Layers of Love (repost)

This devotional was originally published on December 19, 2018.Baking is an exact science, especially when you make pastry dough. Pastry gets its flakiness from the layers and layers of butter rolled out between layers and layers of dough, but the process to get to...

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There is nothing better during the spring and summer than to spend an evening at a baseball game. Growing up, my family had season tickets to our local minor-league team, the Shreveport Captains. I spent several summers learning the ins and outs of baseball while...

Pruning the Branches (repost)

This devotional was originally published on May 19, 2017.Grapevines will grow in nearly any kind of soil or climate, so most people believe that growing grapes is fairly easy. However, when the vines are first planted, they require a ton of care and attention for them...

My Portion Forever

From the beginning, the enemy has used everything at his disposal, especially lies, to separate us from each other and God. Separation is at the heart of sin. God desires for us to be in relationship with him, but sin separates us from that perfect relationship. God...

The Gift of Peace

There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the...
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