“Who Is Teaching Johnny?” – The battle for your child’s soul.

* I am beginning a new Family-Parenting Series titled, “The Four Be’s of Parenting” for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, 2022. This article is the introduction to the first sermon of the series, and is titled “Who is Teaching Johnny?” ...

“Vanity of Vanities” (Ecclesiastes 1; Ecclesiastes 2)

Scripture reading – Ecclesiastes 1; Ecclesiastes 2 On January 1, 2021, I began writing daily Bible devotionals for www.HeartofAShepherd.com. Nearing the end of the first year of our two-year chronological study of the Scriptures; today’s Scripture reading brings...

Alcohol: “To Drink, or Not to Drink?” Is that the Question? (Proverbs 20)

Scripture reading – Proverbs 20 You will find that Proverbs 20 is a chapter rich in spiritual truths that seem to challenge nearly every aspect of life. From the admonition concerning wine and “strong drink” in verse 1, to the affirmation of biblical chastening...

Warning: Today’s Liberties May Seed Tomorrow’s Sorrows (Proverbs 2)

Scripture reading – Proverbs 2 Proverbs 2 is our Scripture reading, and today’s devotional will consider two subjects, taken from four verses found in Proverbs 2:12-15. [As a reminder, words and phrases in brackets are the amplification and application of the...

God Has an Answer for Sorrow and Regret! (1 Chronicles 17; Psalm 25)

Scripture reading – 1 Chronicles 17; Psalm 25 As you read 1 Chronicles 17 for today’s Scripture reading, you will recognize it is nearly identical to the same event we considered in 2 Samuel 7. We cannot determine with certainty the author of 1 Chronicles;...