Category Archives: Devotionals

Battle Royale

“But the prince of the kingdom of Persia was withstanding me for twenty-one days; then behold, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, for I had been left there with the kings of Persia. Daniel 10:13 What … Continue reading

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The Right Side of Justice—Joel 3

There will come a day when the fortunes of the Lord’s chosen people (Israel) will be restored. It would seem that Jerusalem was restored at the decree of Cyrus in 538 B.C., but the Jews were again dispersed by the … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing

I find it hard to believe that one saved by Almighty God, who has been given his spirit, can lead a life totally devoid of any Christ-like change. I guess it is possible, but that person would have to take … Continue reading

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From Bad to Worse–Joel 1

Has anything like this happened in your daysor in your fathers’ days? Joel 1:2 Joel recalls locusts overrunning Israel in his day. These insects devoured everything. This is how he described the destruction. What the gnawing locust has left, the … Continue reading

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Enlightenment

1 How long, O Lord? Will You forget me forever?How long will You hide Your face from me?2 How long shall I take counsel in my soul,Having sorrow in my heart all the day?How long will my enemy be exalted … Continue reading

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All Talk–Psalm 12

Help, Lord, for the godly man ceases to be, for the faithful disappear from among the sons of men. They speak falsehood to one another; with flattering lips and with a double heart they speak. Psalm 12:1-2 In evil times, … Continue reading

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Never Out of Sight

You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand. Psalm 10:14 The forces of evil are and have always been with us. The sinister arrogantly think they operate freely beyond the notice … Continue reading

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Know This

As society rapidly descends into chaos and corruption, and everything we hold dear is ripped from our fingers, know this. “Those who know Your name will put their trust in You, for You, O Lord have not foresaken those who … Continue reading

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Dichotomies

For indeed Jews ask for signs and Greeks search for wisdom; 23 but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness, 24 but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the … Continue reading

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Not Many Mighty

It would be pleasing to look back over your life and say, “In holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God,” have I conducted myself in the world. (2 Corinthians 1:12) We are instructed … Continue reading

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