Devotional Blog

On every trip, decisions are made. Along the road of life, we inevitably face intersections and decisions about which way to go. It is at those moments that we must live by faith, asking God for wisdom and believing that He will never lead in the wrong direction. It is our hope that each article on the blog will encourage you to keep enjoying the journey…and look for Jesus along the way.

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Everybody Loves a Good Story!

Life is a story. Moses said, “We spend our years as a tale that is told.” Perhaps that is why people around the world love to hear a good story – in some way, we can all identify. We weep at tragedies, laugh at comedies, and thrill at adventures. The ancients passed along truth through…

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“Praying Through”

Years ago I used to hear some people refer to “praying through” as a metaphor for praying until you breakthrough to Heaven. I understand what...
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“After the War We Shall Go to Jerusalem.”

The life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln have always been of special interest to me. He has been one of my favorite Presidents. A few...
Rock of Ages

Hymn History: Rock of Ages

“Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not...
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Preachers Need Preaching Too!

When my dad was in his 30’s God called him to be a preacher. I have heard him tell the story of seeking counsel from...
The Weekend Pulpit: And This I Pray

Help for Parents and Youth Workers

Each Saturday on "The Weekend Pulpit" we share a full-length Bible message from a recent meeting. Currently we are posting messages that I gave at...
He Keeps Me Singing

Hymn History: He Keeps Me Singing

"Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him." - Job 13:15 We are thrilled...
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The 22 Day Challenge

Behavioral scientists have suggested that it takes 21 days to create a habit. I don’t know about that but I do know that in three...
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7 Pitfalls in Preaching

Men often fail in their strengths, and too often, those of us who are called and gifted to communicate God's Word fail in that very...
Jesus Paid It All

Hymn History: Jesus Paid It All

"Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your...
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Prayer Help: Use a PRAYER CALENDAR

Satan hates prayer and will do anything in his power to stop it. Samuel Chadwick observed, "Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is...
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A Word to 3rd Generation Christians

There is nothing quite like the excitement of being with first generation Christians! They do not use all of the cliches or know the church...
Have I Done My Best for Jesus?

Hymn History: Have I Done My Best For Jesus?

"Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God."  - 1 Corinthians 10:31 We are thrilled to...
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Prayer Help: Take a PRAYER WALK

Prayer is a discipline and yet there is a danger in it becoming simply a dutiful routine. How quickly the time of prayer - our...
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My Favorite Preacher

Do you have a favorite preacher? I love anyone who preaches the Bible, but there is a preacher who has profoundly affected my life and...
Hymn Histories - Day By Day

Hymn History: Day By Day

"Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be."  - Deuteronomy 33:25 We are thrilled to share a...
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“My Lord and My God”

Many of you have been journeying with us through the Miracles of Jesus on our ETJ Broadcast. It is always wonderful to be reminded that...
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Love Is Not Just for Couples!

There are varying expressions of love - friendship love, marital love, love for enemies - but there is only one Source of love, and that...
Hymn Histories Blessed Assurance

Hymn History: Blessed Assurance

" Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed...