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Daily Devotional: “Once We Were Strangers”

“Once We Were Strangers”

Richard L. Floyd

“You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” —Deuteronomy 10:19

The various summaries of the law in the Bible include strangers as people to be especially cared for. 292 more words



Here is the message we had in church today. The Bible I used was the NRSV, and the story I quoted was written by Mark Twain and published after he died, “The War Prayer.” The scripture used today were: Genesis 9:8-17, I Peter 3:18-22, Mark 1:9-15 and Psalm 25:1-10. 1,565 more words

Layperson Sermons

The Grace to Forgive

Have you read the stillspeaking devotional for today? If not, click here. It’s a God-moment, when we turn everything upside down; just like Jesus told us to do. 1,014 more words


Ash Wednesday: “You won’t despise a broken heart!”

“The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.” Psalm 51:17

The ashes of Ash Wednesday remind us of our mortality; the one pre-requisite for resurrection is death, something we will all face in time. 253 more words

Christian Faith

E-Bridge - Week of February 15, 201


Welcome to this week’s E-Bridge

February 16th is  Transformation Sunday; a mountaintop experience!

The texts are the familiar texts for the Sunday – but nothing is familiar to the participants; 1,465 more words

Seymour Congregatonal Church

Message after Valentine's Day

Here is the message used in church today, the day after Valentine’s Day. Scriptures used were: II Kings 2:1-13, II Corinthians 4:3-6 and Mark 9:2-9. The title was “Changed by the Light.” We also had installation of officers. 2,116 more words

Layperson Sermons

Jesus heals Simon's mother-in-law

Here is the message from this morning. I need to promise myself to begin work on these at an earlier point in the week, like maybe Sunday afternoons. 1,985 more words

Layperson Sermons