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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God told them to tie ezov, known as hyssop in bunches and use it as a brush to apply blood to the doorposts during the climactic events of the Exodus. Hyssop in the Bible. Hyssop in Psalm 51

Hyssop 

Hyssop  “Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice. Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities. Create in me a clean heart, O God;…

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Our January 2017 Itinerary

This morning I preached the first meeting of the new year. The Lord's Word and Spirit was so very precious. Only God knows how many...

How to Make the Most of the New Year

A special hour-glass sits on the desk in my study. It was a gift from my family and means a great deal to me. It actually...

6 Things to Do in the Last 6 Days of the Year

The final week of the year is perhaps the strangest week of the year. It is like living in limbo. One year seems all but...

Missing Messiah

While preaching recently in the beautiful state of Connecticut I was driven through several old cemeteries. Very old. It was fascinating to see markers going...
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Quiet in A Noisy World

This is a busy time of the year. It seems that every season has become a hectic one! So much noise. Beneath the surface our...

3 Christmas Traditions

We all have them. At times they must be adjusted, but always they live in our memory. Traditions held with family and friends. Fixed reference...

A Christmas Letter from the Writer of Amazing Grace

You will be tempted not to finish reading this post. Could I ask you now to read to the very end? I have just completed...

Our December Itinerary and Family Update

This has been a whirlwind year! In just a few days we will publish a year-end newsletter and report on this year's meetings. If you...

The Last Meetings of 2016 – Our December Itinerary

God's Word and God's Spirit have become very precious to me this year. In cities and rural communities, in church meetings and area rallies, we...

What’s On Your List?

Some time ago my wife challenged each member of our family to share three things for which we were grateful each night as we went...
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3 Truths to Remember When You Are Disappointed

Life in a fallen world is full of disappointments. Situations don't always turn out the way you hope. The best people let you down. Your...

My Advice to Church Staff Members

Over the last few weeks I have had the privilege of spending time with a number of church staff members in the places where I...

A Spoiled Generation

Recently I drove through the cemetery where all of my grandparents are now buried. I paused for a few moments at each grave and thought...

Ministry Update and Our November Itinerary

In the last few days we have moved into our new home in West Virginia. Thank you for praying for our family during this season...

How I Am Voting (and you should too)

This week I am preaching a revival meeting in the Washington, D.C. area. My heart has been stirred afresh. The future of our nation hangs...

A Personal Invitation to CORE 2017

One of Satan's greatest tools is discouragement. I am afraid that many preachers are so disillusioned with the condition of our nation that they wonder if...
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A Word of Encouragement for Single Adults

For a time in our ministry Tammy and I had the privilege of working in the single adult department of our church. We had watched...
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90 Days and Counting

28,835. That is the estimated number of days the average American now lives. Sounds like a long time, doesn't it? Until you start figuring up...