Children of God

Children of God

Children of God In professional baseball, the team clubhouse is a place of restricted access. You need special credentials to get in. Now, picture this: a young boy runs boldly up to the clubhouse door and doesn’t hesitate to open it and go in. And no one tries to...
By Faith – Noah

By Faith – Noah

By Faith – Noah As we noted in last week’s devotion, most sports have a “Hall of Fame” to help us celebrate and remember the heroes of the game, and the Bible, in Hebrews 11, has what many call a “Hall of Faith” to help us remember and follow in the footsteps of...
By Faith – Enoch

By Faith – Enoch

By Faith – Enoch Most sports have a “Hall of Fame” to help us celebrate and remember the heroes of the game, and the Bible in Hebrews 11 has what many call a “Hall of Faith” to help us follow in the footsteps of the heroes of faith it highlights. Faith, it says,...
The Blessings of Obedience

The Blessings of Obedience

The Blessings of Obedience The Bible is filled with God’s commands. They are variously referred to as commandments, laws, precepts, statutes, or ordinances, but whatever they are called, it is clear that God wants us to obey them. Psalm 119:4 says, “You have laid down...
Big Rocks First

Big Rocks First

Big Rocks First One day a teacher stood in front of the students in his class. From under the podium he pulled out a large glass jar and placed as many baseball size stones as he could into the jar. He then asked the students if the jar was full. Most said “yes,” and...