Archive | June, 2016

exclusive rights

Exclusive Rights

“They honored and worshiped God, but not exclusively …” II Kings 17:32 The Message  A God who gave Himself to us completely deserves exclusive devotion from us in return. But there’s so much around us that steals our attention and hearts. We struggle with divided loyalty and in so doing find our spiritual lives meager […]

job description

Job Description

“He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you except to be just, and to love [and to diligently practice] kindness (compassion),  and to walk humbly with your God [setting aside any overblown sense of importance or self-righteousness]?” Micah 6:8 Amplified Bible   Any job comes with responsibilities […]


The Role Of A Dad

“For I, too, was once my father’s son, tenderly loved as my mother’s only child. My father taught me …” Proverbs 4:3,4 New Living Translation A devotional about Solomon … for Father’s Day. Really? Mention this Old Testament personality and we think riches and wisdom. He asked God for wisdom to rule and God gave […]


When God Interrupts Religion

    It’s just about impossible to think of Jesus as ‘irreligious.’ And yet He often had to interrupt religion to accomplish his purposes. At its best, religion is man’s attempt to connect with God. And man works very hard at it. He denies himself, batters himself, saddens himself, bores himself half to death and […]