Category Archives: Devotionals

Have faith in God!

Nobody asks directions any more. It used to be that if you didn’t know how to get someplace, you’d ask someone for directions. But it’s not that way now. Everybody either has their own GPS, or if they don’t, they … Continue reading

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How To Make The Law of Sowing and Reaping Work For You

A few years ago, I made a major mistake with my lawn. I put down too much fertilizer. Then my error was compounded by a near drought. The result was that all my grass burned up and died. I really … Continue reading

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God’s gift is unearned and undeserved

When Jesus met and spoke with a deeply sinful woman at Jacob’s well in Samaria, He told her of the gift God was offering to her: John 4:10 (NKJV) Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift … Continue reading

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Having a thankful spirit every day

One of the first lessons I learned as a child was the importance of “please” and “thank you.” My mom was adamant about these courtesies. She understood what I as a child did not: that failure to express humility in … Continue reading

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The church is our team!

When I was in high school, I discovered that I had a passion for electronics. So, I decided to major in Electrical Engineering in college. I worked hard and got my degree. And I had to do so as an … Continue reading

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Refusing To Condemn People Even When They Deserve It

If you are a Christian, and committed to your faith, I’m sure you are doing your best to live a godly life. Jesus said that if we love Him we will keep His commandments (John 14:15). But there is a … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Walk?

Have you noticed that if you know someone well, you can recognize them just by the way they walk? That’s true physically, and it’s also true spiritually. In spiritual terms, a person’s walk is their way of life – their … Continue reading

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Put your past in the past!

How many times have you looked at some mistake you made in the past, some situation that went wrong because of bad decisions on your part, and said to yourself, “If only I hadn’t done that!”? One of the unpalatable … Continue reading

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Handling My Fears

I know believers in Christ have not been given a spirit of fear (2 Timothy 1:7), but I still experience that disturbing emotion sometimes. To my mind, the issue for Christians is not that we are never supposed to feel … Continue reading

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Believe That You Have Received From God

When I graduated from college, I went to work for IBM. One of the first things I did when I got on the job was to set myself up for direct deposit of my pay. With no intervention from me, … Continue reading

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