Tag Archives: obligation

April 30 – Giving: Attitude Beats Amount

1 Kings 8-9 Luke 21:1-19 “As Jesus looked up, he saw some rich people putting their gifts into the Temple money box. Then he saw a poor widow putting two small copper coins into the box. He said, ‘I tell … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

December 15 – Being Schooled in Obedience

Philippians 2:12-30; Ezekiel 21-22; Isaiah 50 Obedience Training is for the dogs…literally. If you look up obedience training in your favorite search engine, you’ll probably find pages and pages of schools for dogs, with not one on training kids or … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

October 31 – May God Bless and Keep the President…

1 Timothy 2; Isaiah 34-35; Psalm 119:65-96 The musical “Fiddler on the Roof” is the story of Russian Jews during the pogroms led by the Russian government. As the Jews sing about their traditions, and how they help the Jews … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

October 23 – Are You Worthy of the Name?

1 Thessalonians 2:1-16; Isaiah 14-16; Psalm 113 It is one of the “poignant” scenes in M*A*S*H that bring tears to your eyes. Charles Emerson Winchester, The Third, has decided that he needs to talk with Father Mulcahey because he’s afraid … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

July 18 – New and Improved!

Psalm 119:97-104; Exodus 18:1-12; Colossians 1:27—2:7 One of the mysteries of life for me is the marketing ploy of changing the packaging of a familiar product and then boldly proclaiming that we should buy the product inside because this packaging … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

May 28 – Flowers for God?

Romans 4; 1 Samuel 13; Psalm 58 It just doesn’t seem right. Why is it that God accepts someone who has been wicked all their life and yet turns to Him at the last minute? Why is it that someone … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , ,