Zechariah 7-8; Revelation 18; Lamentations 2 I don’t have a lot of time to expound on this, so it’s a bit risky to address this at all, but I’m going to do my best. Remember, these devotionals are not sermons; they are more like a snapshot intended to highlight one idea from our daily readings […]

April 24, 2024

Reinterpreting Revelation: Finding Redemption in Divine Judgment

I Kings 3-4; Romans 4; Psalm 130 Guest Post:  Marcia Thorsell I’ve read about Solomon and his wisdom many times over the years, but this time raised a question for me.  When given the opportunity to make any request of God, he asked for wisdom and an understanding heart.  Would I have done that?  Probably […]

February 8, 2024

Unlocking Divine Wisdom: A Modern Seeker’s Guide Inspired by Solomon

Exodus 32; Leviticus 1; Matthew 19; Psalm 115 We’re living in an era that demands first-hand revelation! Indeed, there’s never been a time when first-hand revelation wasn’t essential. We receive grace and faith from the Lord – these are His gifts to us. As a pastor raising two wonderful kids, I can assert with certainty […]

January 22, 2024

Embracing First-Hand Revelation: Insights from Moses and Aaron’s Journey”

Exodus 28-29 / Matthew 17, Psalm 113 Matthew 17:1-3 1 After six days, Jesus took Peter, James, and John (His brother) up a high mountain, just by themselves. 2 There, He was transfigured before them: His face shining like the sun, and His clothes becoming as white as light. 3 Suddenly, Moses and Elijah appeared, […]

January 19, 2024

Exploring Spiritual Transformation: Insights from Biblical Transfiguration

January 9 Genesis 36-37; Matthew 8; Psalm 104 Matthew 8:10 ESV “When Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those who followed Him, ‘Truly, I tell you, with no one in Israel have I found such faith.’ It’s almost hard to fathom, but our Jesus can marvel. He can be brought to wonder. The […]

January 9, 2024

Faith’s Marvel: Exploring the Power of Belief in Matthew 8

Genesis 48 And Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me, and said to me, ‘Behold, I will make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples and will give this land to your offspring after you […]

July 7, 2023

Embracing Generational Blessings: Lessons from Jacob’s Journey