Should religion make you feel good? Pastor Don Moldstad explains why it is important, even beneficial, for the Bible to make us uncomfortable. But also the message of peace that follows our discomfort.
🇺🇸 This Veteran's Day we would like to encourage you to pray. 🙏🏻
Thank God for those who have served.
Praise God for the protection he has provided them (and us through them.)
Pray for the safety of those currently serving.
Pray for the military families who are back at home.
And praise God for sending Jesus, who made the ultimate sacrifice for all people.
You Left Some Things Out. Today we're once again joined by Pastor Chris Eisenbeis with a message of Peace and Forgiveness. (Pastor Eisenbeis currently serving as Pastor at First Trinity Lutheran Church in Marinette, WI.)
"Man I've made such a mess of my life. How could God still love me?" When it comes to a spiritual depression, there is a cure. Not just a treatment, but a clear and effective cure. Today Pastor Mateo shares the important cure for spiritual depression.
(Pastor Mateo currently serves Cristo Rey Lutheran Church in Bell Gardens, CA.)
Today Pastor Daniel Ruiz answers the common question: Should I have my children baptized?
Daniel Ruiz is currently serving Hope Lutheran Church in Cedar Park, TX, near Austin.
You're in my thoughts and prayers. We see this phrase a lot online, today Pastor Tim Hartwig explains why this saying is so comforting and encourages you to take everything to God in prayer. https://PeaceDevotions.com
Pastor, when I die, do I become an angel? Once again we're joined by Pastor James Kassera (currently serving Divine Mercy in Hudson Oaks, TX) to answer another common question about heaven. https://PeaceDevotions.com
Pastor, if I dislike my government, do I still have to obey them? Today we are happy to be joined by Pastor Mateo (Matthew Behmer). Pastor Mateo explains how Christians should view the government.
Pastor Mateo currently serves Cristo Rey Lutheran Church in Bell Gardens, CA.
Today we're joined by Pastor James Kassera who brings a message of love from God the Father. Pastor Kassera is currently serving at Divine Mercy Lutheran Church in Hudson Oaks, Texas. www.PeaceDevotions.com
Today we are excited to share a message about Noah from Pastor Tony Pittenger.
Pastor Pittenger is currently serving Bethany Lutheran Church in Port Orchard, WA.
New devotions coming next week.
Today, Pastor Tim Hartwig reminds us that God gives hope to the hopeless and comfort in times of depression.
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"Pastor, if God knew Adam and Eve would sin, why did he create them?" Today Tim Hartwig, Pastor at Peace Lutheran Church in North Mankato, MN, answers a question that many people ask. www.PeaceDevotions.com
Join us today as we talk about the Natural Knowledge of God, the evidence of God we see in the world around us, and the Revealed Knowledge of God, what God tells us about himself in the Bible. www.PeaceDevotions.com
This time of year there's lots of graduations. 🎓 (Congrats, by the way, if you've graduated.) One thing we never graduate from is the need to hear God's Word. Spending time in God's word, spending time with our fellow Christians at church helps remind us again and again how much God has done for us.
Happy Memorial Day! Today we thank the men and women who have sacrificed everything so that we can live free. We thank God for them and pray he is with the ones who are standing up for our liberties. As citizens, we should take full advantage of this freedom by practicing our religion. Gather together to hear God's Word and share this good message with those around you. Thank you God for freedom to worship!
Do you keep your receipts? There are times when keeping a receipt is important, it shows a debt has been paid. Did you know your sins have been paid for? Today we're joined by Pastor Brad Kerkow for a message of peace through forgiveness.
Have you ever gotten a hole-in-one in golf? How about in disc golf? Do you know what God's standards are? Today we hear from Pastor Matt Moldstad who not only knows what God expects from us, but also how to meet those expectations. Join us.
Today we continue our series on the church service with Pastor Kyle Madson. As we move into the service of Holy Communion we look at the significance, the weight, of the sacrament, and why it's so important.
Pastor Matt Moldstad walks us through the story of Joseph. Joseph had a lot of hardships and trials in his life, how did he react to them? He trusted in God. God grant that we too may trust him when we face hard times in our life. www.PeaceDevotions.com
The joy of motherhood often overshadows the pains of pregnancy. Jesus uses this as an illustration of our heavenly joy to come. Our time or earth may be filled with sorrow, but in heaven we will remember our anguish no longer.
Can you imagine if your sibling was elected president? Or made king? What blessings and benefits would that bring! Today we celebrate the Ascension of Jesus. Pastor Brad Kerkow joins us to tell us about the blessings and benefits that come from having Jesus on the throne of heaven. www.PeaceDevotions.com
Where is Jesus now? Tim Hartwig, Pastor at Peace Lutheran Church, answers this question today, telling us where Jesus is right now and, more importantly, what he is doing for you at this moment. www.PeaceDevotions.com
Brad Kerkow, Pastor at Hope Lutheran Church, says he can says he can jump over a building, run a marathon in under two hours, and do 200 pushups in a row. Can he convince you of these claims? And can you trust what Jesus says? Find out now:
Do you ever wonder if God answered your prayer? Sometimes we pray for things and nothing happens right away, or the trouble goes away for a little bit, but then comes right back. As Christians we can still find peace and joy, even when our prayers are answered with a "no." Let's join Pastor Moldstad to learn more.
Do you have a healthy diet? How about a healthy prayer diet? Today Pastor Kyle Madson walks us through the Prayer of the Church and the importance of having a balanced prayer life. www.PeaceDevotions.com
Does your cup overflow? How has God blessed you? Pastor Kyle Madson continue our series on the different parts of the church service. Today we ask the question, "why do we give an offering?" Do you know? Join us to find out! www.PeaceDevotions.com
Do you ever wish you could start over? Have a clean slate? A new beginning? There's a way you can. Join Pastor Tim Hartwig today as he shares a message of love and forgiveness.
(Peace Devotions are available in several different formats to fit your life. Find links for podcasts, emails, and more at www.PeaceDevotions.com)
How does God provide for you? As we continue looking at Psalm 23, we see the amazing blessings God provides for us. Join us for a few minutes today as we reflect on these blessings.
What do you fear? What did David fear? As we continue our series on Jesus, the Good Shepherd, Pastor Matt Moldstad focuses on verse 4, where we find comfort and peace.
(Peace Devotions are also available as text transcripts which can be found on our website, or subscribed to via email. Visit www.PeaceDevotions.com to learn more.)
What was your best vacation like? Was it peaceful? Relaxing? Or was it extremely stressful? Today we focus on verse 2 of Psalm 23 as we focus on Jesus as our Good Shepherd. 🐑🐑🐑
(Know someone who's feeling a little stressed out? Remind them of God's love for them, and/or invite them to church, so they too can feel refreshed and rejuvenated.)
Do you pay taxes? Do you know what the Bible says about taxes? Jesus actually talked about taxes. We join Pastor Tim Hartwig today to focus on the words from Jesus concerning taxes and what our attitude toward them should be.
What do you lack? Most of us can easily name one or two things we wish we had in our lives. In his next six devotions Pastor Matt Moldstad takes us through Psalm 23, the Good Shepherd Psalm. 🐑 Right in the first verse it says "I lack nothing." Can this be true? Join us today to find out.
(Peace Devotions are offered in a variety of video, audio, and text formats so you can fit them into your life in the best way possible. Visit www.PeaceDevotions.com to find links and learn more.)
How many people would it take to convince you that something really happened? Five? Ten? 15? 20? A hundred? What about five hundred? A lot of people saw Jesus after he rose from the dead. Join us today, praising God for his mercy and love!
After Jesus was raised from the dead he spent 40 days teaching his disciples. Why did he do this? Today we join Pastor Hartwig as he talks about the importance of Jesus' work after his resurrection.
Do you doubt that Jesus rose from the dead? So did Thomas. Jesus gave Thomas the evidence he needed to know for sure. Jesus also provides that evidence for you. Join us today as we continue to celebrate the resurrection of our Savior, Jesus, the Christ.
Lutheran pastors like to talk about Jesus. Even at funerals, they make Jesus the focus of attention. Why? Pastor Matt Moldstad explains the importance of this and how Jesus can dry our tears, even in the face of death.
Do you know someone dealing with death? Share the comfort of Jesus with them today.
Fear. Uncertainty. Sorrow. What turmoil of emotions the women must have been feeling as they rush to Jesus' tomb in the early hours before dawn. 🌅 But the message they receive is a miraculous comfort: "Do not be afraid! Jesus is not here. He has risen!" ✝️