Tagged: devotion

Celebrate Life! Some Devotional Thoughts

January 17-24 has been designated “Sanctity of Human Life Week.”  In light of that, we offer a few devotional thoughts church leaders may want to share or adapt, based on Psalm 139:13. Recently, a popular cable television channel began airing a series based on what happens to animals in utero. Week by week we watch as…

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Christmas Devotion–Free for You!

Christmas is everywhere. How many times this week do you think you’ve heard or shared the greeting “Merry Christmas”? At the very least, you’v probably hummed a few cheery fa-la-la-lala’s. Bells have jingled across the country for several weeks now, as Christians everywhere sing “Joy to the World.” Carolers remind us that “it’s the most…

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Free Christmas Devotion for Tonight’s Meeting

Celebrate the Gift of Jesus! This time of year, many of us give gifts. In fact, most of us probably give more gifts at Christmastime than at any other time of the year. Gift giving has its own protocol. If we fail to follow it, that failure can lead to some uncomfortable moments—for us, for…

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Ready for Christmas?

As December approaches, we all begin to think about preparing for Christmas. This means different things to different people. Shopping for gifts, cleaning and sprucing up the house, baking cookies, stringing lights, wrapping presents, and writing cards keep many of us busy this time of year. While we do these things, though, we can also…

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Retreat This Summer Before You Advance This Fall

It is hard to believe that another summer is slipping away.  July is gone and August is rapidly approaching.  As August arrives, we begin to think about the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. But before summer is truly gone, take some time to yourself to reflect and recharge for another…

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Customer Comment — the Free “Be Blessed” Devotion Book

Hello, I am pastor of Living Word Bible Church in Channahon, Illinois. Yesterday, our church secretary came in with the mail and set the “Be Blessed” devotional on my desk. To be honest, I was skeptical. So much of today’s affirmation of Christians and focus on living God’s life of blessings is man-centered and biblically shallow. However, this morning while…

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