Begin Again (#101)

Jesus and His disciples had withdrew as the Crucifixion approached. A short time later, Jesus begins to inform the disciples about the suffering and terrible things He would have to endure. His words were shocking, unfathomable, and Peter quickly cuts Him off (almost out of terror to hear more) declaring that he would follow Jesus…

Sword of Truth (#92)

There are many people who are familiar with the ancient book called the Holy Bible. Some are scholars - people who study the Book and its teachings. Some are teachers - those who explain the meanings and interpretations of the text. Some are readers - individuals who pore over the words and mediate on its…

The Lookout (#82)

Some people may say and make big promises. Most likely, they mean well and have good intentions but, more often than not, those promises will be broken as the ones who make them are human, imperfect, and flawed. But there is a friend who never breaks a promise and is truly with us when we…

Simple Prayer #70

There are several different official religions that are found throughout today: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shintoism, etc. But there is an ideology that you may not find on any official list but it is one that many Christians live by (and are known by) and that is called Christian Karma. What exactly is Christian Karma?…

Simple Prayer #66

No one is immune from feelings of sadness and depression. At some point, we all experience it to some level and degree. It can come and linger over us like a dark cloud for a period of time, or it can come and overwhelm us like a flood all at once. Because we live in…

Simple Prayer #52

In yesterday's devotion, we talked about the need for people to feel secure and how God provides that assurance for us. It is important, though, that we remain discerning and close to God even during those times that we do feel at rest and safe because there is an enemy that manipulates and deceives and…