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:...
A Complete Practice

A Complete Practice

“Faith by itself is not enough.  Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless.  Now someone may argue, ‘Some people have faith; others have good deeds.’  But I say, ‘How can you show me your faith if you do not have good deeds? I...
You Gotta Believe

You Gotta Believe

“Now faith is the assurance of what we hope for and the belief in what we do not see.  This is why the ancients were commended.  By faith, we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen is made from what is not...