11/29/2023 Daily Devotion – Honor your father and mother!

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” — Exodus 20:12 (NIV84) Please read Martin Luther’s explanation to this commandment carefully. His explanation states, “We should fear and love God so that we do not despise or anger our parents and other […]

11/28/2023 Daily Devotion – Honor the Sabbath day!

“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.” — Exodus 20:8 (NIV84) God created people in his own image. So besides the innate characteristics of love, grace, mercy, holiness and communication, we were endowed with the ability to create and work. God creates and works, and so do people. Adam and Eve were directed to work […]

11/26/2023 Daily Devotion – Don’t have any other gods!

“You shall have no other gods before me.” — Exodus 20:3 (NIV84) Starting today, we are going to go through a series of devotions on the Ten Commandments. The numbering of the commandments differs from one denomination to another, but the integrity of the commandments remains the same. I come from a Lutheran heritage and […]

11/24/2023 Daily Devotion – Interesting parallels!

“The Lord replied, ‘Go down and bring Aaron up with you. But the priests and the people must not force their way through to come up to the Lord, or he will break out against them.’ So Moses went down to the people and told them.” — Exodus 19:24-25 (NIV84) Over the last couple days I […]