Daily Devotion Friday, November 17

Friday, November 17, 2017 – Psalm 119:153-160; Psalm 139; Nehemiah 12:27-31a, 42b-47; Revelation 19:11-16 and Matthew 16:13-20

Psalm 119:153-160 (NRSV) – 156 Great is your mercy, O Lord; give me life according to your justice.

Matthew 16:13-20 (NRSV) – 13Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do […]

Daily Devotion Thursday, November 16

Thursday, November 16, 2017 – Psalm 119:145-152; Psalm 138; Nehemiah 6:1-19; Revelation 19:1-10 and Matthew 16:1-12

Psalm 138 – (NRSV) 2 I …. give thanks to YOUR name for YOUR steadfast love and YOUR faithfulness; for YOU have exalted YOUR name and YOUR word above everything.

We’re one week away from Thanksgiving Day. A time […]

Daily Devotion Wednesday, November 15

Wednesday, November 15, 2917 – Psalm 119:137-144; Psalm 137; Nehemiah 7:73b-8:3, 5-18 or Nehemiah 5:1-19; Revelation 18:21-24 and Matthew 15:29-39

Psalm 137 (NRSV) – 4 How could we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?

This Psalm was composed during the time of exile. God’s people are in a foreign land. They are thinking […]

Daily Devotion Tuesday, November 14

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – Psalm 119:129-136; Psalm 136; Nehemiah 9:26-38 or Nehemiah 4:1-23; Revelation 18:9-20 and Matthew 15:21-28

Psalm 119:129-136 (NRSV) – 132 Turn to me and be gracious to me, as is your custom toward those who love your name.

Note – “as is God’s custom”. Wow! God’s custom is to be gracious […]

Daily Devotion Monday, November 13

Monday, November 13, 2017 – Psalm 119:121-128; Psalm 135; Nehemiah 9:1-25 or Nehemiah 2:1-20; Revelation 18:1-8 and Matthew 15:1-20

Nehemiah 9:1-25 (NRSV) – 1Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month the people of Israel were assembled with fasting and in sackcloth, and with earth on their heads. 2 Then those of Israelite descent separated […]

Daily Devotions Saturday, November 11 (Veteran’s Day)

Saturday, November 11, 2017 – Psalm 119:113-120; Psalm 134; Ezra 9:1-15 or Ezra 6:1-22; Revelation 17:1-14 and Matthew 14:22-36

Happy and blessed Veterans Day to all veterans who served our country faithfully and now enjoy the freedoms they served for. My brother-in-law, Mark Brackney, posted this. He is a veteran. I liked how he listed […]

Daily Devotion Friday, November 10

Friday, November 10, 2017 – Psalm 119:105-112; Psalm 133; Ezra 7:27-28, 8:21-36 or Ezra 5:1-17; Revelation 15:1-8 or Matthew 14:13-21

Matthew 14:13-21 (NRSV) – 16Jesus said to them, “They need not go away; you give them something to eat.” 17They replied, “We have nothing here but five loaves and two fish.” 18And he said, “Bring […]

Daily Devotion Thursday, November 9

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – Psalm 119:97-104; Psalm 132; Ezra 7:1-26 or Zechariah 1:7-17; Revelation 14:1-13 and Matthew 14:1-12

Psalm 119:97-104 (NRSV) – 97 Oh, how I love your law! It is my meditation all day long. 98a Your commandment makes me wiser ….

The following is from Philip St. Romain’s Daily Spiritual Seed dated […]

Daily Devotion Wednesday, November 8

November 8, 2017 – Psalm 119:89-96; Psalm 131; Nehemiah 13:4-22 or Haggai 1:1-2:9; Revelation 12:1-12 and Matthew 13:53-58

Psalm 119:89-96 (NRSV) – 96 I have seen a limit to all perfection, but your commandment is exceedingly broad.

Psalm 131 (NRSV) – 1 O Lord, my heart is not lifted up, my eyes are not raised […]

Daily Devotion Tuesday, November 7

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – Psalm 119:81-88; Psalm 130; Nehemiah 12:27-31a, 42b-47 or Ezra 4:7, 11-24; Revelation 11:1-19 and Matthew 13:44-52

Matthew 13:44-52 (NRSV) – 44“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys […]