Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

Jesus Christ Personified

Inspired men prophesied. He came to earth and complied, And on God’s word totally relied​. But by men He was denied, Unjustly tried​, and horribly crucified​. He cried, and died, Blood poured from His side. But death could not preside​, … Continue reading

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UNDER MY WINGS

Listen to these great hymns.”Hide me under the shadow of thy wings” (17:8). “In the shadow of thy wings I will take my refuge, until these calamities be overpast” (57:1). “Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow … Continue reading

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LET THE BLESSINGS FLOW

There was a beautiful lake that lost its zesty freshness. The water formerly had been clear. It was alluring to animals and people alike. But it became covered with a green scum. The farm animals became ill from drinking the … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN THE CHURCH

Several centuries ago in a mountain village in Europe, a wealthy nobleman wondered what legacy he should leave to his townspeople. He made a good decision. He decided to build them a church building. No one was permitted to see … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU TAKEN INVENTORY LATELY?

A story is told of a young boy’s very first job in a small town general store. This was the day before supermarket chains at least it was in his community. At age thirteen he was hired as a handy … Continue reading

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TWO HORSES

Just up the road is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each horse looks like any other horse. But if you stopyour car, or are walking by, you will notice something quite amazing…. Looking into the … Continue reading

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PROFESSOR BUM

Two businessmen were traveling by train to an important business meeting. In the seat opposite them was an old man with a shaggy beard, dressed in a tattered sweater and jeans. Throughout the ride the two told each other crude … Continue reading

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SELF HELP

It is always the longest, most solidly stocked stacks in any bookstore – the “self help” nonfiction section. Maybe it’s a holdover from the old American adage of “pulling yourself up by your own bootstraps.” We will use some “self-help” … Continue reading

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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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