He Lives/We Live

He Lives/We Live

unsplash-logomichael podger As children, many of us learned that “April showers bring May flowers.” If you live in the U.S. desert southwest, however, “April showers” are in short supply! Despite the lack of rain, April is a month of renewal, regeneration, and...
God’s Fireworks

God’s Fireworks

unsplash-logoJeffrey Hamilton (Remember: two readers, three copies of devotion. If suggested hymn is used, need musical accompaniment and accompanist, hymnals.) Reader One: Do you remember your first fireworks display? Do you remember “oohing” and...
Elisha and the ShunamMITE Woman

Elisha and the ShunamMITE Woman

unsplash-logoAaron Burden Read: 2 Kings 4:1–14  God sent many prophets to his people who were separated into two kingdoms, Israel and Judah. Some like Hosea and Elisha preached in the northern kingdom of Israel during the eighth century B C. Hosea was married and had...
Heavenly Banquet

Heavenly Banquet

unsplash-logoGaelle Marcel Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb! (Revelation 19:9a) An invitation to a banquet is an exciting prospect and we anticipate it with much expectation. We begin thinking of the clothes we will wear; the...
Remember Me

Remember Me

unsplash-logoCora Ortiz In the first act of Hamlet, the Shakespearian prince encounters his ghost of a father. Before the ghost vanishes, the haunting figure whispers an echo across the ramparts, “Remember me.” Many of us fear being forgotten once we are gone. The...
Always Learning

Always Learning

unsplash-logoGaelle Marcel Let the wise hear and increase in learning(Proverbs 1:5a). Do you remember being excited as a child about going back to school? There are times in my life now that I want to go back to school. I would like the routine of a school day to...