Category Archives: Devotional

WHAT IS THANKSGIVING DAY?

PMW 2018-093b by Stephen Nicolls (Ligonier Ministries)

Thanksgiving is an American holiday that stretches all the way back to a time long before America became a nation. The Pilgrims landed in 1620. They faced brutal conditions and were woefully unprepared. Roughly half of them died in that first year. Then they had a successful harvest of corn. In November of 1621 they decided to celebrate a feast of thanksgiving.

Edward Winslow was among those who ate that first thanksgiving meal in 1621. He noted:

“Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling, that so we might after a special manner rejoice together after we gathered the fruit of our labors. …And although it be not always so plentiful as it was at this time with us, yet by the goodness of God, we are so far from want.”

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CHRISTMAS AND WORSHIP

By Don Strickland.

Two of the leading Christmas passages are from Luke 2 and Matt 2, for they show us worship as integral to a true understanding of Christmas. Continue reading

Sanctify the Lord

Devotional on 1 Pet 3:15 by Don Strickland Continue reading

How Shall We Then Die?

Devotional on 2 Chron 21:20 by Don Strickland Continue reading

Work or Vanity

Devotional on Prov 13:11 by Don Strickland Continue reading

Obedience and Salvation

Devotional on 1 Kings 4:1-6: By Don Strickland Continue reading

Gleaning from Scripture

By Don Strickland

Acts 1:8 but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.” Continue reading