Posts from January 2014

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Is It Enough to be “Religious?”

by firstlutheran

Is It Enough to be “Religious?” Read: Acts 17:22-31 So Paul…said, “Men of Athens, I perceive that in every way you are very religious.” Acts 17:22   Is it enough to be “religious?” It is often said of people, “He or She is very religious,” and that is a compliment. But is being religious enough? […]

Eyes Lifted Toward the Father’s House

by firstlutheran

Eyes Lifted Toward the Father’s House Read: Psalm 121:1-8 “I lift up my eyes to the hills —from where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” A young man was tired of life. Surrounded by difficulties which to him seemed insurmountable he turned to his […]

Numbering Our Days

by firstlutheran

Numbering Our Days “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” Psalm 90:12  Read: Psalm 90:1-12 Time, like money is a gift of God from the “spending” of which we shall someday have to give an account. How are you spending your time? As faithful followers of Jesus, […]

Just A Day At A Time

by firstlutheran

Just A Day At A Time Read: Philippians 3:7-14 A worried patient, lying sick on a bed, turned to her doctor and asked, “How long will I have to lie here and suffer?” “Just a day at a time,” the wise doctor answered. Just a day at a time! What a wonderful philosophy of life. […]

“Joy to the World”

by firstlutheran

“Joy to the World” Read: Psalm 98; Isaiah 40:3-5; St. Luke 2:10 Some of the most beautiful music ever written is that of the Christmas season. Music helps us praise and thank God for the wonderful gift of His Son Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. In our Monday devotions in December we have focused […]