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 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 …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning September 24, 2014

Philippians 2:12Therefore, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed me, not only in my presence, but much more now in my absence, work …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning September 17, 2014

Philippians 1: 29For he has graciously granted you the privilege not only of believing in Christ, but of suffering for him as well…

Wait …

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

Matthew 18:  35So my heavenly Father will also do to every one of you, if you do not forgive your brother or sister from your heart.”

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

Matthew 8: 25And they went and woke him up, saying, “Lord, save us! We are perishing!”  26And he said to them, “Why are you afraid, you …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning August 27, 2014

Matthew 16: 27“For the Son of Man is to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay everyone for what has …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning August 20, 2014

Matthew 16: 20Then he sternly ordered the disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Messiah.

Scholars have dubbed this line the “Messianic …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning August 13, 2014

Romans 8: 38-39I’m absolutely convinced that nothing—nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable …

Pastor's Devotion for a week beginning August 6, 2014

Matthew 14:  28Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” 29He said, “Come.” So Peter got out …

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 “…


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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