The Best Part

Ho! Everyone who thirsts, Come to the waters; And you who have no money, Come, buy and eat. Yes, come, buy wine and milk Without money and without price.         Isaiah 55:1 Virginia Burke, a chaplain at the Good Samaritan Society assisted living facilities, once wrote in a devotion on this passage: One Sunday morning, Karl

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The Lord, the King, the Redeemer, the Rock

Thus says the LORD, the King of Israel, and His Redeemer, the LORD of hosts: ‘I am the First and I am the Last; besides Me there is no god.‘    Isaiah 44:6   When Lloyd C. Douglas, author of The Robe and other novels, was a university student, he lived in a boarding house. 

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Peace Isn’t Always Peaceable

Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a sword.            Matthew 10:34 The pronouncement made by Jesus is dramatic.  It really catches us off guard.  The angels sang at the first Christmas, “Glory to God in the highest and peace on earth to

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The God Who Paints Things With Beauty – Trinity Sunday

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. … And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. … God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good. …  Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.                                                                         Genesis

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Inquiring Minds Want To Know

But Peter … said to them, “Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, … heed my words. … this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel: ‘And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, that I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; …  I will show

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