A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. — 1 Timothy 4:8 Most of us are familiar with waiting. We probably complain about it. “Not wasting time” […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” — Hebrews 12:11 The story of Joseph in the Old Testament is one of jealousy and betrayal—and the […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Haven’t you read,” He replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? So they are […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “But when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, you will be filled with power, and you will be witnesses for Me in Jerusalem, in all of Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”  —  Acts 1:8 During World War II the Germans […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. O LORD, You have searched me and You know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; You perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; You are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “The Lord is king. He is clothed with majesty and strength. The earth is set firmly in place and cannot be moved… The Lord rules supreme in heaven, greater than the roar of the ocean, more powerful than the waves of the sea…” —Psalms 93:1 […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty.I have learned the secret of being content in […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Therefore we do not lose heart.  Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.” — 2 Corinthians 4:16 We have turned the calendar’s page to 2017. Does that make you feel older? Certainly it marks a passage of […]

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 I’ve been working on this writing for the last eight years. And it’s not done yet. I wanted to put down in writing, on “cyber-paper,” what I […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. If anyone serves, he should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ.  – I Peter 4:11 You will see Vietnam Vets still serving in so many ways: You will see them as senators, […]

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