Category Devotion

Children of Light- 1 Thessalonians 5:5

Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. – 1 Thessalonians 5:5 The Gospels describe Jesus Christ as the light of the world, and He in turn told His disciples that they were the light of the world as well.  When […]

My Expectation – Psalm 62:5

My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. – Psalm 62:5 What do you find worth waiting for?  Fresh brownies from the oven?  A paycheck?  A wedding day? A beloved friend’s return?   How about a new baby? Many things may be worth waiting for in the short term, but what […]

The God of all Comfort – 2 Corinthians 1:3

Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort – 2 Corinthians 1:3 Where do you go for comfort? What gives you peace? How do you find rest and quiet among life’s trials and troubles? I hope your answer involves God. The Word […]

Exceeding Great Joy – Matthew 2:10

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. – Matthew 2:10 How is your joy meter? In other words, are you rejoicing or sorrowful? Too often when we look around us, we see only sad things, terrible things, going on around us every day. If this describes your perspective, let me invite […]

The Glory of the Lord – Numbers 14:19-21

Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now. And the Lord said, I have pardoned according to thy word: But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of […]

The Lord Cometh Forth – Micah 1:2-3

Hear, all ye people; hearken, O earth, and all that therein is: and let the Lord God be witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple. For, behold, the Lord cometh forth out of his place, and will come down, and tread upon the high places of the earth. – Micah 1:2-3 Like many […]

Hope – Psalm 119:81

My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word. – Psalm 119:81 For generations prior to the Birth of Christ, prophets, scholars, and the saints in general struggled in sin looking for full salvation. Sacrifices and offerings never dealt with the ultimate problem: sin separates us from God. Their hope and ours […]

Behold Me – Isaiah 65:1

I am sought of them that asked not for me; I am found of them that sought me not: I said, Behold me, behold me, unto a nation that was not called by my name. – Isaiah 65:1 One of the most amazing things that I have ever seen was the purple light of the […]

To The Unknown God – Acts 17:23

For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you. – Acts 17:23 For much of human history, God has remained largely at a distance from the average person.  In fact God revealed Himself to […]

Joy Comes In The Morning – Psalm 30:4-5

Sing unto the Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. – Psalm 30:4-5 Just the other night my preschooler reminded my wife and […]