Entries by caichele

Rejoice Alway

It has been said that more people are anxious and emotionally distraught over this year’s Presidential election than any other time in recent history. The candidates themselves tend to make people nervous. It is hard to know what to expect. By tonight America will have elected its 45th President, and it will either be President […]

Police Devotion 11-8-2016

“And he [Jesus] went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold therein, and them that bought; Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.” (Luke 19:45-46) One great thing about the Bible is that you can read […]

Police Devotion 11-2-2016

“I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit.” (Ecclesiastes 1:14) When King Solomon wrote Ecclesiastes, he obviously wasn’t happy. He’d put his faith in the Messiah; he was rich; and he was wise. He said about his riches: “I made me great […]

Police Devotion 10-15-2016

“Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:” (2 Thessalonians 3:1) Paul traveled with other Christians, preaching God’s Word. He knew people needed to hear from God’s Word—unsaved people needed to hear how to receive Jesus as Saviour and […]

Police Devotion 10-7-2016

“For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure” (Philippians 2:13). Matthew 9:36 says, “But when he [Jesus] saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.” The Lord came from heaven, where […]

Police Devotion 9-30-2016

“And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will […]

The Need for Rest and Nourishment

It seems that there are busy seasons of life when we give ourselves to our calling in more intense and more protracted ways than normal. No matter your calling, your life is demanding, and you are busy running from one event to the next. I don’t suppose that there is much we can do to […]

Police Devotion 9-16-2016

“Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.” (Lamentations 3:51) In Lamentations, Jeremiah talks of how God’s people were taken captive because of their chronic sin. Maybe he wrote these words because he was heartbroken at seeing the young ladies, the “daughters of my city,” taken as captives because of […]

Police Devotion 9-8-2016

“…who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” (Esther 4:14). In the book of Esther, the Persian King, Ahasuerus, held a party, got drunk, and told his lovely wife, Vashti, to come and show her beauty—she refused and he dumped her. Later on, he held a contest to […]

Police Devotion 8-30-2016

“My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering:” (Genesis 22:8) Abraham and Sarah wanted a child, but Sarah was unable to bear children. God promised one day that they would have a son, and eventually, God made it happen—Isaac was born. Later on, God tested Abraham when He told Abraham to […]