Monthly Archives: February 2020

Saturday February 29, 2020 – “Cheap grace” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote and a related link

I read an article that speaks to this troubling phenomenon going on around us.  Below I have the link to that article In his book The Cost of Discipleship Bonhoeffer wrote: “Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism … Continue reading

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Friday February 28, 2020 – The Lord’s “Spiritual Spell Check”

Romans 12:2 Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. … Continue reading

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Thursday February 27, 2020 – More lessons from Jamie and Andrew gymnastics

Psalms 1:1  Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. In yesterday’s devotional, we wrote about the experiences two of … Continue reading

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Wednesday February 26, 2020 – The lesson from Jamie and Andrew gymnastics

1 Timothy 6:11  But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. Back in the 80s, two of our sons, Jamie and Andrew, were very interested in gymnastics.  Both joined a … Continue reading

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Tuesday February 25, 2020 – Players in the game, not spectators in the bleachers!

I Chronicles 12:32 men of Issachar, who understood the times and knew what Israel should do—200 chiefs, with all their relatives under their command; Have you ever felt clueless as to what is going on in the world around us?  … Continue reading

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Monday February 24, 2020 – “Oh Jesus, keep me from this!”

Isaiah 29:13 The Lord says: “These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.  Their worship of me is made up only of rules taught by men. … Continue reading

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Sunday February 23, 2020 – A good learning experience, with a TV antenna

Psalm 28:7 Yahweh is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped.  My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song. I remember some goofy experiences that provide a … Continue reading

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Saturday February 22, 2020 – The wonder of Jesus

Isaiah 9:6-7  6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.  And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  7 Of the greatness of … Continue reading

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Friday February 21, 2020 – Imagine God ‘delighting’ in you!!

Psalm 37:23a  If Yahweh delights in a man’s way, Our Pekingese, Snuggles, slept with us every night. Usually she slept through the night but now and then she would wake up having to go to the bathroom.  This meant that … Continue reading

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Thursday February 20, 2020 – Can you picture Jesus smiling? At you?!

1 Peter 1:8  You never saw him, yet you love him. You still don’t see him, yet you trust him—with laughter and singing. (The Message) After I met Jesus years ago, I remember being told about an older prominent Christian … Continue reading

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