'Belief' Tagged Posts

'Belief' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions: May 11, 2020

May 11, 2020 Acts. 17:22-25 … “For as I went through the city and looked carefully at the objects of your worship, I found among them an altar with the inscription, ‘To an unknown god.’ What therefore you worship as unknown, this I proclaim to you.” vs.23 The people Paul encountered in Athens were proud, sophisticated, and tolerant of a variety of religious views. They had a long history of debate and philosophical conversation and loved to hear scholarly presentations…

Daily Devotions: April 7, 2020

April 7, 2020 Psalm 71:1-14 … “For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth. Upon you I have leaned from my birth; it was you who took me from my mother’s womb. My praise is continually of you.” vss. 5-6 Many of us fall into the category of what might be called “cradle Christians.” Our parents (at least one of them) were believers and we were raised and nurtured in the church. We went…

Daily Devotions: January 10, 2020

January 10, 2020 For full passage click:  Acts 10:39-43  …  “All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.” vs. 43 The book of Acts gives us a sense of the early Christian message through sermonic vignettes from Peter and Paul. In this one from Peter, we learn that the chief gift available to believers was the forgiveness of sins through the name of Jesus. Most of us have no…

Daily Devotions: December 14, 2019

December 14, 2019 For full passage click: Matthew 11:2-6  … “When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?’” vss. 2-3 “Are you the one who is to come?” John wanted to know. He’d heard what Jesus had been doing, and while it didn’t quite accord with what he thought the Messiah would do,…

Daily Devotions: November 4, 2018

November 4, 2018 John 11: 38-40 …“Jesus said to her, ‘Did I not tell you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God?’” Martha had already established that she was a believer. She knew that Jesus was the Messiah, the Son of God, but she also had solid credentials as a skeptic. When they got to the tomb, she makes sure that Jesus knows that her brother was really dead, that he’d been in the tomb for…