Tag Archives: Devotion

The Sweetness of a Man’s Friend – Proverbs 27:9

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel. – Proverbs 27:9 One of the simplest ministries we can all give and receive is friendship. A friend can lift us up and join us in our day to day struggles. A friend can listen and sympathize. A […]

Subject – Romans 13:5

Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. – Romans 13:5 We are all subjects. This may sound old-fashioned or even opposed to the idea of freedom as we think of it today. However, it’s true. We are all subject to obey the laws of the land, the […]

Abide In Him – 1 John 2:6

He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked. – 1 John 2:6 Abide is not a word most of us use daily, but the idea of abiding love or referring to our homes as an abode are not so uncommon. When we abide, we live in […]

JESUS – Matthew 1:21

And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. – Matthew 1:21 Have you ever looked up the meaning of your name? Many of us have inherited names from parents or other ancestors. Whether your name comes from your father or […]

Landmarks – Proverbs 22:28

Proverbs 22:28 – Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set. Following Christmas and the New Year celebrations of the last two weeks it is easy to rejoice in the new things we have received and the new opportunities before us, and this is fine.  Please enjoy your blessings!  At the same time, […]

Sparklers – Luke 2:32

A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.  – Luke 2:32 In just three days, most countries in the Western world will celebrate a New Year.  Fireworks are popular around the globe in these celebrations, and people young and old marvel at the lights and sounds of displays of fire […]

If You Love Me – John 14:15

John 14:15 – If ye love me, keep my commandments. While we often associate love with feelings and relationships, this is not enough.  If our love is only as deep as our emotions, then tomorrow it may die. Such love is not worthy of Christ.  He gave His precious life for us. It is the […]