Daily Devotion: Happy New Year

Daily Devotion: Happy New Year

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1 Good morning Prayer Team! Today we mark two events in the life of the church. First today is the beginning of the Ecclesiastical Year. While the first day of the calendar year is January 1, the first day...

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Daily Devotion: I Can Do All Things through Christ Who Strengthens Me

Daily Devotion: I Can Do All Things through Christ Who Strengthens Me

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 I Who am I? I am created in the image and likeness of God. I have the Light of Christ in me. I have gifts and talents that will allow me to make a positive contribution to Society...

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Daily Devotion: Church Leadership

Daily Devotion: Church Leadership

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God. Obey your leaders and submit to them; for they are keeping watch over your souls, as men who will have to give account. Let them do this joyfully, and not sadly,...

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Daily Devotion: Church Community

Daily Devotion: Church Community

And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jona! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven. And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the powers of death shall not prevail...

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Daily Devotion: I Can Do All Things

Daily Devotion: I Can Do All Things

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 Good morning Prayer Team! A few years ago, I confided in a friend that I was nervous about something that I had to do the next day. Early the next day, before the event I was nervous about,...

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Daily Devotion: Finding Strength

Daily Devotion: Finding Strength

I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to about and to suffer need. Philippians 4:12 Good morning Prayer Team! No life is perfect. No life is without its...

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Daily Devotion: Be Content

Daily Devotion: Be Content

Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content. Philippians 4:11 Good morning Prayer Team! How often do we use the word “content” to describe ourselves? Probably not often. “Content” seems like another word for failing, if one holds...

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Daily Devotion: Being a Nurturer

Daily Devotion: Being a Nurturer

But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at last your care for me has flourished again; though you surely did care, but you lacked the opportunity. Philippians 4:10 Good morning Prayer Team! Occasionally, I use this venue to ask for prayer requests. This morning, I am writing to...

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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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