Devotional

Daily devotional life of Scripture and prayer

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.

UniverseDuring Advent, we direct our thoughts and hearts to the first coming of Jesus as Lord and Savior, and we look forward to his second coming as Christ the King. As we pray, light candles and sing hymns, we share in the wonder that our Creator God became a diminutive, vulnerable baby to rescue our broken world.

A.W. Tozer quoteLast month I asked the question, “What do you know to be true about God that helps you trust Him to lead you through life?” I wrote about Depending on God as an introduction to a series of messages I will share in the months ahead based on A.W.

The Attributes of God by A.W. Tozerby Jane Hall, NCF Director

What do you know to be true about God that helps you trust Him to lead you through life?

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