Life Revived

Life Revived

The Spirit of the Lord carried me to a valley filled with dried bones.  The bones were completely dry, scattered everywhere along the ground.  Then the Spirit of the Lord asked: “Ezekiel, can these dry bones live?” “O Sovereign Lord, God” I...
A New Self

A New Self

“When the Christ which is your life is revealed, then you also will be revealed as the Christ in glory.  . . . Be truthful with one another since you have removed your old self and put on your new self, which appears as you grow in understanding of your...
Faith for a Lifetime

Faith for a Lifetime

“The disciples spoke privately to Jesus and asked, ‘Why couldn’t we heal the boy?’ “‘Because you have so little faith,’ Jesus said. ‘For truly I tell you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain move from here to there, and nothing...
A Chance to Forgive

A Chance to Forgive

“Forgive us the wrongs we have done, as we forgive the wrongs that others have done to us.” Matthew 6:12 Notes for Contemplation as You Use this Devotional: This passage from The Sermon on the Mount is part of “The Lord’s Prayer.”Jesus and many other master...
A Time to Grow

A Time to Grow

This spring of 2021 feels like a wonderful renewal after a winter of hibernation and more than a year of physical distancing.  It also gives us abundant hope, inviting us to know that we can plan for particular certainties.   An obvious certainty:...