Devotion for May 13, 2022

“After she had given him a drink, she said, ‘I’ll draw water for your camels too, until they have finished drinking.’” (Genesis 24:19) One day Abraham sent his servant Eliezer to find a wife for his son Isaac. Standing by a small town well, Eliezer prayed, “Let the woman who

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Devotion for May 12, 2022

“See to it that no-one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition.” (Colossians 6:8) We are happy to let God take complete care of our salvation, and that is right and good. We acknowledge we have sinned and will continue to be led astray by

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Devotion for May 11, 2022

“Some people came from the house of Jairus, the synagogue leader. ‘Your daughter is dead,’ they said. ‘Why bother the teacher anymore?’ Overhearing what they said, Jesus told him, ‘Don’t be afraid; just believe.’ He did not let anyone follow him except Peter, James and John the brother of James.

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Devotion for May 10, 2022

“You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that testify on my behalf.” (John 5:39) John’s whole gospel is a testimony that Jesus is indeed the Messiah, the Christ, the long-promised Saviour. John constantly explains why he believes that Jesus

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Devotion for May 9, 2022

“But the LORD said to Samuel, ‘Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.’” (1 Samuel 16:7) We pride ourselves on

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Devotion for May 8, 2022

“You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing your praises and not be silent.” (Psalm 30:11,12) Psalm 30 provides a beautiful picture of the God who spared the author of the psalm from falling into a pit and healed

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Devotion for May 7, 2022

“For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:30) Jesus said: “I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me — watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything unbearably heavy or ill-fitting

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Devotion for May 6, 2022

“Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.” (1 John 5:12) At the end of John’s first letter to the churches, he sets up a courtroom drama. On trial? Jesus’ humanity. Some had been saying that Jesus was fully God

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Devotion for May 5, 2022

“Glorify the LORD with me; let us exalt his name together.” (Psalm 34:3) Notice two things about the Lord’s Prayer. It begins with the words “Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name” (Matthew 6:9), and ends with “Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory,

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Devotion for May 4, 2022

“When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.” (Matthew 9:36) The Bible says, “A good leader motivates, doesn’t mislead, doesn’t exploit” (Proverbs 16:10). Jesus was a good leader. He loved people, but He never used them for

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Devotion for May 3, 2022

“Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say: ‘Now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ. For the accuser of our brothers, who accuses them before our God day and night, has been hurled down.’” (Revelation 12:10)

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Devotion for May 2, 2022

“What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, ‘Salvation comes from the Lord’.” (Jonah 2:9) Picture it. In the depths of the Mediterranean, a huge fish moves slowly through the water. As our view pans in closer and the fish surfaces, we hear a muffled chanting coming

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