Scripture— Philippians 4:10-13 “I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.” (Philippians 4:12) As I drove up to … [Read more...]
What is our purpose as Christians? What is God’s purpose for His Children? This category contains devotions which look at the development of Christians as they strive to become more “Christ-like” – more like our role Model, Christ Himself.
Scripture Reading — Ephesians 4:17-25 “Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.” Ephesians 4:25 “speak every man truth with his neighbour,” says Paul in our text for … [Read more...]
Scripture— Psalm 51 “For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me.” Psalm 51:3 On Monday nights I visited a woman in the nursing home who had already lived more than a century. With an expectant look and a heartwarming … [Read more...]
Scripture: Matt 3:11 The last two nights we have sat on our sidewalk and watched the neighbors fire works. Then it seemed that the Lord spoke to my heart. What waste of money! Oh, don’t get me wrong, I realize the meaning of the … [Read more...]
Scripture— Luke 10:25-37 “Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves?” Luke 10:36 It was Makurdi, Nigeria. The news was indeed terrible. During the night violence had erupted downtown. … [Read more...]
Scripture — Titus 3:1-8 “To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.” (Titus 3:2) Gentleness is probably the least-talked-about characteristics of the Fruit of the Spirit. And even though it … [Read more...]