Monthly Archives: March 2011

What is Truth? – John 8:21-32 [Daily Devotional]

John 8:21-32   You might be surprised to find that if you walk into the lobby of the CIA Headquarters in Washington D.C. you will find a quote from today’s text engraved in marble.  “And ye shall know the truth, and … Continue reading

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Light of the World – John 8:12-20 [Daily Devotional]

John 8:12-20  During a field training exercise while in the Army, I went on a night patrol with a platoon of soldiers.  There was a new moon that night, so we definitely had the cover of darkness on our side.  … Continue reading

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Those Who Believe – John 7:37-52 [Daily Devotional]

John 7:37-52 It never ceases to amaze me that news channels, newspapers and magazine reporters can find experts in any given field as quickly as they do. There are experts for radiation leaks, weather related events, religious issues and military … Continue reading

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God’s Frequency – John 7:14-31 [Daily Devotional]

John 7:14-31 When you first read today’s lesson your reaction may have been like mine, “There is too much information for my head to sort it all out.”  In the midst of Jesus’ arguments with the crowd in the foreground, … Continue reading

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Gerasene Demoniac II – Mark 5:1-20 [Daily Devotional]

Mark 5:1-20 What is the most effective way to conquer a nation, while creating an empire?  I know that it is a strange question, and seems far afield from our lesson today.  But if you will hang with me, I … Continue reading

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Oh Brother, Mindset Matters – John 7:1-13 [Daily Devotional]

John 7:1-13  Have you ever thought about how many people in America are qualified to be the president?  Every day, on the news channels, there are numerous people who seem to be more qualified to be president than whoever is … Continue reading

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The Annunciation – Luke 1:26-38 [Daily Devotional]

Luke 1:26-38 The Feast of the Annunciation is celebrated today, which means that there are only nine more months of Christmas shopping remaining.  Unfortunately, this day will pass with the vast majority of Protestants giving little, if any, notice.  Since … Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son – John 5:19-29 [Daily Devotional]

John 5:19-29 In the early 90’s there was a quirky television show called “Northern Exposure.”  It chronicled the adventures of a newly graduated doctor in a peculiar and eccentric Alaskan town.  One of the recurring and most loved characters of … Continue reading

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No Good Deed – John 5:1-18 [Daily Devotional]

John 5:1-18 In the musical “Wicked” Elphaba, who becomes known as the Wicked Witch of the West in OZ, laments that she has been a failure at being good.  In the story, she is indeed good and kind hearted, using … Continue reading

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Sign Language – John 4:43-54 [Daily Devotional]

John 4:43-54 There is a great scene in the movie “Bruce Almighty,” where Bruce has lost his job, been beaten up by a gang, had an argument with his girlfriend and is seemingly at his wits end.  He is driving … Continue reading

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