Poem: Wake Up Hope

Wake up. Hope is waiting for you. Do not hide in distant dreams As if it seems No one is there to rescue. Do not shed tears of sorrow For there is always tomorrow. Hope is waiting for you. So wake up. Poem by Chad A. Damitz

Modern Bible Commentary On Ephesians 2:1-22

"You were made alive when you were dead in transgressions and sins, 2 in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the children of disobedience3 (Eph. 2:1-3, WEB)." The apostle Paul starts here with a spiritual paradox.... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Ready, Set, Wait on the Lord

"But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint (Isaiah 40:31, ESV)." We live in a fast-paced culture. Society tells us that we need to exercise more, study harder, work overtime, and keep ourselves... Continue Reading →

Psalm 36: Praying Through The Psalms

A revelation is within my heart about the disobedience of the wicked: "There is no fear of God before his eyes." For he flatters himself in his own eyes, too much to detect and hate his sin (Ps. 36:1-2 WEB). Holy Father, your Scripture tells us that the fear of the Lord is the beginning... Continue Reading →

Poem: The Fisherman At Sea

In the heart of the sea That's where you will find me. Simon Peter is the name. Catching fish is my game. But that's not my fame. I once met a man in Galilee. The Messiah, who set me free. He told me: "Come follow me." And I will make you a fisher of men... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Ephesians 1

"Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, to the saints who are at Ephesus, and the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (Eph. 1:1-2)." The book of Ephesians was written by the Apostle Paul around 60-62 AD during his first... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: God’s Mercies Are New Every Morning And Every Year

"The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness." -Lamentations 3:22-23 Say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022! Hasn't this year been a whirlwind of complexity and difficulty? From the pandemic crisis, inflation, the threat of the Taliban, to... Continue Reading →

Seeing and Believing In The Spiritual Realm

It was a cold fall evening in 2000, and I was in the outfield getting ready to catch a high fly ball. When I looked up in the sky, I couldn't find it--so I started freaking out, raising my glove in the air, and squinting the best I could. The center fielder kept yelling to... Continue Reading →

Poem: Skylight or Night?

A crisp blue day A cloudless sky Reflect away Questioning why A cosmic vault Of infinite stars Is nature's fault Or truly ours? God's creation With beauty in mind Deserves ovation For being kind. But why allow pain? Blame nature or God? Skies pour out rain The world is flawed. Fires destroy wildlife People cheat... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: From Anxiety To Trusting In The Lord

"Therefore, do not be anxious, saying, What shall we eat? or what shall we drink? or what shall we wear? But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you." -Matthew 6:31 The National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that over 40 million adults have some... Continue Reading →

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