St. Tim's Devotion Blog

Play it Again, Sam

Play it Again, Sam

Thursday (December 23, 2021) “What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done; there is nothing new under the sun.”  Ecclesiastes 1:9 It is a not-very-well-kept secret among pastors that whenever we get home on Sunday, when the workday is...

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By This, The Victory

By This, The Victory

Wednesday (December 22, 2021) “… And they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore…” Micah 4:3  There is an often-told story that in the year 312,...

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Remember the Fringes

Remember the Fringes

Tuesday (December 21, 2021) “But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel…”  Micah 5:2  Even though I don’t have as much time for it as I used to, I love baking bread...

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Twins!

Twins!

Monday (December 20, 2021) “When the boys grew up, Esau became a hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man dwelling in tents.” Genesis 25:27  While I served as bishop, one of my staff members was an identical twin.  I had heard Jeff tell many stories...

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A Refrain for Us All

A Refrain for Us All

Friday (December 17, 2021) Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved. (Psalm 80:3) This verse from Psalm 8 is a refrain. Throughout the Psalm it is a repeated petition. It is the chorus to a song amid the many verses. It is a constant plea...

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