devotion 6-12-14

Good Morning! And blessings from Annual Conference. The first day of Conference was more about worship than business, and that is a good change! We had two beautiful worship experiences. In his message at the service of Communion last night, Bishop Carter spoke of a Scripture we are all familiar with; I will give you … [Read more…]

devotion 6-11-14

Good Morning, from Lakeland, FL, the Annual Conference meeting of the Florida Annual Conference (the body). Psalm 130 A Song of Ascents. 1 Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. 2 Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications! 3 If you, O Lord, should … [Read more…]

devotion 6-9-14

Good Morning! We will finish up our look at Pentecost today. The remainder of this week I will be at Annual Conference. I will plan on sending notes as I can, but quite possibly not every day. Acts 2:37-42 37Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and … [Read more…]

devotion 6-7-14

Good Morning! Acts 2:14-36 14But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them, “Men of Judea and all who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and listen to what I say. 15Indeed, these are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only nine o’clock in the morning. 16No, … [Read more…]

devotion 6-6-14

Good Morning! Acts 2:1-13 The Coming of the Holy Spirit When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. 2And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. 3Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared … [Read more…]

devotion 6-5-14

Good Morning! Acts 1:12-26 12Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath day’s journey away. 13When they had entered the city, they went to the room upstairs where they were staying, Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of … [Read more…]

Devotion 6 – 4 – 14

Good Morning! Acts 1:1-11 The Promise of the Holy Spirit 1In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning 2until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3After his suffering he … [Read more…]

devotion 6-3-14

Good Morning! We really need this rain so I will not complain! It is coming down at a pretty steady clip right now. 3 John 9 – 13 9 I have written something to the church; but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority. 10So if I come, I will … [Read more…]

devotion 5-31-14

Good Morning! 2 john 7-13 7 Many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh; any such person is the deceiver and the antichrist! 8Be on your guard, so that you do not lose what we have worked for, but may receive a … [Read more…]