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Devotions for Life

Day of the Dead

“…that through death he (Christ) might bring to nought him that had the power of death, that is, the devil (Hebrews 2:14).

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated by countries in Central and South America and other countries in the world. It is a festival in which the people take flowers, drinks, food, toys, and the dead ones’ possessions to the graves of their dead relatives. They pray for the dead and go to gravesites to communicate with them.


The Bell Ringer

“I was still unknown by sight to the churches of Judea, which were in Christ” (Gal. 1:22).
In over sixty years in our city, working in public schools and as a Lord’s church preacher, I’ve met thousands of young people and parents, a number of church members, and I no longer match faces with names. Opening 30 years of albums or church directories, there’s little connection except vivid experiences.


Jesus’ Goodness And The Fruit Of Goodness

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, …; against such things there is no law” (Galatians 5:22-23).

Jesus revealed God to us while He walked among mankind (John 1:14 and Hebrews 1:3a). So as we look at the fruit of the Spirit, we need to see it through Jesus’ manifestation of the fruit.
The sixth fruit of the Spirit is goodness. This is not being good; it is doing good. Goodness is bestowing undeserved good deeds upon others. Human nature is such that we help those who will be able to help us in our time of need.