A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you seek Me with all your heart.” —Jeremiah 29:12,13 On the battlefields of the Civil War, one hundred and […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends. — John 15:13 Bedford is a small town in rural Virginia. Nestled in the Blue Ridge foothills, it’s a tranquil spot to visit and ponder the enormous price this […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. The LORD looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men; From His dwelling place He looks out on all the inhabitants of the earth, He who fashions the hearts of them all, He who understands all their works. — Psalm 33:13-15 The inscription […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Where can I go from Your Spirit? Where can I flee from Your presence? If I go up to the heavens, You are there; if I make my bed in the depths, You are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. My father-in-law, who is mentioned in this devotion, went home to heaven on May 18th, 2012.  He was buried with full military honors, a recipient of the Silver Star and Purple Heart, a member of the 101st Airborne who jumped into Normandy on D-Day. “But […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “One thing God has spoken, two things have I heard: that You, O God, are strong, and that you, O Lord, are loving.” — Psalm 62:11-12a I was with military wives, studying Beth Moore’s “Living Beyond Yourself”, when I heard Beth speak these words on […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” — John 14:27 The war footage on the DVD really brought back memories […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.  Who is it that overcomes the world?  Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God. — 1 John 5:4, 5 No doubt you associate March 17th each year as St. […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “. . . Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” — Joshua 1:9 Father Joe O’Callahan, a professor of physics and mathematics at Holy Cross College, was compelled […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants […]

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