Memorial Day

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set…

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Lost and Found

“‘It was fitting to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.’ ”  Luke 15:32. Ever feel lost? I do every once in a while. For instance, I just wrote a completely different devo because I didn’t look at the directions for this one. Oh…

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Christ Alone

“For the Word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18 Have you ever been called a fool because you’re a Christian? Maybe they used a different word. Immature? Naïve? Uneducated? Maybe someone even straight up called…

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Choices

 “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Colossians 3:17 It’s not all that often that we Lutherans hear about choices being made in a positive sense. We usually hear about choices in connection with humanity’s inability to make good…

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