Devotionals

Devotion for the Week of December 3, 2012 - GOD'S HAND OF PROTECTION ON DECEMBER 7, 1941

God’s Hand of Protection on December 7, 1941

Proverbs 21:31, “The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the Lord.”

The following is taken from a small book entitled, "Reflections on Pearl Harbor", by Admiral Chester Nimitz.

Devotion for Week of November 26, 2012 - GOD'S HAND IN THE SIEGE OF BOSTON

God's Hand in the Siege of Boston

Exodus 14:24-25, “And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the Lord looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians, [25] And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the Lord fighteth for them against the Egyptians.”  

Devotion for Week of November 19, 2012 - THANKSGIVING AND THE GREAT UNPLEASANTNESS

Thanksgiving and the Great Unpleasantness

 

2 Samuel 22:50, “Therefore I will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the heathen, and I will sing praises unto thy name.

1 Chron. 16:8; “Give thanks unto the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.”

Devotion for Week of November 12, 2012 - Charles Thomas (C.T.) Studd “Forward Ever, Backward Never!”

Charles Thomas (C.T.) Studd

“Forward Ever, Backward Never!”

Philip. 3:14, “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

"Some wish to live within the sound of Church or Chapel bell; I want to run a Rescue Shop within a yard of hell."—C. T. Studd

Devotion for Week of October 22, 2012 - “THE DRUMMER BOY OF SHILOH”

“THE DRUMMER BOY OF SHILOH”

Luke 23:46, “And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.”

During the War Between the States the soldiers on both sides occasionally found a common bond in their music.  Bell I. Wiley wrote in his book. “The Life of Johnny Reb”:

Devotion for Week of October 8, 2012 - HE KEEPS HIS PROMISE!

HE KEEPS HIS PROMISE!

Jeremiah 12:3, “But thou, O Lord, knowest me: thou hast seen me, and tried mine heart”

Ephesians 2:12, “That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:”    

Devotion for Week of October 1, 2012 - “… For not having prized liberty as I ought to have done while I enjoyed it.”

“… For not having prized liberty as I ought to have done while I enjoyed it.” Wm. F. Broaddus

William F. Broaddus was born near the village of Woodville, Culpeper County, Virginia, April 30, 1801.  His father was Thomas Broaddus, of Caroline County also in Virginia. His mother was Susannah Ferguson; she married Thomas after the death of her first husband.  Thomas and Susannah had four children together.

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