Tag Archives: Blessings

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

Posted in Devotional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

YODO

“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart, I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33 If you only had a week to live, … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Am I Here?

And He said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. – Mark 16:15 ESV For several years now, there has been a television commercial that only airs in August which I have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Light

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him. – Psalm 28:7 If you were to ask me to make … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Uphill Climb

As a child, I always enjoyed going to the mall with my mom. Now let me immediately admit there were selfish motivations at play. Yes, I held a little bit of hope that she might buy me something (never a … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Merging

You can learn a lot about people by watching them drive their car.  Some people are self-absorbed and drive like they own the road. More laidback drivers cruise at so leisurely a pace you’d swear they were napping behind the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

For Your Protection

The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. – Psalm 121:7-8 From time to time, God has a way of putting us … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

An Election Carol

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose – Romans 8:28 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Powerful Play Goes On

Back during my younger years, I wasn’t much of a reader. In fact, I only read four books when I was a kid. I always thought reading was passive. I had places to go and things to do. Even in … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

________ Bless America

Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. – Proverbs 4:1 When I was four years old my family took a vacation to visit relatives in Colorado. Being very young, I don’t remember all of the … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment