Daily Devotionals

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Posted by Cindi McNair on

Psalm 57:1-3 “Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy!  I look to you for protection.  I will hide beneath the shadow of your wings until the danger passes by.  I cry out to God Most High, to God who will fulfill his purpose for me.  He will send help from heaven to rescue...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Posted by Duane Wade on

Luke 14:1-6 One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee, he was being carefully watched.  There in front of him was a man suffering from dropsy (abnormal swelling of his body).  Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the law, “Is it lawful to heal...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Posted by Becky Huebner on

Luke 13:10-13 On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues,  and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all.  When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, “Woman, you are...

Monday, January 15, 2018

Posted by Brad Johnson on

Luke 10:29-37 But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell into the hands of robbers, who stripped him, beat him, and went away, leaving him half dead.  Now by chance a...

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Posted by Brian Reetz on

Luke 10:25-28 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” He answered, “‘Love the Lord your...

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Posted by Drew Jagadich on

John 8:3-11 Forgiveness sets us free - forgiveness from God and forgiveness from others. When we forgive and are forgiven, we are freed up to live a life focused on loving God and others.  When we are forgiven, we are reminded that sin, chaos, and the mistakes of our lives don’t...

Friday, January 12, 2018

Posted by Pastor Michael Ryan on

Amos 9:11 Ever feel like you can never get ahead? Amos wonders the same thing. When Amos sees what’s happening to his fellow farmers and the poor, he’s enraged. As part of the working class, Amos farms in the village of Tekoa in Judah, making his living by breeding livestock while...

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Posted by Pastor Karl-John Stone on

Lamentations 5:19-22 The Old Testament book of Lamentations is a series of five poems lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians in 586 B.C.  The first four poems are “acrostics”—one stanza for each of the twenty-two letters in the Hebrew alphabet.  In...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Posted by Pastor Greg Olson on

Psalm 116:8-12 I recently received a letter from a person in our congregation thanking me for sharing words of encouragement.  As I remember it, my wife and I had just finished dinner in a local restaurant and as we were walking out I noticed this person and his family eating their dinner...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Posted by Carol Klaus on

Psalm 116:5-7 “The Lord is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion. The Lord protects the simple-hearted; when I was in great need, he saved me.  Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the Lord has been good to you.”  Psalm 116:5-7 (NIV) “The most...