Devotionals

Devotion for the Week of February 18, 2013 - CONFLICT AT THE CONVENTION IS CALMED

CONFLICT AT THE CONVENTION IS CALMED

Psalm 127:1, “A Song of degrees for Solomon.  Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it:”  

The Constitutional Convention opened on May 25, 1787.  The stated purpose was to revise the Articles of Confederation.  However, it was soon realized by all in attendance that the Articles were too badly flawed to fix.  A new Constitution would need to be written, but they soon found that there were deep disagreements in the group.

Devotion for the Week of February 4, 2013 - IDLE HANDS: SOME PURITAN ADVICE FOR THE UNEMPLOYED

IDLE HANDS: SOME PURITAN ADVICE FOR THE UNEMPLOYED

Proverbs 19:15, “Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.”

Eccles. 10:18, “By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.”

Devotion for the Week of January 28, 2013 - CARROTS, EGGS, AND COFFEE

Carrots, Eggs, and Coffee

Romans 5:3-6, “And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; [4] And patience, experience; and experience, hope: [5] And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. [6] For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.”

 A carrot, an egg, and a cup of coffee ...You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again.

Devotion for the Week of January 7, 2013 - AFRAID?

AFRAID?

Psalm 56:3, “What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee.”

VERY few really brave men would not be willing to admit that they have known what it is to be desperately afraid.  Many incidents occurring during the American Civil War and related afterward have manifested the fact that even the stoutest heart must often rely on the power outside himself in times of danger.  It is indeed blessed when that heart is in God’s keeping and its refuge is under His wings.

Devotion for the Week of CHRISTmas - 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS; The Carol - EXPLAINED!

The 12 Days of Christmas; the Carol – Explained!

Micah 5:2, “But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.”

Devotion for the Week of December 10, 2012 - "I have not yet begun to fight": THE STORY OF JOHN PAUL JONES

"I have not yet begun to fight": The Story of John Paul Jones 

2 Samuel 22:40, “For thou hast girded me with strength to battle: them that rose up against me hast thou subdued under me.”

1 Chron. 16:11, “Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face continually.”

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