Diana’s Devotional Corner 6.16.24

1 Thessalonians  5:11: “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” The car hummed out of the church parking lot in the opposite direction of home. My dad exclaimed with false alarm that the car was driving...

Diana’s Devotional Corner 6.9.24

24 Then the Lord rained down burning sulfur on Sodom and Gomorrah—from the Lord out of the heavens. 25 Thus he overthrew those cities and the entire plain, destroying all those living in the cities—and also the vegetation in the land. 26 But Lot’s wife looked back,...

Diana’s Devotional Corner 6.2.24

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 I was reading recently that this verse is one of the most popular in the whole Bible. I can see why!  It is...

Diana’s Devotional Corner 5.26.24

And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love. – Romans 5:5 (NLT) This past Sunday was Pentecost, a celebration of the gift of the Holy Spirit after...

Diana’s Devotional Corner 5.19.24

I was reading recently in Church Life Journal from McGrath Institute on Church Life a recounting of the Christmas story from Luke. How often is that sweet story read without the comma – where the run-on says that the shepherds, “saw Mary and Joseph and the baby...