Devotional Subject: Scriptures

Devotional Subject: Scriptures

Neck Verse

History is rife with occasions when knowing Scripture by heart has made a material difference in people's lives, even saved their necks.


Jesus' Packing Instructions

People have different philosophies of packing.


But God

When it seems the end has come, "but God." When you see no way forward or out, "but God." When death has done its work and it seems all hope is gone, "but God." Because of these two little words, because of the defiant divine disjunction everything is different now.


A Prayer for the New Year

Sometimes a prayer like this is needed to wake us from our slumber, to shake us loose from our fears, and to set us on our way of "immediacy" toward long-forgotten hopes and longings and dreams. I think this is a prayer for the New Year.


Shout Out to Sunday School Teachers

It occurs to me this being Saturday, and early in September, there may be a fair number of folks preparing their first Sunday School lesson of the year today (or tonight). Thank you.


You'd Better Know God for Yourself

The power in life is the Presence of God. Therefore, let us approach the Stillspeaking God with unrelenting desire, trusting God and letting go.