DEVOTIONS – CHRISTMAS CREDIT

Today’s Bible readings can be found at this link: Amos 7:10-17 and Romans 4:13-25. Romans 4:23-24 The words “it was credited to him” were written not for Abraham alone, but also for us, to whom God will credit righteousness—for us who believe in him who raised Jesus...

DEVOTIONS – A KNOXVILLE STORY

Today’s Bible readings can be found at this link: Amos 6:1-8 and Romans 3:1-18. Amos 6:7 “Therefore you will be among the first to go into exile; your feasting and lounging will end.” (NIV)             There’s a video of a young boy from Knoxville,...

DEVOTIONS – PERFECT PEACE

Psalm 85:8 “Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for He will speak peace to His people, to His faithful, to those who turn to Him in their hearts.” (NRSV)             Sometimes we get so busy at this time of year that we forget to listen to what God...

DEVOTIONS – SHINE ON US

  Psalm 80:3   Restore us, O God; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved. (NIV) I think a lot of people get nostalgic at Christmas. I know that I do. I like to think about years long gone and folks from my past who no longer walk the Earth. I sometimes wish...

DEVOTIONS – NOT GIVING UP

Today’s Bible readings can be found here: Amos 1:1-8 and Acts 27:1-20. Acts 27:20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of being saved. (NIV)             It must have been a terrifying experience...