Grace to Help

In the old testament a man named Jacob had a dream in which he saw a staircase leading from earth to heaven with God standing at the top of the stairs. Jacob was in the desert and on the run because his brother was plotting to kill him. Though he could have returned home and…

The Value of a Day

When we want to know the worth of a diamond we take it to a jeweler who takes his magnifying glass and looks at the color, counts the facets and so forth. If we need to sell a property we first call an appraiser who comes and looks carefully at it inside and out to…

Effortlessly Waiting

Being a bit of a driven person I have always loved how in Portuguese, (my adopted Mother tongue) the words for hope and wait are interchangeable. In today’s passage it translates to “The Lord is good to those who put their hope in him” I don’t know about you but I never head off to…

Overcoming Rejection

This week’s video devotional deals with how Jesus found one unnoticed blind man and turned him into a dynamic discple

Confronting Rejection

At the end of John chapter 8 and the beginning of 9 we read that as Jesus left the temple where people were getting ready to stone him He passed by a blind man. Clearly Jesus knew all about rejection. The blind man was one of those rejected and avoided by others. Each day he…