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 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 …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning January 28, 2015

I Corinthians 8: 2Anyone who claims to know something does not yet have the necessary knowledge; 3but anyone who loves God is known by …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning January 21, 2015

Mark 1: 15b“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.”

This is not the gospel …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning January 14, 2015

John 1: 46Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.”

The question is rhetorical, …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning January 7, 2015

Isaiah 60: 1Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.  2For darkness shall cover the earth, …


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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