'Culture' Tagged Posts

'Culture' Tagged Posts

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: October 8, 2018

October 8, 2018 Amos 5:6-7, 10-12…“Seek the Lord and live, or he will break out against the house of Joseph like fire, and it will devour Bethel, with no one to quench it.” vs. 6 King Jeroboam II, of the tribe of Ephraim, one of Joseph’s sons, was riding high. The country of Israel was enjoying a period of unprecedented prosperity and the wealthy were getting even richer. They were hard-pressed to think of what to spend their money on…

Daily Devotions: September 8, 2018

September 8, 2018 Mark 7:24-30 …“Now the woman was a Gentile, of Syrophoenician origin. She begged him to cast the demon out of her daughter. He said to her, ‘Let the children be fed first, for it is not fair to take the children’s food and throw it to the dogs.’” vss. 26-27 There’s no getting around it. These are harsh words from Jesus and would have brought a storm of criticism from our contemporary press. In our world, no…