Category Archives: Devotions

Devotions, Scripture, and Hymns

Follow Jesus

As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will … Continue reading

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Ten Minutes

The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God to be revealed. ~ Romans 8:19 Sometime this week, give yourself ten minutes. Give yourself ten minutes for a profound teaching moment. Go to a place where you can … Continue reading

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Jesus is the Key

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! …The Lord is near.Philippians 4:4,5b Paul wrote these words from jail. He’d been put there for preaching Christ. Did Paul’s prison food taste good? Did they give him a … Continue reading

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Labor Day Prayer

Gracious heavenly Father, as the United States pauses to rest and contemplate the freedom to work and the employment opportunities that are available to us, may we never lose sight of the fact that it is only because of your … Continue reading

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Rescued!

[God the Father] has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.~ Colossians 1:13-14 It is a time of intense drama … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions this Fall

“In His Word I Put My Hope” is the theme of this fall’s Meditations booklet. The daily devotions start tomorrow, August 28th. Some of the weekly topics will be: Jesus Sinners Does Receive Praise the One Who will Always Be … Continue reading

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God knows

[God] knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold. ~ Job 23:10 God knows. He knows the challenges you are facing. He knows how the economy in your sector or region … Continue reading

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Cloud cover

You have covered yourself with a cloud so that no prayer can get through.  ~Lamentations 3:44 They were “socked in.” The cloud cover was so heavy that aircraft could not get through to drop supplies or attack the enemy. They … Continue reading

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Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story

Psalm 107:1-32, 42 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story—those he redeemed from the hand of the foe, those he gathered from the lands, from … Continue reading

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Prayers for the start of school

After the festival was over, while his parents were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but they were unaware of it… After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to … Continue reading

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