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 week beginning June 25, 2014

Matthew 10: 40“Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me.”

At our church we try and say that “…

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning June 18, 2014

Matthew 18: 1At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?" 2He called a child, …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning June 11, 2014

Galatians 5:  13For you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for self-indulgence, …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning June 4, 2014

Matthew 8:  34Then the whole town came out to meet Jesus; and when they saw him, they begged him to leave their neighborhood.

Jesus had …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning May 28, 2014

Luke 24:  50Then he led them out as far as Bethany , and, lifting up his hands, he blessed them. 51While he was blessing them, he withdrew …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning May 14, 2014

John 14: 8Philip said to him, “Lord, show us the Father, and we will be satisfied.”

Do you believe Philip?

I don’t .

I think we might all …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning May 7, 2014

John 10:  4”When he has brought out all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice. 5They will …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning April 30, 2014

Acts 2:  41So those who welcomed his (Peter’s) message were baptized, and that day about three thousand persons were added.

For a long …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning April 23, 2014

Psalm 118: 1&29O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.

This psalm begins and ends the same …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning April 16, 2014

Mark 12: "10Have you not read this scripture: 'The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; 11this was the Lord's …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning April 9, 2014

1 Corinthians 2: 5Not that we are competent of ourselves to claim anything as coming from us; our competence is from God, 6who has made …

Pastor's Devotion for week beginning April 2, 2014

I Corinthians 12: 4Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; 5and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; 6and …


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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