Category Devotion

A Hand to Work, A Hand to Defend – Nehemiah 4:17

They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon. – ​Nehemiah 4:17 Meditation:  It might be easy for Christians today to feel embattled, and they are challenged from many quarters. […]

The Reward of Patience – Luke 21:19

In your patience possess ye your souls.  – Luke 21:19 Meditation:   Have you ever eaten microwaved pizza?  Was it as tasty as what comes from the brick oven at your favorite pizzeria?  I doubt it.  If so, then I have some suggestions. In our modern world, convenience is too often the name of the game. […]

My Foot Slippeth – Psalm 94:18

When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O Lord, held me up. – Psalm 94:18 Meditation:  When was the last time you slipped up?  A year ago?  A month?  A week?  Today?  I venture that an honest assessment would reveal that you and I have slipped up or sinned very recently.  Being an obedient […]

Be Content – Hebrews 13:5

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. – Hebrews 13:5 Meditation:  Being content is supernatural.  Human beings seem naturally bent toward discontent.  We want more, better, and faster.  What’s the solution?  What can satisfy us? […]

Walk after the Lord – Deuteronomy 13:4

Ye shall walk after the Lord your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him. – Deuteronomy 13:4 Meditation:  I used to enjoy following my dad around my grandfather’s farm and to the store and elsewhere as a youth.  When I was […]

Give Ear – Jeremiah 13:15

Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken. – Jeremiah 13:15 Meditation:  Most of us are not good listeners.  We would rather be heard than hear others.  This extension of natural selfishness is not surprising, but it is one of the most prevalent and annoying attributes.  Therefore, the prophet tells […]

I Shall Not Be Moved – Psalms 16:8

I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. – Psalms 16:8 Meditation:  One of our greatest mistakes is wanting to be in front or first.  Being first means leadership, and we are often unprepared and unable to lead.  As children we need parents […]