Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

The Power of a Promise Kept – Holy Week Devotion #8

Each day of this past week we emailed an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. Here is the last of them as we culminate with the wonderful message of this Resurrection Sunday. The Power of a Promise Kept “And the third day He will rise again.” (Luke 18:33) March 11, […]

Father, Into Thy Hands I Commend My Spirit – Holy Week Devotion #7

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 7th Saying of Jesus on the Cross And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands […]

It Is Finished – Holy Week Devotion #6

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 6th Saying of Jesus on the Cross “So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His […]

I Thirst – Holy Week Devotion #5

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 5th Saying of Jesus on the Cross After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, […]

Eli, Eli, Lama Sabachtani? – Holy Week Devotion #4

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 4th Saying of Jesus on the Cross  And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? […]

Behold Thy Mother – Holy Week Devotion #3

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 3rd Saying of Jesus on the Cross “When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing by, He said […]

Today You Will Be With Me In Paradise – Holy Week Devotion #2

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 2nd Saying of Jesus on the Cross Then one of the criminals who were hanged blasphemed Him, saying, “If You are the Christ, […]

Father Forgive Them – Holy Week Devotion #1

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 1st Saying of Jesus on the Cross Then said Jesus, “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.”  (Luke 23:34)    […]

A Simple Plan to Get Through Testing Times

James, the brother of Jesus, gives us a clear little prescription for how to not only keep our heads above water when we’re going through a trial, but how to thrive and grow.  If you don’t need it this minute, file it away because you’re sure to need it soon enough. James 1:2-8 … “My […]

The Gospel According to Dr.Seuss

“Thanks be unto Godforhisunspeakablegift.” (2 Corinthians 9:15) As the Apostle Paul is making an appeal to the church in Corinth for a generous offering to help the church in Macedonia, he is all of a sudden struck again by the thought of the unmatched generosity of God toward us. Verse 15 is an outburst. An […]

The Valley of Vision – A Video for Your Devotions Today

MLJ Recordings Trust, established to continue the distribution of the recordings and writings of Dr. D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, have released this beautiful video, “The Valley of Vision”. Add an extra 4 minutes to your devotions and watch it all the way through. “The strength of Puritan character and life lay in prayer and meditation.” Phil