Cravings

We all have cravings. During the fall season, I crave pumpkin roll and pumpkin pie — two things I should not even eat because I’m not supposed to eat pumpkin. We also all have moments we give in to our cravings. Case in point: I just had pumpkin roll a few days ago. The Bible … Continue reading Cravings

Small Compromises

Today’s devotion is difficult to write because it speaks very loudly to the current temperature in our world at this present time. Paul wrote to the church in Corinth about the immorality happening. Not only was sexual immorality among the people of Corinth, but the people were proud of it. It was flaunted. It was … Continue reading Small Compromises

The Lord is My Banner

In Exodus 17, after the defeat of the Amalekites, Moses builds an altar and named it Yahweh-nissi, which means “the LORD is my banner.” This may seem strange for us to embrace personally, unless we have a good understanding of a banner. When we think banner, we think of something posted at a convention or … Continue reading The Lord is My Banner

Foolish Disguise

Every time I read today’s verse, I ask myself why Jehoshaphat would even go with Ahab into the battle with this request. Ahab decides to disguise himself so he would not be recognized. Yet he tells Jehoshaphat to wear the royal robes so everyone can tell that he is the king. Something happens though—things do … Continue reading Foolish Disguise