You Think You’re Helping

Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: You Think You’re Helping View in browser May 16, 2022 You Think You’re Helping Chris Mereschuk Uzzah reached out his hand to the ark of God and took hold of it, for the oxen shook it. The anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah; and God struck him … Read more

Spring is Not Safe

Spring is Not Safe View in browser May 15, 2022 Spring is Not Safe Molly Baskette “For now the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth; the time of singing has come.” – Song of Songs 2:11 (NRSV) Spring is fragile. It’s not safe and strong at … Read more

Living on Faith

Living on Faith View in browser May 14, 2022 Living on Faith John Edgerton “Then the sovereignty, power and greatness of all the kingdoms under heaven will be handed over to the holy people of the Most High. God’s kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all rulers will worship and obey God.” – Daniel … Read more

Fighting Fair

Fighting Fair View in browser May 13, 2022 Fighting Fair Marilyn Pagán-Banks And now a word to you parents. Don’t keep on scolding and nagging your children, making them angry and resentful. Rather, bring them up with the loving discipline the Lord himself approves, with suggestions and godly advice. – Ephesians 6:4 (TLB) I wish … Read more

But God

But God View in browser May 12, 2022 But God Anthony Robinson “But God raised him up, having freed him from death, because it was impossible for him to be held by its power.” – Acts 2:24 (NRSV) We sometimes overuse the little word: “but.” We say something nice to our spouse or partner as … Read more

Treasuring Jars of Clay

Treasuring Jars of Clay View in browser May 11, 2022 Treasuring Jars of Clay Donna Schaper But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. – 1 Corinthians 4:7 (NIV) Ai Weiwei, the Chinese artist, once did a performance in which he … Read more

Comments Like Stones

Comments Like Stones View in browser May 10, 2022 Comments Like Stones Vicki Kemper Jesus responded, “I have shown you many good works from the [Divine Parent]. For which of those works do you stone me?” The [religious] opposition answered, “We don’t stone you for a good work but for insulting God. You are human, … Read more

One Hand

Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: One Hand View in browser May 9, 2022 One Hand Kenneth Samuel Again a message came to me from the Lord: “When your people ask you what your actions mean, say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will take Ephraim and the northern tribes and … Read more

Conduct

Conduct View in browser May 8, 2022 Conduct Quinn Caldwell There was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages… They cried out in a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who is seated on the throne, and to the Lamb!” – Revelation … Read more

The Ones Who Shepherd Us

The Ones Who Shepherd Us View in browser May 7, 2022 The Ones Who Shepherd Us Talitha Arnold God makes me lie down in green pastures; God leads me beside still waters; God restores my soul. – Psalm 23:2-3 (NRSV adapted) Chances are good that you’ve already heard the 23rd Psalm. You may be familiar … Read more