Devotionals

  • FIRE TESTED

    In music, “it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing.” In the Church, it don’t mean a thing unless it’s gone through the fire. I have my druthers as to who I place my trust and confidence in other than Jesus Christ. When I have to trust somebody, I want to be […]

  • THE “UNTHOUGHT KNOWN”

    Some might be thinking, “Pastor must really be tired this morning, he got the title backward!” Nope. It’s the known we sometimes don’t think about. Maybe seldom think about. Or never think about. I am reminded of when the disciples were on a boat during a sudden squall. They were struggling to get the boat […]

  • YES, THERE IS SUCH A THING AS A FREE LUNCH

    It’s rare these days, but a person can still scrounge up a free lunch somewhere (coupons, two-fer’s, bogo’s, soup kitchens, etc.). In any event, the old adage of “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” has been soundly refuted. In the spiritual, concerning things where the Holy Spirit is concerned, everything is free. […]

  • CONFESSIN’ THE BLUES

    There are many forms of confession. From self pitying crocodile tears we see from various public figures being paraded before Congress lately, to waving the “magic wand” once a week to ease your guilt type religious confession, to true bible based Holy Spirit led God sanctioned confession. Only one works. The human response to wrongdoing […]

  • HUMBLED NOT HUMILIATED

    Woe to you if you mess up in this world. People will not simply say “I told you so”, but they will go out of their way to ridicule and make an example of you. Humiliation is a a valid weapon and tool in the business world and is often used to ensure a competitor […]

  • AT THE CORE

    On the top shelf of my desk is a small odd looking round ball. Its surface is rough and dimpled, it has a strange weight and texture to it, and at first glance would appear to have no useful purpose. While it looks useless for anything, its value and purpose is essential and mighty. It […]

  • WHEN EVERYTHING JUST SEEMS FLAT

    There may be some things that are better flat. Like bread. I can personally attest today that tires are definitely better inflated and round. Basketballs are no good when flat. Soda tastes bad when it goes flat. Followers of Jesus Christ who go flat in their spiritual life is not very good either. Luke 14:34 […]

  • WHAT DOES YOUR REPORT CARD SAY?

    Heb. 11:2 – “For by [faith–trust and holy fervor born of faith] the men of old had divine testimony borne to them and obtained a good report.” Abraham. Isaac. Jacob. Moses. All of the OT patriarchs and prophets of God. They all received favor and blessings of righteousness simply for believing God. Nothing has changed. […]

  • SOME JESUS COUNSELING

    Luke 24:38-39 – “And he said to them, ‘Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Touch me, and see. For a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.'”  Why are you troubled? (Got […]

  • SOMETIMES IT GETS WORSE BEFORE IT GETS BETTER

    We have been looking at how to get people set free and delivered from spiritual darkness and satanic influence. The battle is as old as the ages themselves. Looking once again at Exodus and Moses’ battle with the Pharaoh of Egypt (who was the most powerful ruler on earth at the time), and the struggle […]