Devotion 5-24-14

Good Morning! Luke 19:41-44 41 As he came near and saw the city, he wept over it, 42saying, ‘If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. 43Indeed, the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up … [Read more…]

devotion – 5-20-14, last day in Israel

Wow! What a whirlwind this pilgrimage has been! We are packing up now, for a 2 AM wakeup call – why go to bed at all? just hoping to get a little rest before 2, because it will be a long flight! Mark 15:20b – 26 Then they led him out to crucify him. The … [Read more…]

Devotion, 5-17-14, Jerusalem

forgot to attach pictures!#1 is view of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives #2 is olive trees in the Garden of Gethsemane (the name means "olive pressing place" #3 is the stone said to be where Jesus prayed in the Garden #4 is a portion of the Greek Orthodox side of the Church of the … [Read more…]

Devotion 5-16-14, from Northern Galilee

1 Kings 12:26-33,13:33-34 26Then Jeroboam said to himself, ‘Now the kingdom may well revert to the house of David. 27If this people continues to go up to offer sacrifices in the house of the Lord at Jerusalem, the heart of this people will turn again to their master, King Rehoboam of Judah; they will kill … [Read more…]

devotion #2 on 5-15-14

OK, the first one was all about yesterday – now I must tell you about today, which was incredible as well! We started our day on boats on the Sea of Galilee – imagine Jesus out there with the fishermen, on the sea, that very sea. There are 300 of us here, Florida Methodists and … [Read more…]

devotion, 5 – 15 – 14,

Acts 10:34 – 36 Then Peter began to speak to them: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, 35but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. 36You know the message he sent to the people of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ—he is Lord of … [Read more…]

devotion – from Israel

Good Evening everyone – or afternoon if you are there – it is two days later here, and bedtime! We are all exhausted but all is well, except that Anne, my friend from Daytona, did not have her luggage when we arrived. They have put us into a gorgeous hotel overlooking the Mediterranean this evening … [Read more…]

Devotion 5 – 12 – 14 John 4:1-6

Good Morning!I am finishing up preparations for travel to Israel – I hope to send you pictures and devotions from there, related to the places I see and experience. We will resume first John on my return. Blessings! 1John 4:1-6 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are … [Read more…]

devotion 5 – 10 – 14, 1 John 3:11 – 24

Good Morning!Sorry I missed you yesterday! I was in Miami for medical appointments for 2 days. (Did get in a bit of shopping, however!) 1 John 3:11-24 11For this is the message you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. 12We must not be like Cain who was from the evil … [Read more…]

devotion 5-8-14, 1 John 2:29 – 3:10

1 John 2:29 – 3:10 Children of God 29 If you know that he is righteous, you may be sure that everyone who does right has been born of him. 3 1See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. The reason … [Read more…]