Archive for the ‘Devotionals’ Category

In This Corner…

In this corner we have Goliath, towering over 9 feet tall and weighing in around 650 pounds. And in this corner we have (well by all standards, the loser) a kid named David. I am not a fan of wrestling, but I understand enough to know that most of the time, those that face each other are pretty equal in size and weight.

The competitors get in a ring and throw jabs and punches in Read more >>

The Importance of Recycling

God told Jeremiah (an Old Testament prophet) to go and watch a potter at work. The potter, with his hands, would shape wet clay as it turned on a spinning wheel. As Jeremiah watched the item the potter was working on, it collapsed.

Jeremiah 18:3-4 “Then I went down to the potter’s house, and behold, he wrought a work on the wheels. And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand Read more >>

How Do You Spell Barnabas?

I hear a lot about certain Bible characters like Abraham, Moses, David, Paul, Peter, James, and many more. However, not too much is discussed about a man named Barnabas. Yet he, like the others, is a true hero of the faith. 

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Heroes have a special ability or talent. Do you want to take a guess on Barnabas’ talent? He was a people-builder. What a ministry…investing in people.Read more >>

Mary or Martha?

The apostle Luke tells us a story about a woman named Martha. Martha became frustrated over things that were going on around her. She was distracted and anxious. She was upset thinking she was the only one working. The story makes me smile. Martha is so human. She even suggested to Jesus that he tell her sister Mary to get up and help her.

Luke 10:40 “But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came … Read more >>