Light in the Darkness

Light in the Darkness

unsplash-logoCollins Lesulie I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth (Psalm 121:1-2). The hill behind my house, not grand by mountain standards, is a challenge for my legs and lungs. One very...
Fountains of Blessings

Fountains of Blessings

unsplash-logoMatt Jones For you make him most blessed forever; you make him glad with the joy of your presence (Psalm 21:6). Babies, weddings, family and friends Gardens full of fresh flowers and produce Timely rains and sunshine Freedom, puppies and kittens Blessings...
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...
Always the Cross

Always the Cross

unsplash-logoAaron Burden My children, when young, were the typical squirmy kids who found it difficult to sit still in church on Sunday. As with many churches, many well-meaning matriarchs of the church offered unsolicited advice to young families. Noticing my...
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...