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.

Tuesday July 7, 2020 – Remembering a special friend

Psalm 116:15  Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints Note: I thank God for Dan. I think of him often and this morning just wanted to honor him and the gift he was to … Continue reading

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Monday July 6, 2020 – The wonder of our God

Psalm17:7a  …the wonder of Your love…. Let’s think about some things that produce a sense of wonder within us.  In the spring I am so blessed by seeing everything begin to bloom after the winter season.  The redbuds and dogwood … Continue reading

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Sunday July 5, 2020 – Are we frightened by our circumstances?

Psalm 27:1  Yahweh is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? Yahweh is the strength of my life. Of whom shall I be afraid?  (World English Bible) David spent years living with the reality that men were pursuing … Continue reading

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Saturday July 4, 2020 – The ‘skimmins’ in our lives

Proverbs 17:3  The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tests the  heart. Many years ago I heard the story of an old cowboy Christian.  He described God’s dealings with him as gold being purified.  Apparently … Continue reading

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Friday July 3, 2020 – Growing in faith while dealing with delays

Some years ago when we were living in NE Ohio, we believed the Lord called us to move to Colorado Springs.  We put our house on the market.  Twenty-eight months later (January of 2005) the house still hadn’t sold.  To … Continue reading

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Thursday July 2, 2020 – Yahweh’s response to our walking in His ways

From the book of Proverbs Yesterday I wrote about the privilege of being God’s people.  We Christians must live lives that declare us to truly be His people.  In simple terms, the issue is not God’s love for us but … Continue reading

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Wednesday July 1, 2020 – Salvation is just the beginning

Exodus 19:4-6  ‘You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on  eagles’ wings and brought you to myself. 5 Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations … Continue reading

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Tuesday June 30, 2020 – Threats? or Opportunities?

Matthew 5:38-42  38“You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.39But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to  him the other also. 40And … Continue reading

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Monday June 29, 2020 – Tokens of kindness from the Lord

Psalm 62:8  Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. Have you ever noticed how refreshing some little things can be?  Like a gentle breeze on a warm summer’s … Continue reading

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Sunday June 28, 2020 – Our legacy, either good or….

Proverbs 4:18 – The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. Consider this verse in describing the trail we leave behind us rather than the path in … Continue reading

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