Tag Archives: peace

July 3 – Dangers to Society

Job 25-27 Acts 12 “After Herod arrested Peter, he put him in jail and handed him over to be guarded by sixteen soldiers. Herod planned to bring Peter before the people for trial after the Passover Feast. So Peter was … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

June 30 – Paying Our Real Debt to Society

Job 17-19 Acts 10:1-23 “Cornelius stared at the angel. He became afraid and said, ‘What do you want, Lord?’ The angel said, ‘God has heard your prayers. He has seen that you give to the poor, and he remembers you. … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

June 29 – Living For God in the Peace

Job 14-16 Acts 9:22-43 “The church everywhere in Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had a time of peace and became stronger. Respecting the Lord by the way they lived, and being encouraged by the Holy Spirit, the group of believers continued … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

June 12 – Seeing Is Believing, and They’re Looking at Us

Ezra 3-5 John 20 “A week later the followers were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. The doors were locked, but Jesus came in and stood right in the middle of them. He said, ‘Peace be with … Continue reading

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

June 6 – Are We In Enough Trouble Yet?

2 Chronicles 25-27 John 16 “I told you these things so that you can have peace in me. In this world you will have trouble, but be brave! I have defeated the world.” (John 16:33 NCV) One of the promises … Continue reading

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

May 8 – I Will Be With You Always

2 Kings 4-6 Luke 24:36-53 “While the two followers were telling this, Jesus himself stood right in the middle of them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’” (Luke 24:36 NCV) I think the emotions of the disciples must have been … Continue reading

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

April 27 – Learning to Live in Peace

(The long delay today was due to a trip to MD Anderson for my wife’s 6-month cancer checkup. She got a good report.) 1 Kings 1-2 Luke 19:28-48 “As Jesus came near Jerusalem, he saw the city and cried for … Continue reading

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

April 9 – You Can Be An Answer to Prayer

1 Samuel 13-14 Luke 10:1-24 “He said to them, “There are a great many people to harvest, but there are only a few workers. So pray to God, who owns the harvest, that he will send more workers to help … Continue reading

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

March 20 – God’s Ways Compared To Our Ways

Joshua 4-6 Luke 1:1-20 “He will go before the Lord in spirit and power like Elijah. He will make peace between parents and their children and will bring those who are not obeying God back to the right way of … Continue reading

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

December 29 – Following the Call of God

Luke 4:1-30; Ezekiel 44-45; Isaiah 64 If you’re on social media at all, you’ve probably found a site that focuses on your hometown. You know those sites: “We grew up in <insert the name of your hometown here>.” These sites … Continue reading

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