Poem: Hope On The Horizon

It quickly grew root. Like the summer dew. Weeds instead of fruit. Sky no longer blue. Path became muddled. Trees burned to the ground. The soul is troubled. Oh, can it be found? Stars give up the dance. Birds no longer sing. Does hope have a chance? Like dry grass in spring? Is there a... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Trusting God In Every Circumstance

"And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek you (Psalm 9:10)."   We just got back from a much needed family vacation. My wife and I took our three sons to Busch gardens, Adventure Island, and The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, Florida.... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary on Ephesians 6:1-24

"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise: that it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth. You fathers, don't provoke your children to wrath, but nurture them in the discipline and instruction... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary on Ephesians 5:1-33

"Follow God's example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God (Eph. 5:1-2, WEB)." As Christians, our primary objective is to conform into the image of God. Scripture repeatedly encourages us to... Continue Reading →

Psalm 50: Praying Through The Psalms

"Shout for joy to Yahweh, all you lands! Serve Yahweh with gladness. Come before his presence with singing (Ps. 50:1-2, WEB)." Praise be to God! The divine name, לַ֝יהוָ֗ה, means Jehovah, the existing one. He is Lord over all creation. The universe, the sun, the stars, the moon, oceans, lakes, trees, fish, penguins, lions, and... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Endure Through Fiery Trials By Trusting In The Living God

"For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised (Heb. 10:36)." Growing up, I played several sports. Swimming was by far the most challenging because you had to endure through hours of several laps and difficult sets. Every year, my high school... Continue Reading →

Poem: Beauty For Ashes

Beauty out of ashes from a broken dream. Because that dream doesn't define you. Rise above despair and remember this... God created you with mighty talent to achieve dreams much greater than your most sacred of dreams. Poem by Chad A. Damitz

Bible Verse of The Day: Psalm 78:1

"My people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth (Ps. 78:1, NIV)." Last week, I was driving in my car listening to the radio. All of a sudden, the emergency broadcast system jarred my ears with the sound we are all familiar with. I am glad it interrupted my peaceful moment of... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary on Ephesians 4:1-32

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called, 2 with all lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. (Eph. 4:1-2, WEB)." To reiterate, the Apostle Paul is writing... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Cleaning Up Your Life Through Communion With The Living God

Have you ever walked through your garage or house and all of a sudden a cobweb gets tangled in your hair? I am sure it has happened to all of us at some point, right? It's frustrating, gross, worrisome, and hard to get out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTxaOoGCbwY Last week, while I was arranging boxes in our garage,... Continue Reading →

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