Resurrection

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. — John 1:1 Jesus was prophesied by Moses, Isaiah, Micah, David, Daniel, Zechariah, Malachi, Job and Jeremiah. His conception was miraculous, and his enemies were incredulous. He was...

Timeout!

The recent Winter Olympics provided many memorable moments, with the U.S. men’s curling team among the top. After losing several matches early, the team skillfully and strategically fought their way to a gold medal victory for the first time in history. One...

Stay Close To God

This devotional was originally published on May 10, 2013 Penn Jillette, of the unconventional illusionist duo of Penn and Teller, is an outspoken atheist. In an episode of his web series, Penn Says, he described an encounter he had with a Christian man who gave him a...

Envy

It can begin in a subtle way when we ask, “I wonder how they can afford that car?” Or maybe in an accusatory tone we comment, “They sure go on a lot of trips.” Or perhaps we think to ourselves, “I wish our family was as squared away as...

Light

Several times prior to his death, my father would interrupt a conversation to tell me that he had no regrets about his life. Not a man prone to transparency or emotions, these admissions were quite startling. In hindsight, I think he was trying to calm me for the time...
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