10/18/2021 Daily Devotion – Comforting news from Isaiah!

“’Comfort, O comfort My people,’ says your God. ‘Speak kindly to Jerusalem; And call out to her, that her warfare has ended, That her iniquity has been removed, That she has received of the Lord’s hand Double for all her sins.’” — Isaiah 40:1–2 (NASB95) I have mentioned before that the book of Isaiah is often called the […]

10/15/2021 Daily Devotion – Do you have a steadfast mind?

“The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, because he trusts in You. ‘Trust in the Lord forever, for in God the Lord, we have an everlasting Rock.’” — Isaiah 26:3–4 (NASB95) I guess there should be no surprise that Isaiah connects peace to our state of mind. We all know that our mind affects our attitude, and our […]

02/09/21 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 […]