Devotional

Daily devotional life of Scripture and prayer

Years ago my daughter had a computer game called “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?”  It tested our knowledge of geography, the locations of natural and man-made wonders, and a lot of world trivia. We loved it, but we didn’t get many answers right!

CompassionThere is a lot of talk in my country about compassion, particularly in relation to nursing – and why people today are seeing a lack of compassion in the profession.

Grace flows from God's goodnessGrace, like mercy, flows from God’s goodness. But they are not the same.

According to A. W. Tozer, “mercy is God’s goodness confronting human guilt, whereas grace is God’s goodness confronting human demerit (unworthiness, very poor quality).”

The Lord is mercifulDid you know that the word mercy appears in the Old Testament four times more often than it does in the New Testament? What a surprise for those who believe that the Old Testament is full of wrath and judgment!

Celebrate National Nurses Week 2013May 6-12, 2013

Maundy ThursdayNurses witness a lot of suffering. When we struggle to make sense out of the rawness of pain, we remember that Jesus willingly stepped into the quagmire of human suffering for a reason:

God is justOn almost every episode of the TV show, Law & Order, there is a different judge, often with a version of justice that doesn’t always seem right, especially to the offenders!

Urbana 12 videosWhat happens at Urbana doesn’t stay at Urbana. The abundant feast of God’s Kingdom is meant to be shared. So we’re sharing the most popular videos from this life-changing mission conference.

Be Joyful Always

Giggling. As I listened to handoff report, I finally deciphered the sound coming from one of my patient’s rooms. She was giggling. “Curious,” I thought, and turned my attention back to my co-worker.

Taste and SeeGod really wants to please us. According to A.W. Tozer, “God is kindhearted, gracious, good-natured, and benevolent in intention.” He is also cordial, he never thinks any bad thoughts about anyone, and he is infinitely good, always good, and perfectly good.

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