09/14/23 Daily Devotion – Divine Irony!

“She opened it and saw the baby. He was crying, and she felt sorry for him. “This is one of the Hebrew babies,” she said.” (Exodus 2:6 NIV84) Moses’ mother could not bear the thought of leaving the fate of her newly born son in the hands of Pharaoh’s misguided policies. She decided that if […]

09/10/23 Daily Devotion – A benediction for life!

“May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.” (2 Corinthians 13:14 NIV84) If you’re anything like me, the benediction simply means “the end.”  When I see it coming closer and closer in my Sunday bulletin, I know we are […]

09/09/23 Daily Devotions – ‘Finally, brothers…’

“Finally, brothers, good-bye. Aim for perfection, listen to my appeal, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.” (2 Corinthians 13:11 NIV84) Who of us doesn’t want God’s love and peace present with us at all times? When we experienced it the first time it […]

09/08/23 Daily Devotion – Truth does matter!

“For we cannot do anything against the truth, but only for the truth.” (2 Corinthians 13:8 NIV84) Take this sentence, “For we cannot do anything against the truth, but only for the truth,” to people at a university campus, a high school anywhere in the country, even the White House, and you would be surprised […]

09/06/23 Daily Devotion – False apostles

“For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ. And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. (2 Cor. 11:13&14 NIV84) It’s one thing to fight enemies that are outside your group. They are easy to recognize and, therefore, to deal with. But what do you do […]

09/05/23 Daily Devotion – Let’s do some boasting today!

“But, ‘Let him who boasts boast in the Lord.’” (2 Corinthians 10:17 NIV84) Seriously, I understand the importance of biblical humility. I understand the importance of avoiding boasting in ourselves. When we place ourselves in the forefront, the picture is quite unbecoming. But what about boasting in the Lord? When was the last time you […]