Daily Devotional: God is The Ultimate Refuge And Savior of The World

My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge. -Psalm 62:7 Growing up, my family would take a yearly trip to the Bahamas. One year, my brother and I decided we were going to get our scuba diving licenses so that we could go on a few excursions while... 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 →

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 →

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 →

Daily Devotional: Give Us Today Our Daily Bread

"Give us this day our daily bread." -Matthew 6:11 What a powerful verse. In just seven words, Jesus makes a profound statement concerning our need for a daily encounter with the living God. As you know, Jesus is the bread of life. His body was broken for you and I when He died on the... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Be Imitators of God from Ephesians 5:1

"Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children (Eph. 5:1)." Last week, I asked my 5 month old son, "Can you say Momma?" His eyes got really big, his eyebrows tilted inwardly while analyzing my voice, and his lips began moving in the same direction as mine to imitate what... Continue Reading →

Is It too Good To Be True? Laughing At The Promises Of God

Yahweh said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh, saying, ‘Will I really bear a child when I am old?’ 14 Is anything too hard for Yahweh? At the set time I will return to you, when the season comes around, and Sarah will have a son (Gen. 18:13-14). You have heard the saying, "If it sounds too... Continue Reading →

Resist The Devil, The Pleasures of This World, and Trust in God’s Grace

"Be subject therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you (James 4:7)." The world faces us with many temptations. Lust, greed, envy, and pride are prevalent in social media, newspapers, advertisements, and even digested in our sphere of influence. We are only a click, drive, or phone call away from being... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: What Does It Mean To Worship?

"Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care (Ps. 95:6-7, NIV)." Worship is a common act by both religious and non-religious people from around the world. In traditional terms, it means to... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Do Not Grow Weary In Doing Good

"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up (Gal. 6:9)." A few months ago, my two sons and I joined a Taekwondo martial arts class. The instructor, who has a 5th degree black belt, shared his story about how... Continue Reading →

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