DEVOTIONS – BEING CHRISTIAN

2 Corinthians 5:18-19  “All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the...

DEVOTIONS – RETURN TO GOD

Isaiah 44:22 “I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me, for I have redeemed you.” (NIV) When I was a teenager and had strayed away from God, I found it very difficult to go back to church. I felt as though I had let...

DEVOTIONS – SERVING THE KINGDOM

Romans 16:17-18  “I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them. For such people are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own...

DEVOTIONS – UNWORTHY

Luke 12:6-7  “Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God. Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.”  (NIV) A couple of times this week, I’ve had...

DEVOTIONS – AN INVITATION

Acts 26:29 Paul replied, “Short time or long—I pray to God that not only you but all who are listening to me today may become what I am, except for these chains.” (NIV) I love the genial attitude of Paul when he is being interrogated by the local Roman rulers in Acts...

DEVOTIONS – FOLLOWING PAUL

Acts 25:21 But when Paul made his appeal to be held over for the Emperor’s decision, I ordered him held until I could send him to Caesar.” (NIV) Evelyn and I have just returned from a beautiful trip to Greece. We explored many places, climbed thousands of ancient...