Daily Devotion:  Insecurity and Anxiety

Daily Devotion: Insecurity and Anxiety

The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in me, these do, and the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:9 Good morning Prayer Team! I’ve always been a baseball fan. And when I was young, I was a baseball player. Unfortunately I was not...

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Daily Devotion: Peace in the Whole World

Daily Devotion: Peace in the Whole World

“The hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, every man to his home, and will leave me alone; yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me. I have said this to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world...

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Daily Devotion: Peace From Above

Daily Devotion: Peace From Above

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.  Romans 14:17 Good morning, Prayer Team! For the peace from Above and the salvation of our souls, let us pray to the Lord. The first petition of the Divine Liturgy...

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Daily Devotion: The Truth Shall Set You Free

Daily Devotion: The Truth Shall Set You Free

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, Whatever things are noble, Whatever things are just, Whatever things are pure, Whatever things are lovely, Whatever things are of good report, If there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy- Meditate on these things. Philippians 4:8 Good morning Prayer Team! I...

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Daily Devotion: Peace

Daily Devotion: Peace

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 Good morning Prayer Team! One of the ways that the word “peace” is defined is as “absence of conflict.” Yet, conflict is part of daily life. Thus, the pursuit of...

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Daily Devotion: Be Anxious for Nothing!

Daily Devotion: Be Anxious for Nothing!

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:6 Good morning Prayer Team! I find that living my life using certain mantras and affirmations helps to give me daily direction. When I feel like I’m getting...

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Daily Devotion: Be Gentle!

Daily Devotion: Be Gentle!

Let your gentleness be known to all man. The Lord is at hand. Philippians 4:5 Good morning Prayer Team! Today we continue a series on Philippians 4:4-13, by examining verse five. I remember a Protestant praise song from my elementary school days at a Christian school which said “and they’ll...

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Daily Devotion: Rejoice in the Lord

Daily Devotion: Rejoice in the Lord

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again, I will say, rejoice! Philippians 4:4 Good morning Prayer Team! Today I’m going to begin a ten day series focusing on a mere ten verses of scripture, Philippians 4:4-13. Each one of these verses is a powerful affirmation in itself. And taken together as...

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Daily Devotion: Sunday, August 16

Daily Devotion: Sunday, August 16

Have mercy on us o Lord, have mercy on us, for we have had more than enough of contempt.   Psalm 123:3 Good morning, Prayer Team! Lord have mercy. The ending of prayer is the word “Amen,” which means “may it be so.”  “Petitions” are part of an extended “prayer.” ...

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Daily Devotion: Saturday, August 15

Daily Devotion: Saturday, August 15

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it. The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous, and his ears toward their cry. Psalm 34:14-15 Good morning, Prayer Team! Last weekend, I mentioned that on many Saturdays and Sundays, I’ll write reflections on the Liturgy.  I’m doing...

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Daily Devotion: A Mother to Us All

Daily Devotion: A Mother to Us All

When Jesus saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing near, He said to His mother, “Woman behold your son!” Then He said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.  John 19: 26-28 Good morning Prayer Team!...

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Daily Devotion: Trusting Our Lord Knows What We Need

Daily Devotion: Trusting Our Lord Knows What We Need

On the third day there was a marriage at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; Jesus also was invited to the marriage, with His disciples.  When the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.”  And Jesus said to her,...

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