Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

FREEDOM

Humans are always declaring their freedom, wishing for more “space,” announcing that they belong only to “themselves.” We want to be free from the enslavement of the kitchen, or from confinement of a job we don’t like. Airplane companies claim … Continue reading

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OIL YOUR BIBLES

An old Bible salesman with whom we once worked related this story: In his visiting a home to demonstrate a Bible, and upon selling it, the lady asked him this  question:“How can I keep my Bible cover from becoming dry … Continue reading

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OTHER VOICES

Our Lord declared, “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep…the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out” (Jn. 10:11, 3). The call of our … Continue reading

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UP TO YOUR KNEES IN ALLIGATORS

Did you ever hear the expression, “When you’re knee-deep in alligators and copperheads, it’s hard to remember that your primary objective was to clean out the swamp?” That’s how I imagine John the Baptist must have felt as he stared … Continue reading

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LIFE IS A MATTER OF BUILDING

Life is a matter of building. Each of us has the opportunity to build something – a secure family, a good reputation, a career, a relationship with God. But some of those things can disappear almost overnight due to financial … Continue reading

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BAKED IN THE SUNLIGHT

A Preacher once said, “Can a rock that has been in the sunlight all day not fail to give off warmth and heat at night?” In like manner, can a Christian who has lived in the sunlight of God’s love … Continue reading

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CHECK POINT AHEAD

In Parma, Ohio a man by the name of Doug ‘Deo’ Odolecki stood on a street corner with a sign warning drivers about an upcoming drunken-driving checkpoint, but two words on the sign cost him a citation and an upcoming … Continue reading

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