Devotionals

22
Jan

The Ecstasy of Gratitude

The Ecstasy of Gratitude In the Gospel of Luke, we read the story of ten healed of leprosy by Jesus…all were healed; one, a Samaritan, came back to Jesus to […]

21
Jan

Truth or Truthiness

Public convictions are convictions that I want other people to think I believe, even though I really may not believe them. For example, if a certain someone asks me, “Does […]

20
Jan

Loving God

Deuteronomy 6:5 ERV: You must love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. Jesus identified our verse for today as […]

19
Jan

Living His Word

Genesis 1:27-28 ERV: So God created humans in his own image. He created them to be like himself. He created them male and female. God blessed them and said to […]

17
Jan

Creation

Everything in time and space had a beginning. I had a beginning; you had a beginning. The houses we live in had a beginning. The clothes we wear had a […]

16
Jan

The Justice of God

Justice is a word we hear every day. We use it in personal relationships, in social conventions, with respect to legislation, and to the verdicts rendered in court. As commonplace […]

15
Jan

The Goodness of God

One of life’s amusing moments comes when we observe a puppy or a kitten chasing its own shadow. It tries in vain to catch it. When it moves, its shadow […]

14
Jan

The Holiness of God

The first prayer I learned as a child was the simple table grace: “God is great; God is good. And we thank Him for this food.” I suppose this prayer […]

13
Jan

The Incomprehensibility of God

The Swiss theologian Karl Barth was asked by a student during a seminar in the United States, “Dr. Barth, what is the most profound thing you have ever learned in […]

12
Jan

Any written document must be interpreted if it is to be understood. The United States of America has nine highly skilled individuals whose daily task is to interpret the Constitution. […]

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