Daily Devotional 2-3-17

Posted by on Feb 3, 2017 in Daily Devotional, General

“In lumine tuo, videmus lumen” The Light of Christ in Education: A Personal Testimony and Philosophy of Christian Education “Wreckers — Coast of Northumberland, with a steam-boat assisting a ship off shore,” Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British; between 1833 and 1834; Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. Public domain. “For with thee is the well of life, and in thy light shall we see light” (Psalm 36:9 Geneva Bible, 1599).[1]...

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Daily Devotional 1-14-17

Posted by on Jan 14, 2017 in Daily Devotional, General

Everything Old is New Again: An Epiphany Meditation What do we do with the losses? Where do they go? Are there emotional injuries that can never heal? A singer-songwriter used moving lyrics and music to describe the way that many of us feel as we move through life and find that losses build up, without resolution or healing: “I left a trail of footprints deep in the snow I swore one day I would retrace them But when I turned around I found that the wind Had erased them Now...

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Daily Devotional 12-11-16

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Third Sunday in Advent: The Unexpected Visitors (What the Magi Teach Us) ISTANBUL, TURKEY – MAY 15, 2014 -Journey of the Magi, and arrival before Herod, mosaic, Outer Narthex, Chora Church (Kariye Museum) in Istanbul, Turkey. Image license © 2016 Faith for Living, Inc. I used to have a Hebrew professor who would give us a passage in the Hebrew. We were to translate it and then interpret it. I gave this one sermon, which was just outstanding, I thought. And the class also...

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Daily Devotional 11-25-16

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

NOVEMBER 20, 2016 A Divine Recipe for a Great Thanksgiving On a quest for the ideal we just might miss the obvious. There was a small, rural elementary school up in the mountains of North Carolina. One morning about a week or so before Thanksgiving the teacher was trying to help her first-grade students learn to read. She chose a passage which included the words, “Thank you for all you have done.” There was one little girl from the mountains who was having a hard time...

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Daily Devotional 11-20-16

Posted by on Nov 20, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

God is Great, God is Good: A Devotion on God’s Providence “The LORD has established His throne in the heavens, And His sovereignty rules over all” (Psalm 103:19). “The LORD is righteous in all His ways and kind in all His deeds” (Psalm 145:17). “I believe that people laugh at coincidence as a way of relegating it to the realm of the absurd and of therefore not having to take seriously the possibility that there is a lot more going on in our lives than we either...

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