A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. — Philippians 2:3,4 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “If […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness” . . . That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. The LORD is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made. —  Psalm 145:13b Is discouragement ruling your thoughts? Have you despaired at the trials of this deployment? One of my favorite contemporary Bible teachers, Dr. Stephen Davey, uses the popular […]

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. Then He said to them all: “If anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for Me will save it.” […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” — Acts 4:12 “I have concluded that when it comes right down to it, there is really only one thing I […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. God is our refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble. — Psalm 46:1 I sought the LORD, and He answered me; He delivered me from all my fears. — Psalm 34:4 We have much in common on board the ship. It wasn’t that […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Editor’s Note: The writer of this testimony, Beverly Weeks, posts regularly on the website intentionallyyours.org. She and her husband reach out in marriage enrichment ministry throughout North Carolina—including military couples stationed there. Our hope is that this testimony will be beneficial to those who are […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead . . . “ — I Peter 1:3 Editor’s Note:  […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life.  He who believes in Me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in Me will never die.  Do you believe this?”  — John 11:25,26 My Christmas celebration includes listening to […]

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