Devotions

August 2011

Help Us Lord, to be Comforters

In Memory of Ruth Knoke ~ Florida Sun Coast Circuit Then the LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil. And he still maintains his integrity, though you incited me against him...

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Engraved in His Hands

by Charis Carmichael Braun, Freedom Circuit I have engraved you on the palms of my hands. Isaiah 49:16 Do you have a tattoo? What is it? Perhaps it's a heart, butterfly, Chinese character, tribal marking, or a cross? If you don't have one, what image would you get?...

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Family Resemblance

by Karen Duchesneau, Milwaukee Metro South Circuit  "How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that wehould be called children of God! And that is what we are!" 1 John 3:1 "Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children, and live a life of...

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The Right Time

[Jesus said,] "You go to the Feast. I am not yet going up to this Feast, because for me the right time has not yet come…” Then Jesus, teaching in the temple court, cried out, “Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own, but he who sent me...

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Changes

 ...the grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of the Lord stands forever. 1 Peter l:24,25 NIV Some of us have lived long enough to remember riding in a Model T and having our parents tell us about horse and buggy days. I remember when we would dash out to the front lawn to look...

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God’s Word is Not Chained

Kathy Krause ~ Minnekota Circuit God's Word is not chained. 2 Timothy 2:9b The apostle Paul was sitting in prison when he wrote these words to Timothy. He was reminding Timothy that although men would try to stop the spread of God’s Word, it wouldn’t happen. In...

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Sunshine and Rain

By Ruth Knoke, Florida Sun Coast Circuit (Jesus said) "This is to my Father's glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples." John 15:8 Every morning among my Scripture readings for my morning devotion, I read a Psalm and a chapter in the book...

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Let's All Be Worshippers and Encouragers

"Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching." Hebrews 10:25 When Jesus entered the Garden of Gethsemane to pray before going to the cross, he didn't go alone. He...

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Have You Seen the Star?

by Ruth Knoke ~ Florida Sun Coast Circuit ...they (the Magi) went on their way, and the star they had seen in the east went ahead of them until it stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On coming to the house, they saw the child with his...

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Peace!

by Ruth Knoke, Florida Sun Coast Circuit "But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ. For he himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by abolishing...

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