Category Archives: DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION

CALL ON ME . . .

We’re in a time in history when fear is probably our greatest enemy. The pandemic has placed most everyone in a bubble – in more ways than one. We fear being isolated from others. We fear getting a disease which … Continue reading

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IS YOUR AGE GETTING IN THE WAY OF LIVING?

It seems that every day is a reminder of God’s grace in my life – especially when I get close to another birthday. Wrinkles and laugh lines have been apparent for a long time now, so they don’t really bother … Continue reading

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SEEDS SOWN

  ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Colors of autumn –  scarlet, amber and gold, God’s palette enlivens the fields we behold, Each seed that was planted, its fruit has been sown, A bountiful harvest among dirt … Continue reading

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GOING HOME

(This poem was written a year ago at this time.  We just made the offer on our new old house – a house that has brought us much joy in just a year.) A little house is all we need … Continue reading

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AND THE RAINS CAME

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© READ GENESIS 9 FOR GOD’S COVENANT WITH NOAH The current devastation in Texas and the Gulf region has been said to be of historic proportions.  Never before has there been such destruction.  The … Continue reading

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EVEN WHEN I’M OLD AND GREY

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©  “God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.  Now also when I am old and grey headed, O God, forsake me not; until … Continue reading

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EVERY DAY HEROES

Every day heroes are those who think about others rather than themselves. They are the moms and dads who make sure their children have a better life than they did. There are teachers who devote their lives to helping young minds … Continue reading

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GOOD GRIEF

Poor, old Charlie Brown – never could cut a break. One of the world’s most favorite cartoon characters, created by Charles M. Schulz had a daily struggle with the same kinds of problems we often face. If it wasn’t being … Continue reading

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THE SCOURGE

  39 lashes was the limit.  More than that would have probably caused death.  The object of lashing was to inflict severe pain and humiliation.  It was part of the ritual of crucifixion – a means to cause the criminal … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, JESUS

  Original art by Paul T. Boecher© I had no gift to offer on the morning of His birth. My voice had no great songs to sing. The gifts I could give had no possible  worth? My words were not worthy to bring? … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – HIDING PLACE

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Psalm 32:7 “You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with shouts of deliverance. Sela!” What a blessing to know that God protects all His creatures with … Continue reading

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SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET

Have you ever research your family tree? I had a great-great grandfather who fought in the Civil War. Another was a tailor and another built several churches in his state. Many were pioneers in the early history of America and came … Continue reading

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THE STORM OF THE DECADE

Remnants of carved Jack-O-Lanterns hidden by a blanket of snow.  Little trick or treaters tucked into their beds as folks pushed shovels to stay ahead of the storm.  The blizzard of October 31, 1991 buried Minneapolis in more than 2 feet of fresh … Continue reading

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IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER REFORMATION?

   Throughout history the world has managed to corrupt everything that comes from God’s Word, the Bible.  This distortion continues today when we hear how many churches have eliminated using the Law of God, because most folks don’t like being … Continue reading

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LIVE IN ME

Before each nerve was sewn, or breath of life inspired, Before each muscle formed, or potter’s clay was fired, He knew me even then.  His hand was on my heart, He shaped me with His power.  With Him I’ll never … Continue reading

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INSPIRATION

What started as an ember which seemed to be snuffed out, Was quickly revived by the breath of God. He whispered His true amazing grace to those who would believe. His Spirit fanned the dying beam and inspired it with … Continue reading

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THE NEXT STEP

All those years  watching him grow from a tiny baby to a young man – seeing his character develop and his stature increase – the words I heard before his birth – the way he was during childhood – it was beginning to come together. … Continue reading

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WHAT DO I DO WITH THIS SAVIOR?

Another Christmas has come and gone.  Now what?  This holiday can cause one of the greatest let downs after it’s over or it can be the new beginning we’ve all longingly waited for. We still think we control our lives.  … Continue reading

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THE PROPHET HAS FORETOLD . . .

Yesterday was the first day of Advent and the Prophesy candle was lit on the Advent wreath.  If you have young children or if you want to do something special as a family devotion, it would be so rewarding to … Continue reading

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WHITER THAN SNOW

Moon beams sift through pines on fallen snow. Light sufficient to find the way back home. A heavy load weighs on resistant ice below. Weight of the world upon that glistening dome. The tree of life stands firmly in its … Continue reading

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