Hidden Treasure (repost)

This devotional was originally published on June 16, 2016.“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” — Matthew 13:44 For the message of the...

Run Your Race (repost)

This devotional was originally published on February 10, 2017.Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,...

The Power of the Gospel

We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law,...

Prayer Is Important (repost)

This devotional was originally published on September 8, 2016.And when he had seized him, he put him in prison, delivering him over to four squads of soldiers to guard him, intending after the Passover to bring him out to the people. So Peter was kept in prison, but...

Rejoicing During Struggle

“For though the fig-tree shall not flourish, Neither shall fruit be in the vines; The labor of the olive shall fail, And the fields shall yield no food; The flock shall be cut off from the fold, And there shall be no herd in the stalls: Yet I will rejoice in...

The Waiting Game

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. — Galatians 6:9 This has become one of my favorite verses in the Bible. As a pastor, I meet with so many people who are ready to throw in the proverbial towel. And...