'Blessed' Tagged Posts

'Blessed' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Matthew 5:6-12 “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.” vs. 11 As we take time on this All Saints Day to remember all the people with whom we’ve been associated through the years who now rest from their labors, we’re bound to be overwhelmed with a sense of gratefulness and deep gratitude. All of us have been touched in powerful ways by family members, friends,…

Daily Devotions

Psalm 67:4-7 … “The earth has yielded its increase; God, our God, has blessed us. May God continue to bless us; let all the ends of the earth revere him.” vss. 6-7 Demographers estimate that there are now 7.8 billion people in the world, a marked increase from the 1 billion who populated our planet just 200 years ago. One reason for the rapid growth has been agricultural development. At one time it was believed that the world would run…

Daily Devotions: December 31, 2019

December 31, 2019 For full passage click:  Psalm 147:12-15  …  “Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion! For he strengthens the bars of your gates; he blesses your children within you.” vss. 12-13 Traditionally, this is a time for recounting the events of the previous year and to celebrate the blessings of our continuing lives. Some of us will be going out to dinner or perhaps inviting friends to share drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Many will make…

Daily Devotions: December 22, 2018

December 22, 2018                                                                                                                                 To read full passage click: Luke 1:39-42 …“And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, ‘Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.’” vss. 41b-42 The scriptures report that Mary, though initially concerned about her son’s mission, became closely associated with his disciples after his death and resurrection. It even seems that by the time Luke wrote his gospel, some had begun to recognize her special…