Daily Devotional 5-16-15

Posted by on May 16, 2015 in Daily Devotional, General

view in browser 10 Unforgettable Lessons on Fatherhood Ray Ortlund / May 15, 2015 In public, my dad was one of the great pastors of his generation. He served most notably for twenty fruitful years at Lake Avenue Congregational Church in Pasadena, where John and Noel Piper worshiped during their Fuller Seminary days. Dad and John were dear friends. In private, my dad was the same man. There was only one Ray Ortlund, Sr. — an authentic Christian man. The distance between...

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Daily Devotional 2-7-15

Posted by on Feb 7, 2015 in Daily Devotional, General

Antisemitism: The Longest Deepest Hatred President’s Prayer Letter, February 2015 Dear friend of the Jewish people, This past August, on a warm Friday evening in Los Angeles, a prominent Jewish comic was walking with his family, dressed for Sabbath—easily identifiable as a Jewish family. As reported in the Jewish Journal, a black Mercedes SUV pulled up next to them. A young man jumped out and screamed, “I hope your children die!” The comic’s daughters, five and...

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Daily Devotional 9-27-14

Posted by on Sep 27, 2014 in Daily Devotional, General

Ten Days of Awe Devotionals – Day 1 Rosh Hashanah – Day 1 (9/25/14) You will not find the phrase Rosh Hashanah in the Bible, but rather the festival is called, Yom Teruah, the Day of the Blowing of the Trumpet. This correctly casts the festival as an attention grabber for the Jewish people, preparing the Jewish people for the Day of Atonement, which will be observed ten days later (Lev. 23:26-27). Moses writes what was given to him by God at Mount Sinai, …In...

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