BALM – BEARERS

NOTE: This is the third in the series of devotional thoughts on the BALM OF GILEAD “Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician here?” Jeremiah 8:22 As we are into month three of the Pandemic of 2020, we tune our eyes and ears to the latest news report, always looking for good…

NEVERMORE TO EVERMORE

NOTE: This is the second in a series based on the Balm in Gilead. “Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician here?” Jeremiah 8:22 Well, here we are a full-blown three months into the Pandemic, something we would not have imagined. The first few weeks we were learning about this new enemy,…

BALM IN GILEAD

INTRODUCTORY NOTE: One of our dear friends, an infectious disease specialist and frontline medical professional, has been leading a drug trial for the drug Remdesivir, which appears to be a successful and viable treatment for the coronavirus. In learning more about this and praying for him and a medicine that would work, I had to…

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An Easter In Prison

Well, it’s Easter, and it’s an Easter unlike any other that I’ve experienced. The church doors are closed. We cannot be with our family. But somehow this Resurrection Sunday  is more meaningful than it’s ever been. The empty tomb secures my future, and I’m blessed to have beautiful memories of Easters gone by. When I…

Handwashing Prayer

The Coronavirus has come like a vengeful tsunami, one none of us were prepared for, and it has changed the way we live our lives. The storm has changed our daily activities and our to-do list, where we can go and whom we can see. It is beyond me to understand how some sub-cellular microorganism…