Free Devotional Videos
Short talks on current events and every day topics from a Christian perspective. Useful as devo messages or discussion starters for small groups.
At the beginning of his ministry, Aaron the brother of Moses and head of the priestly family was commanded to maintain the "burnt offering", Lev. 6:8-13. This sacrifice was to remain on the altar every night and all night so that there would always be a sacrificial offering to preserve the bond between God and His people.
I believe all of us battle the debt demon and he has paralyzed many of us to the point where most of our time and effort and stress come from fighting off the Demon of Debt.
I've often been uncomfortable in leading a prayer with the words "I love you, Lord." After all, who am I to say these words to such a one as God?
The majority of us have an employer or supervisor of some kind who oversees our work. In this passage, Paul reminds us that we have a specific responsibility to provide a witness of our faith to this person.
In Canada, months go by with minus zero weather. The lakes freeze over so hard that you can easily drive a truck across them without any danger. For this reason, a fleet of "icebreakers" keep the flow of traffic moving through rivers and across the Great Lakes – no matter how frigid the temperature.
I saw one of those billboards the Marines put out for recruiting purposes. You know the ones that say 'we don't take applications, just commitments.' It reminded me of when my son left for the Marines.
It is not good a good thing to hurt a child of God. Paul reminds his readers of this in Romans 12:19.
(Mark 8:34-38) Each week after a sermon or on Wednesday evening, we offer an invitation. We might miss the significance of this opportunity because we do it so often.