Tag Archives: love of Jesus

September 9 – Living With the Enemy

John 13:1-20; 2 Chronicles 18; Psalm 78:21-37 You’ve probably seen some variation of this in the movies. The cops pull over a lady for a minor traffic violation and, to her surprise, they take her down to the station. They … Continue reading

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September 5 – “It Is Not Necessary For Me to Live”

John 11:1-27; 2 Chronicles 10-11; Psalm 75 A friend recently posted this from the devotional book that she’s using: Streams in the Desert. When a Roman soldier was told by his guide that if he insisted on taking a certain … Continue reading

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August 25 – No Empty Shelves There

John 6:22-59; 1 Chronicles 24; Zechariah 10 The first things to disappear from store shelves when a hurricane is coming are water and bread. We have to have that water. We have to have that bread. Those are vital for … Continue reading

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August 9 – War

2 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 23:36-24:20; Habakkuk 1 As I write this, sabers are rattling around the world – most especially in Pyongyang and Washington, D.C. North Korea has developed a nuclear weapon that could be fitted onto a missile, … Continue reading

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Rwanda Trip 2017 – Day 11

Thursday, June 22 Today was the last day in the classrooms for most of us. Connie, Bunmi, and Janet will be staying at Kayonza for an extra week. And, interestingly enough, we were out at Kayonza today. Five members of … Continue reading

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December 12 – Praise Him!

Isaiah 12:2-6; Amos 8:4-12; 2 Corinthians 9:1-15 One of the greatest things about Christmas is the music. Whether it’s people singing, or humming, songs about the birth of Jesus or a church musical, songs of praise ring through the air. … Continue reading

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August 28 – It’s Hard to be Humble

Proverbs 25:6-7; Psalm 112; Hebrews 13:1-8 15-16; Luke 14:1 7-14 There is the story told of a man with two heads. Each head was extremely annoying as they both bragged about what a great man he was and how he … Continue reading

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August 26 – Covering Sins

Psalm 112; Proverbs 18:6-12; 1 Peter 4:7-11 Sometimes people who claim to be Christians can be very “helpful.” Have you noticed how many so-called Christians know just how terrible your sin is and make a point of highlighting not only … Continue reading

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June 16 – Dangerous Faith

oops… a day behind again… sorry Mark 3:1-19; 2 Samuel 6; Daniel 3 We live in a time when it seems like the greatest virtue is the ability to “go along to get along.” To succeed in society today, we … Continue reading

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May 14 – No Boundaries

Acts 21:37-22:29; Judges 17-18; Psalm 43 Paul was making his defense before the Jews outside the Temple. Tensions were high, but as he told the story of how he had persecuted Christians, was an accomplice in Stephen’s death and had … Continue reading

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