“A MIGHTY FORTRESS IS OUR GOD”

  In 1520, the Pope warned Martin Luther that he would be  excommunicated if he did not recant his teaching that salvation is by the grace of God through faith in Jesus Christ alone.  Luther refused.  In 1521, Pope Leo X excommunicated Luther.  Charles the V issued an order for Luther’s arrest and put a […]

THE FALL

  As I write about “The Fall” I am not writing about the weather, although September 22nd is the beginning of Fall. This devotional has nothing to do with the change of the season.  It has to do with the beginning of creation as recorded in the Book of Genesis of the Bible.   Genesis 1:1 […]

GOD’S PRESENCE

Where is God?  May I share some thoughts concerning the presence of God.  God’s presence is seen in the progressive revelation of Himself. In person…God in olden times spoke audibly, directly with His children.  Out of heaven, He directed them.  In the Garden of Eden, God walked and talked with Adam and Eve.  Sin ruptured […]

HANG IN THERE

  One of my favorite sayings is, “Hang In There.”  I find myself saying it more and more. To the sick, to the troubled, to those that are hurting, I say, “Hang In There.”   I thought about this as I read about Diana Nyad completing the historic Cuba to Florida swim.  What an amazing […]

WHAT DOES LOVE DO?

  A story is told of a man seated on a crowded bus.  Men and women were standing in the aisle.  This man seated has his head bowed and his eyes closed.  The person seated beside him is concerned.  So he asked the man, “Sir, I see your head is bowed and your eyes are […]