Seasonal Devotionals

New Season Devotionals

Forgive Quickly

“I am your brother Joseph, the one you sold into Egypt! And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you.” Genesis 45:4-5 (NIV) Imagine yourself as Joseph in this situation. You are the youngest

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New Season Devotional

Come to Me – Joyful and Free

There are many adorable children who are part of our church family–some shy, others bold, others act like they’d rather not have you talk with them (that never stops me). One little girl in particular exudes joy, security and an assurance that she is loved. She boldly walks into the room with the folks who

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The Holy Bible

Sacrifice and Service

Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.” Genesis 22:2 (NIV) When has the Lord commanded you to do something that sounded impossible? Hopefully, it was not as demanding as what

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The Bible: Words of Warfare

Keep Up the Great Work!

You may have wondered why the life of a cupbearer named Nehemiah is important to your spiritual walk. (A cupbearer served wine at the king’s table. His responsibilities included tasting the wine first to see if someone had added poison to it, so the king would be safe. Such intrigue!) Let’s investigate. Nehemiah (a Jewish

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The Book of Acts - Holy Bible

How Did the Book of Acts Get Its Name?

This week, part of our Bible reading is chapters 8 through 12 of the Book of Acts. Why were these chapters called “Acts?” Where did the name come from? What are some of the highlights from the first 12 chapters? The answers to these questions are this week’s focus. The title of the book of

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New Season Devotionals

Unto Us a Child is Born

For to us, a child is born, to us, a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 (NIV) Oh my gosh! Christmas morning! Rejoice! Rejoice! Hallelujah! King of kings and Lord of lords. He shall

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