Morning Devotions Series
In this President's Chapel, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey exhorts from Deuteronomy 4:1-10.Continue
Visible results cannot serve as the basis for our confidence in ministry, for they are often deceptive or delayed. Our confidence in ministry can only come from faith in the power and promises of God.Continue
“Dispersion,” scattering, is a bittersweet theme. On the one hand, the Creator authorized his animate creatures and humanity, their rulers, to “fill the earth”—very good.Continue
The Preacher of Ecclesiastes cautions us not to be overly optimistic about wisdom and its power. Even though wisdom works well, time and chance can spoil the benefits of wisdom and a little bit of folly can destroy wisdom’s power.Continue
Jesus teaches us important truths about how we must enter the kingdom of God, truths that his disciples had failed to grasp.Continue
This devotion will suggest that “steadfastness” or “perseverance” is the right notion for James 5:11, not “the patience” of Job. Furthermore, this suggests that James is referring to Canonical Job in its unity, not just the first part of Job.Continue
The Lord gives to his church “mercy servants,” whose deeds of compassion complement the gospel witness of his “Word servants.”Continue
The peace of God in His Son, Jesus Christ, surpasses understanding, says Paul in Philippians 4.Continue
The seven servants were qualified to care for widows’ material needs because Christ’s church discerned that they were “full of the Spirit and wisdom.”Continue
Psalms 1 and 2 form a two-paneled door which opens on the riches of the Christian life illustrated in the Psalter. The only way into the truly happy life is through the door of wisdom, which is through Christ who is himself the Way and the Life.
We often think of the struggles of ministry. The Apostle Paul certainly had many. But we in ministry can be greatly encouraged by Eph 3:7 where Paul uses the word “grace” to describe the "blessing” that was given to him to preach the gospel to the nations.Continue
In Job 38 Yahweh accepts Job's challenge to justify himself on condition that Job can prove that he has standing to bring suit against Almighty God.
The apostles’ response to the need of Greek-speaking widows in the Jerusalem church shows two truths that define how ministry must be done in Christ’s church.Continue
How much is enough? In this prayer, we are reminded that we should not be seeking abundance or lack, but sufficiency. Sufficiency prevents us from being prideful or greedy, but allows us to find satisfaction in God alone.Continue