A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

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 […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart!  I have overcome the world.” — John 15:33 Have you ever PCSed and had the realtor tell you that the most […]

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. In memory of Denise McColl, who went home to be with our Lord six years ago on March 29, 2008. . . and in honor of the McColl family who demonstrated great love and care. . .we are re-posting this devotional.  It was originally posted […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you and you shall glorify Me. — Psalm 50:15 Living the Christian life. Living the Christian life in the military. Living the Christian life in the military during deployment. It’s all difficult, right? Some […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in him and he in God.  And so we know and rely on the love God has for us.  God is love. —I John 4:15,16 “Identity Crisis” is a long devotion—one of the […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “This is what the LORD says—Israel’s King and Redeemer, the LORD Almighty: I am the first and I am the last; apart from Me there is no God.” — Isaiah 44:6 Because of the rigors of deployment and the struggles of life, have you started […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. — Philippians 4:8 You would think after writing and editing for Excellent or Praiseworthy for six years […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. I love the LORD, for He heard my voice; He heard my cry for mercy. Because He turned His ear to me, I will call on Him as long as I live. —  Psalm 116:1,2 Psalm 91 has always been a favorite psalm to study […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “I am the LORD, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” — Jeremiah 32:27 Have you ever wondered. . . . Where in the world did we get the idea that sin has no consequences? “Do not be deceived: God cannot […]

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