Devotions

Many say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day!  It wakes our bodies up.  It gives us the energy we need to enter our day.  Our faith is also something that needs daily nourishing. Pastor Hartmann shares weekly devotions below.  

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning April 22, 2015

John 10: 14I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, 15just as the Father knows me and I know the Father. And I lay down …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning April 15, 2015

Luke 24: 45Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures, 46and he said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Messiah is to …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning April 8, 2015

For personal reasons, the Pastor's Devotion will not be published for the week beginning April 8, 2015.  Your consideration is appreciated.  


Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning April 1, 2015

Isaiah 25:  6On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoples 

          a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wines, 

          …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning March 25, 2015

Luke 1: 30The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. 31And now, you will conceive in your womb …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning March 18, 2015

John 12:  32And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.” 33He said this to indicate the kind of death …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning March 11, 2015

John 3: 16“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning March 4, 2015

Psalm 19: 14Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer.

Some of you …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning February 25, 2015

Genesis 17: 1When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning February 18, 2015

Psalm 51: 15O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise. 16For you have no delight in sacrifice; if I were to give a …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning February 11, 2015

Mark 9: 2Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning February 4, 2015

Mark 1: 35In the morning, while it was still very dark, he got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed.

I sometimes think …


Other Sources

If you are looking to grow in your faith and add depth to your study of the Bible, click here, or explore a site created by Luther Seminary, called Enter the Bible.   

If you are looking for ideas regarding family devotions, click here.

Other devotional websites that you might want to look at are:

Wonder of Creation 

Utmost for the Highest

Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditations

Our Daily Bread

Sojourners Verse and Voice

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Are you new to prayer? Check out this link to "Learn About Prayer." It’s a great resource for learning about prayer as communication and communion with God and each other.

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