Tag Archives: Zechariah

May 31 – The Most Important Choice of All

2 Chronicles 13-14 John 12:1-26 “Jesus found a colt and sat on it. This was as the Scripture says, ‘Don’t be afraid, people of Jerusalem! Your king is coming, sitting on the colt of a donkey.’ Zechariah 9:9” (John 12:14-15 NCV) … Continue reading

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

March 23 – Give In to Temptation or Trust and Obey?

Joshua 13-15 Luke 1:57-80 “The people who heard about them wondered, saying, ‘What will this child be?’ because the Lord was with him. Then Zechariah, John’s father, was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: … ‘Now you, child, will … 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 24 – What’s In A Name?

Luke 1:57-80; Ezekiel 35-36; Isaiah 59 My wife and I discussed baby names long before she was even pregnant. We knew the names we wanted to use and we knew why a year or two before we even tried to … Continue reading

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

July 15 – The Perfect Church

1 Corinthians 3; 1 Kings 15:33-16:34; Joel 3 In ancient Israel, the building of the Temple was important. It was the center of all life, not just religious life, for the Israelites. Then the two kingdoms split and Jereboam set … Continue reading

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

July 1 – The King Comes

Mark 11:1-14; 1 Kings 1; Hosea 4:11b-5:4 The coronation of a new king is an exciting time. It’s filled with ceremony and pageantry. It’s filled with joy and excitement as people hope that the new king will be even better … Continue reading

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

December 23 – Answered Prayer

Psalm 113; Isaiah 42:14-21; Luke 1:5-25 If you read tales from the mission field you will hear of answered prayers again and again. Whether it’s a miraculous provision of food or supplies, protection from hostile inhabitants of the land, or … Continue reading

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

May 14 – Ready?

Psalm 104:24-34 35b; 2 Kings 2:1-15a; Luke 1:5-17 The years before the Revolutionary War saw a movement known as the First Great Awakening. It was a time of revival in many American churches, and this spirit of revival rebelled against authoritarianism. … Continue reading

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

May 11 – Parenting

Acts 20:1-16; Judges 13; Job 41 Sometimes it’s the simple acts of faith that are the hardest. Manoah’s wife came to him to tell him startling news. A man of God had come to her and told her not only … Continue reading

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

August 24 – Why Settle?

Perhaps all of Jerusalem went wild when Jesus entered on the donkey because they expected Him to enter the city, accept His title and then become the warrior King. They didn’t expect His only aggression to be towards those who had turned the Temple into a religious Wal-Mart. Continue reading

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