05/05/23 Daily Devotion – God does NOT show favoritism!

“Then Peter began to speak: ‘I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism.'” (Acts 10:34, NIV84) This had to be tough to say. It came from a man who was raised in a culture of people who described themselves as God’s “chosen” people. When this encounter with Cornelius was over, Peter […]

06/08/22 Daily Devotion – Our hope must be shared!

“But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,” (1 Peter 3:15, NIV84) As I came upon this very familiar memory verse, I have to admit that […]

06/02/22 Daily Devotion – We have a living hope!

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,” (1 Peter 1:3, NIV84) Some may ask at times, “What makes our hope (Christian hope) different from the hope offered in […]