Devotionals, Mini-Devotionals

James One

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. James 1:2-3 NIV Troubles come because we are a broken people living in a broken world. When we face hard times, feeling joy seems like a crazy idea or even… Read More James One

Devotionals

Rejoice Even in The Darkness

Darkness is all around us.  A season of winter and rest finds us waking to the stars in the morning and dining by the same at night. Hours upon darkness and cold leaves us tired and weary. Reprieve by sunlight and warmth is a long ways off and hope seems really far down in the… Read More Rejoice Even in The Darkness

Devotionals

The Joy of the Lord is Our Strength

This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength. Nehemiah 8:10 The joy of the Lord will be my strength! Yes, right on! We struggle, daily, but we can have joy in the Lord despite pain, self-doubt, frustration, anger, antagonism, and the list goes on.… Read More The Joy of the Lord is Our Strength