Category: Devotions by JB
Give Us This Day
The Lord’s Prayer is very rich, and full of gems of wisdom as well as the model we have taken for prayer. Mine them…. as i did I found a comforting, yet powerful idea…
God’s Adult Children
Okay, I’m late. Mother’s day was several weeks ago, but we now have Father’s Day in June, so I’m writing to included both. I was preparing a devotion on heritage (as in Christian Heritage) and my devotional reading was Romans 8:12-17, and I went a whole different direction. So, join me in thinking about being…
ON THE WAY
It dawned on me today the gospel account of Jesus stopping to help the lady who touched the hem of his garment when he was on the way to help someone else, he was living out his parable of the man set upon by thieves and left on the side of the road. Most passed…
Compunction to Care
Compunction to care… a phrase from Monty’s Sunday School lesson stuck with me, and I explore it. If your reaction is different than mine, feel free to find what that means to you.
LIVING LIFE BACKWARDS?
We speak of facing the future bravely, with trust, and sometimes uncertainly. But here’s a new Idea to me. In reality we face the past, seeking an understanding of the past so we can face the future. So we are really facing the past and taking steps, backwards, into the future. think about that image…
Sometimes the study of the Old Testament prophets as related to Christmas gets a little slow when held up to the excitement of the New Testament account of the angels and manger and mysterious men from the East. But a gem was pointed out this week, and maybe it will also help you to put…
New Thoughts on the Afterlife
A discussion about how good do you have to be to get into heaven brought out my thoughts about my relationship with God and the afterlife.