Highways are populated with warning signs. Traffic lights, stop signs, and yield signs govern the flow of travel. Flashing yellow caution lights tell of potential dangers. Speed limit signs indicate the maximum safe speed of travel. Whenever we fail to heed warnings or just ignore them, terrible consequences can occur. Psalm 95 calls us to […]
Some locations evoke emotion. A monument to soldiers who lost their lives may move you to great emotion. Visiting the place where you and your spouse became engaged or honeymooned can rekindle your love for one another. What makes a place important to us is what happened there and the symbolism it carries in our […]
Psalm 19 I read this story and thought it was appropriate. Christmas Eve 1968, three astronauts of the Apollo 8 mission-Bill Anders, Frank Bormann and James Lovell-became the first human beings to orbit the moon. As they skimmed along the lunar atmosphere in their spaceship, the three explorers beamed back amazing video to earth and to […]
Jonah and the whale Jonah 1:1-3 “Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it; for their wickedness has come up before Me.” But Jonah arose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. He went […]
Day 4 of 30 Days with Jesus nn Water to Wine and a conversation with Nicodemus. nn Reading John 2:1-11 and John 3:1-21 nn Today’s reading begins with what is said to be Jesus first public miracle. But was it? Jesus did this at the request of His mother. This miracle was performed in front […]
Day 3 Jesus Baptized and Tested nn Today’s Reading Luke 3:1-22 and Luke 4:1-13 nn Today we get a look at the complexity of the government. This trickles down to the rules and regulations, and continues with the religious leaders judgement. Luke shows this so we can understand the political situation during Jesus day. The […]
Today’s Reading – Matthew 1:18-25 and Luke 2:1-21 nn Day one we looked at the scriptures foretelling the suffering and death of Christ. Today we look at the birth of Jesus. Reading the scriptures for today’s devotion time, I see a couple of things that just jump out right away. The first thing (or word) […]
Verse of the Day – Psalms 22:19 But You, O Lord, do not be far from Me; O My Strength, hasten to help Me! nn Chapter 22 is a profound Psalm. David spills out his own heart of the trials and persecution in his own life. David was still praising and glorifying God for his […]
The Culture has been vocal in this post-modern, post-truth era. But is it set in truth, and facts or on emotions? Today we speak the truth in a world that needs to hear it.
The world and culture define things differently in this post-truth era. Today’s headlines are just an example of how absurd understanding has gotten. We look at current events in context with God’s word, definitions, and instruction.