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 10-6-17

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Daily Devotional, General

FORGET NONE OF HIS BENEFITS “. . . whenever you hear a word from My mouth, warn them from Me.” -Ezekiel 3:17 Casually Drifting to Hell Once upon a time there was a family-a father, mother, and three children. All the children were in their teens. The entire family was very excited about their week long rafting trip down a mighty river. They had planned the trip for months, and finally the day for the trip had come. They thought they had all the supplies they...

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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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