Category Archives: Devotions

Devotions, Scripture, and Hymns

Strength for the weary

[The LORD] gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar … Continue reading

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Self-promotion

Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among great men; it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” than for him to humiliate you before a nobleman. ~ Proverbs … Continue reading

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Independence Day Prayer ~ July 4th

Gracious Lord, wonderful God, we praise you for the blessings of living in a free country. Help us to acknowledge that the greatness and prosperity of the United States are gifts from you. Help us use these gifts to lead … Continue reading

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A Different Way

But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for … Continue reading

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When the Words Don’t Come

The Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. ~ Romans 8:26 Give some careful thought to the following statement: … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Prayer

Heavenly Father, you made us and have loved us and protected us each day of our lives. You are truly our loving Father. Thank you for our earthly fathers. Lead us to respect and honor them, even when it is … Continue reading

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Eager Expectation

The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God to be revealed. ~ Romans 8:19 Some of you might be doing some kind of traveling this summer. Perhaps you’re traveling through scenery that’s entirely new to you. Or … Continue reading

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The Heart’s Unhindered Hope

In your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. … For Christ died for sins once for all, the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, we thank you for those who have sacrificed their lives in service to our country. Be with those who grieve over the loss of beloved parents, sons, daughters, husbands, wives, and friends who went to war and … Continue reading

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Witnesses of the Resurrection

[Peter said,] “It is necessary to choose one of the men who have been with us the whole time the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, beginning from John’s baptism to the time when Jesus was taken up … Continue reading

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