Time To Change

Colossians 3:1-4 (ESV) If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is…

Be Moved

  John 20:21-23 (NLT) Again he said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you.” Then he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive anyone’s sins, they are forgiven. If you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.” Yesterday my daughter came to see me at…

The Humble Way

I Peter 5:6-7 (NLT) So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. I had the rare pleasure of a telephone conversation with my sister who lives in Missouri. She happened…

Activate Faith

Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT) Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. So much for the leisurely stroll around the Scriptures this morning, it is clear that the Lord has something to say to us today….

Fragrance of Life

Philippians 4:6-7(NKJV) Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.   With thanksgiving. I think sometimes we miss those two little words that mean so…

To Live Again – A Devotion

Proverbs 16:24 (NIV) Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.   Our family went to lunch yesterday to celebrate Father’s Day. As we finished our lunch, some old friends who we only see occasionally happened to come in and stopped by to say, “Hello!” These are the kind of…

To Live Free

2 Corinthians 5:17 (NLT) This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!   Today is Memorial Day. The day that we remember those men and women who gave their all their life their entire being and summation of time so…

Rolling Stone – A Devotion

Mark 16:3-4 (NLT) On the way they were asking each other, “Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance to the tomb?” But as they arrived, they looked up and saw that the stone, which was very large, had already been rolled aside.   This may seem like an odd scripture for a…