Category Archives: Devotional

Everything

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” – Luke 2:11 ESV A simple statement proclaiming a miraculous event with an eternal impact. I cannot begin to imagine what had to be going … Continue reading

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Above-Average

“If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.” – 2 Corinthians 11:30 On a scale of 1 to 10, where would you rank yourself as a driver? Go ahead. Say your answer out loud… … Continue reading

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Trolling

“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” – Romans 8:18 Take a moment to think back to the history classes you took back … Continue reading

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Emotional Overload

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. … Continue reading

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This is the Day

  This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. – Psalm 118:24 For eighteen years, Herb Mock served as the principal of St. John’s Lutheran School in Marysville, Ohio. You know … Continue reading

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The Life Matters

In what has become an all too common occurrence in the United States, the past seven days have brought yet another round of violence to our nation. Police involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota have left two African-American men dead.  … Continue reading

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Water Always Wins

Water Always Wins For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. – 2 Corinthians 5:21 For years now I have been a fan of … Continue reading

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Atypical Day

“Be strong and courageous.  Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you.” – Deuteronomy 31:6 Tuesday, January 5, 2016 A typical day in … Continue reading

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One Thing Becomes Everything

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. – Philippians 4:6   I first met Trisha during my freshman year at Valley Lutheran High School … Continue reading

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The Journey

“In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town … Continue reading

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