Category: Devotional

How Desperate Are You? — 28 January 2020 Devotional

Genesis 38:1–26, Ruth 1:3–14, Mark 12:18–27 (read online ⧉) Whether it be the situation such as with Judah and Tamar or Ruth or the one proposed by the Sadduccees, most modern American Christians skip over the questions that come up with these passages, as they make them uncomfortable. They are indeed not the idealized “nuclear” …

Choose Your Answer? — Generations Devotional for 27 January 2020

Judges 6:11–24, Psalm 27:7–14, Isaiah 6:8–10 (read online ⧉) Gideon had a prayer. Likely many of the Israelites had the same prayer, “Save us!” It was certainly a worthwhile prayer. We could say that Gideon was chosen. He was. We look backward to Scriptures and we say, “Of course, Gideon was chosen.” Gideon certainly did …

Healing Purpose — 26 January 2020 Devotional

Mark 5:1–20, Mark 7:31–36, Luke 17:11–19 (read online ⧉) Jesus produced miracle after miracle. Usually, people are pretty grateful when miraculous healing has occurred. The first healing we read today is a man who is not right in the head. Whether we stick with the surface Biblical understanding of possession or go with the postmodern …