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

40 Days With Jesus Devotion #10 – Fruitfulness to the Glory of God

Today’s Devotion: Fruitfulness to the Glory of God Read John 15:1-5 The scene takes place right after the Last Supper.  Judas has gone off to do his wicked deed, and Jesus has just washed the feet of the disciples, teaching them a lesson about servant leadership.  Jesus and His disciples left the Upper Room and […]

40 Days With Jesus Devotion #7 – Ransomed From the Power of the Grave

Today’s Devotion: Ransomed From the Power of the Grave Read Hosea 13:14 The greatest ransom ever reported in modern times was $60 million dollars for the release of the brothers Jorge and Juan Born, paid to the left-wing urban guerrilla group Montoneros, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 20, 1975. The greatest ransom ever was […]

40 Days With Jesus Devotion #4 – The Cost of Discipleship

Today’s Devotion: The Cost of Discipleship Read Matthew 8:18-22 This passage stresses the radical demands of following the call of Jesus.  A crowd had gathered around Jesus, and out of it came a scribe who said, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever You go”.  How little he realized what following the Master would really mean.  […]

40 Days With Jesus Devotion #1 – Whose Business?

What IS 40 days with Jesus? Simply, a churchwide campaign to prepare our hearts and reach out to our friends at Easter 2011. From March 14th through Easter Sunday everyone at First Assembly is being challenged to read together through a series of daily Bible readings about the life of Jesus and the prophecies about […]

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, […]