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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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: Being Plugged Into God’s Energy Makes Us Fully Charged Christians

"Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things." -Philippians 4:8 Last week, I was picking up my two sons from the bus stop. As I was waiting in the car, one of my neighborhood friends... Continue Reading →

Prayer, Planted, and Prepared Leads To Victory In The Christian Life

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms (Ephesians 6:12). The Apostle Paul makes it clear in his epistle to the Church at Ephesus that our struggle is not against flesh and... 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 →

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