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 December 17, 2014

2 Samuel 7: 6I have not lived in a house since the day I brought up the people of Israel from Egypt to this day, but I have been moving …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning December 10, 2014

Luke 4: 16bHe stood up to read, 17and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning December 3, 2014

2 Peter 3:9The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some think of slowness, but is patient with you, not wanting any to perish, but …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning November 26, 2014

Colossians 3:15bAnd be thankful.

This is the day.

This is the season.

This is what it is all about.

Turkey and dressing.

Football and rivalries.

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning November 19, 2014

James 3: 2bYou do not have, because you do not ask. 3You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, in order to spend what you …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning November 12, 2014

Matthew 25: 29For to all those who have, more will be given, and they will have an abundance; but from those who have nothing, even what …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning November 5, 2014

Matthew 9: 12-13Jesus, overhearing, shot back, “Who needs a doctor: the healthy or the sick? Go figure out what this Scripture means: ‘…

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning October 29, 2014

Luke 11: 36If then your whole body is full of light, with no part of it in darkness, it will be as full of light as when a lamp gives …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning October 22, 2014

First Thessalonians 2: 8So deeply do we care for you that we are determined to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning October 15, 2014

This is one where I couldn’t have said it better myself, so I am sharing it with you, from Father Richard Rohr:

You Become the God You …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning October 8, 2014

Matthew 22:14“For many are called, but few are chosen.”

This is a hard saying.

I think maybe Jesus is overstating for the audience.

Maybe …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning October 1, 2014

Matthew 21: 43Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that produces the fruits of …


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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