Devotional: While We Were Yet Sinners…

“But God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” – Romans 5:8 As the holiday season is upon us, there is a need for much reflection.  Many people around the world are awaiting for December 25th as the “celebration” of Jesus birth.  Some families will be reunited with gifts, hugs and… Continue reading Devotional: While We Were Yet Sinners…

Devotional – Enemies of the Cross

“And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible.” – Mark 10:27 So many times as a parent I hear my children say, and other’s children as well, that “it’s too hard to always share”, “it’s too hard to always be kind”,… Continue reading Devotional – Enemies of the Cross

Devotional – A Heart Divided

“And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.” – 1 Kings 18:21 The phrase “you want to have your cake and eat it too”, can some times be… Continue reading Devotional – A Heart Divided

Devotional: A Persistent Faith

“Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.” – Matthew 15:28 Have you ever desired something from a friend or family member so badly that you kept asking until you received a definitive response.… Continue reading Devotional: A Persistent Faith

Devotional: Faithful not fearful

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fearhath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. – 1 John 4:18   A couple years ago, my family and I were all cooking dinner together in our kitchen.  My back was turned to everyone as I cut up… Continue reading Devotional: Faithful not fearful

Devotional: Obedience is Better than Praise

 And Samuel said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams. – 1 Samuel 15:22   A Bermuda tradition, at least in our family, is to have the children… Continue reading Devotional: Obedience is Better than Praise

Devotional: According to your Faith…?

“According to your faith be it unto you.” – Matthew 9:29 Has a gift ever been offered to you, but because of your doubting of the giver, the full blessing in its entirety was never recieved?  In our lives blessings are offered to us all the time by God Himself, but we do not get to fully receive them because we either do not… Continue reading Devotional: According to your Faith…?

Devotional: Heartache to Honor

“For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” – Romans 8:18   Many times we may look at people and things, admiring or aspiring to what we are beholding.  We love what we believe to be the “end result”.  However, what… Continue reading Devotional: Heartache to Honor

Devotional: A Good Ground

3 And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow; 8 But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold. – Matthew 13:3,8   Jesus explains the parable to His disciples in Matthew 13:23 “But he that received seed… Continue reading Devotional: A Good Ground

Devotional: Thorns in My Side

“And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow; And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them” – Matthew 13:3,7   Jesus gives examples for what thorns are in Mark 4:18-19 and Luke 8, “And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear… Continue reading Devotional: Thorns in My Side