Devotionals

“And He said to her, ‘For this statement you may go your way; the demon has left your daughter.’ And she went home and found the child lying in bed and the demon gone.” -Mark 7:29-30 Too many are offended so...

“God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.” -1 John 4:16 Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love and romance and, of course, sell lots of cards, flowers, and candy. My wife and...

“And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, He departed and went out to a desolate place, and there He prayed.” -Mark 1:35 The other day my wife said to me, “I wish we could return to the...

“Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.” -Proverbs 14:29 “Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.” -Proverbs...

“For the Word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no creature is...

“In an instant, in the twinkling of an eye...” -1 Corinthians 15:52, Luke 16:19-31, and Luke 23:43 Take one final breath, and no more air fills your lungs. What then? What is the next thought, next sight, next feeling,...

“But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil.” -Hebrews 5:14 The American G.I. Rifleman Doug Hester tumbled out of the...

“And behold, the star they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the place where the Child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. And going into the house, they saw...

“But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed. Since...

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