Category Archives: Christian devotions

Church devotion: Crossroads – Acts 22

“‘Who are you, Lord?’ I asked. “‘I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom you are persecuting,’ he replied.” Acts 22:8 (NIV) Before the Apostle Paul was dramatically converted on the road to Damascus, he was fanatically devoted to God. He zealously wanted to … Continue reading

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Mission Devotion: Global Gospel – Colossians 1:28

Colossians 1:28          Christ is the one we proclaim, cautioning and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ. The Church exists to serve Christ and to let the world know about Him. We are meant to … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion: A New Day – Isaiah 45:6

Isaiah 45:6      From the rising of the sun to the place of its setting, people may know there is none besides me. I am the Lord, and there is no other. I’m usually awake before each sunrise, so I get to watch … Continue reading

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Healing devotion: Forgetting the Past

Isaiah 43:18     “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.” Living in the past is a sure fire way to spoil the present and sabotage the future. As human beings, we are both blessed and cursed with powerful … Continue reading

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Short Devotion: What is Church? Ephesians 3:10-11

Ephesians 3:10-11      His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, according to his eternal purpose that he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord. Some people these … Continue reading

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Today’s devotion: Life Haters – Ecclesiastes 2:17

Ecclesiastes 2:17         So I hated life, because the work that is done under the sun was grievous to me. All of it is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. The horrendous mass-murders that took place last week in Norway shocked … Continue reading

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New year Devotions: A Congregational Prayer – Philippians 1:9

Philippians 1: 9 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight. If ever a prayer was written for a local congregation, it must certainly be this one of Paul’s. … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Christ’s Chosen One

Ephesians 4:19           Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual lust for more.  The trouble with Paul is that he knows humanity so well and bluntly speaks the … Continue reading

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Gospel devotions: Double Decker Deliverance

Psalm 119:67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. Believe it or not, Psalm 119:65-72 is my favorite scripture from the Old Testament. When I first became a Christian in 1977, this passage had … Continue reading

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Stushie’s Stuff: Christmas Losses

Psalm 119:50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. Christmas can be a hard time for people who have lost their loved ones to death, especially if it occurs during the month of December. I … Continue reading

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