'discipline' Tagged Posts

'discipline' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions: March 10, 2019

March 10, 2019                                                                                                              For full passage click: Luke 4:1-13 …“Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished.” vss. 1-2 Our forty days of Lent are intended to replicate the time Jesus spent in the wilderness following his baptism. It may even be…

Daily Devotions: February 2, 2019

February 2, 2019 To read full passage click: Luke 4:21-23 …“All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. They said, ‘Is not this Joseph’s son?’” vs. 22 When Jesus returned to his hometown after his experience with the Spirit in the wilderness, he was invited to speak in the synagogue. He was the “hometown boy made good” and people were proud of the reputation that had preceded him. Initially the response…

Daily Devotions: December 4, 2018

December 4, 2018 To read full passage click: Luke 1:68-75 …“the oath that he swore to our ancestor Abraham, to grant us that we, being rescued from the hands of our enemies, might serve him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before him all our days.” vss. 73-75 Zechariah saw the birth of his son, John, as the fulfillment of the Lord’s promise to Abraham. It was a sign that Israel had not been forgotten, that God was finally acting…

Daily Devotions: June 26 , 2018

June 26, 2018 Lamentations 3:27-33…“Although he causes grief, he will have compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love; for he does not willingly afflict or grieve anyone.” vss. 32-33 Those of us with parents who didn’t believe in sparing the rod may have heard them say these words, “This hurts me more than it hurts you.” Somehow hearing those words in that context failed to take away the sting or lessen the tears. While that mode of discipline…