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Thursday, April 16
April 16th, 2020
When I first signed up to write a devo, I was excited. What a great opportunity, I thought. I will have so much free time to do the writing I have always planned to do, I thought.  First of all I have...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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Live by Faith
April 16th, 2020
I have never had to work hard to find God in the good times. But in the difficult times it is easy for me to wonder where He is. I know He will never leave me, nor forsake me. I know that He works thi...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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To Be Held
April 14th, 2020
Matthew 14:22-32Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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Isolation
April 14th, 2020
I don’t do well in isolation. I am an extreme extrovert and I need to be around people to recharge my batteries. The idea of “social distancing” and “self-quarantine” are not my cup of tea. In creatio...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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Hold On
April 11th, 2020
As humans, we have a need for physical contact; a handshake, A pat on the back, a hug… The list could go on. Physical contact makes us feel loved, appreciated, and safe. When Nathan was a baby we all ...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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 Useless Information Devotional
April 10th, 2020
During these times of anxiety, uncertainty and with tons of information being thrown at us in ways that we have never experienced before, I think it’s important to be able to distinguish the useless i...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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Do You Have a Moment You Never Want to Forget
April 9th, 2020
For you it might be a special day with a grandparent who has now passed, a Christmas where the whole family was together, your wedding day, the birth of a child, a first dance, or the last words from ...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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Passover Blog
April 8th, 2020
“For if you believed Moses, you would believe me, because he wrote about me.”  (John 5:46) Unleavened BreadHappy Passover!If you are like me, all your days, weeks and months have turned into a blur, s...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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Faithful Love
April 8th, 2020
Lamentations 3:22-24:  “Because of the loving devotion of the Lord we are not consumed, for his mercies never fail. They are new every morning, great is Your Faithfulness! The Lord is my portions, say...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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Luck Or God?
April 7th, 2020
I grew up during the World War II years.  In 1941 to ‘44 the radio reports contained very little good news.  Hitler still owned Europe and the Japanese continued their march across the Pacific toward ...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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April 6, 2020
April 6th, 2020
The thought of people around us dying is a terrifying thought. We all know that death is a part of life, but we do not usually spend a great deal of time thinking about it. Yet most of us are tuning i...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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Are You Wrestling With God?
April 5th, 2020
I would encourage each of you to think about or write down some of your feelings  during this bizarre time in our lives.For me, I'm feeling: LONELY: I'm afraid to be around my friends or family in cas...  Read More
by Jacob Dowdy
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