The Pittstop

The Pittstop

Let’s be Thankful

“Now it happened as He went to Jerusalem that He passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee. Then as He entered a certain village, there met Him ten men who were lepers, who stood afar off. And they lifted up their voices and said, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” So when He saw them, He said to them, “Go, show yourselves to the…

Overcomer

It is almost impossible to remain optimistic these day about the future if you constantly listen to the politics, news and talk shows of our day. How do we rise above the frequency of doubt, fear, and unbelief, in our time? How can we dream dreams, and see visions, at a time when many are saying the best years are behind us? The answer is by living according to the “good…

Juneteenth!

Today is Juneteenth! June 19, 1865 was the date when the news of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation reached African American slaves in Texas. The actual date of the proclamation was September 22, 1862, nearly three years after it was issued! We praise God for the historic proclamation, which officially ended the slave trade in America. It’s a time to…

Get Wisdom!

“Get” (literally: “own it”), wisdom and understanding! They go together. If we don’t “own it,” our feelings and circumstances will “own” (control) us! Wisdom is the knowledge of God’s word; understanding is assessing the situation based upon God’s sovereign authority! Where do we start? (Proverbs 9:10) “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of…

Passion Week

PASSION WEEK DEVOTIONAL During this upcoming Passion Week, I encourage you to read a few of the passages provided below, for each day of the week; either by yourself or with your family. Meditate upon these events, and consider the emotional, spiritual, and mental challenges Christ overcame for our sake; that He might embrace a cruel Roman cross, for our atonement! May…