Daily Devotional 10-7-17

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017 in Daily Devotional, General

FORGET NONE OF HIS BENEFITS “The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.” -Psalm 19:7 The International Church Council Project (ICCP) I have the privilege from October 16-20, 2017 to meet with pastors, theologians, and church leaders from around the world in Wittenberg, Germany at the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing his 95 theses to the Castle church door in Wittenberg. The...

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Daily Devotional 2-27-16

Posted by on Feb 27, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

view in browser The Secrets of God in Our Suffering Tony Reinke / February 26, 2016 We, the Google generation, don’t wait for answers. Why should we? Our smartphones and desktops anticipate and complete our questions for us, and with one more tap, ranked answers return to us at the speed of light. Hyperspeed results in the digital world shape our expectations for all of life. When the check engine light appears, we take our car to a mechanic to diagnose. When our bodies...

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Daily Devotional 7-9-15

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Daily Devotional, General

view in browser Rejected by Men, Even Our Friends Christina Fox / July 8, 2015 Wounds from a friend can hurt much more than those from an enemy. It’s the kind of pain that cuts deep. It’s a wound that aches and throbs and is slow to heal. The rejection’s unexpected, and therefore worse — more painful. We’ve all experienced rejection at some point in our lives. Whether it’s being picked last for a game at recess or being turned down for a job or being ridiculed...

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Daily Devotional 7-8-15

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Beatitudes’…  July 8, 2015 We don’t remember great leaders simply for who they were or what they did, but also for the things they said. George Washington’s Inaugural speech as president and Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, come to mind. So does Winston Churchill’s speech in May 1940: “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat”; and his stirring and challenging words the following...

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Daily Devotional 6-19-15

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Daily Devotional, General

Where Real Courage Comes From June 19, 2015 by Jon Bloom Topic: Fear & Anxiety Where does courage come from? And how do you get it when you need it, when some fear towers over you and threatens you, and you feel like cowering and fleeing into some cave of protection? For an answer, let’s look at one of the most famous stories of all time in 1 Samuel 17 — and one of the most misunderstood stories in the Bible. David and Goliath Three thousand years ago, in the Valley...

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