07/25/2021 Daily Devotion – Do not lie or gossip!

“You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.” — Exodus 20:16 (NIV84) For most of us there is not much wiggle room with this commandment. Ever since Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of Eden, we (humanity) have used words to deceive and hurt others. We shy away from concepts of absolute truth unless […]

07/22/2021 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 […]

06/11/21 Daily Devotion – Enough is enough!

So Moses said, “This is what the Lord says: ‘About midnight I will go throughout Egypt. Every firstborn son in Egypt will die, from the firstborn son of Pharaoh, who sits on the throne, to the firstborn son of the slave girl, who is at her hand mill, and all the firstborn of the cattle […]

06/10/21 Daily Devotion – Nature speaks!

“Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘Stretch out your hand toward the sky so that darkness will spread over Egypt — darkness that can be felt.’ So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and total darkness covered all Egypt for three days. No one could see anyone else or leave his place for […]

02/08/21 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 […]