Category Devotions

Our Job Description

“You are the salt of the earth … You are the light of the world.” Matthew 5:13a, 14a Having been retired for several years now, I must admit that I haven’t been giving much thought to job descriptions. However,  thinking about what God expects of me has prompted me to once again think about what […]

Not Finished Yet

“Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely … “ 1 Thessalonians 5:23a Let us meditate for a moment on the scripture found in I Thessalonians 5:23-24. This is a closing prayer Paul penned to the church in Thessaloniki, located along the coastline of the Aegean Sea in northeastern Greece just over 300 […]

Does God Take Sides?

“Now they are Your servants and Your people whom You have redeemed by Your great power and by Your strong hand.“ Nehemiah 1:10 Let me begin with a Bible quiz. We know that God is Spirit as affirmed in the Gospel of John [4:24] … that is, He does not look like a created human […]

Hope

“… but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 40:31 In thinking about the focus for the devotion, the thoughts kept coming to  me about the major challenges of the […]