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.

Wednesday February 24, 2021 – “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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Tuesday February 23, 2021 – 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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Monday February 22, 2021 – 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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Sunday February 21, 2021 – 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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Saturday February 20, 2021 – 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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Friday February 19, 2021 – The blessing of music

Titus 2:13-14  13while we wait for the blessed hope—the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, 14who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his … Continue reading

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Thursday February 18, 2021 – He’s made a way for us!

Jeremiah 3:19  “I myself said, ‘How gladly would I treat you like sons and give you a desirable land, the most beautiful inheritance of any nation.  I thought you would call me Father and not turn away from following me.” … Continue reading

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Wednesday February 17, 2021 – A verse unlike any other!

Question: What did God want when He gave us the gift of Jesus? My answer is probably different than you think.  Today’s verse is unlike any other and is at the end of the devotional. Two months ago we celebrated … Continue reading

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Tuesday February 16, 2021 – Real versus artificial

1 Peter 1:7  These (all kinds of trials) have come so that your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is … Continue reading

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Monday February 15, 2021 – Dad, since when does the sun rise in the west?

Joshua 24:15a  But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, In 1996 my two oldest sons and I went on a mission trip to Romania with a small group … Continue reading

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