reminded that God created us uniquely, each with unchanging and incomparable value. We are not in competition for His …

EP41: Courage for the Journey

September 16th, 2020


Bravery is an admirable and desirable trait, but being brave can be intimidating because it requires us to step outside of our comfort zone. In this week’s devotional, be challenged and encouraged knowing that you were …

EP40: Conduit of Life

September 9th, 2020


A conduit is a vessel that both receives into it and gives out from it. In today’s episode, we will examine what it means to be conduit of life as a child of God and as a part of the Body of Christ. EPISODE PAGE

EP39: All That Is Within Me

September 2nd, 2020


Today’s devotional examines the depths of what it means to bless the Lord with all that is within us. EPISODE PAGE

EP38: Step Out and Speak Up

August 26th, 2020


Fear leads us into bondage. Today’s devotion is a challenge to step out, speak up, and receive the freedom that Christ provides. EPISODE PAGE

EP37: Return to Normal

August 19th, 2020


Like it or not, change is inevitable. So why don’t we prepare ourselves for it? In this episode, we’ll talk about posturing our hearts to remaining …

EP36: The Temptation of Self-Preservation

August 12th, 2020


Nobody likes to feel like they’re in trouble. Since the garden of Eden, we as human beings have been trying to cover up our wrongdoings. Why is that? In this episode, we’ll learn about leaning in to the conviction of …

EP35: Cancel Distractions

August 5th, 2020


Have you been giving the distractions in your life too much attention? In today’s episode, we talk about removing another obstacle to seizing your moment. EPISODE PAGE

EP34: The Blame Game

July 29th, 2020


Playing the blame game is never fun, especially when you surrender your power over to your circumstances. In today’s episode, we are going to confront the first obstacle to seizing your moment: blame. EPISODE PAGE

EP33: Fake News

July 22nd, 2020


It’s so easy to get caught up in fake news and be stirred by the voices around us. In this episode, we talk about the necessary key to break free from this vicious cycle of confusion, fear and anger. EPISODE PAGE

EP32: Improving Your Neighborhood

July 15th, 2020


Jesus commands us to love our neighbors as ourselves. In today’s episode we’ll lay a foundation for community transformation. EPISODE PAGE

EP31: His Nearness is My Good

July 8th, 2020


Pulling from the wisdom of Psalm 73, in today’s episode, we are reminded that on our own, we carry a limited perspective that can often lead to …

EP30: Prepare Your Mind for Action

July 1st, 2020


In today’s episode, we discuss what it means to take every thought captive and make it obedient to Christ. Get ready to prepare your mind for action. EPISODE PAGE

EP29: The Power of the Tongue

June 24th, 2020


Did you know that your tongue has the ability to empower life? In today’s episode, we talk about the responsibility we have as Believers to steward the power of our tongue. EPISODE PAGE

EP28: Shine a Light

June 17th, 2020


In this episode, Dr. Melodye Hilton shares how when you carry the light, you need not fear the darkness. EPISODE PAGE

EP27: Valuing Humanity

June 10th, 2020


God created every human being in His image and likeness. Today, we hear from Dr. Melodye Hilton on the absolute importance of valuing all of …

EP26: Lord, Don't You Realize?

June 3rd, 2020


Have you ever been led by the Holy Spirit to do something that you didn’t quite understand? In today’s devotional, we’ll look at what it means to be …

EP25: Never Called to Fit In

May 27th, 2020


You will never stand out by fitting in. God has given you a unique calling and identity. In this week’s devotional, Dr. Melodye Hilton shares on …

EP24: No Longer Slaves

May 20th, 2020


What does friendship with God look like? In this episode, Pastor Joel Hilton shares the relational boundaries that Jesus put in place that help our friendship with Him to thrive. EPISODE PAGE

EP23: Adoption to Sonship

May 13th, 2020


This week we talk with Rebecca Hilton about what the Bible means when it says that we have been adopted into the family of God. EPISODE PAGE

EP22: Invitation to Intimacy

May 6th, 2020


In this episode, we’ll take a look at Moses and his choice to only move forward if it meant going with God. Your calling is not a destination; it’s an invitation to intimacy. EPISODE PAGE

EP21: Presence of Peace

April 29th, 2020


Jesus already possessed the reality of Heaven in the middle of the storm. In this short episode, we’ll learn the powerful truth that peace is not the …

EP20: Living Generously

April 22nd, 2020


Generosity is part of the nature of God and the economy of His Kingdom. This means that we too are called to live generously. In this episode, we’ll talk with Katie Stansfield about how creating boundaries helps us to …

EP19: God's Generous Nature

April 15th, 2020


We were created in the image and likeness of our Father God. But what is He like? We have to know who He is in order to really embrace our identity as His sons and daughters. In this episode, we’ll talk with Katie …

EP18: Freedom from Worry

April 8th, 2020


No matter what situation he found himself in, the Apostle Paul was able to govern himself through Christ who strengthened him. In today’s episode, …

EP17: Joy is Prophetic Discernment

April 1st, 2020


Why would we have joy when faced with trials? The Bible instructs us to do this, but sometimes it’s hard to know how or why. In today’s episode, …

EP16: Three Levels of Fear Part Two

March 25th, 2020


Because perfect love casts out fear, abiding in God’s love is imperative. In today’s episode, we continue our interview with Dr. Melodye Hilton and discover the second and third levels of ego-centric fear. Be sure to …

EP15: Three Levels of Fear Part One

March 18th, 2020


We were not created to function in fear. When we do, we start to act opposite of who we really are. In part one of this two-part series, we interview Dr. Melodye Hilton and reveal the first level of ego-driven fear.

EP 14: Immovable Motion

March 11th, 2020


This week, we focus on Colossians 2:6 and what it looks like to walk in spiritual consistency. “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your …

EP13: The Architecture of a Thankful Heart

March 4th, 2020


Did you know that a thankful heart offers protection, revelation, power, and rest? Today, we’ll be talking about the architecture of a thankful …

EP12: The Foundation of a Thankful Heart

February 26th, 2020


The enemy would love to keep us in a state of discontentment and bitterness. How do we combat these attempts? With gratitude. In this episode, we’ll …

EP11: Three Distinct Expressions of Faith

February 19th, 2020


In the final chapter of this 5-part series on faith, we’re talking through the 3 distinct expressions of faith. We’ll unpack the faith we need to live by, the gift of faith, and the fruit of faith and how each one can …

EP10: Common Misconceptions about Faith

February 12th, 2020


We will always relate to God in the way that we perceive Him to be. This perception shapes our beliefs, our theology, and how we define and interact …

EP09: Receiving and Growing in Faith

February 4th, 2020


In today’s devotional, we’ll talk about how we receive and grow in faith. I’ll also give you three habits you can create in order to steward the revelation you’ve been given. This is episode 3 of a 5-part series on …

EP08: Faith is an Issue of the Heart

January 29th, 2020


In this episode, we’re talking about faith being an issue of the heart. Faith is not just the mental acceptance of truth. In order for there to be true fruit from our faith, what God says has to be deep within our …

EP07: What is Biblical Faith?

January 22nd, 2020


This episode introduces a five-part series on faith. Today we’ll be looking at what Biblical faith actually is. Buckle up and get ready to be encouraged, challenged, and empowered in your personal faith with God.

EP06: The Benefits of Self-Governance

January 15th, 2020


Each of us has been given the power and responsibility to walk in self-control. In today’s episode, Dr. Melodye Hilton shares the life-enhancing …

EP05: Created to be Powerful

January 8th, 2020


You were created to be powerful! In this episode, leadership consultant, coach, and pastor, Dr. Melodye Hilton teaches us on exercising the spiritual …

Christmas Greeting/2020 Outlook

December 19th, 2019


The Christmas season is upon us and with it we are taking a little holiday break from the podcast. But never fear! We’ll be back with new episodes …

EP04: Walking with Wisdom

December 11th, 2019


Proverbs 4:7 says “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding.” (NKJV) In today’s episode, we explore the three elements of walking in wisdom: knowledge, …

EP03: Success With Less Effort

December 4th, 2019


No matter what situation you may be facing or what obstacle you are trying to overcome, God is able and willing to give us wisdom--without rebuke. In this episode, we’ll learn how walking in wisdom helps us to succeed …

EP02: The Enemy of Confidence

November 27th, 2019


As believers, sometimes we fall into the trap of accepting confusion as par for the course in our journey with the Lord. What am I called to? Why am …

EP01: Living Confidently

November 6th, 2019


In this pilot episode of the Giving Light Devotional Podcast, host  Joel Hilton leads us to look at the direct correlation between faith and confidence. As believers, our confidence must be rooted in the work of Jesus …

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