Scripture Reading — Philippians 1:3-11 (Philippians 1:9-10) “And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence … [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.
“He Has Risen!”
Scripture Reading — 1 Corinthians 15:12-17 “And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins.” (1 Corinthians 15:17) When our street was closed for a utility repair, there was only a sign that said, “Road Closed.” There … [Read more...]
Laid Him in the Tomb
Scripture — Mark 15:40-47 “And he (Joseph of Arimathaea) bought fine linen, and took him down, and wrapped him in the linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which was hewn out of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulchre.” (Mark … [Read more...]
“Have Mercy on Me”
Scripture — Mark 10:46-52 “And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me.” (Mark 10:47) This wonderful story is about spiritual sight as well as physical sight. … [Read more...]
Are You Able?
Scripture— Mark 10:35-40 “But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?” (Mark 10:38) Jesus’ disciples are jockeying for privileged … [Read more...]
This Would Be Hard
Scripture — Mark 10:32-34 “... And he took again the twelve, and began to tell them what things should happen unto him” (Mark 10:32) This was now the third time that Jesus told His disciples about His upcoming death in Jerusalem (see Mark 8:31; … [Read more...]
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