Daily Devotional 12-22-16

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

December 22, 2016 God Came Down The allure of Christmas has a strange power over us, even the unbelieving and seemingly secularized. The season has a kind a draw, a type of “spirit” or “magic,” that makes the winter solstice festival every bit as big today, in an increasingly post-Christian society, as it was in the 1950s. Why does Christmas have this magnetism, even in a society that has tried to empty it of its origin in Christ? The real magic of Christmas is not...

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Daily Devotional 10-13-16

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Happy Daddy, Happy Home “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” –Matthew 3:17 The father is the fountain of the family’s joy. Where Daddy is winsomely happy — and happy enough to make the sacrifices necessary for the good of others — a happy family will follow in his wake. Being a daddy is deeply bound up with joy. Is our joy contagious even to those who know us best and are around us at the most inconvenient times? Are we willing to sacrifice our...

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Daily Devotional 9-29-16

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

September 29, 2016 The Heart of Christian Husbanding Article by David Mathis Executive Editor, desiringGod.org If mama ain’t happy . . . Husbands in Sri Lanka may not have the same expression, but forty years of marriage have taught Ajith Fernando a similar lesson. Living in the impoverished and war-torn island-nation south of India also has taught Fernando that a husband doesn’t need money to make his wife happy. What she wants most isn’t something he can buy, but it...

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