Devotional, God is my Banner, God Is...

“It is Finished!” (“God is My Banner” Devotional)

30 When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.  (John 19:30)John 19:30 Jesus was nailed on the cross from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (Mark 15:25-37).  The son of God, the King of kings, was hung on a tree for six… Continue reading “It is Finished!” (“God is My Banner” Devotional)

Experience

A Letter to My Son on His 13th Birthday

Dear Justin, Happy birthday! As you are turning 13 today and officially a teenager, I’m also celebrating my 13th anniversary of motherhood.  And so, I read Psalm 13. Psalm 13 started with the word “How long…”.  How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever?How long will you hide your face from me?How long must I wrestle with my… Continue reading A Letter to My Son on His 13th Birthday

Devotional, Esther, Old Testament

Share the Good News! (Esther 8:9-14 Devotional)

9 The king's scribes were summoned at that time, in the third month, which is the month of Sivan, on the twenty-third day. And an edict was written, according to all that Mordecai commanded concerning the Jews, to the satraps and the governors and the officials of the provinces from India to Ethiopia, 127 provinces,… Continue reading Share the Good News! (Esther 8:9-14 Devotional)

Devotional, Esther, Old Testament

Plan of Redemption (Esther 8:1-8 Devotional)

On that day King Ahasuerus gave to Queen Esther the house of Haman, the enemy of the Jews. And Mordecai came before the king, for Esther had told what he was to her. 2 And the king took off his signet ring, which he had taken from Haman, and gave it to Mordecai. And Esther… Continue reading Plan of Redemption (Esther 8:1-8 Devotional)

Devotional, Esther, Old Testament

Wrath Satisfied (Esther 7:7-10 Devotional)

7 And the king arose in his wrath from the wine-drinking and went into the palace garden, but Haman stayed to beg for his life from Queen Esther, for he saw that harm was determined against him by the king. 8 And the king returned from the palace garden to the place where they were… Continue reading Wrath Satisfied (Esther 7:7-10 Devotional)

Acts, Devotional, New Testament

The Best Answer to Give (Acts 2:37-40 Devotional)

37 Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” 38 And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you… Continue reading The Best Answer to Give (Acts 2:37-40 Devotional)

Devotional, Old Testament, Psalms

Gates are open, enter with joy! (Psalm 118: 15-21)

Glad songs of salvation are in the tents of the righteous: “The right hand of the Lord does valiantly, the right hand of the Lord exalts,  the right hand of the Lord does valiantly!” I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the Lord. The Lord has disciplined me severely,  but… Continue reading Gates are open, enter with joy! (Psalm 118: 15-21)