Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ungrateful Whiner – John 5:1-18 [Daily Devotional]

John 5:1-18 There are people in the world who are so wrapped up in what is going wrong in their lives, that they pay no attention to the rest of the world.  They attempt to evoke pity from others, more … Continue reading

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Is God Ltd.? – John 4:43-54 [Daily Devotional]

John 4:43-54 There was a royal official who came to Jesus seeking Jesus’ help, but he had a limited view of what Jesus could do for him. He believed that Jesus had to travel the sixteen miles with him to his … Continue reading

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Peter’s Confession, Your Confession – Matthew 16:13-19 [Daily Devotional]

Matthew 16:13-19 In recent years there has been a lot of discussion regarding who Jesus is, was, or even whether he existed at all. The arguments against his actual existence as a historical figure carry extremely little academic merit. Such … Continue reading

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Born of the Spirit – John 2:23-3:15 [Daily Devotional]

John 2:23-3:15 Every time that I read or hear the story of Nicodemus coming to see Jesus at night, I cannot help but be reminded of the Nickelodeon Television Network’s “Nick at Nite.” The joke is old and very corny, … Continue reading

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Anger Management – John 2:13-22 [Daily Devotional]

John 2:13-22 We all have mental images of Jesus in our heads that we call upon from time to time in private devotional moments.  The images are formed from our life experiences with Jesus and include a blend of art, … Continue reading

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Party On – John 2:1-12 [Daily Devotional]

John 2:1-12 One of my New Testament professors, the late J. Benjamin Bedenbaugh, told the class a very memorable story one day. He was teaching a bible class at a local Presbyterian Church and they were covering the Wedding Feast … Continue reading

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Introductions – John 1:43-51 [Daily Devotional]

John 1:43-51 Throughout my life and career I have been trained in and have used numerous plans designed to help Christians share their faith with nonbelievers. Some of them utilized pamphlets or tracts that are designed to help you lead … Continue reading

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Who Are You? – John 1:19-28 [Daily Devotional]

John 1:19-28 In action movies there is an almost universal and obligatory line that is used by at least one of the bad guys. Immediately after the hero has done something spectacular or unbelievably bold, one of the bad guys will … Continue reading

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Witness to the Light – John 1:1-18 [Daily Devotional]

John 1:1-18 One would think that a light shining in the darkness would not need anyone to testify to its existence. Light is very easy for anyone to see when everything is dark. There are night tactical situations in the … Continue reading

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The Gift of Freedom – John 11:17-27, 38-44 [Daily Devotional]

John 11:17-27, 38-44 Here at the close of the Christmas season, let us look back across Christmas Tide to the season of Advent. As we made preparation for the coming of the Christ Child at Bethlehem, many of us sang … Continue reading

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