Category Archives: Devotions & Meditations

Keep your focus on the Cross

Elijah came to a broom tree, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors.” Then he lay down under the tree … Continue reading

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Enduring Temple

I did not see a temple in the city, because the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple. ~ Revelation 21:22 Perhaps the most famous church building in all of England is St Paul’s Cathedral in London. It’s … Continue reading

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The Question

Formerly he was useless…, but now he has become useful.  ~ Philemon 1:11 Author John Gardner tells of a pleasant, elderly man he used to know. As pleasant as this elderly man was, however, he loved to ask a particular question … Continue reading

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The hope of eternal life

  …when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared,  he saved us,  not because of righteous things we had done,  but because of his mercy.  He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy … Continue reading

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Is Jesus sleeping in your boat?

A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if … Continue reading

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I once was lost but now I’m found

“The Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.” ~ Luke 19:10 It is a phone call I will never forget. My wife was calling to tell me that our three-year-old son was missing. She was at … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Prayer

Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds…Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. ~ Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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My Redeemer Lives

I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. ~ Job 19:25 There are things in life I have come to know as I have grown older. I know that I don’t … Continue reading

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God’s People

Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture…  ~ Psalm 95:6-7a When God created our world, he did it with the … Continue reading

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