All Scripture references are quoted from the New International Version of the Bible (unless otherwise noted).

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 “Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.” – Ephesians 5:15-16 On the walk to the bus stop this morning I asked my 13 year old daughter, now that school was almost...

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May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018   “But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” – Matthew 6:33   As I write this devotion, I currently have five children in three different schools. As the school year draws to a close our...

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May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018 “Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.” – Psalm 51:1-2 Over the last year I have been to the doctor more times than...

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May 2, 2018

May 2, 2018   “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.” – 1 Timothy 4:12   Timothy is an interesting character in the New Testament. He was very young and yet...

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April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018   “But Jesus called the children to him and said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little...

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April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018   “A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.” – Luke 6:45   Have...

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April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018 “Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what...

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April 4, 2018

April 4, 2018 “Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” – Deuteronomy 6:5 I went to the chiropractor this morning, and I am always amazed at his ability to diagnose a problem. He often adjusts some part of...

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March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018 “Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his...

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March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018 “Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near.” – James 5:7-8...

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