Faith, God

Our Majestic God

Read Psalm 8 When I first moved to Arizona, I was struck by how clear I could see the stars in a lucent nighttime sky. The constellations were easy to find. At certain times of the year, planets such as Venus and Mars could be seen. It gave me a sense of both wonderment and reverence thinking how wonderfully creative…

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Faith, growth

Do You Have the Joy, Joy, Joy?

There’s a song that goes something like, “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart … “It was sung usually in Sunday school or at hymn sings (now I’ve dated myself). I remember singing it many times throughout my “younger years”. Today’s devotion is about joy. What is joy? Here’s the biblical definition. Joy comes from the…

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When God’s in the Boat

He said to them, “Why are you so afraid? Have you still no faith?”                                                                                   Mark 4:40 It had been a long day. Jesus and his disciples gathered in a fishing boat, set the sails, and began their way across the Sea of Galilee. Jesus, tired from the day’s events, went to the stern of the boat and fell asleep.…

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