What’s in your bag?
Don’t take a traveling bag for the trip, a change of clothes, sandals, or a walking stick. After all, the worker deserves to have his needs met. –from God’s Word Translation
Where I live in North Carolina, USA, right now it’s summer and it is hot.…
-James 2:18-26, The Message, selected passages:
I can already hear one of you agreeing by saying, “Sounds good. You take care of the faith department, I’ll handle the works department.” Not so fast. You can no more show me your works apart from your faith than I can show you my faith… Continue reading
Your life is a journey you must travel with a deep consciousness of God. It cost God plenty to you out of that dead end, emptyheaded life you grew up in. He paid with Christ’s sacred blood, you know. He died like an unblemished, sacrificial lamb.…
72 parts of the heart
Singing… Continue reading
I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out.
Plans to take care of you, not abandon you,
plans to give you the future you hoped for.
-Jeremiah 29:11 The Message Bible
The year 2015 is a huge milestone year in my family.…
“Suddenly, God’s angel stood among them and God’s glory blazed around them. They were terrified. The angel said, “Don’t be afraid. I’m here to announce a great and joyful event that is meant for everybody, worldwide: A Savior has just been born in David’s town, a Savior who is Messiah and Master.…
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us
full of grace and truth.
We have beheld his glory,
glory as of the only Son from the Father.
As we hear the sad news about this disaster, we offer this humble prayer:
Gracious and loving God, our hearts are breaking as we hear the news unfolding of the tragic sinking of the ferry Sewol from South Korea, carrying hundreds of high school youth, and many of them feared lost.…
A psalm of thanksgiving for God’s love in times of trouble:
Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he brought them out from their distress; he made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed. …
This devotional comes from Marci McGowan, DisciplesNet regular and member at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Asheville, North Carolina USA. DisciplesNet welcomes devotionals from the community. Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” -Galatians 6:2 (NIV) There… Continue reading