"Our sufficiency is from God, who has made us sufficient to be ministers of a new testament, not of the letter but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life." 2 Corinthians 3:5-6 If you are a fan of the legendary science fiction TV show "Star Trek" you might remember an episode where Captain Kirk and… Continue reading The Letter & the Spirit
"For you have died, your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you will also appear with Him in glory." (Colossians 3:3-4) “In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for… Continue reading I the Lord was with Her Always – Devotional for Lillian Ahola’s Memorial Serivce
Well, it’s Christmastime again. And looks like we might have a “white Christmas” here too, eh? Along with the snow, we also enjoy during the Christmas season many beautiful traditions. I was told that Covington community tree lighting has been going on since 1980. What a wonderful way to share the joy of Christmas with… Continue reading Covington Community Christmas Tree Lighting Devotional
"When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne." Matthew 25:31 Sometimes things happen in your life that are so unusual, so out of the norm, that you can't help but remember them. Sometimes they are serious, sometimes they emotional, sometimes… Continue reading Christ is King!
"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him." (Ephesians 1:3-4) It’s a calm and cool fall… Continue reading He Chose Us – Devotional for Francis Kanniainen’s Memorial Service
"My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, & no one is able to snatch them out… Continue reading One of the Sheep – Devotional for Michele Perry’s Memorial Service
"The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it...." (John 1:5) For Michelle and her loved ones....... Tonight as I am writing this a massive summer storm is illuminating the U.P. skies with huge bursts of lighting and loud cracks of thunder. The storm came tonight with powerful winds and battering… Continue reading And the Darkness Has Not Overcome it……