Devotionals Daily articles

Genesis 2

The Gift of Sabbath: I Am Not a Machine

The Gift of Sabbath: I Am Not a Machine

In Genesis 2, at the end of the creation story, we read, Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array. By the seventh day God had finished the work He had been doing; so on the seventh day He rested from all His work. The creation story starts with God

worship vs worry

Worry vs Worship

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends  all understanding, will guard your heart and mind in Christ Jesus. — Philippians 4:6 Have you ever experienced such intense grief that you didn’t think you were

The Bible Is Full of Fear from Scary God

The Bible Is Full of Fear

That all the peoples of the earth may know the hand of the Lord, that it is mighty, that you may fear the Lord your God forever. —Joshua 4:24 The more I’ve studied the fear of the Lord, the more I’ve realized that it’s as much a part of the message of the Bible as

A Meal

A GOD WHO IS WITH YOU IN YOUR HUNGER  One thing Jesus did in the Eucharist was to connect, in a vivid and simple way, eating with obedience and worship. He joined earth with heaven, bread with manna, flesh with Spirit. He linked physical hunger with spiritual hunger. He reminded us that every bite is

How to Make a 5-Minute Plan for Any Emergency

When is the worst time to decide what to do in an emergency? When the emergency hits. As someone who watches all kinds of “emergency” shows on TV — ER, Chicago Med, Hill Street Blues, Grey’s Anatomy, M*A*S*H — I always thought that when something bad happened, I would get my hero on and do

Deuteronomy 4:29 NKJV

Jesus Revealed in Us

Those who suffer according to God’s will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good. — 1 Peter 4:19 If our kids always behave and our boss is always pleased and our home is always orderly and our bodies always feel good and we are patient and kind and thoughtful and

The Feast of Pentecost (Shavuot)

Editors Note: Amazing prophecies of God’s plans for the world can be found embedded in the customs of the feasts of Israel. The intricate detail of the prophecies illustrated in the observances of these feasts provide insight into God’s plan for the ages. Sunday May 31st is Pentecost, also known as The Feast of The Weeks

Your Best Friend

  For Adults I am your best Friend, as well as your King. Walk hand in hand with Me through your life. Together we will face whatever each day brings: pleasures, hardships, adventures, disappointments. Nothing is wasted when it is shared with Me.  I can bring beauty out of the ashes of lost dreams. I

Top