Daily Walk Devotion

Going in the Same Direction

Going in the Same Direction

Very few things cause more heartache than a bad partnership. Whether it be a business relationship or a marriage, it only adds stress to an already stressful situation. As a Believer, Paul implores us to make sure that those we join together with are like-minded. Two...

Something to Live For

Something to Live For

If you believe the studies and statistics, most people wake up each morning with little purpose. Sure, they have to go to work so they can put food on the table and pay the bills, but after that, there is very little motivation. Everyone wants something to live for...

Stand and See the Salvation of the Lord

Stand and See the Salvation of the Lord

The moment before every battle is the most intense. Your mind is racing with all of the possibilities, and the thought of dying is chief among them. Some movies have great speeches by leaders to motivate the troops right before they rush into combat. Some battles you...

Focus on the Eternal

Focus on the Eternal

We take our sight for granted until it is taken away. As we get older, our eyesight diminishes, and we have to correct our vision or put greater trust in our other senses. To be honest, what we see with our eyes can be misleading and cause undue anxiety. Paul knew...

Illuminate Your Hearts

Illuminate Your Hearts

The amount of people who struggle with some form of depression is staggering. Those taking anti-depressant medicine is off the charts. The drug companies are making billions of little pills that promise to lift the mental fog off of our day. God never intended for HIs...

Victory Parade

Victory Parade

I’m not one for parades. There are a couple near my house every year, and they are more annoying than enjoyable. That’s my personal preference though. There are a couple of parades that I do enjoy. One is when my sports team wins the championship, and the second one...

You Are a Living Letter

You Are a Living Letter

People don’t write letters anymore. They send short texts filled with emojis. If something longer needs to be said, they might send an email, but no one sits down and writes anything on paper and then mails it. It’s a lost art and with it is lost the wonderful avenue...

Freedom in the Holy Spirit

Freedom in the Holy Spirit

After college, my wife and I had some considerable college debt. I was a young pastor, not making much money, and she was a teacher making even less. There were some months the bills were more than the income. We were frugal, and with God blessing us in unexpected...

Finding the Silver Lining

Finding the Silver Lining

The phrase “Every cloud has a silver lining” means you can derive good from every bad situation. It probably originated from a John Milton poem from 1634. While it may be a generalization, there is some truth to the idiom. Finding the silver lining may not always be...

Comfort to Those Overwhelmed with Struggles

Comfort to Those Overwhelmed with Struggles

One of the difficulties of getting older is that it seems like something is always hurting. Many suffer in silent pain as they struggle to live with daily pain. They would give anything for a little bit of comfort. There are Christians all over the world who are...

Final Instructions

Final Instructions

Saying goodbye is hard. You have to separate from someone you love, and finding the right words to say can be difficult. You want to say something meaningful without sounding corny. Paul does an excellent job with his departing words. He gets his final instruction...

Seek the Lord and He Will Be Found

Seek the Lord and He Will Be Found

God is never hard to find. If we call out, He will answer. The difficult part is when we drift from the Lord, and we recognize we are lost. God is still there, but if we’re confused or disillusioned, it can be hard to know which end is up. That is where Judah found...

Is the Resurrection True?

Is the Resurrection True?

Conspiracy theories abound about the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This can be confusing for a new believer or someone who is going through difficult times. Is the resurrection true? The Apostle Paul lays out his defense of the resurrection in 1 Corinthians...

Live the Overcoming Life

Live the Overcoming Life

Foxes Book of Martyrs tells the stories of men and women who died for their faith in Jesus Christ. These people were bold and stood up to those persecuting the church. They left a legacy that impacted generations to come. In the end times, people will be persecuted,...

The Importance of Teaching Scripture

The Importance of Teaching Scripture

There are all types of churches. I think this is a good thing because it allows people of all walks of life to feel comfortable worshipping the Lord. The color and variety of different groups brings life to the church and glory to God. One thing that should be common...

Going in the Same Direction

Going in the Same Direction

Very few things cause more heartache than a bad partnership. Whether it be a business relationship or a marriage, it only adds stress to an already stressful situation. As a Believer, Paul implores us to make sure that those we join together with are like-minded. Two...

Something to Live For

Something to Live For

If you believe the studies and statistics, most people wake up each morning with little purpose. Sure, they have to go to work so they can put food on the table and pay the bills, but after that, there is very little motivation. Everyone wants something to live for...

Stand and See the Salvation of the Lord

Stand and See the Salvation of the Lord

The moment before every battle is the most intense. Your mind is racing with all of the possibilities, and the thought of dying is chief among them. Some movies have great speeches by leaders to motivate the troops right before they rush into combat. Some battles you...

Focus on the Eternal

Focus on the Eternal

We take our sight for granted until it is taken away. As we get older, our eyesight diminishes, and we have to correct our vision or put greater trust in our other senses. To be honest, what we see with our eyes can be misleading and cause undue anxiety. Paul knew...

Illuminate Your Hearts

Illuminate Your Hearts

The amount of people who struggle with some form of depression is staggering. Those taking anti-depressant medicine is off the charts. The drug companies are making billions of little pills that promise to lift the mental fog off of our day. God never intended for HIs...

Victory Parade

Victory Parade

I’m not one for parades. There are a couple near my house every year, and they are more annoying than enjoyable. That’s my personal preference though. There are a couple of parades that I do enjoy. One is when my sports team wins the championship, and the second one...

You Are a Living Letter

You Are a Living Letter

People don’t write letters anymore. They send short texts filled with emojis. If something longer needs to be said, they might send an email, but no one sits down and writes anything on paper and then mails it. It’s a lost art and with it is lost the wonderful avenue...

Freedom in the Holy Spirit

Freedom in the Holy Spirit

After college, my wife and I had some considerable college debt. I was a young pastor, not making much money, and she was a teacher making even less. There were some months the bills were more than the income. We were frugal, and with God blessing us in unexpected...

Finding the Silver Lining

Finding the Silver Lining

The phrase “Every cloud has a silver lining” means you can derive good from every bad situation. It probably originated from a John Milton poem from 1634. While it may be a generalization, there is some truth to the idiom. Finding the silver lining may not always be...

Comfort to Those Overwhelmed with Struggles

Comfort to Those Overwhelmed with Struggles

One of the difficulties of getting older is that it seems like something is always hurting. Many suffer in silent pain as they struggle to live with daily pain. They would give anything for a little bit of comfort. There are Christians all over the world who are...

Final Instructions

Final Instructions

Saying goodbye is hard. You have to separate from someone you love, and finding the right words to say can be difficult. You want to say something meaningful without sounding corny. Paul does an excellent job with his departing words. He gets his final instruction...

Seek the Lord and He Will Be Found

Seek the Lord and He Will Be Found

God is never hard to find. If we call out, He will answer. The difficult part is when we drift from the Lord, and we recognize we are lost. God is still there, but if we’re confused or disillusioned, it can be hard to know which end is up. That is where Judah found...

Is the Resurrection True?

Is the Resurrection True?

Conspiracy theories abound about the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This can be confusing for a new believer or someone who is going through difficult times. Is the resurrection true? The Apostle Paul lays out his defense of the resurrection in 1 Corinthians...

Live the Overcoming Life

Live the Overcoming Life

Foxes Book of Martyrs tells the stories of men and women who died for their faith in Jesus Christ. These people were bold and stood up to those persecuting the church. They left a legacy that impacted generations to come. In the end times, people will be persecuted,...

The Importance of Teaching Scripture

The Importance of Teaching Scripture

There are all types of churches. I think this is a good thing because it allows people of all walks of life to feel comfortable worshipping the Lord. The color and variety of different groups brings life to the church and glory to God. One thing that should be common...

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