Pastor’s Blog

Daily Devotional July 12, 2022

“Now the Lord provided a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish
three days and nights” (Jonah 1:17, NIV)

     A Cape Cod lobster diver has a big fish tale of the one that got away. Michael Packard was retrieving lobster traps from the sandy bottom off of Herring Beach when he claimed, “All of a sudden, I felt this huge shove and the next thing I knew it was completely black.”


Daily Devotional July 11, 2022

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do
not give up” (Galatians 6:9, NIV)

     I am watching perseverance in action as I write. A squirrel has figured out how to navigate around the baffle I installed last night to the bird feeder. It took about thirty minutes and countless attempts. But the rodent finally scored it prize. Squirrel 1: Me 0.


Daily Devotional July 8, 2022

“The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only
to poverty” (Proverbs 21:5, ESV).

     I received an unwelcomed visitor the other day. A June Bug chose to make company on my nose. The insect’s decision proved to be unwise, as I unceremoniously swatted it to the ground.


Daily Devotional July 7, 2022

“LORD, deliver me from lying lips and a dishonest tongue!” (Psalm 120:2, CEB).

     It wasn’t my finest hour. Half-time of the Ohio State-Michigan game had mercifully arrived. My team was losing, badly. I had lost all hope for a win. I needed a pick-me-up.


Daily Devotional July 6, 2022

“All the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing praises to your name”

Psalm 66:4, ESV


Daily Devotional July 5, 2022

 “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves

be burdened again by a yoke of slavery” (Galatians 5:1, NIV).