Devotionals by Talitha Arnold

Devotionals by Talitha Arnold

Harlot or Hotel Owner: What's in a Name?

Talitha Arnold

"Rahab the Harlot." That's what I first learned about the woman of Jericho who saved the lives of the two Israelite spies. Perhaps you did, too. 


As Sure As the Hairs on Your Head

Talitha Arnold

Samson was at a dead end.


Standing on Holy Ground

Talitha Arnold

Moses must have laughed out loud when the voice from the burning bush told him he was standing on "holy ground."


God's Hands

Talitha Arnold

God has no hands but ours.


I Love Your Law

Talitha Arnold

On this Eve of Independence Day and its celebration of freedom, today's Psalm instead praises a restriction on freedom,  i.e. God's law.


The Eve of Pentecost

Talitha Arnold

The first Christians had to trust God with no clue as to what God had in store for them. How did they do it?


To Seek with Heart and Soul

Talitha Arnold

Our church's Youth Confirmands may not be ready, even after two years, to confirm their faith this May. That's okay. What we truly hope is that they will continue to seek God, with heart and soul.


Let's Tell the Truth This Holy Week

Talitha Arnold

Jewish-Christian relations have changed, thank God, in the last decades, but as Christians, we still need to pay attention to how we tell the story of Holy Week.


The Strength of Repentance

Talitha Arnold

There's power in repentance, if only because we don't have to spend all that energy hiding from ourselves or others, including God.


Who is Jesus?

Talitha Arnold

By its end, Handel left no doubt that the Messiah "shall reign forever—and ever, forever and ever!"