Category Archives: Devotionals

Paths of Righteousness

I was watching a video on mountain biking in Sedona appropriately titled “Risk Acceptance.” In it three daredevils, apparently firefighters by profession, thread a course down a redstone mountain, with the second rider’s GoPro recording the more than “risky” descent. … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Wise Guy!

Check out Romans 2:17-29. Paul launches here against the hypocrisy and arrogance of the Jews. Don’t get him going you might say, and he is here. While this tirade speaks to the Chosen People who did not choose the Messiah … Continue reading

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But for the Grace of God…

If you know or don’t know the right thing to do, and do the wrong thing, God will judge you. In the case of the Gentiles, all they knew (or sensed) about God was that he was the creator (Romans … Continue reading

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What’s the World Coming To?

There’s a line in an old Chicago song that says, “What’s the world coming to?” Well, the answer is, catastrophic judgment at the hands of God, that’s what. There’s another lyric in that same song that goes, “People gotta get … Continue reading

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One-track Mind

 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all. Ephesians 4:4-6 We think … Continue reading

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Requisites for Success–Ephesians 3

Here’s (vv. 2-13) perhaps the longest parenthetical in the Bible. Twelve verses long, bookended by “for this reason.” This digression leads us into some significant spiritual truths. At the time, the inclusion of the Gentiles in God’s plan was big … Continue reading

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My Dad Can Beat Up Your Dad

As a kid you always thought your dad was strong enough to do anything. You placed a lot of trust in him that’d he’d be able to shoulder the load, or protect you from danger. Relatively speaking, we dads are … Continue reading

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