Category Archives: James

February 9 – Letters of John

Read James 1:22-25 This week, we are going to take a little different approach to the devotional time. If you’re anything like me, it is all too easy to read a chapter of the Bible, pray over it and maybe … Continue reading

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January 17 – God’s Will – God’s will and our plans

Read James 4:1-17 We have all done it.  It doesn’t matter if you are a business executive charting out a course for your division that will keep things moving up and to the right.  It doesn’t matter if you are a … Continue reading

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January 10 – The Crucible of Crisis – The strategic place of prayer in crisis

Read: Psalm 22:5-21; Matthew 26:39; James 5:13 Whatever you may think of the movie “The Crucifixion of the Christ” (Mel Gibson),  I think the scene at the foot of the cross got a lot right. Looking down from the cross, Jesus sees a … Continue reading

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January 7 – The Crucible of Crisis – All that we don’t know about suffering

Read: John 16:33; James 1:2,12; I Peter 1:6-9; I Peter 4:12; Hebrews 12:5-13 When questioned about the existence of God, Albert Einstein sometimes answered: Man knows perhaps 2% of all there is to know. That leaves 98% we do not know. Isn’t there room in … Continue reading

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January 2 – The Crucible of Crisis

Read: Psalm 119:67 & James 1:2-4 Who in their right minds would prefer hard times to easy? Ask 100 people which they prefer and 100 would answer the same: give me the GOOD TIMES! So how does one account for two very strange statements … Continue reading

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December 28 – Life Verses – John 15:1-8

Read John 15:1-8 Galatians 5:16-26, Colossians 1:9-14 and James 3:13-18 I’m lacking as a gardener but my green-thumbed friend, Kristen, doesn’t seem to care. Visiting her this spring, she insisted on entrusting me with a portion of her Dahlia plants. … Continue reading

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May 7 – Me & My Big Mouth – James 1

Read James 1:26 I’ve not always been able to bridle my tongue. There was a time in my life where my mental filter was nonexistent. I am a deeply emotional person and that showed in my teen years. I am … Continue reading

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