Author Archives: Don Schmidt

About Don Schmidt

Beginning in the fall of 2009, Don was VP of Operations & Director of Student Life for 2 years at Williamson Christian College in Franklin, TN - a wonderful, accredited 4 year college for adult learners. That is where he started writing the devotionals. The passion of his heart is to love God and to help others learn to love God more and more. He grew up in St. Joseph, MI - Class of '66. Graduated from Michigan State in '70 and Wheaton Grad School in '78. Thunderous conversion October 11, 1968. He and Donna were engaged 2 hrs & 15 minutes after they met August 25, 1969 at a Christian camp in Georgia. They married in '70 and have 4 wonderful sons. Most of his adult career has been in business in NE Ohio. They lived for 20 years in Peninsula, OH. They attended St. Luke's Ministries (Anglican) in Copley, OH for many years. Four years ago they were reassigned by the Lord to attend River of Life Community Church in Hudson, OH. St. Luke's prayerfully sent them off on this new adventure with much love.

Friday December 4, 2020 – Importance of ‘paradigm shifts’

Hebrews 12:5-6  5And you have forgotten that word of encouragement that addresses you as sons: “My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, 6because the Lord disciplines those he … Continue reading

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Thursday December 3, 2020 – An essential reality in our lives

Revelation 3:19  Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent. Do you remember times when you were growing up when you wanted to do something and were told “No” by your parents?  Did you receive … Continue reading

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Wednesday December 2, 2020 – What do our responses say about us?

Job 1:22  In all this Job did not sin by charging God with wrongdoing.                                Job 2:10b  In all this, Job did not sin in what he said. It’s difficult to imagine the impact of all the disasters that happened to … Continue reading

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Tuesday December 1, 2020 – Never did I dream…

1 John 3:1a  How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! A few weeks ago I had my 52nd birthday in Jesus.  In this … Continue reading

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Monday November 30, 2020 – What does the ‘Cross’ represent to you?

Romans 6:6  For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin— Recently we enjoyed the beauty of a … Continue reading

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Sunday November 29, 2020 – We ‘get to’…not ‘have to’!

Ephesians 5:1-2   Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. I woke up this … Continue reading

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Saturday November 28, 2020 – Our loving Father

Isaiah 41:13  For I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you. When we’re frightened and concerned it’s a wonderful blessing to be comforted.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Friday November 27, 2020 – How do we do in life’s ‘taste test’?

Ephesians 4:1  As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. What constitutes a life worthy of our calling as a Christian?  What does such a life look … Continue reading

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Thursday November 26, 2020 – The TRUE history of Thanksgiving!

Psalm 107:1  Give thanks to the LORD for he is good; his love endures forever. A Politically Incorrect History of Thanksgiving Posted: November 17, 2007     http://www.wnd.com/index.php?pageId=44599 By Jonathan Falwell © 2011 It was a bitter two-month sea journey the Pilgrims endured … Continue reading

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Wednesday November 25, 2020 – True good and evil are not culturally determined

Hebrews 5:14  But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil. In Colorado Springs it sure is easy to know which way is west – and from that all the … Continue reading

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