05/17/23 Daily Devotion – Remain true to the faith!

“They preached the good news in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. ‘We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God,’ they said.” (Acts 14:21–22, NIV84) It isn’t easy! The […]

05/08/23 Daily Devotion – Be mindful of the enemy!

“It was about this time that King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them. He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword. When he saw that this pleased the Jews, he proceeded to seize Peter also. This happened during the Feast of Unleavened Bread.” (Acts 12:1–3, […]

01/08/2023 Daily Devotion – Not Peace, but Division!

“Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three. They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, […]

Christmas Devotion – Dec. 28: A promise of joy

“I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.” John 15:11 As I promised we are focusing on joy. It is my desire to understand more fully what the shepherds and the wise men felt when they saw the fulfillment of the promises they pursued. […]