Devotional: Offensive Prayer

Imagine a game where your team only played defense. In basketball, you could keep the ball away from your goal, but no one on your team would shoot. In baseball, you could strike everyone out, but your team never got a runner home. Could you win the game with only good defense? When I was…

Devotional: Open the Door!

The young servant girl awoke with a start at the sound of an abrupt knock on the door.  Heart beating wildly, the girl crept silently to the door. Ever since James was killed and Peter was thrown into prison, it seemed that every knock on that door could only bring bad news.  Who was next?  Rhoda didn’t want…