Daily Devotion – How to Feel Complete

Daily Devotion – How to Feel Complete

The movie The Notebook features a beautiful contemporary love story between a man and a woman who fall so deeply for each other that they can’t live without one another and grow old together. As romantic and moving as this film may be, it is yet another example of how...
Daily Devotion – What the World Needs Now

Daily Devotion – What the World Needs Now

The other day I reminisced about a song from my childhood called “What the World Needs Now.”  Those of you who remember this song will surely remember its signature refrain. As I reminisced over these words, the thought struck me: “What exactly was...
Daily Devotion – Luke 17:6 – Faith and Love

Daily Devotion – Luke 17:6 – Faith and Love

His Power Through Faith If love is a mighty splendored thing, faith is close on its heels. Love, far from a mere fleeting ecstatic feeling, is the principle characteristic by which God identifies Himself. The Bible says that God “is” love (1 John 4:8, 16). Therefore,...
Daily Devotion – Mark 12:31 – Love Your Neighbor

Daily Devotion – Mark 12:31 – Love Your Neighbor

Don’t let the words fool you. This isn’t about you, or me, at all. It’s about us. Jesus said some words long ago that we, in the church, know well and believe well. But often struggle to practice. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with...
Daily Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:4 – The Attributes of God

Daily Devotion – 1 Timothy 2:4 – The Attributes of God

And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. 1John 4:16 NIV God Is Love One of the first lessons we want to instill in our children or convey to anyone we have an opportunity to influence is that...
Daily Devotion – Love Covers All – An Antidote for Hate

Daily Devotion – Love Covers All – An Antidote for Hate

Love Covers All Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs. (Prov 10:12 NIV) The book of Proverbs begins with personalized encouragements, admonitions, and instruction from a father to a son. The first 9 chapters also include parables that contrast...