Daily Devotions

“As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, John answered all of them . . . Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying” . . . Luke 3:15-16, 21 (NRSV).

“There is a time for everything, and a season for activity under the heavens. A time to be born - to die - plant and uproot - kill and to heal - tear down and build up - to weep and to laugh ..." Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 .

“However, as it is written: "What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived” the things God has prepared for those who love him, these are the things God has revealed to us by his Spirit...” I Corinthians 2: 9, 10 (NIV).

"Ascribe to the Lord, O mighty ones, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness...” Psalm 29.

“Now his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying: “Blessed is the Lord God of Israel ,For He has visited and redeemed His people, And has raised up a horn of salvation for us In the house of His servant David..." Luke 1 67-69.

“Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord.” Ephesians 5:15-20.

“So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking... Ephesians 4:17 to 5:1.

“You unbelieving and perverse generation,” Jesus replied, “how long shall I stay with you and put up with you? Bring your son here.”  Luke 9:41