Monthly Archives: January 2023

Friday January 27, 2023 – The example Ruth is for us!

Ruth  2:10-12  10 At this, she bowed down with her face to the ground. She asked him, “Why have I found such favor in your eyes that you notice me—a foreigner?” I find such delight in reading about Ruth and … Continue reading

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Thursday January 26, 2023 – Ruth and her wonderful destiny

Ruth 1:16  But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my … Continue reading

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Wednesday January 25, 2023 – The importance of being ‘other’ oriented

Romans 12:13  Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. In the spring of 2010 when the greater Nashville area experienced severe flooding, the churches played a huge role in bringing relief and assistance to those who … Continue reading

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Tuesday January 24, 2023 – We are the frame, He is the picture!

Romans 12:12  Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Several years ago on three successive days I received a wonderful email and phone calls from three dear friends who had me on their hearts.  Those contacts were … Continue reading

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Monday January 23, 2023 – Be aglow and burning with the Spirit

Romans 12:11  Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. This morning when I was asking the Lord about today’s verse, I was reminded of some friends of ours.  Their home is in the north … Continue reading

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Sunday January 22, 2023 – The joy of glorifying God with our lives!

Romans 12:10  Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves. Being devoted to something is pretty normal in our society.  People are devoted to families, sports teams, hobbies, TV, Facebook, Twitter, etc…  Today’s verse points … Continue reading

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Saturday January 21, 2023 – Sincere love, a treasure we must have.

Romans 12:9  Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Imagine for a moment someone you love speaking this verse to you; carefully and lovingly, not rushing or reading a list, but focusing upon each … Continue reading

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Friday January 20, 2023 – Do we just add Jesus to what we’ve been doing?

2 Kings 2:19  Then the men of the city said to Elisha, “Behold now, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad and the land is unfruitful.” This scripture has always fascinated … Continue reading

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Thursday January 19, 2023 – What is being a Christian?

The scripture is at the end of the devotional. I must confess that I sure enjoy the springtime.  Here in the midst of cold and snow I keep telling myself spring is only a few weeks away.  One of the … Continue reading

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Wednesday January 18, 2023 – Memories of my trip to Afghanistan

Acts 4:12  Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved. I have referenced my trip to Afghanistan a few years ago as part of … Continue reading

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