Devotional Thoughts for the Day 7: Sunday Selah – Boasting in Our Weakness

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 7: Sunday Selah – Boasting in Our Weakness “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” (2 Corinthians 12:9, ESV) Our devotional topic this morning is about boasting in our weaknesses—something that is pretty countercultural.…

0 Comments

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 6: Giving Our Lives to Christ

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 6: Giving Our Lives to Christ “Greet Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus.” (Romans 16:3, ESV) “To Titus, my true child in common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.” (Titus 1:4, ESV) “Tychicus will tell you all about my activities. He is a beloved brother and faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord.” (Colossians 4:7, ESV)…

0 Comments

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 5: Materialism

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 5: Materialism “And he said to them, ‘Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.’” (Luke 12:15, ESV) Our devotional this morning is about choosing joy over money. Materialism is a big problem for our society, and specifically, it is an issue for me.  The desire to have nice things can consume our energy…

0 Comments

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 4: His Rod and Staff, Psalm 23

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 4: His Rod and Staff, Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.    He makes me lie down in green pastures.He leads me beside still waters.      He restores my soul.He leads me in paths of righteousness    for his name's sake.  Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,     I will fear no evil,for you are with me;    your rod and your staff,    they comfort me.  You prepare a table before me    in the presence of my enemies;you anoint my head with oil;    my cup…

0 Comments

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 3: Aging Bodies, Psalm 73:26

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 3: Aging Bodies, Psalm 73:26 “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” (Psalm 73:26, ESV) We’re talking today about how our bodies age and slowly, over time, become less able to do what they once did easily in our youth. It’s ironic, really, since just yesterday my husband and I spread nine yards of mulch…

0 Comments

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 2: Questions and Decisions

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 2 - Questions and Decisions “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” (James 1:5, ESV) What are some questions you ask yourself when you make a decision? At the most immature level, we might begin with “What’s best for me?” This might be a good consideration, but as believers we need…

0 Comments

Devotional Thoughts for the Day 1- 2 Timothy 2:15

Devotional Thoughts for the DayDay 1- 2 Timothy 2:15Ruth P McDonaldI recently came across this verse and enjoyed the challenge it presents and the encouragement we can gather from the wisdom of its words.“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” (2 Timothy 2:15, ESV)The early Church suffered intense persecution and hardship. These realities…

0 Comments