Category Archives: Presbyterian devotions

2010 Daily devotions: Leaving Our Nets

Mark 1:18 At once they left their nets and followed him. When I was a pastor in Scotland, I loved working with the local fishermen. They were a hardy breed of manly men. They were coarse and rustic, weather beaten … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Hopes and fears – Advent 3 – Job 23 v 16

Job 23: 16 God has made my heart faint; the Almighty has terrified me. I feel sorry for Job. He was living at a time when people believed that personal pain and suffering occurred because God was angry with them. … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Arguing Against God – Job 23 v 4

Job 23:4          I would state my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments. I feel sorry for the whole Christian Church right now. We seem to be stumbling over our own feet and are constantly struggling with … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Christmas Singalong – Hosea 6 v 3

Hosea 6:3        “Let us acknowledge the LORD; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Being Saved – Acts 16 v 30

Acts 16: 30 He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” I am both humbled and proud of the fact that I believe I was saved in June of 1977. Some Christians are … Continue reading

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Short Daily Devotions: Godly Grace – Matthew 5 v 45

Matthew 5:45b  He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. God’s grace will always remain a mystery to me. I want life to be fair, for the … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Christ’s Fan Club – Dancing with the Stars

Luke 17:25 But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation. Apparently, Donny Osmond won “Dancing with the Stars” last night on television. I never watch the show but millions of other people do, so I’m … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Everlasting Words

Acts 6: 10 But they could not stand up against his wisdom or the Spirit by whom he spoke. Some people believe that we are living in a post-Christian world where Christ’s ways and words are losing their effectiveness in … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: A Great Christian – Acts 11 v 26

Acts 11:26b     So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. Barnabas is one of my favorite people in the Bible. He always … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Prolonging Our Lives

Proverbs 3:1-2                   My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. A lot of my time lately has been taken up with … Continue reading

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