Tag Archives: Christian Devotions

I Can’t Do That

If you’ve never read something in the Bible that you knew you couldn’t do, then you probably haven’t read very much of it. If the Bible was composed of physical tasks like “read your Bible each day” or “give away a … Continue reading

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A Kind God?

Last year, while participating in a once a week fast during Lent season with some others from my church, I set out on my first fasting day early in the morning to seek the Lord. I was stunned when He … Continue reading

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A Real Justice League?

I am a “rules person”. I see rules as things to be followed, and when people don’t follow them, it irks me. If there was a real justice league, I’d be a prime member. In Mark 3 Jesus healed a man … Continue reading

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Lies That Blind

Jesus was crucified and buried, and the religious leaders wanted to make sure his disciples wouldn’t try to propagate a lie that Jesus had risen by stealing his body. So the tomb was sealed and the guards were set in … Continue reading

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The Human Being

Last summer my husband and I had the privilege of visiting the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. While there we walked through a display of thin cross-sections of human cadavers encased in glass. What I found is that … Continue reading

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Is God Out to Get You?

Do you live with a constant gnawing that God is just waiting to take away anything good that He brings to you? Until recently, I didn’t realize that I was living under that fear. I knew in my head that … Continue reading

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Child of God, You Will Never Emancipate!

The day of emancipation, when a child is no longer under the rule of his parents, is a long awaited day for many, or for others, a day that came too fast. But it comes, and a new journey begins for everyone. There … Continue reading

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Blind and Deaf. How Did I Get Here?

In Peter’s profession of who Christ is in Matthew 16:13ff, Jesus told Peter he was blessed. He didn’t say he was blessed because he chose to make a great statement, or that he was blessed because he was so smart … Continue reading

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Music to My Ears, But Not Necessarily to My Head

Wherever you go you will likely hear a song playing somewhere. There’s background music in the restaurant, the booming beat of the car sitting next to you at the traffic light, melodies being sung in a church on Sunday, someone … Continue reading

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What are we here for anyway?

It seems I am hearing a lot of Christian songs, messages, and talk these days about how we ought to get busy doing something to change this world for the better. Jesus told us that we are the light of … Continue reading

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