Read: Scripture Reading: Luke 17:11-19 Common English Bible 11 On the way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he entered a village, ten men with skin diseases approached him. Keeping their distance from him, 13 they raised their voices and said, “Jesus, Master, show us mercy!” 14 When Jesus saw them, he said, “Go, show … Read moreNovember 25th Scripture Reading: Luke 17:11-19
Written By: George Warren Let me tell you what I learned from Kenneth Mason. When we served the church in Goodwell out in the Oklahoma Panhandle, we grew to love some amazing people. One of those families was the Mason family—Kenneth and Margaret and their three sons, Jeff, Todd and Lee. Margaret was an accountant, … Read moreNovember 24th Devotional Title: Kenneth Mason’s Witness
“i thank You God for most this amazing” by e.e. cummings from this book XAIPE i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes (i who have died am alive again … Read moreNovember 23rd Devotional Title: I Thank You God for Most This Amazing
Written By: Rev. Matt Franks Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that can’t be shaken, let’s continue to express our gratitude. With this gratitude, let’s serve in a way that is pleasing to God with respect and awe. (Hebrews 12:28 CEB) Ever stumble across a verse in the Bible and go “Yes, this is … Read moreNovember 22nd Devotional Title: Thankslivng for me
Written By: George Warren In John Reynolds’ Anecdotes of the Rev. John Wesley (1828), he tells the story of Wesley’s student days at Lincoln College in Oxford. A porter knocked on Wesley’s door one evening and asked to speak with him. After some conversation Wesley noted the man’s thin coat, for it was a cold … Read moreNovember 21st Devotional Title: Wesley’s Porter
Written By: Rev. Matt Franks “Unless we are thankful, we will suffer the leprosy of ingratitude. We will be depressed and full of self-pity and jealousy.” ― from “An African Prayer Book” I say, “our attitudes matter,” a lot and they really do. When we are not living a life full of gratitude for all … Read moreNovember 20th Devotional Title: Our Attitudes Matter
14 “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who was leaving on a trip. He called his servants and handed his possessions over to them. 15 To one he gave five valuable coins, and to another he gave two, and to another he gave one. He gave to each servant according to that servant’s ability. Then … Read moreNovember 18th Scripture Reading: Matthew 25:14-30
Written By: George Warren In her now classic book, The Hiding Place, Corrie Ten Boom tells about an incident that taught her the principle of giving thanks in all things. It was during World War II. Corrie and her sister, Betsie, had been harboring Jewish people in their home, so they were arrested and finally … Read moreNovember 17th Read: Devotional Title: THANKS FOR FLEAS?