Ask

“I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and the one who knocks it will be opened.”  (Luke 11:9 and 10)   By Fr. Brad Van Deventer So […]

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Transformed, Not Conformed

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.”  (Romans 12:2 NIV) By Fr. Christopher Waters A friend of mine is a runner. He was telling me that runners have to retrain […]

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You Are Loved

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden,   and I will give you rest.”  (Matthew 11:28)      By Fr. Brad Van Deventer Today’s devotional is simple, and that is for two very important reasons.  One, the idea that God has given me tonight is a simple truth, that requires allot of thinking about. […]

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He is Limitless!

“Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm.  Nothing is too hard for you.”  Jeremiah 32:17        By Deacon Jean Wolfe The first two verses of Genesis tell us that in the beginning the earth was formless and empty.  It was an inky black soup […]

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Slower?

 “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.” Luke 16:10   By Frank Christel I drive the speed limit. Yup, I’m that $&***#@!! pokey guy in the Honda next to you. Why? Because Jesus asked me to. I don’t […]

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Discontentment vs. Gratefulness

“…do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion  (bitter uprising at Meribah), during the time of testing in the desert …”  Hebrews 3:8        By Deacon Jean Wolfe  When God brought the approximately 2-3,000,000 Israelites out of Egypt and they journeyed toward the land God promised them, they turned a few-months journey […]

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Light

“I said to him, ‘Sir, you are the one that knows.’ Then he said to me, ‘These are they who have come out of the great ordeal; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.”  – Revelation 7:14     By Betty Christel I was reading a fiction book the other […]

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Clothe Yourself In His Love

“Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.   ”   Colossians 3:14-15    By Fr. Chris Waters After the tornadoes touched down in the Oklahoma City area, I started […]

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Greener Grass?

“But, as for me, my feet had almost slipped; I had nearly lost my foothold.  For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.”  Psalm 73:2-3  By Janey Waters The author of this Psalm, believed to be a worship leader named Asaph, was obviously troubled when he penned this two-fold song. […]

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The Call of God

  I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: ‘Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?‘ – Isaiah 6:8    By Betty Christel I really like Oswald Chambers’ devotional book, “My Utmost for His Highest.” When I came across this passage, I wanted to share it with everyone.  We all are called by […]

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