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Daily Devotional

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09/21/21

A Brother’s Hands

DAILY READING John 15:13 FIELD NOTES A story is told of the famous artist Albrecht Durer. Albrecht and his brother Albert both had dreams of being artists, but growing up poor…

09/20/21

Measures of Faith

DAILY READING Romans 12:1-8 FIELD NOTES We have each been given a measure of faith.  Measurements are important to mind. In the kitchen, if you are cooking, your final product…

09/18/21

Great is Thy Faithfulness

DAILY READING Psalm 89:1-4 John 7:40-52 FIELD NOTES Today we focus on Psalm 89:1-4. We’ve read it for three days in a row, and its beautiful words of praise are…

09/17/21

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

DAILY READING Psalm 89:1-4 Hebrews 1:5-14 FIELD NOTES During the Christmas season, angels are everywhere. We see their gilded images printed on Christmas cards, fashioned in twinkling lights on roofs…

09/16/21

An Exact Imprint

DAILY READING Psalm 89:1-4 Hebrews 1:1-4 FIELD NOTES When I was in college, I had a professor whose office displayed beautiful artwork framed in simple wooden frames. When I had…

09/15/21

If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Get Out of the Kitchen

DAILY READING Psalm 125 Malachi 3:16-4:4 FIELD NOTES Malachi is the last book in the Old Testament and bridges the Old Testament and the New Testament with its announcement of…

09/14/21

Picking Up the Mantle

DAILY READING Psalm 125 2 Kings 2:9-22 FIELD NOTES Have you ever heard the saying that someone was “picking up the mantle” from someone else — meaning they were assuming…

09/13/21

Put on God’s Armor

DAILY READING Psalm 125 Ephesians 6:10-17 FIELD NOTES When my children left to go to college and were no longer safe and sound in our family home, I prayed this…

09/11/21

Invisible Footprints

DAILY READING Psalm 77 FIELD NOTES Pain always seems worst in the middle of the night — when the house is silent; when darkness shrouds our vision and the outside…

09/10/21

It Matters

DAILY READING Psalm 22:23-31 Mark 8:27-30 FIELD NOTES As today’s text opens, Jesus and his disciples are walking along the path to visit several villages around the pagan city Caesarea…