Are You Rich?

Verse: Proverbs 28:20 (ESV) A faithful man will abound with blessings, but whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished. Devotion Abound with blessings? Sign me up! But wait…if I try to get rich, I’ll be punished? How do those two ideas go together?...

Patience in Trouble

Verse: Romans 12:12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Devotion As we continue our theme of patience, we come to a verse dealing with having patience in the midst of personal turmoil. We all know from our own experiences that life...

Being Content

Verse: Hebrews 13:5-6 5 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” 6 So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to...

God of Second Chances

Verse: Hebrews 11:24-28 (ESV) 24 By faith Moses, when he was grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, 25 choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. 26 He considered the reproach of...

Plundered, Reproached, and Joyful

Verse: Hebrews 10:32-35 (ESV) 32 But recall the former days when, after you were enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings, 33 sometimes being publicly exposed to reproach and affliction, and sometimes being partners with those so treated. 34 For you...