Posts with the tag “pastor-greg-warmerdam”

Daily Devotional
November 14th, 2022
This was the outcome of God dealing with His people.  He had called to them many times.  They would not hear.  After many decades He scattered them with a whirlwind.  They were sent away to live in a ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
November 1st, 2022
I want to get some landscaping cobblestones for my yard, for a project I am working on in my front yard.  I have been hiring my grandson, Connor, to help me with that project.  He is 15 years old, and...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
October 18th, 2022
Back in August I had a “blast of faith” one morning, empowering me to believe that the week ahead of me was the week to accomplish building the Grandparenting Summit service teams, to accomplish all t...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
October 4th, 2022
I awakened softly, curled up under the warmth of the covers.  I found myself wrapped gently with the Lord’s love, with His presence.  I lingered, relishing the moment, seeking to grasp His presence.  ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
September 21st, 2022
I headed out about 7am, from home.  It was my Monday “get away with the Lord” morning.  I did not tell Lynn where I was going, because I did not know myself!  I had reviewed several destinations in my...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
September 6th, 2022
What is an act of grace?  The grace of God worked in the Macedonians to be givers of their means, out of their poverty, to other believers in need.  In this context, it seems to mean giving to others ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
August 23rd, 2022
Why does this thrill me?  Because salvation is not a mere transaction, or a legal document.  It is not a spiritual business deal.  All these are impersonal descriptions of something the law might reco...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
August 9th, 2022
I am here at the Hilton Hotel Double Tree Inn lobby, downtown.  It is a Monday morning, the last in May.  I have the privilege of getting away to anywhere I want on Monday mornings, to spend a little ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
July 26th, 2022
I spent some time, in a special way, in that word some days back.  A more focused time than my normal morning meeting with the Lord.  I was out in an orchard, and I was alone.  I read Zechariah 6, as ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
July 12th, 2022
This woman likely did not know what to do with herself.  She stirred in the middle of the night in her bed.  She wrestled around early in the morning.  This Jesus had accomplished some kind of transfo...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
June 28th, 2022
Having been anointed to be king of Israel, and also having been selected by God by lot, when Saul hears of the threats of the Ammonites and sees the tears of the people of Jabesh, he becomes very angr...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
June 14th, 2022
All the valiant men arose…There is a time for valiant men to do their job.  To arise.When they heard, they arose.  They somehow talked to each other, and formed a plan.  They banded together after a c...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
May 31st, 2022
In today’s text, Jesus was speaking about a man born blind from birth.  His statement seems so callous and heartless to us – that a man would have to suffer blindness for many years, from birth to adu...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
May 17th, 2022
This Old Testament call to love the Lord our God with all our heart has not changed.  Jesus expressed almost the same exact words (Matt. 22:37, Mark 12:30, Luke 10:27).How might we think about such a ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
May 3rd, 2022
Perhaps the greatest treasure in our day to day lives in Christ is His having made us free.  Ironically, to most outsiders, this is the one thing we lack as believers!  But in truth we were slaves to ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
April 21st, 2022
We have just finished Palm Sunday, passion week with Good Friday, the glory of Easter Sunday and Jesus’ resurrection from the dead! We commemorated the most significant event in all of human history!...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Day 6: Gethsemane
April 15th, 2022
Each day this week we are releasing a video devotional from one of our pastors related to the Passion Week designed to help you meditate on the events of Jesus' final week.We invite you to go through ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
February 22nd, 2022
This is the final of a four part devotion from James 4:1-10.We all have hearts to serve the Lord Jesus.  That’s why you are reading this devotion.  That‘s why your read your Bible, and pray.  That’s w...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
February 8th, 2022
Previously James spoke about the quarrels and conflicts among Christians.  These he said arose from pleasures, lack and envy among the people.  He also declared with should ask God for what we need, i...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
January 4th, 2022
Here is a New Year’s blessing, for you:"God be gracious to us and bless us,And cause His face to shine upon us— Selah.That Your way may be known on the earth,Your salvation among all nations."  Psalm ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
November 23rd, 2021
What a statement!  Our beings rise up against this stark, either-or demand!  He cannot really mean that!  It is just a manner of speaking!But Jesus Himself said that we cannot serve two masters.  We w...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
November 9th, 2021
James in his letter writes to the church – “To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion!” (James 1:1).  It alarms me that he speaks of murder in regard to believers, and all the more alarming that the disp...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
October 29th, 2021
If you are going to have faith, have faith!  Quit messing around!  You were saved by faith (Eph. 2:8).  If that is true of you, then you know what faith is, and how to have it.  Our salvation is an in...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
October 26th, 2021
If you are going to have faith, have faith!  Quit messing around!  You were saved by faith (Eph. 2:8).  If that is true of you, then you know what faith is, and how to have it.  Our salvation is an in...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
October 12th, 2021
Psalms 34 is one of the first passages I memorized as a new believer.  I kind of claimed it because it was the number on my uniform in college basketball.  Not that I caused that number to be distingu...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
September 28th, 2021
It seems like problems pop up in my life that leave me not knowing what to do.  Or how to do it.  Or maybe require tasks which I do not like.My roof needs some work, to make it more rainproof, and to ...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
September 14th, 2021
One of the great questions we need to answer in our own hearts is this: “Who am I in Christ?” Because if we are not careful, we will allow ourselves to be placed on the totem pole by the world. But th...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
August 30th, 2021
Nehemiah was able to describe his own work for the Lord as a “great work!”  Some would not even have called it very spiritual – he was just rebuilding the wall around Jerusalem.  But he knew he was co...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
August 17th, 2021
"The Lord God is my strength,And He has made my feet like hinds’ feet,And makes me walk on my high places." As we serve the Lord it is easy to get focused on ourselves, and our part in that relationsh...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
August 3rd, 2021
As a believer, do you ever feel discouraged?  Do you sometimes think you do not have what it takes to serve the Lord effectively?Today let me encourage you, using the verses above from I Thessalonians...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam
Daily Devotional
July 20th, 2021
We cannot always dictate what will happen to us.  There are some things under our control. But there are many things outside of that control.  We are beings subject to the world in many ways beyond wh...  Read More
by Pastor Greg Warmerdam