CategoryDevotions

Words of devotion shared by our rostered leaders and guests.

Attitude

NOTE – Please be aware that last week’s excellent devotion. “Will I, or Won’t I?”, was created by Brendan Armitage.  My apologies for not making that clear in the post.  ~~PR So I put my mask on for the umpteenth time that day. I sigh, with the same frustration that you probably express at the…

Will I Or Won’t I?

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory…

Twelve Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, a partridge in a pear tree,on the second day of Christmas, two turtle doves,on the third day of Christmas, three French hens,on the fourth day of Christmas, four calling birds,on the fifth day of Christmas, five gold rings,on the sixth day of Christmas, six geese a-laying,on the seventh day…

This Little Babe

This little Babe so few days old,Is come to rifle Satan’s fold;All hell doth at his presence quake,Though he himself for cold do shake;For in this weak, unarmed wise,The gates of hell he will surprise. With tears he fights and wins the field,His naked breast stands for a shield;His battering shot are babish cries,His arrows…

Name of Jesus

 By Jewish law, every baby boy was circumcised and named on the eighth day of life, so on the eighth day of Christmas the church celebrates this event in Jesus’ life. The keeping of the covenant as well as Jesus’ name are signs of God’s salvation given to us through him. What does your name…

Go Tell It!

Psalm-in-Action Grab a friend and act out these words from Psalm 148 with the suggested motions or come up with your own! point both hands to the skyHallelujah! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise God in the heights. flap your angel wingsPraise the Lord, all you angels; sing praise, all you hosts of heaven.…

The Holy Innocents, Martyrs

If St. Stephen’s martyrdom a couple of days ago was an unusual thing to celebrate, today’s readings about The Holy Innocents, those children Herod killed out of fear that his throne would be taken from him, are even more distressing. The story goes that Herod feared that Jesus was here to overturn Herod’s rule. In…