Do It Anyway!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before. O-bservation: Evil men who were jealous of Daniel, the man of God, had the king sign a wicked decree that stated that anyone in Babylon caught praying to any god other than King Darius for the next thirty days would be thrown into the lion’s den. Of course,...

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A Real Prophet

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Luke 2:37b She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying. O-bservation: These are the thoughts of St. Luke as he reminisced over what he had been told by others who were there. He is speaking about an 84-year-old prophet named Anna. After seven years of marriage to her husband, he died and she remained a widow the rest of her life, worshipping in the temple and fasting and praying. When she saw Mary and Joseph present baby Jesus at the temple, she prophesied greatness over the baby. A-pplication: Not much else...

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Yah, But

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Luke 1:34 “How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since I am a virgin?” O-bservation: This is the story of the angel announcing to young Mary that she was blessed and highly favored. Then, the angel told her the Holy Spirit would come upon her and conceive the Son of God within her womb. He then said, “His name shall be called Jesus, and He will sit upon the throne of his father, David.” When the prophecy was finished, Mary had questions about how this would happen since she was a virgin. It...

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No Batteries Needed

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Revelation 22:5a There will be no more night. They will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, for the Lord God will give them light. O-bservation: The prophet, John the Beloved, gives some very interesting information concerning heaven when he tells us that in heaven, we will no longer need everything we depended on for light in the past. There will be no night there, and God will bring the light like nothing we have ever witnessed in the past. A-pplication: When my sons were young and their birthday rolled...

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The Most Holy Place

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Ezekiel 41:4 And he measured the length of the inner sanctuary; it was twenty cubits, and its width was twenty cubits across the end of the main hall. He said to me, “This is the Most Holy Place.” O-bservation: One bible commentator says chapters 40-48 of the book of Ezekiel are the most difficult in the entire word of God to interpret. In Ezekiel 40:3, a man is introduced in a vision to Ezekiel. It appears that this man is Jesus. He takes Ezekiel on a journey into a new Jerusalem. He shows the...

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