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  • Pruning Me - A Devotion
    Pruning Me - A Devotion
    John 15:1-3 (NKJV)“I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.”There is a little crepe...
  • Is this Jesus' house? Archaeologists say Nazareth house may be where Jesus lived
    Is this Jesus' house? Archaeologists say Nazareth house may be where Jesus lived
    Archaeologists working to uncover a house cut into the hillside in Nazareth, Israel, think they may be working to reveal the actual home in which the boy Jesus may have grown up in. Although it is proving difficult to be absolutely certain, the...
  • Old Scar New Skin - A Devotion
    Old Scar, New Skin - A Devotion
    Matthew 9:17 (NLT)“And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. For the old skins would burst from the pressure, spilling the wine and ruining the skins. New wine is stored in new wineskins so that both are preserved.”As the winds of...
  • Not Another Sacrifice - A Devotion
    Not Another Sacrifice - A Devotion
    Psalm 118:26-28 (NLT)Bless the one who comes in the name of the LORD. We bless you from the house of the LORD. The LORD is God, shining upon us. Take the sacrifice and bind it with cords on the altar. You are my God, and I will praise you! You are...
  • Waiting for Spring - A Devotion
    Waiting for Spring - A Devotion
    Isaiah 61:10-11 (NLT)I am overwhelmed with joy in the LORD my God! For he has dressed me with the clothing of salvation and draped me in a robe of righteousness. I am like a bridegroom dressed for his wedding or a bride with her jewels. The...
  • Keep Pressing - A Devotion
    Keep Pressing - A Devotion
    Philippians 3:14 (NLT)I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.Life is full of pressure. It presents problems at our doorstep without asking. Change is pushy always...
  • Dead Batteries - A Devotion
    Dead Batteries - A Devotion
    Psalm 94:18-19 (NLT)I cried out, “I am slipping!” but your unfailing love, O LORD, supported me. When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.A few months ago, I bought a Swiffer mop. It is a handy device...
  • "The Lord Added!"(Acts 2:47)
    "The Lord Added!"(Acts 2:47)
    Praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.”(Acts 2:47)School has many subjects. Math is one of those being taught from early childhood. One is taught to count...
  • There is a Difference - A Devotion
    There is a Difference - A Devotion
    Philippians 3:10-11 (NLT)I want to know Christ and experience the mighty power that raised him from the dead. I want to suffer with him, sharing in his death, so that one way or another I will experience the resurrection from the dead!As I have...
  • Forced to Change - A Devotion
    Forced to Change - A Devotion
    Ephesians 2:10 (NLT)For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.As she made her way to the altar for prayer, the tall beautiful woman caught my attention....
  • Have Mercy - A Devotion
    We Must Have Mercy - A Devotion
    Psalm 116:1-2 (NLT)I love the LORD because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. Because he bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath!Mercy is the compassionate or kindly forbearance shown toward an offender, enemy or other...
  • Back on Top - A Devotion
    Back on Top - A Devotion
    I John 4:4 (NLT)But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world.There are days in this life that make it tough to...
  • 40 Days of Lent
    An explanation of the 2015 Lenten season
    A picture depicting the 40 days of Lent was posted on social media and a question arose about the significance. I will attempt to make a long story short with an explanation, but some things are difficult to shorten like the celebration leading up...
  • More Grace Again - A Devotion
    More Grace Again - A Devotion
    Romans 5:20-21 (NLT)God’s law was given so that all people could see how sinful they were. But as people sinned more and more, God’s wonderful grace became more abundant. So just as sin ruled over all people and brought them to death,...
  • Boy admits he lied about having near death experience
    Boy admits he lied about having near death experience
    The six-year-old boy who penned the 2010 New York Times best seller, The Boy who Came Back from Heavenalong with his father, Kevin, has now admitted that he lied to get attention.Alex Malarkey, 16, claimed that while he was in a coma following an...